Fast Technology Sdn Bhd, the exclusive distributor of FreeYond in Malaysia and a wholly owned subsidiary of ACE-Market listed Fast Energy Holdings Bhd, signed a one-year sponsorship agreement with the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) today to empower and enhance the growth of badminton in Malaysia.
This collaboration reflects FreeYond’s dedication to supporting Malaysia’s national badminton scene and athletes by offering financial aid and resources. These will help national players prepare for the 2016 Olympics in Paris, as well as additional development programs. Furthermore, by cooperating with the BAM, FreeYond is devoted to developing sporting talent and encouraging a healthy lifestyle throughout the country.
The sponsorship deal was signed by YBhg. Tan Sri Dato’ Sri (Dr.) Mohamad Norza Zakaria, President of the BAM and Olympic Council Malaysia, as well as Honorary President of Badminton Asia, and Executive Director of Fast Energy Holdings Berhad, Mr. Vincent Tan Wye Chuan.
“On behalf of FreeYond, we are very delighted and are supportive of the decision made by Fast Technology in sponsoring the BAM and its athletes,” commented Datuk Eddie Chai Woon Chet, Director of FreeYond. “I am glad to be able to witness yet another milestone achieved by FreeYond, after our official entry into Malaysia in March 2023, where we launched our smartphones and wearables,” he added.
“I am pleased to finally formalise this mutually beneficial partnership today and officially welcome FreeYond as the BAM’s latest sponsor. The support from our sponsors is crucial to continued growth and the development of the sport,” said President of BAM, Tan Sri Dato’ Sri (Dr.) Mohamad Norza Zakaria.
Fast Energy Executive Director, Mr. Tan Wye Chuan said, “FreeYond signifies freedom and vitality, embodying the boundless energy of the youth. Our goal is to provide consumers with a passionate and liberating experience through our range of smart products. Our brand’s spirit embodies the pursuit of excellence, teamwork, and innovation, which aligns well with the values of the BAM.”
Tan elaborated, “Today’s signing with the BAM signifies FreeYond’s inaugural step to actively support young athletes. We hope that through this collaboration, we can contribute to the vibrant development of sports in Malaysia and unite our fans and consumers towards supporting our nation’s athletes.”
FreeYond’s goods are noted for their low costs and high quality. They are intended to appeal to a wide range of consumers, including sports fans and professionals. Aside from the M5 and F9 smartphone models, FreeYond has also debuted its F1 wristwatch and the true wireless stereo earbuds (TWS) Pods 1.
Both the M5 and F9 smartphones include a 5000mAh battery and a high definition (HD) and In-Plane Switching (IPS) display screen. The FreeYond F9 has a true dual camera, however the FreeYond M5 has an AI Triple Camera configuration with a 50MP primary camera, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera, and a 2MP macro camera. These gadgets include a variety of features and capabilities that have been designed to fulfill the demands of today’s tech-savvy customers.
The Watch F1 wristwatch from FreeYond has fundamental functionality seen in current smartwatches, such as heart rate monitoring, blood oxygen level tracking, and sleep quality tracking. It also has extra functions including a flashlight, hydration reminders, and over 100 sports modes and mini-games. In terms of design and battery life, the Watch F1 boasts a 1.8-inch square screen with IP67 certification and a battery life of 5 days on light usage and up to 60 days on standby.
The latest version of Bluetooth 5.3 technology is used in FreeYond’s TWS Pods 1, which acts as a fashionable accessory for many young people. The TWS Pods 1 produces rich bass and crisp music with a 12mm big dynamic driver for improved bass and a high-sensitivity composite diaphragm. A single charge of the Pods 1 delivers up to 6 hours of playing time, with a total playback capacity of 30 hours when paired with the charging case.