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Huawei nova 3i launches, nova 3 preorder begins in August

Chinese smartphone giant Huawei officially brought to the Philippines the Huawei nova 3i, the company's latest smartphone model for the midrange market. Adding to the excitement brought about by the launch was the introduction of celebrity James Reid as Huawei's new brand ambassador at the activity area of Glorietta in Makati City last Saturday. Clad in an elegant body composed of a back glass and a metal mid-frame, the new Huawei nova 3i sports a 6.3-inch touchscreen display with FHD+ (2340 x 1080) resolution. Sporting a bezel-less design, the front comes with a minimal notch that houses a 24MP + 2MP camera system, complemented by a 16MP + 2MP camera system on the back with F2.2 aperture. All cameras (four in total) are backed by Huawei's AI technology which helps in ensuring impressive images with rich, accurate details and bokeh effects. Reinforced by AI algorithms driven by learning more than 100 million images, the nova 3i can distinguish 22 categories of over 500 scenes, result

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ZenFone Live L1 budget phone now out for less than 6K

In the recent months, ASUS has further strengthened its stance in the mobile industry with an impeccable lineup of ZenFones, with media and fans lauding the #Backto5 campaign featuring the all-new ZenFone 5. This month, the Taiwanese company is reintroducing yet another contender in the Philippines – the ZenFone Live – and this time it’s bigger and better! Building on the features that were well-received with the original ZenFone Live launched back in 2017, the new ZenFone Live L1 now comes with even more features to love: an 18:9 HD+ display that guarantees immersive entertainment, face unlock technology for an added layer of security, a triple-slot tray that gives you more connectivity options, and a wide array of functions that will cater to youthful individuals for the affordable price of only PhP 5,995. The all-new ZenFone Live L1 gives users more of everything they love, in an amazingly compact and easy-to-use phone that's designed with consumers in mind. It sports an immersive

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Toshiba Portégé Z30-E laptop arriving this Q3 2018

Toshiba has announced the Portégé Z30-E which packs professional performance with full-size ports into a thin and durable design. The latest addition to Toshiba’s business PC offering, the Portégé Z30-E has been engineered with mobility and reliability at its core to increase business productivity by providing professional performance for today’s increasingly mobile workforce. Built to perform and designed to move, the ultralight Portégé Z30-E offers premium performance in any setting. What’s more, with a range of full-size ports and common features across Toshiba’s entire business lineup, organizations can be sure of a consistent, compatible, and customizable solution across their IT infrastructure. “The Portégé Z30-E was developed with keeping business moving in mind, from employees in small to mid-size organizations, to large corporate environments - regardless of their location,” said Wong Wai Meng, Senior Manager of Product Strategy at Toshiba Singapore Pte Ltd, Mobile Computing

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Samsung Galaxy J8 (2018) makes landfall in PH

Samsung Philippines recently launched the Galaxy J8, the Korean tech giant’s newest addition to the J-series. Arriving with a Professional Dual Camera, the new smartphone features a 16MP F1.7 + 5MP F1.9 Rear Camera equipped with Live Focus, allowing users to produce vibrant and expertly-taken photos. The feature allows one to adjust the level of background blur in photos for that artistic bokeh effect. The Galaxy J8’s Great Night Camera ensures that any magical moment will never be missed even in low-light conditions. Snap fun nights out in breathtaking fashion with the F1.7 Aperture camera. The smartphone’s 16MP Front Camera takes gorgeous selfies, highlighting one’s best features perfectly. Both front and rear cameras of the Galaxy J8 are equipped with LED flash preserving precious moments in bright and clear quality. Take photos all day with confidence with the Galaxy J8’s long-lasting 3500mAh battery. Review memories in high resolution through the Galaxy J8’s premium 6.0-inch Super

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OPPO unveils Find X and Find X Lamborghini Edition (Updated)

Update: The OPPO Find X is now available for preorder in the Philippines for the price of PhP 49,990 until August 1, 2018. Customers may preorder in OPPO stores located inside the following malls: SM Dasmarinas, SM North EDSA, SM Megamall, SM Mall of Asia, Gaisano Mall Davao, SM Clark, SM Pampanga, SM Calamba, SM Cebu, SM Fairview, SM Urdaneta, SM Baguio, SM Aura, SM Marikina, and Market Market Taguig. Customers who will pre-order must provide their information to the store and a PHP 5,000 down payment to reserve their Find X. Claiming of pre-orders and settlement of remaining balance by August 6, 2018. This story was originally posted on June 20, 2018. World's fourth leading smartphone brand OPPO gathered analysts, observers, and members of the press in the renowned Louvre Museum in Paris, France to witness the global unveiling of its latest flagship smartphone, the OPPO Find X. The said event was also watched by people across the globe through a livestream hosted on OPPO's website.

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Kevler brings Swiss audio technology to Filipino homes

Leveraging on Swiss technology, Kevler is bringing its expertise in professional audio to Filipino homes. Kevler has been powering concerts and large-scale events with its top-of-the-line of amplifiers, microphones, mixers, and speakers. Now, the brand is set to elevate entertainment experience at home with its range of home theater systems. "Kevler has always strived to deliver impressive sound through the latest, state-of-the-art technology," says Jonathan Fabian, president of Digital Focus, the distributor of Kevler in the Philippines. "We believe that good, quality sound helps to complete any experience, whether you're at a concert or event, or at home enjoying a simple sound trip or a movie." Kevler KR Series Available in three variants, the KR series of active stereo speaker consists of models KR-508A 300W, KR-519A 500W, and KR-512A 700W. Each model features a dual speaker system with Bluetooth connectivity, USB for direct music playback, and RCA input to accommodate your medi

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GrandChase – Dimensional Chaser launches in PH

Following its immense success in South Korea, GrandChase - Dimensional Chaser is set to conquer the Philippines by storm as the real-time role-playing game (RPG) is now available for download on Apple's App Store and Google's Play Store. Prior to its launch, the game has garnered 200,000 pre-registrations. The official sequel to the hit online game GrandChase, GrandChase - Dimensional Chaser is produced by the GrandChase Online Development team and published by KOG. Launched in South Korea in January, the game had achieved the top game ranking on the App Store and 2nd top status on Google Play. "We are so glad that it is in the Philippines where we have unveiled the global version of the official sequel to GrandChase for the first time. Please enjoy GrandChase - Dimensional Chaser as we all did with GrandChase PC," according to KOG's statement. Established in 2000, KOG is the same company behind game Elsword which is has been available in more than 20 countries. In 2012, KOG put up

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Honor 7S and 7A smartphones make landfall in PH

After unveiling the flagship Honor 10 and making the Honor 7x available on Lazada, Chinese smartphone brand Honor is amplifying its local presence by bringing two new additions to its growing roster of affordable handsets: the Honor 7S and the Honor 7A. Featuring a 5.45-inch FullView HD display with 18:9 aspect ratio, the Honor 7S is powered by a MediaTek MT6739 quad-core processor clocked at 1.5GHz, coupled with 2GB RAM and 16GB onboard storage. The handset also comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel shooter on the front. Running on Android 8.0 OS with EMUI 8.0, the 7S is juiced up by a 3020mAh battery. Another special feature of the phone is Loud Voice Call which allows users to hear phone calls amid a noisy environment. Meanwhile, the Honor 7A arrives with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core processor clocked at 1.4GHz with same RAM and ROM combination. The phone carries a 13-megapixel rear camera, but steps up the front with an 8-megapixel shooter. On the audio f

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Yes, we'd like a serving of the new LG G7 ThinQ, please

LG Electronics Philippines officially unveiled the LG G7 ThinQ, its new flagship premium smartphone, at an exclusive launch recently event held at trendy bar and lounge Yes, Please. Combining exciting innovations, a sleek design, and stunning display and sound with LG’s intuitive ThinQ AI technology, the G7 ThinQ takes the smartphone experience to unprecedented heights. The G7 ThinQ comes with a Super Bright 6.1-inch display that, at 1000nit is brighter than any other mobile phone screen. This, along with the phone’s AI-powered operational and creative features, a Quad DAC feature that provides distortion-free sound, and a hardworking camera, offers consumers a better user experience all around. LG has always striven to provide products that makes the daily grind easier for its consumers. In the LG G7 ThinQ, this principle is reflected in the Hotkey, a button on the side of the phone that activates Google Assistant with one tap. Holding down the button will allow for instant conversa

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Shopee is PH's 1st e-commerce site to onboard local celebs

Leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, Shopee, is embarking on a new venture as the first e-commerce platform in the Philippines to onboard local personalities. Introducing Shopee Celebrity Club, Shopee is enabling its patrons to have an easy access to a curated collection of products by several personalities, including Avel Bacudio, Matteo Guidicelli, Vice Ganda, Kris Aquino, and Shopee brand ambassador, Anne Curtis. "Our users form the core of all our strategies, and the launch of Shopee Celebrity Club represents our commitment to always find new ways to reach out to and engage them," says Shopee Philippines Director Jane Lim. "We know Filipinos adore their homegrown celebrities, and we began to notice a rising demand for their products. Hence, we decided to introduce a dedicated in-app space featuring a variety of celebrity brands to allow shoppers to easily access products sold by their celebrities. We are proud to be the first e-commerce to officially launch s

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