Globe to accept pre-orders of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 starting August 6, 2016

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Samsung finally unveiled its all-new Galaxy Note 7 at its unpacking event in New York City. I wasn’t there but I attended the launch with tech media this morning.  Pre-0rders already started but if you don’t have the cash, try Globe Telecom.  Globe  is gearing up to take pre-orders starting August 6, 2016 via

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Globe complements the new Galaxy Note 7 with its customizable Globe myLifestyle plans. The myLifestyle postpaid plans provide a personalized online experience through its variety of lifestyle packs designed for different interests ranging from entertainment, music, fashion, to travel, among others.

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Samsung CEO D.J. Kho led the unboxing in New York City on August 2, unveiling Galaxy Note 7’s latest features. Galaxy Note 7 carries the latest innovation – the first ever Iris scanner for added security, alongside the enhanced S-Pen with higher precision and responsiveness. Note 7 is also the world’s first mobile HDR video that can take footage in sharper colors and with high dynamic range. It also carries superior DSLR like Real Pixel Camera with the first ever dual photodiode sensor (2PD) in mobile, providing superfast autofocus and brighter and clearer images with f/1.7 lens that is excellent for low light. It is water and dust resistant, has an expandable memory up to 256GB and runs on an Octacore processor for smoother graphics.

Samsung unveils the new Galaxy Note 7 ; available August 20 in the PH #GalaxyNote7PH

I attended the launch of the Samsung  Galaxy Note 7.  Very impressive.  I remember when I got the first Samsung Note.  It was such an innovation. Today, the Galaxy Note 7 is so much better. It combines advanced S pen capabilities with ultimate security features to help you accomplish tasks and do more .

Here are some of the features :
1. A water resistant body up to 30 minutes and S pen (IP68)

2. Security that combines Samsung Knox with biometric authentication including a scanning feature.

3. Entertainment features with HDR video streaming capabilities.

And most of all the best camera, the same lens as the Samsung S 7. That means almost DSLR quality.

It has dual-pixel sensor technology , wide aperture and fast auto focus to create sharp and beautiful photos even in low-light environments.

In addition to 64 GB of internal memory , the Galaxy Note 7 offers expandable storage and microSD support up to 265 GB.

It is also equipped with a 3,500 mAH battery , easy power management UX through smart manager and charges quickly using the new USB-C port.

You can also recharge the Galaxy Note 7 wherever wireless charging is available.

It is also a connection point to Samsung ‘s ecosystem of devices , software and services. You can monitor fitness activities on the Gear Fit3 or Gear IconX and track data through S Health 5.0.

You can also use the iris scanner to access value – added services like Samsung pay for quick and easy mobile payments.

The Smart switch feature has been enhanced with Samsung cloud which supports seamless device experience by providing continuous backup and easy transfer of content including data , apps , settings and layouts between devices.

Galaxy note 7 users will be able tonier up to 15 GB of free space to store and restore information on Samsung cloud. Available for preorder . The suggested retail price is 39,990 pesos.

The Galaxy Note 7 will be available starting August 20 and will be offered in Gold platinum and black onyx.
Will update more as soon as I get hold of a review unit .


The absolutely large & powerful Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro (2016)

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If you are into phablets and powerful smartphones, then the Galaxy A9 Pro (2016) is for you. Why?

1. The large 6-inch FHD Super AMOLED display.

No need to scroll down to see more of a page or even squint to see details better, Its resolution of 1080 x 1920 provides rich and vivid display of colors, so watching videos or playing games will be a more amazing experience.

2. The high capacity 5,000 mAH battery

With that high capacity battery, one can expect extended usage and continuous viewing. The best part os that it has a fast charging technology that reduces charging time, going from zero to full in just 160 minutes.

3. The high-resolution 16 MP rear camera and the largest 8MP front camera

With the F1.9 lens, one can take bright and vivid photos even in low-light environments, It also has the quick launch features so you can open the camera in less than a second. There is also a palm selfie for taking selfies with a simple hand gesture and the wide selfie for group selfies that allow a viewing angle of up to 103 degrees

4. Largest expandable memory of up to 256 GB

So much large memory space for your photos and videos. It is built with a 32GB internal memory and the largest expandable memory of up to 256 GB.

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You will certainly love this large and powerful phone. The Galaxy A9 Pro (2016) will retail for 25,990 and will be available on August 12.

The Great Samsung Sale from July 1 – 31, 2016

The wait is finally over as the Great Samsung Sale is here from July 1 – 31, 2016 . Great deals awaits  on Samsung devices with discounts up to Php 5000 off!

Take a look at these amazing smartphone deals that meet a wide range of budgets.

Experience the Galaxy with Samsung smartphones

  1. Dare to Live Big with the Galaxy Note5

Get the cutting-edge and ultra-elegant Galaxy Note5, the best choice for those who need an extra productivity boost. Get this gadget for only P31,990 – P5,000 lower than its regular price.

It comes with a versatile S-Pen that lets you take down notes as you would with a pen, a superior camera, and a wide screen that makes multitasking and watching videos a true joy.

  1. Rise above with Galaxy A5 (2016)

Rise above compromise with premium design and a powerful performance from the Galaxy A5 (2016). An exquisite combination of metal and glass that showcases a youthful and premium vibe, the Galaxy A5 (2016) can now be yours for P17,990 – P2,000 less than its former price.

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It features an Octacore Processor that delivers superior performance, and boasts of a 13MP rear and 5MP front camera, Optical Image Stabilization that can easily take clear and crisp photos and a Quick Launch feature that allows you to turn it on in just 0.7 seconds so you can capture moments as they happen. Even more, it has an expandable memory of up to 128GB, LTE dual SIM, and fast charging batteries for extended usage.

  1. Enjoy more with Super AMOLED of the Galaxy J2

For an all-around smartphone with an enhanced performance and a vivid viewing experience, the Galaxy J2 makes a great choice. At P6,490, it packs a punch with its Super AMOLED Display for vivid viewing and seamless enjoyment of videos, games, and apps, while allowing you to stay connected at the same time.

  1. Jump up to the next level with Galaxy J1 (2016) and Galaxy J1 mini

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Stylishly built to fit in the palm of your hand, you can’t go wrong with the Galaxy J1 (2016), now priced at just P4,990, or P500 off its regular price. It features a Super AMOLED Display for bright and vivid viewing and browsing, as well as an enhanced camera with a Quick Launch feature and F2.2 aperture.

If you’re looking for a smartphone to cover all the essentials, then the Galaxy J1 mini is a great deal, with superior performance of Quad Core 1.2GHZ Processor, Ultra Power Saving mode, upgraded storage of 8GB internal memory and expandable up to 128GB. Priced at just P3,990 it even comes with a free flip wallet.

Carry your world around with Samsung tablets

  1. Stunningly bright, incredibly light Galaxy Tab S2

Never leave anything behind with this solidly slim tablet that lets you get the most out of your screen. The Galaxy Tab S2’s 4:3 ratio Super AMOLED display provides you with an ideal environment for watching videos and viewing documents on a bright, clear screen, wherever you may be.

Its exceptionally slim and light metal frame, paired with its LTE phone functionality, lets you carry your device around to stay connected. Get the Tab S2 for only P27,990 for the 9.7 inch model and P22,990 for the 8.0 inch model –

P2,000 off its regular prices.

  1. Enjoy the great S-Pen with the Galaxy Tab A

For a sleek, modern feel, the Galaxy Tab A is eye catching. Measuring just 7.5 mm for unbeatable portability, it comes with an S-Pen that lets you write notes as you would use a pen, lets you enjoy the art of calligraphy and makes it very easy to drag and drop multiple files around.

Now going for only P14,990, or P1,000 off its regular price, it also boasts of full phone functionality, ensuring that you are always connected.

  1. See why small is big with the Tab 3V

Enjoy unmatched portability with the Tab 3V. For a small tablet that gets things done, you can’t go wrong with the Galaxy Tab 3V. Lightweight, it boasts of a 7” screen for maximum enjoyment, a 1.3GHz Quad Core processor for great performance, and a camera.

Get its 3G version for just P6,990 and the Wi-Fi counterpart for P5,990. It even comes bundled with a bumper case!

Grab your dream gadget with the best exclusive deals from July 1-31, 2016 at the Great Samsung Sale. The Great Samsung Sale runs in all Samsung Experience Stores and authorized dealers nationwide.

The new Samsung Galaxy J series designed with the needs of Filipinos in mind

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I was out of town when Samsung launched the all new Samsung Galaxy J series.  I am sharing the news about the Samsung Galaxy J series (2016) smartphones designed specifically with the needs of Filipinos in mind.  I am sure you have experienced smartphone blues in the past. While in the middle of a phone call, your conversation gets cut because you suddenly lost signal.  Were you ever surprised to find super high charges in your bill for data usage you can’t even recall? Do you miss out on capturing the best moments on camera just because you ran out of phone memory?

Good news—is that Samsung realized that Filipinos are still bogged down by the perennial problem of weak mobile signals and high data charges, a combination that has gotten in the way of the enjoyment of their smartphones.


Samsung Galaxy J Series

Issues with cellular signal, is successfully addressed with its latest Galaxy J smartphones. The Samsung Galaxy J Series (2016) comes with a game-changing Signal Max feature for wider signal coverage. Signal Max is an RF technology that enhances call quality. Whether you’re hiking or relaxing on some remote beach, calling your friends and loved-ones will never have to be a problem again. Complete with all components of the three-point Signal Flow Technology, the new Galaxy J Series (2016) makes it so much easier to stay connected, allowing you to enjoy an upgraded call quality.

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Complementing this is Ultra Data Saving for optimized data usage; this is a mobile saving solution that saves up to 50% on mobile data by compressing applications and browser content and limiting mobile data to only selected applications. It frees up the phone’s RAM for an enhanced performance, greatly improving your browsing experience. An added benefit is that it exerts less effort on your smartphone battery, therefore prolonging your hours of phone usage.

Equipped with 16GB memory and bundled with a 32GB micro SD card, packing a total of 48GB memory, the new Galaxy J Series allows you to store more content. Now, there’s no need to delete precious photos to create space for new ones.


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You can also enjoy its 13MP F/1.9 camera and its rear 5MP camera that can take amazingly clear selfies with its autofocus ability. It comes with a powerful Quad Core Processor for hours of uninterrupted performance. Both devices come with equally powerful fast-charging batteries 3,100mAH batteries for hours of extended usage and great selfie moments.

Not just that, but browsing through selfies are even better now with its HD Super AMOLED displays and large screen sizes – the Galaxy J5 boasts of a 5.2-inch screen, while the Galaxy J7 carries a 5.5-inch display.

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The Galaxy J Series (2016) smartphones are encapsulated in a box that has been especially Designed for the Philippines. Aside from colorful packaging that truly highlights the Filipino personality and spirit, the Galaxy J Series (2016) smartphones also come with exclusive Filipino-themed wallpapers, icons and screensavers.

Addressing concerns on connection, data cost, and space, the Samsung Galaxy J Series (2016) is the perfect choice for smartphone users in the Philippines who want to end their connection blues and enjoy a better, more fun mobile experience. 

The Galaxy J5 and J7 (2016) are now available at Samsung Experience Stores and authorized dealers nationwide for only P11,990 and P14,990.