ASUS joins Shopee’s 9.9 sale with exclusive discounts

Get your carts ready for discounted ROG laptops



Still looking for a reliable laptop that can meet your remote working or learning needs? ASUS is once again joining Shopee’s 9.9 sale this year. Big discounts and exclusive offers await eager buyers this September 9 on ASUS’ official store.

Included in the lineup of discounted laptops are the thin-and-light ZenBook series as well as select ASUS’ ROG models. Professionals looking for a reliable laptop can also score some discounts on select ASUS ExpertBook laptops.

Zenbook and Vivobook laptops

  • X509 (15.6-inch FHD; Intel Core i5-1035G1 + NIVIDIA GeForce MX330; 4GB RAM / 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD) — from PhP 42,995 to PhP 41,700
  • Vivobook X409 (14-inch FHD; Intel Core i7-1065G7 + NVIDIA GeForce MX330; 4GB RAM / 512GB SSD) — from PhP 47,995 to PhP 46,500
  • Zenbook Flip UM462 (14-inch FHD; AMD Ryzen 7 3500U; 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD) — from PhP 53,995 to PhP 52,300
  • ZenBook UX334 (13-inch FHD; Intel Core i5-10210U; 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD) — from PhP 61,995 to PhP 58,900
  • Zenbook  UX434 (14-inch FHD; Intel COre i5-10210U + NVIDIA GeForce MX350; 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD) — from PhP 64,995 to PhP 62,900
  • Zenbook UX534 (15-inch FHD; Intel Core i7-10510U + NVIDIA GeForce GTX1650; 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD) — from PhP 89,995 to PhP 86,900

ExpertBook, ProArt StudioBook laptops and desktops

  • Expert Center D5 (Intel Core i3-8100; 4GB RAM / 1TB HDD) — from PhP 36,995 to PhP 35,995
  • Expert Center D5 (Intel Core i7-8700; 4GB RAM / 1TB HDD) — from PhP 53,995 to PhP 52,995
  • ExpertBook P5440 (15.6 FHD; Intel Core i5-8265U + NVIDIA GeForce MX130; 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD) — from PhP 72,995 to PhP 69,995
  • ExpertBook B9450 (14-inch FHD; Intel Core i5-10210U; 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD) — from PhP 119,995 to PhP 114,995
  • ProArt StudioBook 17 (17-inch 16:10 FHD; Intel Core i7-9750H; 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD) — from PhP 139,995 to PhP 137,995
  • ExpertBook B9450 (14-inch FHD; Intel Core i7-10510U; 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD) — from PhP 149,995 to PhP 144,995

Head over to ASUS official store to avail of these laptops.

ROG laptops on discount too

Headlining the lineup of ASUS ROG laptops with discounts this 9.9 sale is the ROG Zephyrus G14. This gaming laptop comes with the 4th generation AMD Ryzen processor paired with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650. During the sale, buyers can snag this laptop for only PhP 62,900, making it a great deal already considering its PhP 64,995 retail price.

Meanwhile, the Intel Core-powered ROG Zephyrus S15 is PhP 10,000 off its retail price. That puts its promo price to PhP 189,900, which is a significant price reduction from its PhP 199,995 price. Other gaming laptops from ASUS will also see a price drop during the sale. Here are the laptops:

  • TUF Gaming FX505DT (15-inch FHD; AMD Ryzen 5 3550H + NVIDIA GEForce GTX 1650; 4GB RAM / 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD) — from PhP 42,995 to PhP 41,995
  • TUF Gaming A15 (15-inch FHD; AMD Ryzen 5 4600H + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650Ti; 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD) — from PhP 51,995 to PhP 50,490
  • ROG Strix G (15-inch FHD; Intel Core i5-9300H + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650; 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD) — from PhP 54,995 to PhP 52,900
  • TUF Gaming A15 (15-inch FHD; AMD Ryzen 7 4800H + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650Ti; 8GB RAM / 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD) — from PhP 61,995 to PhP 59,900
  • ROG Strix G15 (15-inch FHD; Intel Core i5-10300H + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650Ti; 8GB RAM / 512Gb SSD) — from PhP 64,995 to PhP 62,900
  • TUF Gaming FX505 (15-inch FHD; AMD Ryzen 7 3750H + NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060; 8GB RAM / 1TB HDD + 512GB SSD) — from PhP 66,995 to PhP 64,900
  • ROG Strix G15  (15-inch FHD; Intel Core i5-10300H + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650Ti; 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD) — from PhP 66,995 to PhP 64,500
  • ROG Strix G15 (15-inch  FHD; Intel Core i7-10750H + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660Ti; 16GB RAM / 512GB HDD + 512GB SSD) — from PhP 89,995 to PhP 86,900

Head over to ASUS ROG official store to avail of these laptops.

To know more about the ASUS laptop lineup, visit their official website. Alternatively, follow theirs and ROG’s official page on Facebook for more updates and promos.

SEE ALSO: 9.9 tech deals on Lazada | 9.9 tech deals on Shopee


Win, play, have fun at 0917 National G Day!

Globe gives back to loyal customers



It’s National G Day!

September 17 or 917 does not only signify Globe’s iconic and original prefix, it also marks the start of Globe’s annual celebration that recognizes and gives back to its loyal customers through exciting rewards and surprises. This is the time when Globe and its partners come together to delight its millions of customers.

Given the challenging times we are in, Globe aims to make this year’s National G Day a way to empower and enable its customers as they face the new normal. By providing unique experiences and rewards, customers will be able to regain control of their lives and recreate better days not just for themselves but for others as well.

“More than our annual tradition, it is our way of recognizing our customers for their loyalty and support” said Globe President and CEO Ernest Cu. “This year’s unusual circumstance does not stop us from making our 0917 celebration more meaningful. Let us come together to create better days with National G Day, packed with rewards and surprises for all our customers.”

For this year, the digital celebration comes in many forms, each focusing on making customers more productive, entertained and delighted.

The most awaited G Chance the Raffle

Globe’s biggest raffle of the year will  begin on September 17. Globe customers will get their raffle codes from the Globe Rewards or Globe at Home apps. They may also use their reward points to turn them into more raffle codes.

At the G Chance the raffle, customers have the chance to win prizes that they can use to work, learn, and play at home. These exciting prizes include 5G smartphones, gaming consoles like the Nintendo Switch, Segway Ninebot, Samsung products, Xiaomi Mi Box, Globe Rewards points, GCash credits, and so much more!

Customers can also use their Globe Rewards points to get 917 lifestyle essentials, shoor experiences and discount codes for Konsulta MD, Puregold, Health Now, Healthway Clinics, Zalora, Grab, Lazada, Shopee and other partners.

G Music Fest, A Music Festival Right at Home

A treat for all music-lovers, come together and feel the electric energy and unbridled fun by being part of Globe’s online music festival.

The G Music Fest lines-up international band LANY and favorite local acts namely The Juans, Massiah, Kiana Valenciano, UDD, SB19, Ben & Ben, and December Avenue.

Globe customers can stream the music fest for free on September 26, 4PM through GlobePH, Globe’s Facebook page.

Globe’s Biggest Amateur Mobile Legends Cup

Gather your friends, sharpen your skills, and be one of 1,000 teams that will compete at the G Legends Cup! With a prize pool of P600,000, this is the biggest amateur Mobile Legends tournament for Globe customers. Interested teams must redeem their tournament codes via Globe Rewards app. Once they receive a tournament code, they need to go to and enter that code on the team registration form.

The list of participating teams will be announced on September 17 with the best of the best battling out for the top spot at the G Legends Cup finals on September 24. The emerging top 64 teams will also be rewarded with cash prizes that they will receive through their GCash accounts.

Usapang diskarte for your business with G Summit

For this year’s National G Day, Globe myBusiness has also something in store for entrepreneurs. On September 23, Globe myBusiness will host the first-ever G Summit 2020 — Usapang Diskarte: Pivot your Business to Success.

Business owners will hear from local and international experts like Josh Linkner, #1 most booked innovation speaker, new york times bestselling author and business leaders from Google, Taxumo, and CIA Bootleg Manila. Attendees will learn about business opportunities in the new normal, running a business amidst uncertainty and how innovation and digital transformation can help you turn a challenge into a business opportunity.

G Summit aims to bring Filipino businesses together into fulfilling the vision of transforming the Philippines into a digitally empowered nation.

This is a press release from Globe Telecom Philippines.

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Globe partners with Huawei to bring more 5G smartphones in the Philippines

Lower cashout price for select devices



5G — the successor to today’s 4G network —  is slowly rolling out in the Philippines. Globe Telecom recently rolled out 5G service in select locations around Metro Manila. Now, they are partnering with Huawei to bring more 5G smartphones to the hands of Filipinos nationwide.

Globe’s collaboration with Huawei means more 5G smartphones for everyone. This is good since 5G networks promise bigger bandwidths than before so more devices can connect without affecting speed. 5G networks also bring reduced latency so web browsing is much more fluid and online multiplayer experience is less laggy.  On top of it all, 5G touts faster speeds than before.

For a limited time, these 5G-enabled smartphones are now available for free at lower tiers on Globe’s postpaid plan offerings. The telco is also lowering the one-time cashout for select devices. On top of it all, some devices even come with a freebie.

Some of Huawei’s 5G-enabled smartphones include:

  • Nova 7 SEfree at ThePLAN 1299 (previously ThePLAN 1499), comes with a Huawei Band 4e
  • Nova 7 — free at ThePLAN 1799 (previously ThePLAN 1999 with PhP 4,800 cashout)
  • P40 — free at ThePLAN 1999 (previously with PhP 4,800 cashout), comes with a Huawei Freebuds 3
  • Mate 30 Pro 5G — PhP 10,800 cashout at ThePLAN 2499 (previously with PhP 16,800 cashout)
  • P40 Pro — PhP 12,000 cashout at ThePLAN 2499 (previously with PhP 16,800 cashout), comes with a Huawei Freebuds 3
  • P40 Pro+PhP 24,000 cashout at ThePLAN 2499 (previously with PhP 28,800 cashout), comes with a Huawei Freebuds 3
  • Mate Xs — PhP 81,600 cashout at ThePLAN 2499 (previously with PhP 86,400 cashout)

These offers are available now on Globe’s online store from September 7 to 30. Globe customers can also get exclusive bundles and freebies like wireless earbuds, fitness bands, coupons, and many more upon purchase any Huawei 5G smartphones.

SEE ALSO: Huawei Super 5G deals

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Globe at Home now comes with new postpaid plans

Faster and affordable plans for families



Globe at Home is the telco’s broadband offering for families who need a reliable Internet connection. Recently, Globe expanded its postpaid offerings with new plans to meet the needs of different families.

High-speed postpaid plans

Globe is targeting families who need faster Internet with their latest postpaid plans. First on these new postpaid plans is UNLI Plan 1899, which tops at a speed of 30 Mbps. The telco is even throwing a free Android TV box so families can stream and watch their favorites shows and movies after work or study.

Families who need an even faster Internet should take a look at UNLI Plan 2899. This plan has a maximum speed of 100 Mbps for instant and lag-free connection. Every new subscription also comes with a TP-Link Deco M5 WiFi mesh. This is useful for those who need a constant and reliable connection on every corner of their homes. Plus, each subscription comes with exclusive access to the Tech Squad VIP service for troubleshooting connectivity issues.

Better affordable WiFi plans from Globe

Globe is even introducing new affordable plans for families with a tight budget. The telco’s XTREME WiFi Plan 999 starts at PhP 999 per month and comes with 140GB of data out of the box. The plan also comes with an all-in-one modem that can turn any regular TV into a smart TV suitable for streaming YouTube videos and other shows.

Families can avail of these new postpaid plans and promos until September 30.

Access to more content and essential apps

Every Globe at Home plans also comes with access to a varied selection of educational platforms like ABC Mouse, Shaw Academy, DepEd Commons, Blackboard, and more. At the end of the day, families can watch together from a selection of movies and episodes from iWant and Amazon Prime Video.

They can also leverage Globe’s GCash app to pay their bills and utilities without ever going outside. Globe’s partnership with KonsultaMD also meant that they can consult with a medical professional from the comforts of their own home.

Exclusive rewards and support service

Through the Globe at Home app, customers can avail of exclusive vouchers that they can redeem rewards from various partners.  They can also get help and support right from the app. Bills payment, troubleshooting, plan upgrades, and volume boost can now be done in the app without going through a tedious hotline service. There’s also a Globe at Home chatbot on Messenger for easier transactions and after-sales service.

Meanwhile, budding entrepreneurs may visit World at Home’s online portal for access to content that will teach them how to earn, and build their skills and talents.

For more information on Globe at Home’s postpaid plans and services, visit their official website or inquire on Facebook Messenger. Select physical stores are also open to customers.

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