Vivo’s newest flagship smartphone, the V9, was yet to be released in authorized stores nationwide, but it had already exceeded pre-order expectations.

As of April 5, the Vivo V9 has received over 18,000 pre-orders. The pre-orders started on March 26 after it unveiled the V9 to the press in a summer-themed launch at the City of Dreams Manila on March 22. See previous post here.

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Due to the unprecedented success of the Vivo V9, additional units will be coming soon to accommodate the growing interest in Vivo’s new flagship unit. Vivo is very grateful to its loyal followers for the continued support. The global smartphone brand assures its fans that it will keep on pushing its boundaries to introduce consumer-friendly revolutions.

The Vivo V9 gets over 18,000 pre-orders nationwide in less than two weeks.

Known for its cutting-edge and innovative technologies, Vivo is one of the most respected smartphones in the industry. And, it continued to break limits with the release of the Vivo V9. The newest flagship smartphone has elevated its selfie expertise by seamlessly integrating artificial intelligence technology with the 24-megapixel front camera.

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The Vivo V9 also features an improved AI Face Beauty technology and over 40 built-in AR Stickers to make taking selfies more fun. The smartphone also has a 6.3-inch FullView™ Display for an unparalleled viewing experience with a 90% screen-to-body ratio.

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Vivo is looking a brighter 2018 ahead as it is the official smartphone of the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018.

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Vivo’s newest flagship smartphone may be filled with features that will make jaws drop, but it did so without sacrificing design. The V9 is a sleek, polished smartphone that comes in Pearl Black and Gold.

For Vivo V9’s highlighted product specifications, click here.

Head to an authorized Vivo shop near you to get experience Vivo V9’s Perfect View, Perfect Shot.

Vivo will begin selling its latest flagship smartphone, the V9, at all authorized stores nationwide on Friday, April 6. The Vivo V9 retails at Php17,990.

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Check out Vivo’s official YouTube page here for more information.

About Vivo

A global smartphone brand focused on introducing perfect sound quality and ultimate photography with cutting-edge technology, Vivo develops innovative and stylish products for young people. We now have over two hundred million users and are one of the preferred brands of young people around the world. As an Official Sponsor of the FIFA World Cup™, Vivo believes in the importance of encouraging young people to embrace self-expression and an energetic lifestyle. In the Philippines, Vivo is the top 3 smartphone brand in terms of market share with 1.5 million users nationwide.

For inquiries about Vivo, visit the Vivo website at or check out their FacebookInstagram, and Twitter accounts.

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Lazada’s flash sale of the Xiaomi Redmi 5A was a success selling out the available stocks today in less than 1 hour! The Redmi 5A was such a hit with its flash sale price of only P4,390. Featuring a Snapdragon 425 64-bit quad-core processor, 16GB of ROM expandable to 128GB, a 2GB RAM and a 13MP rear and a 5MP front camera, the Redmi 5A is one of the most feature-packed smartphones below the 5000-peso range.

With another batch of shipment already on the way, Lazada has confirmed that the next date of the flash sale will be next week on Monday, March 19, at 1PM. Both the dark grey and the gold version will be available next week. To those who were not fast enough to get the Redmi 5A today, mark your calendars and set up those alarms for next week!



Hubsan Intelligent Co., Ltd is a major manufacturer of remote-controlled drones from Shenzhen, China. They have over 20 different kinds of quadcopters or a helicopter that is lifted and propelled by four rotors.
In the fourth quarter of 2017, a new Hubsan quadcopter in the USA and Europe was launched, the HUBSAN H122D X4 Storm.
Main Features:
● Durable Carbon fiber frame with powerful coreless motors
WiFi FPV, 720P HD camera, access to App control
Follow Me Mode for following a moving object
Waypoints, i.e. setting the flight path and altitude
Point of Interest – circling around a certain point




  • Frame material- carbon fiber
  • Motor type- coreless
  • Battery- 7.6V 2S 710mAh LiPo
  • Camera- built-in 720P HD Camera
  • Memory card- 4GB TF card
  • External memory- up to 32GB, Class 4 ( not included )
  • Transmitter- 2.4GHz Bluetooth
  • App download- QR code on user manual
  • Compatible system- Android, iOS
  • Product weight- 0.1170 kg


  • Size- 3.7 inch X 3.7 inch
  • Max Flight Time- 8 minutes
  • Battery- 7.6V 710mAh Li-Po
  • Charging Time – 150 minutes
  • Distance- 100 meters
  • Built-in HD Camera 720P
  • FPV:Real Time Photo/Video Transmission



Watch the video below and see for yourself how fun it is to pilot this drone.

  •  720P High Definition Camera
  •  360 Fills & Rolls
  •  Real Time FPV
  •  2.4Ghz RC Control Series
  •  5.8Ghz Video Transmission
  •  Max Flight Time 8 Minutes

I got to fly this sturdy little drone myself. Below is the video. I was a bit hesitant to fly high since I was flying indoors and there were a lot of people around me. I can not wait to fly this outdoors.

As you may have seen in the video, I crashed the drone more than a couple of times. Because of its carbon fiber frame, it remained intact and in good flying condition. This is perfect for beginners. It can also capture stunning photos with its 720P High Definition camera.
The Goggles Version comes with the following:
  • 1 x Hubsan H122D Racing Drone
  • 1 x Transmitter
  • 1 x 7.6V 710mAh Battery
  • 1 x HV002 Goggles
  • 1 x HS001 LCD Monitor
  • 1 x Charger
  • 4 x Blades Material
  • Carbon Fibre Motor
  • Coreless Quadcopter Size: 3.7 inch X 3.7 inch Battery
  • 7.6V (2S) 710mAh Lipo
  • Flight Time: Around 8minutes
  • Charging Time: 150 minutes
  • Max Flight: 100± meters
  • Function: Flips & Rolls
  • Low Battery Protection
  • Compatible With FatShark
For more information, please visit the Facebook Page of Pinoydrones here. You can also use my coupon code: JOEL20 to avail of discounts when you purchase one.
Happy flying! Signing out for now. Peace.


The Samsung Galaxy S9 is here! Pre-order yours until March 11, 2018 here.

Pricing starts at P45,990 for the Galaxy S9 and P52,990 for the S9+
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All pre-orders received until March 11, 2018 will come with free bundles worth up to P 7,198.00 such as:

  • Wireless Charger Convertible worth P4,099.00
  • TUMI Case worth P 2,999.00
  • Clear View Standing Cover worth P 3,099.00

Lazada will start delivering pre-ordered Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ units on March 12, 2018. So what are you waiting for?

Click here and place your order! Use the following coupon codes to avail of discounts:

Happy shopping! Signing out for now. Peace!


Are you ready to meet the entry-level smartphone king? Xiaomi is officially launching in the Philippines exclusively on Lazada.


Main features:

  • 5″ fully-laminated HD display
  • 3,000 mAh battery
  • Snapdragon 425 64-bit quad-core processor
  • 16GB of ROM expandable to 128GB
  • 13MP rear
  • 5MP front camera

Redmi 5A features Reading mode which protects vision and reduces eye fatigue by filtering out the blue light.

Xiaomi Phone

Redmi 5A allows up to 8 days standby time. The large capacity  3000mAh battery with MIUI system-level power optimization offers up to 7 hours of video playback and 6 hours of gaming. How cool is that?

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Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 425 64-bit quad-core processor allows seamless daily use even while playing visually intensive games.

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Redmi 5A is dual SIM. It also has a microSD card for additional data storage.

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This entry-level smartphone king is preloaded with MIUI 9 allowing the phone to recognize your train ticket SMS messages and intelligently turns them into simple cards with all the important information on it.

Xiaomi Phone IRCTC Card

Redmi 5A comes with Mi Video that supports popular video formats and subtitles. It groups episodes by name and hides videos that you wish kept private.

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Transferring of files between devices is now made easier with Mi Drop without requiring an internet connection… similar to the Iphone’s AirDrop.

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For your convenience, Redmi 5A‘s comes with an App vault that remembers all your most used features and information such as call cabs, take notes, view upcoming events, etc.

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Take groupfies and scenic shots using the 13MP camera with PDAF.

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The price and date of sale are yet to be revealed by Lazada. We can expect though that the price that it will be offered to will be aligned to what Redmi 5A claims to be, and that is, THE ENTRY-LEVEL SMARTPHONE KING!

So what are you waiting for? Be the first ones to know the price and date of availability by registering here:

You will then receive a notification containing the full details of the sale.

Use my coupon codes below to avail of discounts when you purchase!


Signing out for now. Peace.