Faces of
Malaysia
Cameron Highlands

Cameron Highlands is a highland region located about 20 km east of Ipoh and about 150 km north of Kuala Lumpur in Pahang, Malaysia. At 5,000 ft (1,500 m) above sea level it is the highest area on the mainland, and enjoys a cool climate, with temperatures no higher than 25C and rarely falling below 12C year round. The area is popular for it’s tea plantations and jungle walks.

Fraser’s Hill

Hill resort spread along 7 peaks at 1,200 - 1,500 meters above sea-level on the Titiwangsa mountain range, about 100km north of Kuala Lumpur. Originally it was set up as a tin mine in the 1890s by Louis James Fraser (hence the name) until the tin ran out in 1913. A few years later the area was rediscovered as British-colonial hill resort. The cooler temperatures made it popular getaway destination from the hot and humid weather for the British. To this day Fraser’s Hill still retains its colonial charm. The area is recognized destination for bird watching with over 250 species recorded. Other activities include jungle trekking, golf, horse riding, archery, boating and mountain biking.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Plaza Low Yat (Tech Mall)

address: Plaza Low Yat, Lot-4-28 Fourth Floor, Plaza Low Yat, No. 7, Jalan Bintang, Off Jalan Bukit Bintang, Bukit Bintang Central, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Tel: +60-3-2148 3651
Plaza-Low-Yat-Kuala-Lumpur.jpg, Low Yat is the place go to buy electronic and high-tech stuff like computers, laptops , computer parts and accessories, cameras, mobile phones, blanks discs etc.
Low Yat's center court
Low Yat is the place go to buy electronic and high-tech stuff like computers, laptops , computer parts and accessories, cameras, mobile phones, blanks discs etc.

There a few big stores in Low Yat but mostly it's small open shops and booths so it feels almost like a market.

The basement has ATMs, a few restaurants and a decent food court.

The first 2 floor are mainly camera and mobile phones whereas at the upper 3 floors you find everything and anything concerning computers, notebooks etc.
On the 4th floor you find the large IT stores like Thunder Match and All IT.

Most shops have A4-sheets with the price list so it’s best to collect some of them and compare prices.

center court
center court


IT store
inside one of the bigger IT stores


gadget and repair shops
gadget and repair shops


samsung phone shops
Samsung phone counters


Asia Power and Oppo phone shops
Asia Power and Oppo phone shops

Links:

Plaza Low Yat (official website)
LowYat.Net - Malaysia's Tech Enthusiast's Community


 

price list viewnet store Low Yat
ViewNet price list


phone shops
shops selling phones and equipment


smaller shops in the back of Low Yat
smaller IT shops in the back of the floors



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