Ninetology introduces Black Pearl 2 and Stealth 2, priced RM599 and RM899November 12, 2012
By Loh Ving Sung
Malaysian manufacturer Ninetology announces a slew of phones and tablets, but we’ll start off with a follow-up to Ninetology Black Pearl and Stealth - the aptly titled Black Pearl 2 and Stealth 2. They are priced at RM599 and RM899, respectively.
Model shows off the Pearl 2
Right off the bat, Ninetology’s "hero" device is the Black Pearl 2. It comes with a 4.0-inch IPS WVGA display wrapped inside a 9.9mm body. The Pearl 2 has a 1GHz dual-core processor and 512MB RAM. It also comes with a 5-megapixel camera and a VGA-front facing camera.
The Black Pearl 2
The company’s Stealth phablet gets a sequel too, and retains its 5.2-inch display, and has an 8-megapixel camera on the rear of the phone. Ninetology gave the back of the phone a redesign, so you’ll get a shinier, sleeker plastics at the back of the phone. The phablet is powered by a 2000mAh battery.
Both devices surprisingly share quite a number of features - they come with a dual-SIM connectivity, and they support HSPA, WiFi, A-GPS and Bluetooth. Inside, there also share a 1GHz dual-core processor and 512MB RAM. The smartphones also come with 4GB internal memory with a microSD slot (32GB). The Pearl 2 and Stealth 2, are both powered by Android 4.0, which is lightly skinned the company’s Go Launcher.
The Stealth 2
Lastly, the company introduced the entry-level Palette, a phone that Ninetology hopes will help the environment. Buyers will be able to trade-in their old phone for up to RM100, and purchase the Palette, powered by Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), which also has dual-SIM connectivity with a 3.0-inch screen.
Their old phones would then be refurbished and resold for cheap, or recycled. The funds collected will be donated to the Malaysian Nature Society. The Palette is currently priced at RM399.
The Palette being showcased
Digi is bundling the DG Prepaid RM25 SIM Pack with the Pearl 2 and Stealth 2. Ninetology said the SIM comes with the phone, and tampering with it will void the warranty. With RM25, you’ll get 300MB data, and 30 on net SMS.
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