Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Lenovo Legion New Normal Holiday Gaming Gift Guide 2020

Global innovation leader Lenovo, through its gaming sub-brand Legion, came up with the ultimate 2020 gaming gift guide filled with the season’s best devices for the first-rate gaming experience.

“Gaming is a proven effective stress reliever in trying times. Lenovo teamed up with the World Health Organization in the ongoing #PlayApartTogether initiative to encourage the activity during the pandemic, while also helping promote crucial health guidelines such as physical distancing and proper hand hygiene. We encourage everyone to do some gaming to cap off their 2020 as it creates many opportunities and new memories with family and friends,” said Michael Ngan, Lenovo Philippines President and General Manager.

Check out Lenovo's picks:

Legion Slim 7i – Slim yet savage

  • Display: 15.6” FHD resolution display with 144Hz refresh rate and 100% sRGB
  • Processor: 10th-Generation Intel Core i7-10750H
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060
  • Memory: 16GB 2933MHz DDR4 RAM
  • Storage: 1TB SSD (with extra SSD slot)
  • OS: Windows 10 Home
  • Price: PHP 99,995

The Legion Slim 7i is made for hardcore gamers and those looking for a powerful yet slim notebook. Weighing only 1.8 kg and is 17.9 mm thin, it’s the lightest gaming laptop in the world. Powered by 10th-Generation Intel Core processor with NVIDIA’s powerful GeForce RTX 2060 graphics card coupled with incredible memory and storage capacity, the Legion Slim 7i can handle everything you throw at it as well as enables more smooth and realism in than ever before through its real-time ray tracing capabilities. Whether for gaming, studying, or working at home, Legion Slim 7i is a clear cut choice as your daily companion.

Legion Y740Si – A visual feast for the eyes

  • Display: 15.6” In-Plane Switching (IPS) display with UHD resolution and High Dynamic Range (HDR)
  • Processor: 10th-Generation Intel Core i7-10750H
  • Graphics: Powered by Legion BoostStation eGPU with an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 graphics card
  • Memory: 16GB DDR4 RAM
  • Storage: 1TB SSD
  • OS: Windows 10
  • Price: PHP 144,995

Immersive Entertainment experience with an impressive 4K Display and Dual Dolby Atmos speakers, cinephiles and movie junkies are sure to enjoy the Legion Y740Si. Easily switch to playing whatever they want in the highest of settings with BoostStation eGPU that houses an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 graphics card. Equipped with Legion’s impressive Coldfront 2.0 thermal management system technology which makes viewing, working, or gaming longer without any worries about overheating.

Legion 5Pi – Perfect balance of style and adrenaline

  • Display: 15.6” In-Plane Switching (IPS) display with FHD (1920 x 1080) resolution, 144Hz refresh rate, less than 3 ms response time, 100% sRGB, Dolby Vision Enabled, 300 nits of brightness
  • Processor: 10th-Generation Intel Core i7-10750H
  • Graphics: Up to NVIDIA GeForce GTX1660Ti graphics card
  • Memory: 8GB 2933MHz DDR4 RAM (with an expansion slot)
  • Storage: 512GB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD (with an SSD expansion slot)
  • OS: Windows 10 Home
  • Price: Starts at PHP 71,995

Strikes the balance between style and savagery, the Legion 5Pi may be the device for you. Make heads turn with its minimalist design, white backlit “Y” logo, and subtle Iron Grey chassis. Adding to its visual flair is an impressive FHD (1920x1080) IPS Anti-glare Display with 300nits brightness and high 144Hz refresh rates that allow for smoother and lifelike motion during gameplay or while watching videos and films. Has Dual Burn Technology that pushes the processor and graphics card together for improved framerates.

Legion 5 & 5i – Mainstream workhorses

  • Display: Up to 15.6" FHD IPS (1920 x 1080, 500 nits brightness, up to 240Hz refresh rate, less than 1ms response time, 100% sRGB, Dolby Vision enabled, VESA DisplayHDR 400 certified
  • Processor: Up to AMD Ryzen™ 7 4800H mobile processor (Legion 5) or 10th-Generation Intel Core  i7-10750H processor (Legion 5i)
  • Graphics: up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 graphics card
  • Memory: Up to 16GB 3200MHz (Legion 5) or 2933MHz DDR4 RAM (with an expansion slot)
  • Storage: Up to 1TB PCIe SSD (with an SSD expansion slot)
  • OS: Windows 10
  • Price: Starts at PHP 56,995

Built for mainstream gamers on a budget, the Legion 5 and Legion 5i gaming notebooks offer an abundance of performance options assuring everyone value for their money. Both models come with smart features such as the TrueStrike keyboard, Coldfront 2.0 thermal management system, and improved battery life that can be boosted using Advanced Optimus and Hybrid Mode. The Legion 5 may carry up to AMD Ryzen 7 4800H processor and the Legion 5i coming with up to an Intel Core processor.

IdeaPad Gaming 3 & 3i – Value-for-money gaming device
  • Display: 15.6" FHD IPS (1920 x 1080), 250 nits brightness, 120 Hz refresh rate
  • Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 4600H  (IdeaPad Gaming 3) or 10th-Generation Intel Core i7-10750H (IdeaPad Gaming 3i)
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650Ti graphics card
  • Memory: 8GB 3200MHz DDR4 RAM or 2933Mhz DDR4 RAM for the IdeaPad Gaming 3i (with expansion slot)
  • Storage: Up to 512GB SSD storage with an SSD expansion slot
  • OS: Windows 10 Home
  • Price: Starts at PHP 46,995
The IdeaPad Gaming 3 and 3i are perfect for those who don’t want to break the bank when getting into gaming. Although priced below PHP 60,000, both are filled with features found in high-end gaming laptops such as a 15.6” FHD (1920x1080) Anti-glare Display with a 120Hz refresh rate that keeps visuals crisp and tear-free during graphic intensive games. Both devices also come with an intuitive keyboard, each key has a curved dish that allows the fingers to sit comfortably in the center of the key, helping to ensure correct keypresses and improving accuracy. Power Charge technology, the laptop’s battery can already have 50% capacity in just 30 minutes of charging.

Legion Phone Duel – Mobile Gaming Beast
  • Display: 6.65” Full HD AMOLED display with 144Hz refresh rate
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
  • Memory: 12GB (Blazing Blue), 16GB (Vengeance Red)
  • Storage: 256GB (Blazing Blue), 512GB (Vengeance Red)
  • Rear camera: 64MP, f/1.9 25mm (wide), 16MP, f/2.2, 120 degree, 16mm (ultrawide)
  • Front camera: 20MP, f/2.2, 25nn (wide), Motorized side-mounted pop-up camera
  • Battery: 5000mAh with 65W Turbo Power Charging
  • Price: PHP 39,995 (Blazing Blue); PHP 49,995 (Vengeance Red)
Premium gaming flagship smartphone for mobile gaming enthusiasts — the Legion Phone Duel. Among the first gaming smartphones in the world to utilize Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus processor that delivers desktop-like gaming. The Legion Phone Duel is landscape-optimized for mobile gaming rig that can live most of its life on landscape mode and makes use the power of 5G for the smooth online gaming experiences and livestreams on the go. 240Hz touch sampling rate which registers commands in an instant, gyro sensors, and dual ultrasonic shoulder keys for quick gaming response and so more opportunities to win.

Legion notebooks above come with Lenovo’s 3-Year Premium Care that provides comprehensive technical hardware and software support, including a 24x7 direct hotline to engineers and On-Site repair. With this, Lenovo is also integrated solutions provider that’s more than capable of addressing the critical needs of its customers. 

Lenovo is gifting customers this holiday season with its The Empire Christmas Sale promo that lasts until December 31, 2020. Those buying any Legion, IdeaPad, or IdeaCentre Gaming device can earn corresponding Empire Points that can be used to redeem exclusive Legion merchandise. Full details of the promo are available at <legion.fan/EmpireSalePH>.

Lenovo Legion can help you find the ultimate Christmas gift this new normal holiday season. All devices assure an incredible and immersive experience. More information about the devices and other promotions can be obtained at the official Legion Philippines Facebook page <fb.com/lenovolegionPH> or the website <www.lenovo.com/ph/en/legion>. For the list of stores, visit <lnv.gy/2WYt0es>.
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Thursday, November 26, 2020

Asus Philippines' SHARE 2020 Christmas Promo!

Time to celebrate the holiday season ending the year with a bang! as ASUS Philippines brings Share 2020 Promo!

ASUS, ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG), and ASUS for Business are teaming up to bring forth an unforgettable Christmas season with exclusive holiday bundles and prizes to share with the fans and their loved ones.

ASUS Philippines is generous to package its featured laptops with up to PHP 27,490 worth of bundled items. Starting November 25 until December 31, 2020, buyers of select ASUS laptops from all ASUS Concept Stores, ROG Concept Stores, and ASUS Authorized Resellers nationwide!

Purchase an ASUS Laptops worth PHP 100,000 and up will get you a ASUS ZenBeam S2 Projector worth PHP 27,490. ASUS ZenScreen Portable Monitor worth PHP 13,390 for laptops that are worth PHP 60,000 - PHP 99,000. Receive an ASUS TUF H3 Headset worth PHP 2,100 for purchasing notebooks worth PHP 30,000 - PHP 59,000.

Check out the official ASUS Share 2020 microsite > http://asusphevents.com/Share2020 for more info.


Gamer Geeks, ROG joins in as they celebrates a milestone being crowned as the World’s #1 Gaming Laptop this past September, ROG notebooks and TUF Gaming laptops will come with exclusive bundles from November 25, 2020 to January 26, 2021!

ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 leads the charge powered by up to the latest Intel Core i9 10th generation processor and comes equipped with a one-of-a-kind ScreenPad Plus secondary display! Purchase this revolutionary gaming notebook and enjoy it while sitting comfy with your very own ROG Chariot Core gaming chair (worth more than PHP 18,000!) plus the regular out of the box items, the entire holiday bundle set sums up to PHP 53,000! Other gaming laptops will be coming with holiday exclusive bundles that range from Steam Credits to even a new TUF Gaming monitor.

Know more about the ROG Share 2020 by visiting its microsite > https://bit.ly/ROGShare2020_Mechanics.


ASUS For Business offers an exclusive Share 2020 promo in the ASUS Expert Series official store in Shopee. The ASUS Expert Series official store promises laptops, desktops, Chromebooks, and All-in-One PCs fit for work, school, and business. Featured products are the best-selling ASUS AiO Desktop V222 (V222UAK--BA022T) and ASUS Chromebook Flip C434 (C434TA-AI0079).

Purchases from January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020 via the ASUS Expert Series official store, get a chance to win Up to PHP 196,000-worth of prizes - a brand-new ASUS All-in-One PC, ASUS ExpertBook laptops, and ASUS ZenWifi routers! The first 30 customers who will purchase from the official store in Shopee from November 25 to December 31, 2020 will also get the chance to receive an ASUS Wi-Fi Router worth PHP 4,250!

Join the ASUS For Business Share 2020 by visiting > bit.ly/ASUSForBusinessShare2020. Registration will be open from November 25 to February 28, 2021.


In this season of giving and sharing, ASUS PHILIPPINES & ASUS Foundation give back to the community in hopes of supporting educators who are affected by Covid-19 as well as the recent typhoons. The organizations are slated to donate 20 pieces of ASUSPRO Business Laptops P1440FA-FA1001R to PLDT-SMART FOUNDATION, INC. as well as 44 pieces of ASUS All-in-One PCs V222FAK-BA019TS to FIL-CHI LOVE & CARE FOUNDATION.

With specialized promos for each product segment as well as a cause to move to support the educational sector during these trying times, nothing is going to stop ASUS Philippines from bringing the holiday cheer for its fans, their loved ones, and the community to enjoy.

For complete information on ASUS Share 2020, visit the official events page at http://asusphevents.com/Share2020.
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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G Appears! Specs Price Philippines

Look what we here! Samsung latest 5G smartphone, Samsung Galaxy A42 5G!

Comes in a ergonomic design with rounded corners as well as premium gloss holographic pattern finish in Prism Dot Black and Grey colors. Houses a 6.6 inch HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity-U Display for rich and clear viewing experience fit for media and games. Embedded with the display is the On-Screen Fingerprint Sensor securing your smartphone with your biometrics.

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G Design
Samsung Galaxy A42 5G Design

Under the hood, it is powered by Snapdragon 750G Octa-Core 8nm Processor with Adreno 619 coupled with 6GB RAM and 128GB Internal UFS 2.1 Storage can be expanded via Micro SD. Runs on Android 10 with One UI 2.5.

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G Front
Samsung Galaxy A42 5G Front

Equipped with Quad Rear Camera setup - 48MP Main, 8MP Ultra-Wide, 5MP Macro and 5MP Depth supported with LED Flash. For its selfie camera, it gets a high resolution 20MP. This should be enough for your photography and video recording needs.

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G Camera
Samsung Galaxy A42 5G Camera

Complete connectivity features for Samsung A42 5G with Dual Band WiFi AC, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC and 5G! Makes use of USB Type-C Port for charging and Data Transfer. You may choose to have a second sim to support two networks via its hybrid slot or makes use it for MicroSD Card.

Carries 5000mAh Battery and supports 15W Fast Charging.

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G is now available with Globe via their online store Free for ThePlan 1799. You can opt for a lower postpaid plan but you will need to cash out to avail the handset. Look here:

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G Globe
Samsung Galaxy A42 5G Globe

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G Specs

Android 10  with One UI 2.5
6.6-inch HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity-U Display
Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G 8nm Octa-Core Processor
Adreno 619 GPU
128GB Internal Storage UFS 2.1
Expandable via MicroSD Hybrid Slot

Rear Cameras:
48MP f/1.8 main
8MP f/2.2 ultrawide
5MP f/2.4 macro
5MP f/2.4 depth
Front Camera: 20MP f/2.2

up to UHD 4K (3840 x 2160)@30fps
Slow Motion up to 480fps @HD, 240fps @HD.

Hybrid Sim Slot / Dual Standby
5G/ 4G/ 3G/ 2G
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4G+5GHz
Bluetooth v5.0
GPS, Glonass, Beidou, Galileo
USB Type-C USB 2.0
3.5mm jack

Accelerometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor

5000mAh Battery
15W Fast Charging

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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Smart Completes VoLTE Philippines Nationwide Rollout

Smart Communications, Inc. becomes the first telco to successfully rollout Voice over LTE or VoLTE. More Filipinos can now experience superior quality calls with uninterrupted data! 

VoLTE, the first fully IPS-based carrier-grade voice service wherein high-definition quality phone calls with almost no background noise are made using LTE Networks instead over voice network. This adds benefits of able two make and receive calls even while using mobile applications simultaneously, reducing waiting time as there won’t be a need to shift between networks.

Smart Prepaid and Smart Signature customer can now enjoy the service with nationwide coverage. You just need a VoLTE capable smartphone with a Smart LTE SIM to enjoy the service with another VoLTE user on the other line.VoLTE-capable smartphones include flagship, midrange and some entry-level phones from various brands. You can check via your smartphone settings if VoLTE is supported or might as well update it to the latest Android firmware if available. Just enable the service via your settings and once activated, customer can make VoLTE calls via their native dialer.

Calls made from VoLTE and VoWiFI will be charge similar to that of regular calls against the customer’s subscription. Those without active subscription, local and international voice and text rates applies.

Smart’s VoLTE is powered by Smart LTE, the country’s fastest mobile data network certified by Opensignal and OOkla.

Opensignal noted that Smart remained ahead against its competition in its November 2020 Mobile Network Experience Report* bagging Five (5) Mobile Experience Awards - Best in 4G Availability, Best in 4G Coverage, Best in Video Experience, Best in Upload Speed Experience  and Best in Download Speed Experience.

While for OOkla, global leader in internet testing and analysis, it named Smart as the Philippines’ fastest mobile network for the first half of 2020 with a Speed Score of 18.33, averaging 15.94 Mbps for downloads and 7.57 Mbps for uploads based on 2,810,963 user-initiated test taken with Speedtest®.

Learn more about Smart VoLTE via > https://smart.com.ph/Pages/VoLTE-VoWiFi.

 *Opensignal Awards – Philippines: Mobile Network Experience Report November 2020, based on independent analysis of mobile measurements recorded during the period July 1 – September 28, 2020 © 2020 Opensignal Limited.

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Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Shopee's 11.11 Big Christmas Sale, a Success!

Shopee came out strong with the success of their 11.11 Big Christmas Sale with 200 million items were sold in 24 hours across the region in span of in 24 hours last November 11.

Martin Yu, Associate Director at Shopee Philippines shares "The success of the 11.11 Big Sale reflects the continued growth of e-commerce in the region and the many opportunities it presents for businesses and shoppers. When the business landscape is transforming, we are committed to helping sellers and brands capture new growth opportunities while making online shopping more engaging and rewarding for consumers. We are humbled by the strong support this 11.11, and we will continue building on our vision of making e-commerce for everyone.”

Shopee set new records with robust sales momentum throughout the whole of the day, uplifting businesses in the region. Sellers that participated during the 11.11 Big Christmas Sale for the first time saw ten times more orders than an average day unlocking new opportunities for entrepreneurs and SMEs. This is attributed to the tremendous support from consumers and businesses in each of its seven markets.

Consumers was on their toes logged on to Shopee while waiting for the sale to start was entertained with various online games, streams and activities. Shopee Live posted more than 20 million hours of live streams while in-app games were played more than 2.5 billion times. 

In the Philippines, the 11.11 Big Christmas Sale created a spike in online shopping activity from consumers enjoying greater convenience through Shopee’s ecosystem for the best deals from their favorite brands and sellers. 1.6 million items were sold in an hour in Metro Manila at the peak of November 11. Over 800,000 skincare products such as Korean face masks, jade rollers, moisturizers, and serums were sold. Over 1.4 million home decoration items sold as Filipino shoppers went to Shopee to decorate their homes. Tangible growth for brands the likes of Xiaomi, realme, Pampers, Abbott, and Samsung with orders increased by 20 times.

Martin Yu closed on a high note, “We are thankful for the continuous support shown by our users, sellers, and brand partners. We look forward to wrapping up the year on a high note at the finale of 11.11 - 12.12 Big Christmas Sale in the month ahead.”

Download Shopee for free on the App Store or Google Play Store.

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Sony Electronics Launches Cinema Line FX6 Full-frame Professional Camera

Sony officially announced the FX6 (ILME-FX6V) camera, the latest model to their Sony’s Cinema Line. As part of the Cinema Line. The FX6 incorporates Sony's core technologies of image sensor, processing engine, and AF (autofocus) performance. FX6 is also compatible with the wide range of Sony E-mount lenses for creative flexibility.

Sony Cinema Line FX6

Ryo Ochi, General Manager, Digital Imaging Division, Sony Electronics Asia Pacific shares “The new FX6 is the latest example of Sony’s drive to continuously push the boundaries of imaging technology based on the needs of our customers. With the advancement of our Cinema Line, we are dedicated to enabling the extraordinary skills and talent of today’s content creators and cinematographers. The FX6 leverages from Sony’s industry-leading VENICE cinema camera and marries it with the best of Sony’s innovative Alpha mirrorless camera technology.”

Sony Cinema Line FX6 Modular
Sony Cinema Line FX6 Modular Design

Measuring just 4.6 inches x 6 inches x 4.5 inches (116 millimeters x 153 millimeters x 114 millimeters) and weighing just 1.96 pounds (0.89 kilograms) built with magnesium alloy chassis, the FX6  is compact and lightweight for ready to go and shoot camera. Features a modular design to easily attach accessories, such as grips and viewfinders as well as gimbals and drones. Keep the camera cool and prevent overheating with its heat dissipating structure so you have more shooting and recording times.

Sony Cinema Line FX6 Operation
Sony Cinema Line FX6 Operation

The FX6 is equipped with 10.2 MP full-frame back-illuminated Exmor R™ CMOS sensor delivering 15+ stop wide dynamic range with high sensitivity and low noise with base sensitivity ISO 800 with an enhanced sensitivity setting of ISO 12,800 - expandable to 409,600 - for shooting in low and very low light conditions. Gets the BIONZ XR™ image processing engine used in the new Sony Alpha 7S III camera, providing up to four times faster processing performance compared to the FS5 II. Capable of recording in XAVC All Intra 4:2:2 10-bit depth with stunning image quality in DCI 4K (4096 x 2160 – up to 60p), QFHD 4K (3840 x 2160 – up to 120p) and FHD (1920x1080 – up to 240p) for incredibly detailed slow motion as well as in XAVC Long GOP 4:2:0 8-bit QFHD 4K (3840 x 2160 – up to 120p) and 4:2:2 10-bit FHD (1920x1080 – up to 240p). 

Sony Cinema Line FX6 Exmor R CMOS Sensor BIONZ XR
Sony Cinema Line FX6 Exmor R CMOS Sensor BIONZ XR

Fast Hybrid AF for FX6 by combining 627-point focal plane phase-detection AF with advanced Face Detection and Real-time Eye AF in high frame rates with continuous AF, allowing the user to effortlessly and precisely track fast-moving subjects in slow motion without losing focus. The camera can also capture up to five times slow-motion with 4K (QFHD) 120fps. Supports over 50 native E-mount lenses and at even 4K 120p.

Sony Cinema Line FX6 E-Mount
Sony Cinema Line FX6 E-Mount

Advanced cinematic color science including S-CinetoneTM for richer tonal reproduction as well as S-Log3,S-Gamut3 and S-Gamut3.Cine for post-production flexibility. FX6’s cinematic color science is optimized for premium applications by capturing the maximum dynamic range and providing creative freedom. Leveraging the color science of Sony’s world-leading VENICE cinema camera, FX6 also allows productions to easily match footage with other cameras in the cinema line up.

The new FX6 has few tricks on its sleeves with internal electronic variable ND filters for easy and seamless control of the camera’s filter density, letting you set variable ND to auto or adjust the filter density manually in smooth increments from 1/4 to 1/128 for perfectly exposed images without affecting the depth of field, even during changing lighting conditions.

Sony Cinema Line FX6 Viewfinder
Sony Cinema Line FX6 Viewfinder

3.5-inch LCD Viewfinder of the FX6 can be attached on multiple locations of the camera body for added freedom and easy menu control with touch operation. The quick access control menu easily gives you control and change key settings with a single touch - including Codec, Imager Scan Mode, Picture Size and Frequency, Base ISO and Sensitivity, Shooting Mode and Audio Levels.

Sony Cinema Line FX6 Storage
Sony Cinema Line FX6 Storage

Gets two media slots compatible with CFexpress Type A cards for higher capacity and faster read and write speeds in addition to UHS-II/UHS-I SDXC cards. In line with professional workflows, FX6 includes 12G-SDI output that also supports 16-bit RAW, HDMI, timecode in/out, built-in Wi-Fi and four channel audio recording (via XLR Interface, Multi-Interface Shoe and built-in Stereo Mic).

Fast and easy editing via Sony’s Catalyst Browse/Prepare software. The Clip Flag button to easily filter and locate preferred takes. The software also shows metadata indicating when FX6 is rotated or in its normal position. Transform handheld footage into incredibly smooth and stable visuals by import FX6’s image stabilization metadata into Catalyst Browse/Prepare.

The FX6 full-frame Cinema Line camera will be available in the Philippines soon so stay tuned.

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Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Porsche Design and AOC unveil the Porsche Design AOC AGON PD27 Curved Gaming Monitor!

AOC collaborates with Porsche Design to introduce the first ever Porsche Design AOC AGON PD27 Curved Gaming Monitor!

Porsche Design AOC AGON PD27 Curved Gaming Monitor
Porsche Design AOC AGON PD27 Curved Gaming Monitor

Porsche Design AOC AGON PD27 sports racing-influenced design with Metal Casting Post and Frameless Bezel-less Display. Its silver-coloured stand is similar to those used in actual sports cars not just for design but also for stability, durability and endurance, staying true to Porsche Design’s design philosophy.

“With its linear and purist design that blends form and function, the Porsche Design AOC AGON PD27 is a perfect embodiment of the brand’s DNA and overarching design philosophy. Combined with AOC AGON’s innovative and cutting-edge technologies, the new monitor is developed for gamers seeking optimal performance that doesn’t compromise on style,” says Roland Heiler, Chief Design Officer at Porsche Design.

Porsche Design AOC AGON PD27 Design
Porsche Design AOC AGON PD27 Design

“We’re proud and elated to announce the first result of our new partnership with Porsche Design: the Porsche Design AOC AGON PD27 monitor. AOC’s proven expertise in display technologies is a great match with Porsche Design’s exceptional approach to design. Gamers around the world will be thrilled to experience this great product both in design and outstanding gaming performance,” says Stefan Sommer, Director Marketing and Business Management at AOC Europe.

Porsche Design AOC AGON PD27
Porsche Design AOC AGON PD27 Curved Gaming Monitor

Complimenting its killer looks, it packs performance and wide range of functionalities. Houses a Curved 27-inch with QHD resolution (2560x1440) for superior picture quality and sharp visuals certified with VESA’s DisplayHDR 400, gives off rich lifelike colours and a wide dynamic range for immersive viewing surrounding the user with its tight curvature of 1000R (1m radius) for center of the action viewing.  To create that gaming vibe, the PD27  highlights the front–changing its colour depending on the game situation by projecting Porsche Design or AGON logo dynamically on the table surface.

Porsche Design AOC AGON PD27 Gaming
Porsche Design AOC AGON PD27 Gaming

Gamers would surely need to consider the PD27.  Gets 240 Hz refresh rate and 1 ms GtG and 0.5 ms MPRT pixel response times for smooth, fluid, ghosting-free and free of tearing gaming experience enhanced with AMD’s FreeSync Premium Pro. Has 550 nits high brightness of its VA panel that is fit for gameplay at any lighting conditions.

Ambient Light FX Projected Logo
Ambient Light FX Projected Logo

Other notable features of PD27, has a wireless (IR) keypad shaped like a centre console to access monitor settings and gaming presets. Features 5W stereo speakers with DTS sound to stimulate your sense of hearing to match your gaming visuals. For connectivity is has a 4-port USB 3.2 hub, 2x HDMI 2.0 and 2x DisplayPort 1.4 inputs.

The Porsche Design AOC AGON PD27 is said to be available in mid of November 2020 in select Porsche Design stores, specialist retailers and online at www.porsche-design.com and selected retail online shops with an RRP of EUR 799 (more or less 46000 Pesos). No word yet on when hit will be release for the Philippine Market. Will try to get information from AOC Philippines on this so stay tuned.

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Monday, November 9, 2020

ASUS Philippines and Republic of Gamers joins Shopee 11.11 Big Christmas Sale!

Geeks! Get your wallets ready, ASUS Expert Series and the Republic of Gamers (ROG) joins SHOPEE 11.11 BIG CHRISTMAS SALE!

ASUS Expert Series and the Republic of Gamers SHOPEE 11.11 BIG CHRISTMAS SALE
ASUS Expert Series and the Republic of Gamers

Exclusive deals and freebies for that dream ASUS desktops, laptops as well as Gaming machines from ROG including king of gaming smartphones, ROG Phone 3! Up to PHP 9,500 price cut on selected Items as well as FREE SHIPPING NATIONWIDE capped at PHP 250 and PHP 100 off on all items by using the code: ASUS100OF plus awesome bundled items. Check out below the products that will be part of sale. You might also want to claim all vouchers via their shop official pages and via Shopee website to maximize the discounts you will going to have.


ASUS Commercial Desktops

ASUS All-in-One PCs

ASUS ChromeBooks

ASUS Commercial Notebooks


ASUS VivoBook Gaming Laptops

ASUS TUF Gaming Laptops

ROG Gaming Laptops

ROG Zephyrus G14
Leading this sale is the ROG Zephyrus G14, equipped with an AMD Ryzen 4th Generation Processor and up to an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, packed in a 14” slim-and-light form factor, this gaming laptop is one favorite amongst ROG fans. Also available are the ROG Zephyrus S, M, and Strix SCAR series, known for their unbeatable performance with the latest Intel 10th Generation Processor matched with up to an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070, these are perfect combo for hardcore gamers on-the-go. Check out the list here:

Finally, the ROG Phone 3, King of Gaming Smartphones. All variants of the ultimate gaming phone will get a free Lighting Armor Case 3.
ROG Phone 3

You can check out the products via their official Shopee Shop > ASUS Expert Series  and ASUS Republic of Gamers so as you can add it to your cart during Nov 11 Shopee Big Christmas Sale!

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Friday, November 6, 2020

Philippine Prices for Apple iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max plus Accessories

Apple Philippines release prices of their new iPhones! - iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max plus Accessories!

iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max
iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max

iPhone 12 Mini and iPhone 12
 iPhone 12 Mini and iPhone 12

Start off with their iPhone 12 Mini and iPhone 12. iPhone 12 Mini will come with a 5.4 inch Super Retina XDR OLED Display while iPhone 12 at 6.1 inch, both screen are protected with Ceramic Shield. Powering them is the latest A14 Bionic chip and will be offered in 64GB, 128GB and 256GB models. Equipped with Dual 12MP Rear Camera setup - Main and Ultra-Wide while its front is at 12MP TrueDepth Camera. The new series iPhone 12 gets 5G connectivity as well as supports MagSafe wireless charging up to 15W. Runs on the latest iOS 14. Will be available in Black, White, Red , Green, Blue colors. Here are their Pricing:

iPhone 12 mini
64GB - P43,990
128GB - P46,990
256GB - P52,990

iPhone 12
64GB - P49,990
128GB - P52,990
256GB - P58,990

iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max
iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max

As for their flagship line up, iPhone 12 Pro gets a 6.1 inch Super Retina XDR OLED Display and 6.7 for iPhone 12 Pro Max also protected with Ceramic Shield. Again it makes use of A14 Bionic chip and runs on the latest iOS 14 but will have more storage setup as they will be offered in 128GB, 256GB and 512GB Models. These two get Pro-Camera setup with Triple lenses, Lidar Scanner and supports Apple ProRAW - Main, Ultrawide and Telephoto. For their front camera is also 12MP TrueDepth Camera. Comes with latest Ultra-fast 5G connectivity as well as MagSafe magnetic wireless charging up to 15W. Will be offered in Silver, Graphite, Gold and Pacific Blue.

iPhone 12 Pro
128GB - P62,990
256GB - P68,990
512GB - P80,990

iPhone 12 Pro Max

128GB - P68,990
256GB - P74,990
512GB - P86,990

As for iPhone 12 Series Accessories, here are the Prices:

Magsafe Charger Price
Magsafe Charger - P2,490

Magsafe Duo Charger Price
Magsafe Duo Charger - P7,990

iPhone 12 Series Clear Case Price
iPhone 12 Series Clear Case - P2,990

iPhone 12 Series Silicone Case Price
iPhone 12 Series Silicone Case - P2,990

iPhone 12 Series Leather Case Price
iPhone 12 Series Leather Case - P3,590

Leather Wallet with Magsafe Price
Leather Wallet with Magsafe - P3,590

Leather Sleeve with Magsafe Price
Leather Sleeve with Magsafe - P7,990

So what you think? Will the latest iPhones from Apple be part of your Christmas Shopping?
You can check via Apple Philippines website.
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