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Xperia and Sony celebrates 50 years of James Bond

“XperiaTM is trusted by James Bond,” says Yasushi Asaoka, President and Managing Director of Sony Philippines. The consumer electronics giant reveals that the XperiaTM TX (also coming in a variant known as Xperia T for some specific markets), the latest smartphone in Sony Mobile’s XperiaTM range, is set to feature in the newest James Bond film, Skyfall – the 23rd adventure of the longest-running film franchise of all time.

Sony Ericsson first partnered with Bond for Die Another Day starring Pierce Brosnan in 2002, using both the T68i and P800 in the film. “Key phone models have since been featured in the most recent Bond films, with the K800i and M600i making their debuts in Casino Royale, and the C902 bringing limited edition glamour to Quantum of Solace,” said Asaoka. “We are absolutely thrilled that the Sony XperiaTM continues to be James Bond’s official handset of choice – XperiaTM is definitely the perfect gadget for the franchise’s golden anniversary,” Asaoka added. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on November 22, 2012 in Sony, Technology

 

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Sony extends helping hand to typhoon victims via its Para sa Pinoy Project

Sony Philippines extends its support and care to the victims of the recent calamitous events which have dampened the country’s spirit through Para sa Pinoy, a relief support project. Aiming to benefit those families who were greatly affected by the recent monsoon & flooding in Metro Manila, the program consists of two components, namely the Bravia Discount Replacement and Gadget Donation Programs, and runs from August 18 to September 18.

With the Bravia Discount Program, those whose Sony Bravia televisions were heavily damaged due to the recent natural disasters can avail of a cut rate of P2,000-P,4000 when they replace their units with selected BRAVIA models. The 32BX will have a cut-price of P2,000 while the 40BX450 and 46BX450 will be discounted by P,3000 and P4,000, respectively. All markdowns will be deducted from the SRP and will be honored in all authorized dealer outlets within Luzon only.
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Posted by on August 28, 2012 in Sony

 

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New next generation walkman NWZ-F800

Designed for music lovers, by music lovers, the next generation Walkman® NWZ-F800 mobile entertainment player delivers soul shaking audio clarity, turning music and video into an immensely joyful experience wherever you go.

With a strong emphasis on audio quality, audiophiles will appreciate what Sony has achieved in the NWZ-F800’s core user experience of superior sound quality driven by the premium S-Master MX digital amplifier and four other Clear Audio Technologies (Clear Stereo, Clear Bass, DSEE and EX headphone) from Sony. The NWZ-F800 offers brilliantly accurate sound reproduction with an enriched stereo image, tight bass and crystal clear highs. It also features the Clear Phase™ technology which ensures reduced distortion and increased sound presence – in other words, outstanding high quality sound in a portable audio device.
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Posted by on August 9, 2012 in Sony, Technology

 

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Sony Mobile receives four Red Dot Awards for Product Design

Sony Mobile Communications (“Sony Mobile”) recently announced it has received four 2012 red dot awards in the Product Design category, as well as one honourable mention. The jury of international experts evaluated entries against key criteria including the degree of innovation, ergonomics, durability and ecological soundness. The awards presentation ceremony took place in Essen, Germany on July 2.

“Design is at the heart of Sony Mobile’s product development philosophy and these awards are testament to the design quality of our Xperia smartphones and Smart Accessories, demonstrating our commitment to offering consumers a rich smartphone experience without sacrificing on functionality or design,” said Jeanna Kimbré, Director of Creative Product Design for Sony Mobile Communications.
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Posted by on July 4, 2012 in Sony, Technology

 

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Advisory for the Youth Campaign

Stand to win amazing prizes including tickets to Rhythm with Nature featuring performances by international Grammy Award-winning pop superstar Jason Mraz and talented songbird Corrine May held during the opening weekend of the new Gardens by the Bay in Singapore, a Sony NEX-F3 camera, a Sony Mobile Xperia Sola phone, a Cyber-Shot WX100 camera, as well as up to USD$1,000 in cash – simply by submitting your best outdoor photos through Sony’s Facebook page.

Sony is running a Facebook photo contest entitled ‘Like Creativity, Love Sony’ to encourage youths to better connect with their friends, and to relive some of life’s most precious memories through photos and Sony. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on June 4, 2012 in Sony

 

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Introducing Xperia go and Xperia acro S – two new stylish, durable and water resistant smartphones from Sony

Sony Mobile Communications today announced two new Xperia™ smartphones for consumers looking for premium specifications and beautiful design with extra durability and water resistance. Xperia go and Xperia acro S have scratch resistant mineral glass displays and meet industry standard IP ratings* (International Protection) for protection against dust and water immersion.

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Xperia go and Xperia acro S enable easy connectivity to share and enjoy content on TV, smartphone, laptop or tablet.
Xperia go and Xperia acro S will be available globally from the third quarter of 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on May 30, 2012 in Sony

 

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Sony extends a helping hand to Sendong victims

To help in the rebuilding process in Cagayan de Oro, Iligan City and the other provinces that were affected by Typhoon Sendong, Sony Philippines launches its Service Support Project which offers owners of Sony products special assistance to repair damaged items. The program covers all items bought from Sony Philippines which are confirmed to be damaged by the said typhoon.

“Sony Philippines acknowledges its responsibility to the communities the host our operations. This is the time to move forward and rebuild lives that were affected by Typhoon sending and we would like to participate in a way that we know. We did this after Typhoon Ondoy devastated Manila and now, we are bringing it to our fellowmen in Iligan, Cagayan de Oro and nearby provinces,” says Sony Philippines Managing Director Takao Kuroda.
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Posted by on January 20, 2012 in Sony

 

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Sony Philippines expands its reach with the opening of its 20th Sony Centre

 (L-R) Mr. Takao Kuroda, President and Managing Director, Sony Philippines, Ms. Cathy Bangayan, Metroplaza Owner, Vice Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, Davao City, Mr. Reuben Bangayan, Metroplaza Owner during the ribbon cutting of the new Sony Centre in Abreeza Mall, Davao City

It seems that one Sony Centre is not enough for the overwhelming Davaoeno clamor for the latest consumer electronic products. It is with great excitement that Sony Philippines together with Metro Plaza opens its second Sony Centre branch in Davao. Located at the 3rd level of the newly opened Abreeza Mall (along JP Laurel Ave), this specialized store will surely address the fast paced technological needs of more Filipinos.

The new Sony Centre Abreeza Mall by Metro Plaza holds the complete Sony product line-up of all the models and accessories offered here in the Philippines. Everyone will be able to touch, try and enjoy the newest technological offerings in the Bravia TVs, Cyber-shot Digital Cameras, Handycam Camcorders, Alpha DSLRs, VAIO computers, WALKMAN mp3 players and even the PlayStation with all its accessories. They can even experience the 3D, projector and internet capabilities of the new product lines.
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Posted by on July 14, 2011 in Sony, Technology

 

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Sony Philippines’ BRAVIA for a Cause donation given to Phil Red Cross

(L-R) Ms. Erica Dela Cruz, Brand Activation Management Senior Officer, Mr. Alvin De Vera, Brand Activation Management Director, both from Sony Philippines; Senator Richard Gordon, Chairman of Philippine Red Cross, Ms. Anacletz Bandril, Fund Generation Dept. Director, Philippine Red Cross

Sony Philippines had met-up with Philippine Red Cross to donate the promised proceeds of the BRAVIA for a Cause Project. Senator Richard Gordon, the Philippine Red Cross Chairman, was the one who received the check, along with Ms. Anacletz Bandril, Director of the Philippine Red Cross Fund Generation Department.

Sony Philippines donated Php100 on every Filipinos’ behalf who bought any BRAVIA LCD TV within the time frame April 15 to May 15, 2011. Philippine Red Cross will then forward the donation to the Japan Earthquake Relief Operations.

 
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Posted by on July 13, 2011 in Sony

 

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Reader’s Digest Bares 2011 Trusted Brand Awardees

READER’S DIGEST 2011 TRUSTED BRAND. Reader’s Digest Philippines recently awarded the Platinum and Gold Trusted Brand trophies to local and non-local companies based on the results of a scientific consumer survey. The Trusted Brand program, now on its 13th year, is an annual consumer research based project which aims to recognize brands that have become the benchmark for product excellence and customer service. Shown in photo are the awardees with Reader’s Digest executives from Singapore and the Philippines. The awardees included Boysen, Century Tuna, Equal, Monterey, Nokia, Philam Life, PLDT Landline, PLDT MyDSL, Pilot, St. Luke’s Medical Center, BPI, Citibank, BPI Asset Management, Philam Asset Management, Inc., ABS-CBN, GMA-7, The Medical City, SM City North EDSA, Jollibee, Carrier, Sharp, Whirlpool, GE Appliances, Salem, Acer, Sony, Baguio Oil, Ajino-moto, Magnolia Fresh Chicken, Centrum, Panda, Petron and Jessica Soho.

Reader’s Digest Philippines recently awarded the highly anticipated 2011 Trusted Brand Gold and Platinum trophies to more than thirty local and non-local companies at Passion Restaurant, Resorts World Manila.
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Posted by on June 9, 2011 in Acer, Nokia, PLDT, Sony

 

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