26 Mar

Vivo unveils the all-new ‘V9’ AI-powered FullView™ display smartphone in the Philippines

Global smartphone brand Vivo has revealed its all-new sleek and stylish V9 flagship unit at the City of Dreams Manila in a summer-themed unveiling that was attended by over 200 members of the press and other guests.

Vivo welcomed its guests late Thursday afternoon at the Wave, a contemporary poolside deck, restaurant, and bar so they can experience the V9 and take selfies and photos with the sunset as their backdrop. Vivo then picked one lucky and creative photo posted on Instagram to win a V9 unit.

Vivo executives led by Brand Director Annie Lim answered some of the questions of the media during the V9 press launch.

The program continued at the City of Dreams Grand Ballroom with Myx VJ Ai dela Cruz as the host. They were formally welcomed by Vivo Brand Director Annie Lim who recapped the smartphone company’s feats in the Philippines. Since it entered the Philippine market in 2016, Vivo has been steadily rising to become the country’s top three brand with over 5,200 stores and 1.5 million users nationwide.

Vivo’s Jomari Morales followed Lim’s remarks by presenting all the goods on the V9. She highlighted the Vivo V9’s 90% screen-to-body ratio, the 24-megapixel selfie camera and 16MP+5MP dual read camera, and the AI-powered photography for a “perfect view” and a “perfect shot.”

Morales also presented the Vivo V9’s improved game mode that would enable users to take calls or open other apps without pausing the gaming applications or play without any interruptions.

After her presentation, Vivo’s Junior Brand Manager Christian Jocson revealed that anyone can enjoy a V9 for a “perfect” price of Php17,990 with pre-orders beginning on March 26 until April 2.

Lim, Morales, Jocson, and Xian Gana from Vivo then answered the media’s questions during the Q&A. Their exchanges were focused on the Vivo’s plans in the Philippines and the V9’s capabilities.

Vivo Brand Director Annie Lim acknowledged the smartphone brand’s partners, Ayala Malls and SM Supermalls, during the launch of the V9.

Vivo partners, Ayala Malls and SM Supermalls, were also recognized during the event during the ceremonial exchange of tokens. Lim handed the malls’ representatives with a Little V doll.

Fresh faces of Vivo

Fresh faces of Vivo

Fresh faces of Vivo

Vivo also welcomed its newest endorsers, up-and-coming actors Edward Barber and Ivan Dorschner.

Barber is the onscreen partner of young actress Maymay Entrata who also joined the event. Entrata was the first who joined Vivo in September 2017 during the launch of the V7+. His endorsement deal with Vivo is something MayWard fans have been patiently waiting for since the pair already worked together for the smartphone brand during their first Making Mega shoot in Germany last year.

Dorschner, meanwhile, charmed the press with his good looks and charisma. He was one of Kuya’s guests in Pinoy Big Brother in 2010. Since then, he became one of GMA Network’s top leading men after starring alongside young actress and fellow Vivo endorser Barbie Forteza in the primetime series “Meant To Be.”

Aside from the launch of the new flagship smartphone V9,Vivo also introduced its newest endorsers, Ivan Dorschner and Edward Barber.

Barber, Entrata, and Dorschner also picked three lucky winners of the Vivo V9 during the raffle. They also joined the Vivo executives for a toast for the V9. Also with them onstage were other Vivo endorsers young pop soul singer Sassa Dagdag, acoustic singer-songwriter TJ Monterde, and balladeer Jason James Dy who closed the night with their performances.

About Vivo

A global smartphone brand focused on introducing perfect sound quality and ultimate photography with cutting-edge technology, Vivo develops innovative and stylish products for young people. We now have over two hundred million users and are one of the preferred brands of young people around the world. As an Official Sponsor of the FIFA World Cup™, Vivo believes in the importance of encouraging young people to embrace self-expression and an energetic lifestyle.

For inquiries about Vivo, visit the Vivo website at www.vivo.com/ph or check out their Facebook
(https://www.facebook.com/VivoPhil), Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/vivophil/), and
Twitter (https://twitter.com/vivo_phil) accounts.

15 Aug

Taiwan Excellence Joins SIP Showcasing Products for a Tech-Savvy Home

Techies are all about the next best thing.

..immersed in a world of connectivity and innovation, using their computers and gadgets, they pride themselves on being up-to-date and informed. And if a person’s home is a much larger canvass for his personality, it shows the space he inhabits is ruled by reinvention and evolution.

But with all of the options available, how do you know how to choose what are truly the best products out there?

Taiwan Excellence at Systems Integration Philippines (SIP)

Taiwan Excellence at Systems Integration Philippines (SIP)

Taiwan External Trade Development Council’s (TAITRA) Taiwan Excellence campaign has you covered. With its seal of excellence – a mark accorded to only the highest quality brands and products, TAITRA has done the work of sifting and choosing what’s available from Taiwan for you.

Below are some of the best of the best products available to help you turn your home into a tech wizard’s abode. These products will also be featured during the Systems Integration Philippines (SIP), the country’s largest and longest running trade show for technologies, from August 17-18 in the World Trade Center.

An Awesome Gaming Experience 

Acer Predator 21 X

Acer Predator 21 X

Acer’s newest laptop, the Predator 21 X, is incorporated with a bevy of features, including LED lights, enormous exhaust vents, and a 21-inch curved screen. It redefines what a mobile computer is by letting numbers speak for themselves: 2 NVIDIA GTZ 1080 video cards for a faster game performance, 64GGB of DDR2400 for increased storage capacity, 2 PCIe SSDs for faster drives, 3 Aeroblades for a cooler temperature, 4 speakers, and 2 subwoofers for a more immersive experience.

For gamers looking for a compact computer, the MSI Trident 3 is a good option. Despite being tagged as the world’s smallest Virtual Reality (VR) Gaming PC, its exclusive MSI GeForce GTX Graphics card and VR Link provide excellent performance by delivering unparalleled picture quality.

MSI Trident

MSI Trident

Meanwhile, the Gigabyte Motherboard, gives users a more personalized experience. By allowing you to customize its features such as its liquid cooling support, light zones and brightness, and even its smart fan controls, it allows for functionality along with the freedom to express yourself.

Gigabyte Motherboard

Gigabyte Motherboard

Upgrade Your Storage

Transcend StoreJet Cloud

Transcend StoreJet Cloud

The Transcend’s StoreJet Cloud allows you to have total control of your data. It has up to 4 terabytes of storage space, featuring fast transfer speeds of up to 110 MB/s and centralizing data management that’s accessible from wherever you are.

Silicon Power Shockproof External Harddrive

Silicon Power Shockproof External Harddrive

On the other hand, the SP Shockproof External Hard Drive is a sturdy storage gadget equipped with ultra-rugged rubber casing and an internal suspension system. This device is tough enough to withstand smashes, moisture spray, or dust.

Build a Secured and Health-Friendly Home

Beseye Cloud Security: Internet Protocol (IP) camera

Beseye Cloud Security: Internet Protocol (IP) camera

Protecting your home 24/7 is now made possible by Beseye Cloud Security’s Internet Protocol (IP) camera. This new-generation visual recording device allows you to see what’s happening at home even when you’re not around. From one corner to another corner, users can monitor their home through its ultra-wide, 125-degree-angle coverage. By connecting your smartphone to the camera you’ll see any suspicious activity as it’s happening. It’s curve design that blends into any interior is an eye-catching plus!

Meanwhile, control the air that surrounds your family through KingMax’s AirQ Check. This latest mobile health device detects harmful gasses emitting from products in your environment. It also monitors temperature and humidity in the atmosphere. With a size similar to a typical flash drive, the powerful AirQ Check is easy to carry. Moreover, this gadget doesn’t need charging. Just plug it into mobiles installed with KingMax’s AirQ app to play.

KingMax AirQ Check

KingMax AirQ Check

Get a first-hand experience of these groundbreaking gadgets, along with 71 more innovative products from 22 brands when you visit the SIP at Pavilion 1, Booth F01, at the World Trade Center August 17-19. Besides how Taiwan Excellence-accredited products can contribute to smarter living, there will also be fun games and raffle draws to experience.

For more information on Taiwan Excellence products, check out taiwanexcellence.ph or facebook.com/TaiwanExcellence.ph/

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About Taiwan Excellence

Taiwan Excellence

Taiwan Excellence

The Taiwan Excellence symbol honors Taiwan’s most innovative products; those which provide tremendous value to users worldwide. Products carrying this symbol were awarded based on their design, quality, marketing, Taiwanese R&D and manufacturing. Established by the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), R.O.C in 1992, the symbol of Taiwan Excellence is recognized by 101 countries.

Sponsored by Bureau of Foreign Trade (BOFT), MOEA

Bureau of Foreign Trade

The Bureau of Foreign Trade (BOFT) under the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), R.O.C. is responsible for implementing policies and regulations governing foreign trade and economic cooperation. Established in January 1969, the BOFT’s role and position have been adjusted regularly to meet the needs of the ever changing international economic and trade environments. The BOFT has been guiding and working with the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) in numerous promotional trade projects and activities both internationally and domestically. Having worked closely with TAITRA for many decades, the BOFT continues to commission TAITRA for various critical government projects relating to business, trade and investment, while promoting Taiwan internationally.

Organized by Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA)

Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA)

Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA)

Founded in 1970 to help promote foreign trade, the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) is the foremost non-profit, semi-governmental trade promotion organization in Taiwan. Jointly sponsored by the government, industry associations, and several commercial organizations, TAITRA assists Taiwanese businesses and manufacturers with reinforcing their international competitiveness and in coping with the challenges they face in foreign markets. TAITRA boasts a well-coordinated trade promotion and information network of over 1,200 international marketing specialists stationed throughout its Taipei headquarters and 50 overseas offices worldwide. Together with its sister organizations, the Taiwan Trade Center (TTC) and the Taipei World Trade Center (TWTC), TAITRA has created a wealth of trade opportunities through effective promotion strategies.