LG ELECTRONICS ANNOUNCES LEADERSHIP AND BUSINESS CHANGES TO ENHANCE COMPETITIVENESS

Appoints New Executives, Streamlines Structure and Creates B2B Company for 2018 and Beyond

LG Electronics (LG) announced the appointment of new executives to lead the Mobile Communications Company, Chief Technology Office and Global Marketing Center as part of its sweeping realignment to better address the challenges ahead. It also named the establishment of the new B2B Company, to expand upon its successful commercial operations and to consolidate existing business-to-business functions across various LG Electronics divisions.

Hwang Jeong-hwan has been named president and CEO of the LG Mobile Communications Company while current president Juno Cho takes on a new role within LG’s parent company. Mr. Hwang, who has years of experience in R&D, was closely involved in developing one of LG’s first smartphones in 2009 as head of the CTO’s Multimedia R&D Lab.

Dr. Park Il-pyung, head of LG’s Software Center, will take on the role of Chief Technology Officer with current CTO Dr. Skott Ahn taking on a new position in LG Corp. Before joining LG, Dr. Park was Chief Technology Officer at Harman International and head of the Intelligent Computing Lab at Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology. Dr. Park received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Columbia University and holds a number of patents in the field of computing.

Han Chang-hee, most recently vice president of appliance marketing communications, has been tapped to lead LG’s worldwide marketing efforts as head of the Global Marketing Center. Brian Na, who led LG’s global marketing efforts for the past two years, will assume the role of president of LG’s Western Europe operations.

To expand upon its success in the commercial sector, LG is establishing the B2B Company to oversee all aspects of business-to-business product sales including energy, information displays, vertical solutions. Kwon Soon-hwang, formerly head of LG’s Business Solutions Company and head of LG’s India operations, has been named president of the newly-formed B2B Company.

The Convergence Business Development Center will be established to identify and initiate corporate-wide initiatives related to artificial intelligence, IoT solutions and device-to-device connectivity.

All appointments are effective as of December 1, 2017 with promotions taking effect on January 1, 2018.

 

About LG Electronics, Inc.

LG Electronics, Inc. (KSE: 066570.KS) is a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, mobile communications and home appliances, employing 75,000 people working in 118 locations around the world. With 2016global sales of USD 47.9 billion (KRW 55.4 trillion), LG comprises four business units ― Home Appliance & Air Solutions, Mobile Communications, Home Entertainmentand Vehicle Components ― and is one of the world’s leading producers of flat panel TVs, mobile devices, air conditioners, washing machines and refrigerators. For more news and information on LG Electronics, please visit www.LGnewsroom.com.

 

 

 

Meet Vivo’s Latest Ambassadors, Ashley Rivera and Julie Ann San Jose

SM NORTH EDSA

Vivo, one of the leading smartphone brands in the country today, held a re-launch of its latest offering from the V series. The Vivo V7, was first unveiled in a grand launch at the SM City Bacolod Event Center North Wing last November 18 with Vivo influencer Boyband PH headlining the event.

The re-launch, which took place at the SM North EDSA Cyberzone Event Center last November 28, was graced by performances by R&B singer and Vivo influencer Julie Anne San Jose plus newest all-male group One Up. The event was also hosted by the DJ and Vlogger Ashley Rivera. The V7 re-launch was largely attended by members of the media from various networks and bloggers. Ms. Hazel Bascon, Vice President of Vivo Philippines and Head of Sales welcomed the members of the press and the audience in attendance.

Just in time for the holidays, Vivo is also mounting a special Christmas campaign to anchor the traditions of the most awaited holiday of the year and Vivo as a brand. The Christmas campaign involves booth stands in participating malls where Vivo enthusiasts may take their best Christmas selfie with Santa Claus, say hi to their favorite Vivo Family at the Vivo Phone Booth, get a chance to be Vivo’s all-screen cover girl or cover guy at the Cover Page booth and to experience the new Vivo V7 at the Experience tables. People who drop by the Vivo booth stand are also entitled to a prize upon completing their rounds in all of the featured booths.

The V7 is the result of Vivo’s on-going effort in understanding the needs of today’s young people, as the company continues its growth trajectory and international expansion by providing stylish and dynamic products to more consumers to show off their individuality and capture memories that is worth remembering.  The V7 reinforces Vivo’s leadership in selfies with its 24MP front-facing camera, which produces crystal-clear selfies. By keeping true-to-life color and contrast and a clear background at all times, V7 allows users to express themselves truly anytime, anywhere. Equipped with advanced technology, this phone is known for its exceptional photography features, screen quality and the overall product design.

For inquiries about Vivo, visit the Vivo website at www.vivo.com/ph or check out their Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/VivoPhil), Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/vivophil/), and Twitter (https://twitter.com/vivo_phil) accounts.

Up for the Vivo Selfie Challenge?! and Win a Vivo Smartphone

Vivo, a young leading global smartphone brand known for its known for its commitment in bringing advanced technology and stylish products to consumers, just recently dominated the spotlight with the launch of the Vivo V7+.

The Vivo V7+ is a new addition to the V series and promises to be a powerful shooter with a all-screen display. Equipped with advanced technology including Vivo’s fingerprint 24MP front-facing camera and a 16MP rear-facing camera, this phone is known for its exceptional photography features, screen quality and the overall product design. Vivo V7+ was launched last September 20 was graced by a roster of the most renowned and celebrated faces from Philippine showbusiness lead by the much-adored love team of Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla.

To further promote the Vivo V7+ to its audience, Vivo mounts an activation entitled the Vivo Ultimate Selfie Challenge. The challenge aims to bring the V7+ closer to the selfie-obsessed crowd by highlighting the phone’s 24MP clearer selfie front camera and all-screen display.

The Vivo Ultimate Selfie Challenge has three levels which a challenger needs to all pass to get the ultimate prize: a brand new Vivo V7+.

The following are the levels to beat to bag a V7+:

Level 1: Take That Clearer Selfie Shot

  • The challenger will stand in front of a Vivo V7+ phone unit.
  • The challenger has 7 seconds to pose for a clearer selfie where all he/she need to do is take a perfect selfie.

Level 2: The Lucky 3 Groufie

  • The challenger has 77 seconds to convince 2 random people at the mall to join him/her for a Lucky 3 Groufie shot.
  • All three people including the challenger will fit in the V7+ frame for the Groufie shot.

 

Level 3: Hold That Selfie

  • The challenger has to stand in front of the Vivo V7+ phone.
  • A random wacky picture will pop on the screen. The challenger has 7 seconds to look at the picture and imitate the pose.
  • After the 7 second mark, the challenger should hold his/her selfie pose and maintain it for 7 minutes!

Speaking of the the V7+ and Vivo’s V series, Vivo has also recently unveiled another new offering just this November: the Vivo V7. The Vivo V7 promises to be a powerful shooter with an all screen display.
Practically much like its predecessor the V7+ albeit with a more affordable price tag, V7 has 24MP clearer selfie camera, and an all screen 5.7-inch display. The V7 is the result of Vivo’s on-going effort in understanding the needs of today’s young people, as the company continues its growth trajectory and international expansion by providing stylish and dynamic products to more consumers to show off their individuality and capture memories that is worth remembering. 

Catch the Vivo Ultimate Selfie Challenge at malls near you. Beat all three levels and bag a new Vivo smartphone as your prize—truly the best gift anyone can have this Christmas.

For inquiries about Vivo, visit the Vivo website at www.vivo.com/ph or check out their Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/VivoPhil), Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/vivophil/), and Twitter (https://twitter.com/vivo_phil) accounts.

 

Can you Handle the BoyBandPH or the New Vivo V7 as they take over Bacolod?

The hottest boy band in the country and Vivo celebrity influencer Boyband PH is set to grace the stage with their upbeat performances at the much-anticipated launch of global smartphone brand Vivo’s latest pride—the V7.

Composed of Joao Constancia, Niel Murillo, Tristan Ramirez, Russell Reyes, Ford Valencia, Boyband PH will entertain Bacolodians at the Vivo V7 unveiling on November 18, 2:00 pm, at the SM City Bacolod Event Center North Wing. The boy group will lead the occasion as the V7 goes public for the first time. Prior to the grand launch, Boyband PH will also join a roster of media personalities at the Vivo V7 press conference on the same day.

The Vivo V7 is the newest addition to the V series and promises to be a powerful shooter with an All Screen Display. Equipped with advanced technology including Vivo’s fingerprint 24MP front-facing camera and a 16MP rear-facing camera, this phone is known for its exceptional photography features, screen quality and the overall product design.

The V7 is the result of Vivo’s on-going effort in understanding the needs of today’s young people, as the company continues its growth trajectory and international expansion by providing stylish and dynamic products to more consumers to show off their individuality and capture memories that is worth remembering.  The V7 reinforces Vivo’s leadership in selfies with its 24MP front-facing camera, which produces crystal-clear selfies. By keeping true-to-life color and contrast and a clear background at all times, V7 allows users to express themselves truly anytime, anywhere. Equipped with advanced technology, this phone is known for its exceptional photography features, screen quality and the overall product design.

The Vivo V7 will be available in the market after the launch on November 18.

For inquiries about Vivo, visit the Vivo website at www.vivo.com/ph or check out their Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/VivoPhil), Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/vivophil/), and Twitter (https://twitter.com/vivo_phil) accounts.

 

Capture your Instagram Worthy Photos while Travelling with the Vivo V7

Vivo V7 will be your newest travel companion, watch out for November 18

Vivo, a young leading global smartphone brand known for its known for its commitment in bringing advanced technology and stylish products to consumers, is thrilled to share that it will unveil, on November 18, the newest offering in the brand’s line-up of top-of-the-line smartphones.

The Vivo V7 is the newest addition to the V series and promises to be a powerful shooter with a ALL Screen Display. Equipped with advanced technology including vivo’s fingerprint 24MP front-facing camera and this phone is known for its exceptional photography features, screen quality and the overall product design.

 

Easy to bring along as it fits right in your hand and pocket, the Vivo V7 makes for a perfect travel buddy. The V7 is the result of Vivo’s on-going effort in understanding the needs of today’s young people and their pursuits which include culture, food, and travel. Take photos anywhere you go and expect clearer, natural-looking selfies with rich-colored backdrops of your favorite destination. The V7 reinforces Vivo’s leadership in selfies with its 24MP front-facing camera, which produces crystal-clear selfies. By keeping true-to- life color and contrast and a clear background at all times, V7 allows users to express themselves truly anytime, anywhere.

For inquiries about Vivo, visit the Vivo website at www.vivo.com/ph or check out their Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/VivoPhil), Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/vivophil/), and Twitter (https://twitter.com/vivo_phil) accounts.

 

Tech Tips Advice from All Source Tech: Widget City Hub

I guess a lot of us find convenience in tech gadgets to make life so fast phase and easy. We use it in our everyday lives especially the PHONE which is our form of communication.  Sometimes we forget that we have to take care of our gadgets and not overuse them in any way.

So here are some tips from an all source tech, on what accessories to get and since the new year is coming up, you many need something new. Be sure your resolution is finding a sturdy phone or gadget that is suitable to your lifestyle.  

FOR THE NEWBIE

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Emerging phone brands are surfacing all over social media which makes it hard to choose what phone to get considering a lot of factors. So let me ease your burden by starting to purchase on our very own country and you don’t have to spend extra going to singapore or the middle east. Here are some brands to check out .

The Google Pixel, I heard a lot of good reviews about this phone and according they may have the best camera phones and catches the eyes of gamers at heart. Personally its my first time hearing about Xiaomi and OnePlus. 

Google Pixelhttp://www.widgetcity.com.ph/google

Xiaomi http://www.widgetcity.com.ph/xioami

OnePlus – http://www.widgetcity.com.ph/one-plus

FOR THE EVERYDAY USER 

It can be anybody, working class or student. Phones are highly and overused but sometimes we buy phones also basing in our class in life. These are  IP-68  rated or waterproof and dustproof smartphones available in the Philippines you can invest by not breaking the bank too much. 

SAMSUNG GALAXY S8 httpwww.widgetcity.com.phsamsung-galay-s-specs-price-philippines

SAMSUNG GALAXY S8 PLUS http://httpwww.widgetcity.com.phsamsung-galay-s-plus-specs-price-philippines

HTC U11 http://TC – httpwww.widgetcity.com.phhtc-u

I have a peranal take on the LGG6 on my previous blopost but you can check this too as preference

http://httpwww.widgetcity.com.phlg-g

LG G6 PLUS http://httpwww.widgetcity.com.phlg-g-plus

SONY XPERIA XZ http://httpwww.widgetcity.com.phsony-peria-

SONY XPERIA XZ PLUS http://httpwww.widgetcity.com.phsony-peria–premium

GALAXY NOTE 8 http://www.widgetcity.com.ph/samsung-galaxy-note8

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FOR THE ADVENTURER

Some consider the outdoors as their turf especially those with Wanderlust spirit. The Philippines is filled with so amazing wonders especially the bodies of water that surround the archipelago. 

Waterproof Dive Pro Max for Iphone 6 and 6 Plus users  http://www.widgetcity.com.ph/di e-po

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE HOMIE

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Here are some useful tips for charging your phone at the end of the day! There are two smart ways of charging your smartphone are making use of Magneto Cable and Zebra Cable.

MAGNETO  – http://www.widgetcity.com.ph/magneto-cable

ZEBRA  – http://www.widgetcity.com.ph/zebra/cable

 

 

 

Cherry Mobile Launches Cherry OS and Flare Series: S6, S6 Plus & S6 Selfie

Cherry Mobile has upgraded to greater heights when it comes to their tech products especially now that I am personally impress with their FLARE Series. Basically for a normal person the first thing you check is the camera and for me as a blogger, it is definitely important to get that instagram worthy shot. I was checking out the 3 units at the launch, the selfie and rear cam of the units improved and is so nice. You may compare it to the surfacing phone brands with HD phone cameras – I can’t name drop any brands. But Cherry Mobile carries the upper hand because starting P4K you can afford a good phone with a quality camera. 

I will be posting my personal take on the FLARE S6 Selfie soon. 

Understanding the importance of a selfie-centric smartphone to the Filipino market, Cherry Mobile developed and produced the sixth and newest generation of their Flare series with revolutionary mobile camera functions. Dubbed as the Flare S6 Series, the latest pride of the leading local mobile phone brand in the country is crafted with top-notch mobile photography features. It also comes with exceptional lenses which allow users to fully capture every moment in life.

Cherry Mobile Flare S6: Capture Moments

For those who want to upgrade their smartphone to something that offers superior camera functionality for just Php3,999 SRP, here comes the Cherry Mobile Flare S6. With its zooming 13MP front and back cameras, one can capture more exciting and candid moments together with friends, family, and peers. The shooters of the device are also equipped with face beauty, face cute filters, and other camera upgrades that make selfie or we-fie moments comparable to that of smartphones with hefty price points.

The Cherry Mobile Flare S6 operates on Nougat 7.0 and is equipped with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal memory which can be amplified up to 64GB via microSD. The device is also LTE 700MHz-ready, uses USB Type-C for faster charging and file transfer experience, and is crafted with a fingerprint sensor for easy unlocking and extra security.

Cherry Mobile Flare S6 Selfie: Capture Beauty

One’s selfie moments can get truly remarkable with Cherry Mobile’s ultimate selfie smartphone, the Flare S6 Selfie. This device aims to impress and delight everyone who loves to capture more of themselves at their best angle. Its 16MP front and back cameras will not fall behind one’s expectations as it can take flattering selfies even in lowlight environments.

More than its superb camera features, the Flare S6 Selfie sports a 5.2” full-HD screen for a more enhanced and defined mobile viewing. Users can also enjoy the most delightful features from Nougat 7.0 without glitches as the device is smoothly powered by a 1.5GHz Octa-Core processor. It comes with a generous 3GB RAM that enables users to switch effortlessly between windows and a 16GB on-board storage, expandable up to 128GB via microSD, to store in more files.

For Php7,999 SRP, users can simply pose, snap, and post their picture-perfect photos anytime, anywhere they may be.  

Left FLARE S6 SELFIE
Right FLARE S6

Cherry Mobile Flare S6 Plus: Capture Life

Expect everything to be an A++ with the Cherry Mobile Flare S6 Plus, the flagship of the newest Flare S6 series. To begin with, its stalwart Quad-Camera will capture every moment in life that one would wish to treasure. From scenic views to crowd photos to everyday happenings, users could easily upturn their mobile phone photography skill using its 16MP + 5MP main and 16MP + 5MP front shooters.

For one’s viewing pleasure, the screen has been widened to 5.7” with an 18:9 screen ratio, complemented with a TRUEVIEW display to ensure rich mobile viewing. This gives a significant improved viewing experience to users. Moreover, just like the Flare S6 Selfie, the Flare S6 Plus also operates on Nougat 7.0 and is powered by 1.5GHz Octa-Core for a full and maximized Android function. It comes with a gigantic 4GB RAM for seamless multi-tasking and 64GB internal memory which one can double up to 128GB via microSD. It is also 700MHz LTE-ready, supports Hi Fi Audio, and is formed with a fingerprint sensor and USB type-C port.

The Flare S6 Plus is reasonably priced at Php9,999 SRP.

What’s new? Presenting, the Cherry OS.

On top of the improved mobile camera specifications, Cherry Mobile made the Flare S6 Series the most coveted smartphone of the brand to date with its own Cherry OS.

The Cherry OS – the brand’s customized operating system – boasts five unique features which are set to improve mobile user experience:

  • 360 Security – with the boost, clean, and anti-virus feature;
  • Privacy System – lets you create a more secure system within your phone’s system. You can transfer your apps and files in this system and access it through dial pad or pin/pattern;
  • Avatar Master – allows you to have two accounts for Viber, Messenger, and WhatsApp
  • Camera – has features such as gender-based face beauty, cute face filters, panorama mode, and photography filters
  • Other Cherry OS apps – one example is Freezer, which helps you save data; messaging fonts that can be resized through volume keys; Themes to match your mood for the day; Clone to transfer files from your old phone to your new Flare S6 device; Quick-Touch for easier access to apps; and the Super App Lock to further privatize your files.

 

With all these mobile camera upgrades and brand-new OS, Cherry Mobile makes sure that users enjoy the ultimate selfie and mobile phone photography experience anytime, anywhere. Be sure to check out the newest Cherry Mobile Flare S6 Series in all Cherry Mobile concept stores and kiosks near you.

**Learn more about the Cherry Mobile Flare S6 Series, Cherry OS, and Camera Lab, as well as their latest promos and updates through:

CM Website: www.cherrymobile.com.ph

FB: www.facebook.com/cherrymobile

Instagram: @cherrymobileph

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/CherryMobilePH

Twitter: @CherryMobilePH