Today is one that is most awaited, especially for Huawei fans, as its newest flagships the Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro have finally made their debut in the Philippines!

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Launched just a little over a month ago, these devices are the company’s most ambitious to date, equipped with the Kirin 970 processor with AI capabilities, which are intended to keep the phone in top shape for a longer period of time. It’s also equipped with a powerful 12-core GPU for handling graphics intensive applications.

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The Mate 10 sports a 5.9-inch 16:9 Quad HD display, while the Pro has a 6-inch 18:9 OLED screen. The Mate 10 comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage, while the Pro has a variant with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. Both devices pack a 4000mAh battery and run on EMUI 8 on top of Android 8.0 Oreo.

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A signature of the brand, the Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro feature dual Leica cameras: A 12MP (RGB) and 20MP (Mono) sensor, fitted with OIS, 2x Hybrid Zoom, PDAF, Laser Auto-focus, and 4K video recording. Selfies on the other hand, are handled by an 8MP sensor.

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Other notable features include Dual 4G/Dual VoLTE, 4.5G LTE connectivity, and PC Mode, which provides a desktop environment by simply connecting the phone directly to an external display.

Huawei Mate 10 Specs

  • 2.4GHz Hi-Silicon Kirin 970 Octa-Core Processor
  • 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB)
  • 5.9-inch 16:9 2K HDR Display
  • Dual 12MP (RGB) + 20MP (Mono) Rear Cameras, f/1.6, Leica Summilux-H, OIS, PDAF, 2x Lossless Zoom, Laser AF
  • 8MP Front Camera
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • NFC
  • IP53 Certification for Splash Resistance
  • USB Type-C Interface
  • 4,000mAh battery with SuperCharge Technology
  • EMUI 8.0 on top of Android 8.0 Oreo
  • Colors: Mocha Brown, Black

Huawei Mate 10 Pro Specs

  • 2.4GHz Hi-Silicon Kirin 970 Octa-Core Processor
  • 6GB of RAM, 128GB of storage
  • 6.0-inch 18:9 FHD+ OLED HDR Display
  • Dual 12MP (RGB) + 20MP (Mono) Rear Cameras, f/1.6, Leica Summilux-H, OIS, PDAF, 2x Lossless Zoom, Laser AF
  • 8MP Front Camera
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • NFC
  • IP67 Certification for Water and Dust Resistance
  • USB Type-C Interface
  • 4,000mAh battery with SuperCharge Technology
  • EMUI 8.0 on top of Android 8.0 Oreo
  • Colors: TBA

The Huawei Mate 10 will retail for PhP32,990 in stores starting Nov. 19, 2017. You still have until the end of today to pre-order a unit and get a FREE 10,000mAh Huawei Super Charge Powerbank! For more details, click here.

The Pro variant will be available sometime on the first week of December 2017, with pricing to be announced soon.

Catch our unboxing of the Huawei Mate 10 this weekend!

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Tokyo Game Show Special Coverage

Tokyo Game Show 2018

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Witness this year’s biggest gaming convention in Asia, the Tokyo Game Show 2018. This September 19, our team will fly to Tokyo, Japan, to be part to TGS 2018. Special thanks to our brand partners Huawei Mobile, PLDT Home, Smart Communications and Cherry Mobile for making this coverage possible.

The Gadget Pilipinas Team was given access to a press briefing with Hidetaka Miyazaki, Director from From Software and a bit of hands-on gameplay. Here’s our take on the hands-on gameplay and the insights from the press interview. We also  figured a listicle is in order to rundown why this game will match the hype surrounding it.

Here’s our Top 5 reasons why “Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice” is to die for.

1) The game is Tenchu-inspired

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2) Casual or hardcore can play

sn1rmqcvrwomyuttaoyq 770x433 - Top 5 reasons "Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice" is to die forFrom Software is notorious for challenging games and Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is no exception. However, Hidetaka Miyazaki, Director of From Software, revealed that he himself is a casual gamer and has made it clear that the game should be accessible to beginners and experienced players alike.

3) Upgradeable prosthetic arm

jjn6e6ivua5u142iukql 770x433 - Top 5 reasons "Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice" is to die forThat prosthetic arm that Sekiro has isn’t just for looks. It can launch a grappling hook and is upgradeable too. No details were revealed but its good to know that a skill-tree based system is in place. Think Horizon Zero Dawn or Spiderman on the way skill and gadgets are upgraded. Tech upgrades set in feudal Japan? What’s not to like?

4) Play the style that suits you

jo1pi5md3myj0pxynz9p 770x433 - Top 5 reasons "Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice" is to die forStealth like Tenchu or head-on like Dark Souls? It’s up to you. What’s clear is that you can’t use stealth for the whole campaign since the game wasn’t designed that way. Stealth can be used to thin enemy numbers and to preserve your health before confronting the big boss. The mix of stealth and hack and slash is always a good mix to change-up the pace and should suit any gameplay style.

5) Single-player only campaign can last 20 to 30 hours 

ocxemodvr6oa72argpyo 770x433 - Top 5 reasons "Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice" is to die forThat’s the length of the campaign as per Miyazaki. The game is focused-solely on the single-player experience. No more wayward players who can just jump-in and help or derail your campaign. From Software also focused on the story-telling. Given that no resources were spent in developing the multiplayer aspect, expect the campaign to take it up a notch.

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice will be released on March 22, 2019 on PC, Xbox One and the Playstation 4.

Our Tokyo Game Show 2018 Coverage is brought to you by our brand partners: Huawei Mobile Philippines, PLDT Home Fibr, Smart and Cherry Mobile. Access our coverage here.

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Heads-up, Pro Evolution Soccer (PES) players. The PES game you’re playing on your phone is going to get a major upgrade.

For starters, the visuals will get a major overhaul and will be using Unreal Engine 4 – the same graphics engine used in triple A games for consoles and PCs. With the use of Unreal Engine 4, PES will be inching closer to how it looks versus its console port. It

Next, over 3,000 new animations, improved player AI with every playstyle accounted for, and realistic ball movements has been optimized for fans to enjoy the ultimate soccer game.

And lastly, 10 new league licenses from Europe, South America and Asia have been added, including Japan’s J. League.

The best part? Despite these updates,  Winning Eleven 2019 is still free-to-play (with in-game purchases).

PES 2019 promises to give a life-like behavior of the beautiful game and should take competitive mobile sports gaming to new heights.

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More about the game and new features, here.

Our Tokyo Game Show 2018 Coverage is brought to you by our brand partners: Huawei Mobile Philippines, PLDT Home Fibr, Smart and Cherry Mobile. Access our coverage here.

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