Hey there, how are you doing? Today we’re checking out the Huawei nova 9. Let’g get right to it!

Here’s a close-up of the box. It’s very simple. No frills or fuss here. Let’s open it up! We’re using a rather sharp knife to take the plastic cover off. What do you use when you box your brand new devices?

Opening the box, we’re immediately greeted by the phone. Now, let’s take this cover off. Here’s a quick look at the Huawei nova 9 in Starry Blue. Pretty, right? We’re gonna set that aside for now and go through the rest of what’s inside the box.

Here’s the part that houses the SIM Tray Ejector tool. This is also usually the home for the Jelly Case and some documentation. Jelly case is here but no documentation. Next we have the USB-C cable, and the 66W power brick. That’s about it!

Now, here’s a quick look at the Huawei nova 9’s specs.

  • 6.57” FHD+ DISPLAY
  • 8GB + 256GB 
  • 4300mAh BATTER

That’s a combo that’s more than enough to handle your various smartphone needs. With apps that you can download from the App Gallery and the Petal Search Widget.

Flagship level cameras

  • 50MP f/1.9 ULTRA VISION
  • 2MP f/2.4 DEPTH, 2MP f/2.4 MACRO
  • 32MP f/20 Selfie 

Now about that 50MP Main Camera. That’s actually the highlight of nova 9. Similar to Huawei P Series smartphones, it uses an RYYB sensor instead of the usual RGGB found in most phones. RYYB has more light intake making it great for capturing more detail, no matter the lighting situation.

The images are then further refined thanks to the XD Fusion Engine. It’s Huawei’s version of computational photography that’s been around since the ground breaking P30 Series. It mimics how our brain processes images. It then optimizes for detail and quality to produce absolutely stunning images –both still and moving.

It’s one thing to say it. But here are samples to make you believe. Check out the images in the video.

This feature is a collaboration between GadgetMatch and Huawei Philippines.


#LuxuryTech: Samsung Galaxy Z Fold5 Thom Browne Edition Unboxing

Ultra-rare foldable for $4000



Even though the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold5 has exclusive colors, it comes with an additional price — but it doesn’t stop there!—

The Korean giant also sold the ultra-rare Galaxy Z Fold5 Thom Browne Edition for a whopping KRW 4.29 Million (or just about US$ 4000).

Will you even believe that it got sold out in Korea that Michael Josh had to outsource one from a Hong Kong retailer?

In this episode of #LuxuryTech where tech meets fashion, Michael Josh unboxes the sophisticated Thom Browne Edition of the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold5!

ICYMI: Their last collaboration with the fashion brand was the Galaxy Z Fold3 Thom Browne Edition in a cleaner, white finish. 

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Apple AirPods Pro 2: USB-C vs Lightning

Are there even any changes?



The 2nd Generation of AirPods Pro (or AirPods Pro 2) was launched not too long ago.

It’s got all the nifty upgrades from the first iteration including better ANC, better battery life, better chip with UWB, more sensors, a MagSafe charging case with speakers, and many more.

Then Apple introduced the USB-C version of the same AirPods Pro model.

You might be wondering: Are there even any changes? Or is it just that new USB-C port all along?

Spoiler alert! There are changes you need to know and might convince you to buy one.

Head over to our comparison of the refreshed AirPods 2 USB-C versus its Lightning counterpart (and a mini unboxing in between).

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iPhone 15 + 15 Pro Series MEGA UNBOXING!

iPhone 15 domination comin’ thru



Most of you think there’s nothing extraordinary about unboxing videos anymore.

While that relies on one’s interest, there’s still that amount of satisfaction when unpacking Apple products.

The newest iPhone 15 lineup aren’t exemptions to that.

We might get the same ol’ box content in an overall minimalistic packaging design.

Still, there’s the sound of the screen-protecting sticker coming off from the phone.

Do I even need to iterate one’s design language appreciation when getting and flipping the device?

Here’s our MEGA unboxing of the iPhone 15, 15 Plus, 15 Pro, and 15 Pro Max in various colors — that might be your next GadgetMatch!

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