Huawei Consumer BG held its APAC Autumn Launch Event, bringing three new super devices, including the HUAWEI nova 9, HUAWEI MateBook 14s, and HUAWEI Watch GT 3 series smartwatches.
Kevin Ho, COO of Huawei Consumer Business Group, gave the opening speech for the Huawei APAC Autumn Product Launch. Ho shared that Huawei has been putting efforts in the consumer business and gains 730 million users worldwide and connected with more than 1 billion devices. Ho also said that Huawei will continue to bring the most innovative, intelligent and stylishproducts to the market.
HUAWEI nova 9: Flagship-grade camera technology for the young
Huawei nova series aims to be the most popular smartphone for young people. Design and R&D teams contribute their passion of life and technology to create beautiful and powerful products for young users.
Flagship-grade camera, capture your day and night:
Huawei nova 9 is equipped with the 50 MP Ultra Vision Camera, the flagship RYYB color filter array (CFA) and XD Fusion engine to dramatically improve the image quality with rich detail and lesser noise in low light shooting. The flagship RYYB color filter array provides 40% improvement of the amount of light while the XD Fusion engine inherited Huawei flagship image algorithm such as AI brightening and anti-distortion .
Breath-taking New Design:
Huawei nova 9 has the remarkable camera layout, Star Orbit Ring. The pearled Starry Blue presents ever-changing colors under the shifting light. The HUAWEI nova 9 features a 6.57-inch 1.07 billion original color display that supports a maximum 120Hz refresh rate. The new Touch Turbo technology optimizes the response speed, stability, and precision of touch control, bringing a faster, more stable, and more accurate game experience.
Silky and seamless experience with fast charging:
The nova 9 also features a 66W Huawei Super Charge, to provide excellent charging efficiency and long-lasting battery life.
HUAWEI MateBook 14s: Sleek Laptop+ with high performance
The HUAWEI MateBook 14s has a slim body design. It has a 2.5k Huawei FullView Display and 90 Hz refresh rate with a ratio of 3:2, to create an engaging visual experience. In a bid to further boost the interface efficiency, Huawei included a 10-point multi-touch capability in the MateBook 14s which allows easier user navigation.
On the performance front, the Laptop+ runs at the new 11th Gen Intel® Core™ H-Series Processor for fast and smooth performance.
Huawei MateBook 14s brings the whole new smart office experience. Certain mobile applications from the PC AppGallery have been chosen to carry out experiments and optimization, and successfully supported by the Huawei Mobile App Engine. The beta version of PC AppGallery will be available for consumer to try soon.
Consumers are able to use mobile applications from PC AppGallery on the MateBook 14s such as scrolling short videos, looking for tasty food, reading news and so on. Among the mobile apps that can be downloaded into the HUAWEI MateBook 14s are Grab, Kumu, Garena Free Fire, Huawei Books, and many more.
Aesthetics: Sleek and slim
HUAWEI MateBook 14s comes with spruce green and space grey which are unique and classy. It has four narrow bezels and 90% high screen-to-body ratio. With support for 100% sRGB wide colour gamut, the display can render 1.07 billion colours to show vibrant colours and smooth transition.
The new laptop provides dual eye protection for users with its TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light (Hardware Solution) and Flicker Free certifications, which helps users alleviate eye fatigue, thus protecting their eyes.
Powerful performance, More Than One Side
The HUAWEI MateBook 14s is powered by the new 11th Gen Intel® CoreTM H-series processor and the Iris® Xe graphics card, The performance mode can be activated by pressing the Fn+P shortcut, which boosts the CPU TDP to 45W. The HUAWEI MateBook 14s has a 60Wh battery and a 65W power adapter, the laptop can work for up to 3 hours on a 15-minute charge.
Smart Office Experience: Super Device
The new laptop comes with multi-device connectivity features, allowing it to sync up with other HUAWEI products, hence forming one Super Device. With a simple tap, it can be connected with a Huawei smartphone, tablet, MateView etc. to enable cross-platform collaboration such as transferring files seamlessly, projection, turning tablet into a drawing pad etc. to boost the productivity in different scenario.
HUAWEI WATCH GT 3 Series: Private Trainer powered by HarmonyOS with 2 weeks sustainability
100+ workout modes
The HUAWEI Watch GT 3 series features AI Running Coach and 100+ workout modes to digitize and supervise the intensity and duration you want to achieve. Nevertheless, the upgraded five satellite and dual-band GNSS accurately pin your position when you are jogging across the city.
All day monitoring
Based on Truseen 5.0+, the new generation heart rate monitoring technology, it provides all-day accurate reading of heart rate monitoring, SpO2 monitoring and skin temperature detection to help you monitor your health condition throughout the day. The battery life of Huawei Watch GT3 is one of the reasons to get it as a fully charged GT3 can last up to 2 weeks before the next charge.
Premium ID design
With stainless steel material and rotating crown design, the premium ID design is compatible for formal business occasions, exercises or even urban adventurers. Last but not least, it is powered by HarmonyOS, supporting third- party applications .
Huawei Experience Store 10th anniversary brings good deals to consumers
Huawei also announced in the launch that it will celebrate the 10th anniversary of Huawei Experience Store, coming with pre-sale and first sale of new products, and a series of promotions.
To celebrate this milestone, HUAWEI is giving away a 10th Anniversary Gift Box when customers purchase select items from any HUAWEI Experience Stores nationwide. The 10th Anniversary Gift Box worth P2,890. The tech giant is also installing and giving away free screen protectors from November 12 to 15! Other promos include a multitude of freebies for every purchase of a Huawei MateBook, MatePad and MateView.
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HONOR is launching world’s thinnest foldable phone in PH
January 6, 2024 1:00 a.m.
Leading smart devices provider HONOR Philippines has yet again teased its fans with what seemed to be the launch of its much-anticipated foldable smartphone of the year.
It was just recently that the tech giant released its newest viral smartphone HONOR X9b 5G. While its reign is far from over, HONOR Philippines is highly excited to introduce the world’s thinnest foldable smartphone in the market.
“HONOR fans asked for it and now, we’re finally bringing it! This is by far the most anticipated launch we have and we are very proud of it. What we’re unveiling in the coming weeks is the world’s thinnest foldable smartphone to date so tech enthusiasts and alike really have to watch for it,” said HONOR Phlippines Vice President Stephen Cheng.
As seen on its social media pages, HONOR Philippines hinted the launch of its first foldable smartphone in the Philippines. More updates will be shared in the coming days that HONOR fans should definitely monitor very closely!
For more information and announcements, you may visit HONOR’s website www.hihonor.com or social media platforms: Facebook (Facebook.com/HonorPhilippines), Instagram (Instagram.com/honorph/) and TikTok Shop: (Tiktok.com/@honorphilippines). To check out HONOR’s complete list of retail stores, go to https://www.hihonor.com/ph/retailers/.
In the meantime, check out HONOR’s wide array of mobile phones, tablets, and laptops at any HONOR Experience and Partner Stores nationwide or online via Shopee (https://bit.ly/HONORPHShopee), Lazada (https://bit.ly/HONORPHLaz) and TikTok Shop (https://bit.ly/HONORTikTokShop).
LG’s commitment to innovation recognized with numerous awards at CES 2024
January 29, 2024 6:35 p.m.
LG Continues Long-Standing History of Honors at World’s Preeminent Consumer Technology Show With More Than 200 Awards & Accolades
At this year’s CES®, LG Electronics (LG) was honored with more than 200 awards and recognitions for a wide range of innovations and technologies across the home appliance, home entertainment and B2B categories.
The LG SIGNATURE OLED T – the world’s first 4K wireless transparent TV – led the way with countless honors as the Best TV or Best in Show from a wide range of press outlets.
With LG’s reputation as the global leader in OLED technology – the company continues to assert its dominance at CES, taking home the industry’s top awards and honors for its latest OLED TV lineup including the aforementioned LG SIGNATURE OLED T and the LG OLED evo M4, G4 and C4 TVs. Utilizing the wireless technology introduced in last year’s M3 TV, LG’s 77-inch LG SIGNATURE OLED T is considered the next step in the evolution of OLED TV technology and was honored by major tech publications including CNET, Digital Trends, TechRadar, Tom’s Guide, Forbes, The Verge, Wirecutter, PCMag and Mashable.
The LG OLED evo series featuring a new 144Hz refresh rate and LG’s Alpha 11 AI processor was also applauded by CNET, TechRadar Pro, PCGamer and BGR. Additionally, Digital Trends highlighted the LG UltraGear OLED gaming monitor 32GS95UE in its lineup of best monitors seen at CES 2024 noting its one-of-a-kind ability to toggle between 4K at 240Hz and FHD at 480Hz with the press of a button.
LG also garnered accolades from top publications such as USA Today and Tom’s Guide for its new LG Wash Combo™ All-In-One with Heatpump™ Technology. Marking LG’s commitment to a greener world – the new Wash Combo uses 60 percent less energy than a vented model.1 The cutting-edge home appliance was widely recognized for its compact ventless design and ability to complete a wash-and-dry cycle in under two hours.
Named as a winner of Reviewed’s Accessibility Awards for CES 2024 – LG’s Universal UP Kit – a collection of innovative home appliance accessories and add-ons embracing universal design has been crafted to enhance usability for individuals facing physical challenges. It was also recognized in Apartment Therapy’s Best Home Design Products from CES 2024.
From the Consumer Technology Association’s (CTA) CES Innovation Award program alone, LG won 34 CES Innovation Awards including two Best of Innovation Awards given to the LG 4K Transparent OLED T and the 83-inch 4K OLED Zero Connect TV (M4).
Highlights from LG’s over 200 awards and recognitions earned at CES 2024 include:
LG SIGNATURE OLED T (77-inch)
· CNET: Best TVs of CES 2024
· Digital Trends: Top Tech of CES 2024 Awards
· PCMag: The Biggest (and Coolest) TVs at CES 2024
· Engadget: Best of CES 2024
· Reviewed: The Reviewed Awards: CES 2024 – Home Theater
· TechRadar: Best Gadgets of CES 2024 – Best TV
· The New York Times: Wirecutter: Best of CES 2024
· Tom’s Guide: Best of CES 2024 Awards – Best Design
· The Verge: The Verge Awards at CES 2024 – Best in Show
· CNN Underscored: Best of CES 2024 – Best TV
· NBC News: Best of CES 2024
· Fox News: Top 10 Tech of CES 2024
· The Hollywood Reporter: Best of CES 2024 – Best OLED TV
· Variety: Best of CES 2024 – Best 4k TV
· Popular Science: Best New Gadgets and Tech from CES 2024
· Rolling Stone: Best of CES 2024
LG OLED TVs (M4, G4, C4 and B4)
· Tom’s Guide: Best TVs of CES 2024 – LG OLED evo G4
· Reviewed: The Reviewed Awards: CES 2024 – LG OLED evo G4
· TechRadar Pro: 2024 Pick Awards – LG OLED evo M4
· Tech Advisor: Best of CES 2024 – LG OLED B4
· Gear Patrol: Coolest TVs and Monitors Revealed at CES 2024 – LG OLED evo G4, C4, and OLED B4
LG QNED TVs
· Tom’s Guide: Best TVs of CES 2024 – LG 98 inch QNED TV
· Residential tech today : CES 2024 Reflections and Superlatives- LG 98 inch QNED TV
LG gram Pro Laptops
· Digital Trends: Best and Most Exciting Laptops at CES 2024 – LG gram Pro
· Inverse: Best Laptops Announced at CES 2024 – LG gram Pro 2-in-1
· Laptop Mag: Best of CES 2024 – Best 2-in-1: LG gram Pro 2-in-1
· Live Science: CES 2024: Best Laptops for Coding & Programmers – LG gram Pro 2-in-1
LG CineBeam Qube Projector
· PCMag: Best of CES 2024 – Best Projector
· WIRED: Best of CES 2024 – Best Home Theater
· Gizmodo: Best, Coolest, and Weirdest Gadgets at CES 2024
· Yanko Design: Best of CES 2024
LG UltraGear OLED Gaming Monitor
· Digital Trends: Best Monitors of CES 2024
· Inverse: Most Eye-Popping Gaming Monitors from CES 2024
· The Shortcut: The Shortcut CES 2024 Awards
· Windows Central: Best of CES 2024 – Best Gaming
LG Wash Combo™ All-In-One with Heatpump™ Technology
· Reviewed: The Reviewed Awards: CES 2024
· Tom’s Guide: Best Smart Home Gadgets of CES 2024 – Best Smart Appliance
· Tom’s Guide: Best of CES 2024 – Best Home Appliance
· Good Housekeeping: Coolest Gadgets at CES 202
LG Smart Home AI Agent
· Reviewed: CES 2024 – Top 9 New Gadgets You Need To See
· Mashable: The Best of CES 2024
· The Washington Post: The Best (and Strangest) Tech We Found at CES 2024
· T3: Best of CES 2024 Awards – T3’s Top Tech from This Year’s Show
For more information on LG’s CES 2024 awards and honors and additional information about LG’s products announced at CES, please visit LG Newsroom.
Life’s about more than having the latest technology, rather, it’s about the experiences technology creates that impact our lives. LG Electronics Philippines delivers consumer electronics through top-of-the-line home entertainment, home appliances, and air solution products that prepare Filipinos for their greatest moments. LG promises to bring “Innovation for a Better Life” nationwide – from Luzon, to Visayas, and Mindanao. For more details, follow LG Philippines on Facebook, Instagram, Youtube and Tiktok. LG products are available in all authorized dealers nationwide both in-store and online. Visit lg.com/ph for a complete list of our retail partners. You can also visit LG’s Official Flagship Stores in Lazada and Shopee.
GCash, Heart Evangelista collaborate
January 19, 2024 8:30 p.m.
GCash, the country’s leading finance super app, brings a powerful start to 2024 with the launch of its newest endorser — international fashion icon, Heart Evangelista-Escudero.
The unveiling of Heart as the new face of GCash was announced together with the release of the brand’s latest digital film, set to take over our feeds. The film not only showcases Heart’s exciting partnership with GCash, but also demonstrates how GCash has made its way into her heart, being her go-to super app for easy, safe & secure transactions, whether it be online, in-store, or even abroad.
Inspired by her travels and experiences, Heart shared her anecdotes of the moments GCash saved her in times of need –from receiving a sweet gift from her loved ones by using the app’s Send Money feature, to shopping online for cute trinkets for her dog, Panda. She even talked about how the ease of the Scan to Pay feature when it comes to simple things, like buying kwek-kwek when the craving strikes, and of course, who could forget her delighted reaction when she successfully used her GCash Card for the first time to pay for a coffee run in Paris!
“For me, GCash has been a game changer. You can use it for so many things, and literally EVERYWHERE! From my local cravings, shopping finds and even now that I’m getting ready to head out for Fashion Week season, there is no limit when I’ve got my GCash with me. Ang galing diba? ” – Heart Evangelista-Escudero
Much like Heart, there are so many new things to discover and love about GCash! Apart from being able to send and receive money for FREE, and get free vouchers and discounts when paying online, thanks to the GCash Card, its users can transact seamlessly in over 200 countries — with lower foreign exchange rates vs. competitors, it instantly became one of her travel essentials!
The different scenes showcased in the brand’s new film were inspired by the star’s day-to-day life. In fact, Heart was heavily involved in crafting the script, and dressing herself in some of her signature pieces from her personal wardrobe, some of which we’ve seen all over social media!
“In my Heart, GCash is the best way to pay”
Quoting Heart’s ending line in her newest film, GCash invites its users to enjoy the best things life has to offer in the most convenient and secure way possible.
“Heart was really the perfect, and easy, choice for us when it came to developing this campaign. She gave a mountain’s worth of ideas from the very first time we met her and the team was left inspired! Her attention to every detail was key for us to develop a material that was unique but also very personal to her. We loved the way she was able to share her personal experiences with us in highlighting how her GCash has made her transactions easier, not only in the Philippines but all over the globe. ” – Neil Trinidad, GCash Chief Marketing Officer
GCash, the country’s no. 1 finance super app continues its mission to empower Filipinos to move towards financial progress. Through this new collaboration between Heart and GCash, users can only expect more to come in 2024 as they continue to open doors to a brighter future for all Filipinos, so that they too can say that GCash is the best way to pay.
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