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February 24, 2018

Vivo local endorsers, singers, and real-life lovers KZ Tandingan and TJ Monterde on Saturday, February 17, charmed their fans at a post-Valentine’s Day show at Limketkai Atrium in Cagayan de Oro City. 

The concert, which also featured The X Factor alumni Jeric Medina, Chandreena, and Shameena Moorjani as well as CDO-based Visayan pop singer Winset Jacot, was made possible through the support of global smartphone brand Vivo.

TJ Monterde and KZ Tandingan, in a rare occasion, held a concert together for their fans in CDO.

The Limketkai Atrium was jam-packed with fans of all ages, from all walks of life to witness the talented singers perform their hits. In between the songs, fans screamed to show their love and appreciation for the pair. Unsurprisingly, Monterde and Tandingan did not disappoint. They hit the right notes and delivered a show for the books. They even performed a medley of Visayan songs, especially for their Kagay-anon fans.

Monterde sang his original compositions such as “Sa Tuwina,” “Imahinasyon,” and “Mahika.” Tandingan, meanwhile, delighted fans with her rendition of “Tadhana,” “Two Less Lonely People in the World,” and her winning performance of “Rolling in the Deep” on the Chinese television series “Singer 2018.”

The acoustic singer-songwriter seranded Kagay-anon fans with his original hits like “Dating Tayo,” “Tulad Mo,” and “Ikaw at Ako.”

TJ and KZ showed undeniable musicality and chemistry during their post-Valentine’s Day concert in CDO.

Tandingan and Monterde joined Vivo’s family in September 2017 during the launch of the V7+, the brand’s flagship smartphone that boasts of a 24-megapixel front camera and 5.99-inch all-screen display.

Since then, the singers have performed at Vivo’s mall shows in and out of Metro Manila in helping spread the word about what sets Vivo smartphones apart from the pack. Tandingan and Monterde both expressed their gratitude to Vivo for helping them mount the show.

“Vivo has always been supportive of our projects. We’re very thankful to them for helping us sing together for our fans in Cagayan de Oro,” the pair said.

To make the event more exciting, Vivo gave away V7 smartphones to two lucky fans who posted online a photo of the concert using the hashtag #VivoxTVxKZ.

Two lucky fans got a Vivo V7 smartphone from their idols themselves.

Dubbed as Soul Supreme, Tandingan hails from Digos City, Davao del Sur who won the first season of The X Factor Philippines in 2012. The acoustic balladeer, meanwhile, left his career as a radio personality and a host of ABS-CBN’s regional show MagTV in CDO to pursue his passion for music.

In 2017, they released the official lyric video of their duet “Ikaw at Ako Pa Rin” after it went viral. It was also part of Monterde’s self-titled album.

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.

January 10, 2018

CES 2018, the largest electronics convention of the year is where Vivo showcased the world's first production ready in-display fingerprint scanning smartphone!

Demonstrating their continued commitment to bring an extraordinary user experience to consumers, Vivo showcases the first production ready smartphone with an in-display fingerprint scanning technology that delivers a whole new mobile experience by enabling users to unlock their smartphone through one-touch fingerprint scanning directly from the display. This solves the industry's challenge of providing a better and more convenient fingerprint authentication experience without sacrificing the need for space just for a separate fingerprint scanner.

“With our efforts in extensive consumer research and long-term R&D investment, Vivo is well positioned to pioneer the development of fingerprint scanning technology. We first presented a prototype of our fingerprint scanning solution at MWC Shanghai 2017 based on an ultrasonic sensor, and have remained committed to realizing our vision for future smartphones,” said Alex Feng, Senior Vice President of Vivo. “Today’s showcase of a ready-to-produce in-display fingerprint scanning smartphone featuring an optical fingerprint sensor is a big leap forward in bringing consumers this long-awaited, futuristic mobile experience. We are very excited to make it available to consumers soon.”

The In-display fingerprint scanning technology from Vivo supports various scenarios besides unlocking the smartphone. It is only activated when needed. A graphical interface will reveal itself on the smartphone's display in scenarios where the fingerprint is needed like user authentication like in payments and logging-in to accounts.

Full-screen displays are set to deliver a more immersive user experience for consumers as various interactions will be integrated and consolidated on the display. Vivo In-Display Fingerprint Scanning Technology replaces the physical fingerprint button on the screen, laying the foundation for a truly immersive experience.

The showcasing of the world’s first in-display fingerprint scanning smartphone ready for mass-production marks a significant leap forward in the industry’s development, taking users’ smartphone experience to a new level. The availability of Vivo’s first in-display fingerprint scanning smartphone will be announced in early 2018.

December 17, 2017

The holidays have always been a large part of the Filipino's lives so Vivo Philippines celebrates the holiday spirit with a new video depicting a touching story of a children, their mother and the husband and father from the war.

Happy Holidays from Vivo!

The story centers on the grieving wife who tends to her children on Christmas eve when a group of carolers serenaded them with their rendition of 'Silent Night' outside their home. Inside the grieving family's home is fully flushed noche buena with gifts that welcomed these carolers. 

However the family's feelings were stirred because of the solitary portrait of the father of the home-a soldier who gave his life fighting for peace in the war.

This holiday video from Vivo became viral and garnered more than 780,000 views with more than 4,200 shares and near 41,000 likes within six days of its release from the Vivo Philippines facebook page. Because it focused on family, the holidays, togetherness and gratitude, Vivo's Holiday video hits home for many Filipinos.

The comments section abounds with emotional sentiments with messages of gratitude for the soldiers who fought to re-establish peace in Marawi. Some of the comments even expressed gratitude to Vivo for “giving [the audience] an avenue to thank the ones who enabled them to celebrate Christmas in peace.” “very meaningful and heartwarming! a tribute to all our soldiers and father! hats off to Vivo management for making this short film.”

You can watch the video with this link: HERE

What do you guys think?

November 30, 2017

Leading smartphone brand, Vivo held a re-launch of their latest smartphone offering from the V-series, the V7!

The Raffle Winner for the first ever V7 in the Philippines!

It was first unveiled at the grand launch held at SM City Bacolod Event Center last November 18 with Boyband PH headlining the event.

The re-launch was held at the SM North EDSA Cyberzone Event Center last November 28th and was graced by singer, Vivo influencer Julie Anne San Jose, male group One Up and was hosted by DJ, Vlogger Ashley Rivera.

The event was attended by members of the media from various networks and publications. Ms. Hazel Bascon, Vice President of Vivo Philippines and Head of Sales welcomed the press and the audience who came all the way to witness Vivo's latest product and endorsers!

This product just came in time for the holidays coupled with a special Christmas campaign to anchor the giving tradition of the Filipinos with full support from the Vivo brand!

Vivo enthusiasts who came to the event were invited to take a selfie with Santa Claus and inside the Vivo Phone booth. The Phones themselves are available for fans to play with and purchase.

The V7 retains the class leading 24MP front facing camera that fans have come to know and love from the V7 Plus released earlier this year.

October 31, 2017

Latest Vivo Influencer Maris Racal has come a long way from her Pinoy Big Brother stint. She placed second to Daniel Matsunaga, and she is known for her singing voice that gave the title "Singing Sunshine of Davao!"

She grew up in a musically-inclined family and is part of a sing-and-dance-all-girl group from ABS-CBN!

She has a lot on her belt as budding celebrity and now she is a Vivo endorser! “I have always wanted to [endorse a phone brand],” Maris says in a brief interview held in between photo shoots for the top smartphone brand. “That is why when my handler told me [that I have been chosen to endorse Vivo], I was so happy.”

Maris Rascal!

She debuted as one of the Vivo influencers at the launch of the Vivo V7+. She is part of a new roster of the Vivo Family. She is also an independent talent and is half of the "Marni go" love team with Inigo Pascual, another Vivo family member!

As part of "Marnigo" a lot of good things are on their plate. “I look super fresh [in my selfies] even without make-up,”  Maris swears by the 24MP clearer selfie front facing camera of the Vivo V7+ which provides clearer, crispier and natural looking photos!

As a musician, she was happy to find out that the Vivo V7+ is packed with the upgraded AK4376A Hi-Fidelity audio chip which makes the V7+ one of the best phones for audiophiles!

She will be part of a series of Vivo V7+ mall shows along side Inigo and the rest of the Vivo Family. This will be a four month tour which started in September and will be jam packed with fun activities and performances!

Chienna Filomeno is the Twenty-one-year-old social media darling with more than a million in instagram followers. She juggles show business, traveling, being a DJ and now Vivo's latest influencer!

She has been overwhelmed by being chosen to carry the Vivo brand! “[I am happy] that [Vivo] trusted me,” she gushes in a brief interview conducted during a photo shoot organized by Vivo.

Chienna along with other Vivo brand ambassadors are thrilled of their new addition to the Vivo family. She is so excited that she can now take clear, all-natural selfie with an array of filters to choose from. One of her favorites is the Bokeh effect, an aesthetic quality of out of focus blur in photos that add drama and flare to any selfie from the Vivo V7+!

“My selfies are so clear and natural!” Chienna says in reference to the V7+ 24MP front facing camera with LED flash and smart photography algorithms which provides crisp, clear-cut and natural looking photographs.

There is also a Special Face Beauty 7.0 that brightens up the photos, and evens-out the complexion to make your selfies even better in dim lighting conditions!

Chienna She urges her fans to pick a Vivo smartphone for themselves “because it is super worth it,”. The young budding star will be appearing alongside her fellow Vivo brand endorsers in various mall tours to be mounted by the top smartphone brand. The four-month mall tour which commenced last September will run until the end of 2017 and will heavily endorse the Vivo V7+.

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