Tech Round Up: 2nd Week of March

Published March 16, 2020, 12:00 AM

by manilabulletin_admin

In the midst of a global pandemic, life goes on and so does technology.  In case you missed it, let us look back at what was good about last week.

Huawei Nova 7i


Huawei 7i

Listen up mobile selfie enthusiasts! Want more entertainment in your life?  Then why not grab your own Nova 7i.  It features a 6.4 inch Display, Kirin 810 chipset, 48MP AI Quad Camera that supports Super Night shots and selfies of course. TheNova 7i is a stand out when it comes to mobile gaming.   It has the GPU Turbo 3.0 that delivers HD graphics and high frame rates to bring you a smooth experience.  This smartphone can definitely take the heat.

Huawei Band 4 Pro

huawei band pro 4

The time for action is now as Huawei unveils the Huawei Band 4 Pro. The Band 4 Pro features a built in GPS so you can track your whereabouts during the day. Sports enthusiasts will surely love this band.  Whether they are engaged in a single or multi-sport, the Huawei Band 4 Pro can track all sports activities indoor or outdoor.  In addition, the band is water resistant and can be used in swimming be it in a pool or in the ocean.  It has a water resistant rating of 50 meters under ISO standards.  Health-wise, this band monitors your heart rate and provides intelligent vibration reminders if your heart rate exceeds the heart rate limit. While you are sleeping, the device will continue to monitor your sleep and analyze the quality and phases of your sleep.  The Huawei Band 4 Pro…definitely, a must have!

Oppo Find X2 Pro Automobili Lamborghini Edition


Got Lamborghini dreams?  Well, Oppo is stepping up their game as they try to keep up with the race to dominate the 5G technology.  Together with the Find X2 duo, Oppo unveiled the Oppo Find X2 Lamborghini Edition. Looking back at what the Find X2 Pro has to offer, it is  equipped with OPPO’s most powerful and versatile Ultra Vision Camera System. The combined 48MP wide-angle lens, 48MP ultra-wide-angle camera, and 13MP periscope telephoto camera promises a fully upgraded imaging experience. The Find X2 Lamborghini Edition’s design has a hot forging glass technology for a solid and smooth hand feel. Wait there is more! This year, you get a desirable bundle that includes an exclusive case, true wireless earbuds and a car charger on top of the usual contents.

Oppo 5G CPE Omni

hhhIn an effort to further expand its IoT line, they launched a flagship 5G CPE device set to deliver huge 5G value for carriers and customers. The 5G CPE Omni is a 5G smart connection hub that is powered by the Snapdragon X55 modem, and equipped with OPPO’s proprietary O-Reserve 5G smart antenna and O-Motion 360° 5G antenna.  It is capable of delivering speeds of up to 7.5Gbps in 5G networks. The device supports Wi-Fi 6 and is compatible with protocols such as BLE 4.1 and ZigBee 3.0, providing users with a seamless smart 5G connectivity experience in various scenarios. OPPO aims to offer convergent personal technology experience built on 5G CPE Omni.

Dyson Corrale


Dyson has launched the Dyson Corrale, a new technology that’ll truly enhance one’s style. This beauty wonder features manganese-copper alloy plates that do all the hard work. Each plate is only 65 microns thick and is flexible to gather hair together. The Corrale features the Intelligent Heat Control Technology and uses a platinum sensor that regulates plate temperature 100x a second.  Dyson’s Corrale supports 30 minutes of wireless use and can be made to last longer by using the charging dock intermittently. No need to worry when you bring it on your travels, Dyson has installed an ‘airplane mode’ feature on the device. All you need to do is pack it in a carry-on luggage (as airlines don’t allow lithium-ion batteries in check-in luggages) and you’re good to go!

Netflix Mobile-only Plan



Streaming on your phone or tablets gets more and more affordable as Netflix launches their Mobile Plan for P149-per-month! Limited to smartphones and tablets, the new Mobile Plan comes with unlimited access to Netflix’s library of content. You can still create up to 5 profiles but you can only watch one screen play at a time. If you’re the type who likes to download for the road, the new plan also features Smart Download so you can entertain yourself during long-lines and traffic in commute. If you’ve been meaning to try out Netflix but can’t see yourself paying the monthly regular subscription, the Mobile Plan comes at a very affordable price. If you’re already a current subscriber, you can easily change your subscription in the settings and shift to the Mobile Plan.