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Samsung Galaxy Unpacked Event – Great New Launches for Lifestyle Choices

Samsung’s new launches at its unpacked event this month bring added style and lifestyle improvements to users’ interaction with their devices.

For photography and selfie enthusiasts, the new Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 is the perfect smartphone solution. This new device has a 12Mp brighter main camera with a 12Mp ultra-wide lens plus a 10Mp front facing camera for video calls and selfies. The quality has been enhanced with brighter and more detailed pics in night-time and low-light conditions.

The new Samsung Galaxy Flip 4 is also ideally suited for content creators with its hands-free video calling and content creation. It is also more durable with Gorilla Glass Victus+, IPX8 water resistance and faster charging to keep up with a creative lifestyle.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Pro – Bold with a Sense of Adventure

The new Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Pro is an exciting new sporty smartwatch, offering users a high-performance smartwatch that is built for endurance and a more adventurous lifestyle.

The Galaxy Watch 5 Pro has a titanium body, enhanced sapphire crystal glass covering on the display, IP68 water and dust protection as well as certification for MIL-STD-810H military grade environmental conditions.

This new smartwatch has a 45mm body with a 1,4” Super AMOLED display with raised bezels to protect the display from potential damage. The display has a 330ppi pixel resolution for crystal clear and intense visuals.

The focus of Galaxy Watch 5 Pro is on sporty and outdoor lifestyle features.

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Galaxy Buds 2 Pro – Comfy Wireless Earbuds

Samsung’s new Galaxy Buds 2 Pro are smarter and 15% smaller than their predecessor, the Galaxy Buds 2.

The big difference with Galaxy Buds 2 Pro is that they deliver a much clearer resolution of music, supporting a 24-bit music resolution over the 16-bit music resolution of their predecessor. This hi-resolution music comes into play when used in conjunction with other Samsung devices.

Teamed up with 2-way dynamic speakers and 360 degrees immersive audio, the quality of sound is akin to that of a live concert.

Other tech advancements are the Advanced Intelligent Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) feature. This is a useful feature when commuting where outside sound is effectively cancelled out, allowing users to enjoy music or podcasts without the interruption and irritation of outside sound.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 – Customised & full of features

Samsung unveiled its latest watch at its unpacked event in August 2022. This new Galaxy Watch 5 is the successor to the Galaxy Watch 4 Classic.

The new Galaxy 5 Watch has an appealing slim 9,8mm width, an aluminium body, quick-release straps, a round body and no rotating bezel.

It’s all about personal expression, lifestyle and comfort with new Galaxy Watch 5 offering numerous customisation options with several metal case colours and a number of strap colours and styles to choose from.

Body colours for this new smartwatch are Graphite and Silver with Pink Gold only available on the 40mm model and Sapphire exclusive to the 44mm model. For watch strap colours, there are a variety of choices with Boral Purple exclusive to the 40mm model and Sapphire to the 44mm model.

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Vivo Y02s – New Budget Smartphone with Great Specs

Vivo has just launched a new budget smartphone that boasts some really great features, making it a good value for money buy.

This device has a fashionably slim look and is ultra-light too, weighing in at only 182grams.

This brand-new smartphone from Vivo has a large 6,51” display that offers a HD+ resolution, 270 pixels per inch resolution and a 60Hz refresh rate.

The Vivo Y02s has a right-angle frame design with the rear panel comprised of a glass-like material that is both scratch and fingerprint resistant. For security and ease of use, the device has a fingerprint sensor integrated into the power button.

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Vivo V25 & V25 Pro Launch – New Mid-rangers with powerful cameras

Vivo hosted an event in August in which it introduced its new impressive mid-ranger, the Vivo V25 Pro. At this event, Vivo also announced the launch of its sibling, the V25 via a press release.

The Vivo 25 Pro comes with the powerful Dimensity 1300 chipset and a large 6,56” AMOLED HDR10+ curved display with 1300 nits of brightness. This screen has a resolution of 1080p, together with a fast refresh rate of 120 Hz.

The standard model, the Vivo V25 comes with a smaller 6,44” AMOLED HDR10+ display and a screen resolution of 1080p with a refresh rate of 90Hz. This model is powered by the Dimensity 900 chipset.

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Huawei Nova Y70 – NEW Budget Arrival

Huawei has just launched the Nova Y70 into the SA market. This smartphone is targeted at the budget sector of the market and brings fantastic Huawei features at an exceptional price.

Huawei Nova Y70 looks and feels incredibly stylish with its glassy exterior reflecting different shades and hues depending on how it catches the light. This smartphone comes in two avant-garde colours of Crush Green and Midnight Black.

The screen is a large 6,75” FullView Display with a 90,26% screen-to-body ratio, ensuring that viewing is more captivating and affording users an immersive viewing experience.

Huawei Nova Y70 has a triple camera setup with a 48Mp main camera, a 5Mp ultra-wide angle camera and a 2Mp depth camera.

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Samsung Galaxy A23 now with 5G

Samsung has upgraded its Galaxy A23 with 5G to cater for the huge demand for affordable 5G smartphones.

The brand new Samsung Galaxy A23 5G comes with a massive 6,6” FHD+ Infinity-V display, 90Hz refresh rate and 1080×2408 pixels resolution.

This new smartphone is powered by the Snapdragon 695 which is several generations newer, making it a lot more powerful than the base 4G model. The new chipset gives it a 15% faster CPU and 30% faster GPU performance versus its sibling.

The Samsung Galaxy A23 5G has a quad camera set up with a 50Mp main camera with Optical Image Stabilization, a 5Mp ultra-wide camera and depth and macro cameras of 2Mp each. The front selfie camera has an 8Mp sensor.

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Samsung Galaxy S22 – New “Bora Purple” Colour

It’s summertime in Europe and Galaxy S22’s new purple colour is a charming shade of purple that epitomizes summer whilst refreshing it’s colour range with wonderfully subtle and breezy tones.

The new “Bora Purple” name is derived from the Korean word “Bora” which means purple. Essentially naming the new colourway “Purple Purple”.

Samsung describes this colour as “playful” while allowing owners to stand out from the crowd.

Stephanie Choi, EVP and head of Marketing of Samsung’s MX Business says “With its pastel and neutral tones, Bora Purple embodies optimism and a sense of calm. It will unfold your world with the power of choice. You don’t need to be a K-pop star or a mythical creature to embody mystery or power, you just need to be yourself.”

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Huawei Watch 3 Pro New – Now with an ECG Feature

Huawei has just launched a new premium smartwatch model, the Watch 3 Pro New, an upgrade on its predecessor, the Watch 3 Pro (2021).

This smartwatch blends the traditional business watch values with the aesthetics of modern smartwatches to arrive at a smartwatch that delivers both contemporary and traditional elegance and style. Huawei Watch 3 Pro New has a quality titanium and ceramic build with the strap in either titanium or leather.

Huawei Watch 3 Pro New includes all the bells and whistles with one of its highlights being its ECG feature. The ECG or electrocardiogram features provides accurate ECG data to monitor the vascular health of the user. By accessing their ECG data, users will be able to prevent the risk of vascular disease.

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