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Samsung Experience stores ready to safely welcome customers

Will follow health and safety protocols

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Much like other businesses, Samsung Experience stores were forced to stop operating due to the coronavirus pandemic. As the Philippines slowly tried to revive its economy, the experience stores are opening their doors once more while following safety and health protocols.

Samsung Philippines adheres to the guidelines set by the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases. To keep consumers and employees safe, health and safety protocols are strictly followed – limiting the number of its customers to only 50 percent, mandatory use of masks, and frequent cleaning in all stores.

Here’s a rundown of how Samsung is complying with the rules and providing all of us a safe shopping experience.

Unique QR health declaration codes

These are installed at every entrance of Samsung Experience Stores to promote a safe and contactless contact tracing process. After completing the health declaration form, customers are greeted by Samsung Experience Store personnel, wearing face masks and face shields in the stores at all times. Health and safety precaution guidelines are also distributed inside the stores.

Product demonstrations are done side-by-side instead of face-to-face

This is also done while keeping the required safe distance of one (1) meter to make sure everyone is socially-distanced. Smart Switch self-help guides and leaflets are also issued to customers to minimize prolonged interaction in the store.

Store personnel always disinfect the display units

They do the same for frequently visited areas of the store after every customer interaction.

Acrylic sneeze shields are installed in cashier counters

This serves as a protective barrier between employees and customers. They are installed in all Samsung Experience stores.

Live Shop Assist

If you’re still not convinced there’s still Samsung’s Live Shop Assist as well as the Customer Service Hotline. Both methods connect you to a Samsung Product expert to help with your shopping needs while minimizing physical interactions in the stores.

You’ll find a list of the nearest Samsung Experience store near you here.

 

 

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The Sony Alpha ZV-E10 is a vlogging camera

Among other things

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The prospect of owning your very own mirrorless camera became more enticing to people after the pandemic hit and people turned to online jobs to earn living. For some, that meant putting on the digital creator hat. Perhaps seeing the trend, Sony launches a camera that addresses this need — the Sony Alpha ZV-E10.

It’s the first on Sony’s vlogging camera series to feature interchangeable lenses, giving users more versatility. This isn’t the case with the camera’s sibling, the ZV-1. It has a 24.2MP APS-C Exmor CMOS sensor, which means anyone looking to expand their lens selections should look out for e-mount lenses.

Now, about the vlogging part. It’s small, lightweight (around 343g) and includes the side-opening Vari-angle LCD Screen that allows creators to connect external mics on top of the camera.

The new camera also includes advanced video features:

  • Internal 4K movie recording through full pixel readout without pixel binning
  • High bit rate XAVC S™ codec at 100Mbps when recording 4K
  • Slow & Quick Motion
  • High-speed full HD recording at 120 fps
  • Interval Shooting for stunning time-lapse videos
  • Hybrid Log-Gamma (HDR) / S-Gamut3.Cine / S-Log3, S-Gamut3 / S-Log3

A unique feature of the Alpha ZV-E10 is the zoom lever that can operate optical zoom with power zoom lenses and Clear Image zoom with prime lenses.

When pairing the camera with a prime lens, the user can zoom without losing video resolution to maintain full 4K video. The user can also choose from eight zoom speed settings for added creative flexibility.

Taking things further for content creators, the ZV-E10 can be purchased with the optional GP-VPT2BT Shooting Grip with Wireless Remote Commander. It’s a one-handed shooting is simplified with easy to access zoom, record and a customizable button.

The camera can also be connected to your laptop or PC to function as a webcam with the Image Edge Desktop App. A mobile version of the app is also available for easier image file transfer.

Price and availability

The Alpha ZV-E10 will be available in black and white at selected retail shops. The body-only option retails for US$ 698, while the kit lens (E PZ 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OSS power zoom) option retails for US$ 798.

In the Philippines, it retails for PhP 39,999 — that’s a packaged offer for the ZV-E10 and the kit lens. The pre-order also includes two (2) 32GB SD Cards for free.

It’s currently on pre-order in the US and the Philippines.

In Singapore, it will be available in August 2021.

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mWell: new health & wellness app for Filipinos

Because, really, we needed this.

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Metro Pacific Health Tech Corporation (MPHTC) is looking to transform the digital health care ecosystem. With what, you ask? Well, with mWell. mWell is a health and wellness app made for every Filipino’s holistic well-being by providing you the medical aid you deserve through a secure digital space.

mWell has partnered with CareSpan, Philcare, Keralty Clinic, board-certified doctors and health practitioners. That way, they can give you access to the best digital medical aid.

For doctors, clinics, and hospitals

Doctors, clinics, and hospitals all over the country are welcome to sign up to mWell. With it, they can set up their own virtual clinic and virtual labs for free. From there, they’ll be able to easily book and manage digital appointments, access patients’ confidential medical records, and issue e-prescriptions.

If you’re a board-certified doctor who isn’t tech savvy, don’t worry. You’ll be given a quick and easy training to be able to access all of mWell’s services so you can immediately digitize your practice and reach more patients nationwide.

For the everyday Filipino

mWell provides everyday Filipinos access to professional consultations, wellness programs, products, and drug delivery services. With the partnership of Medicard, you can book COVID-19 testing services.

Starting August, mWell will let you access e-Pharmacies. From buying prescribed meds and getting them delivered to your doorstep, to buying PhilCare health insurance products for dengue, accidents, and emergencies, they’ve got you covered. They’re even launching nationwide virtual medical missions.

More coming

On September, mWell is partnering with Aktivolabs to let you monitor and track physical activities, sleep schedule, and stress so you can work on improving your health and wellness. And, for PLDT Home customers, you can avail free consultation with mWell doctors. The app is available for Android and iOS.

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JBL Audio Products Philippines Price List

Which JBL audio product is your GadgetMatch?

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Looking to buy one of those JBL headphones or speakers? Here are the prices of all the JBL audio products sold in the Philippines, arranged by product categories and price.

Last update: July 2021

Speakers

Portable Speakers

  • Go 3  — PhP 2,399
  • Clip 4 — PhP 3,549
  • Flip 5 — PhP 6,999
  • Charge 4 — PhP 9,499
  • Pulse 4 — PhP 11,999
  • Xtreme 3 — PhP 16,999
  • Boombox 2 — PhP 23,999

Radio Speakers

  • Tuner FM — PhP 4,995
  • Horizon — PhP 5,995
  • Tuner 2 — PhP 6,299
  • Horizon 2 —PhP 6,299

Voice-activated Speakers

  • Link 10 — PhP 9,999
  • Link 20 — PhP 12,999
  • Link 300 — PhP 14,999
  • Link View — PhP 17,999
  • Link 500 — PhP 23,999

Headphones and Earphones

Lifestyle Headphones

  • Live 100 — PhP 2,199
  • Live 25BT — PhP 3,499
  • Live 200BT — PhP 3,999
  • Live 220BT — PhP 4,199
  • Live 400BT — PhP 5,999
  • Live 500BT — PhP 8,599

Tune Series Wireless Earphones and Headphones

  • Tune 110
    • Wired — PhP 699
    •  Wireless — PhP 1,999
  • Tune 210 — PhP 999
  • Tune 205
    • Wired — PhP 999
    • Wireless — PhP 2,199
  • Tune 290 — PhP 1,490
  • Tune 215BT — PhP 2,199
  • Tune 500
    • Wired — PhP 1,999
    • Wireless — PhP 3,199
  • Tune 510BT — PhP 3,299
  • Tune 700BT — PhP 4,599

Noise-cancelling Headphones

  • Live 460NC — PhP 6,999
  • Tune 600BTNC — PhP 5,499
  • Tune 660NC — PhP 5,599
  • Tune 750BTNC — PhP 7,499
  • Live Free NC+ TWS — PhP 8,599
  • Everest Elite 150NC — PhP 9,999
  • Live 650BTNC — PhP 10,999
  • Live 660NC — PhP 10,999
  • Everest Elite 750NC — PhP 13,990

Everest Series

  • Everest 110GA — PhP 4,990
  • Everest 310GA — PhP 8,999
  • Everest 710GA — PhP 9,999

JBL Jr.

  • Jr. 310
    • Wired — PhP 1,499
    • Wireless — PhP 2,999
  • Jr. Pop — PhP 1,999

True Wireless Earbuds

  • Tune 115TWS — PhP 4,699
  • Tune 125TWS — PhP 5,999
  • Tune 225TWS — PhP 7,199
  • Tune 300TWS — PhP 8,599
  • Endurance Peak TWS — PhP 6,999
  • Endurance Peak II — PhP 6,999
  • Reflect Mini NC TWS — PhP 8,299
  • Reflect Flow TWS — PhP 8,499
  • UA True Wireless Streak — PhP 8,499
  • Live Pro+ TWS — PhP 9,199
  • Under Armour TWS Flash — PhP 9,999

Professional Headphones

Club Series

  • Club 700BT — PhP 8,599
  • Club 950NC — PhP 13,799
  • Club One — PhP 19,599

Sport Headphones

Endurance Series

  • Run — PhP 1,199
  • Run BT — PhP 2,299
  • Sprint — PhP 3,199
  • Jump — PhP 4,299
  • Dive — PhP 5,299

Reflect Series

  • Reflect Contour 2 — PhP 5,299
  • Reflect Mini 2 — PhP 5,299
  • Under Armour Sport Wireless Train — PhP 11,499

Gaming Headsets & Speakers

JBL Quantum

  • Quantum 50 — PhP 1,799
  • Quantum 100 — PhP 2,399
  • Quantum 200 — PhP 2,999
  • Quantum 300 — PhP 4,799
  • Quantum 400 — PhP 5,999
  • Quantum 600 — PhP 8,999
  • Quantum 800 — PhP 11,999
  • Quantum One — PhP 13,799

Party Speakers & Karaoke

  • PBM100 — PhP 1,699
  • PartyBox 100 — PhP 18,999
  • PartyBox On-the-Go — PhP 20,999
  • PartyBox 310 — PhP 28,999
  • PartyBox 1000 — PhP 57,999

Soundbars

  • Bar 2.0 All-in-One — PhP 10,999
  • Cinema SB110 — PhP 11,999
  • Bar 2.1 — PhP 18,999
  • Bar 2.1 Deep Bass — PhP 19,999
  • Bar 5.1 Immersive — PhP 32,999
  • Bar 5.1 — PhP 42,999

We also have various reviews, news, and feature articles for JBL audio products which you can check out here.

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