Samsung Shopee sale: Win a Galaxy Tab or Watch when you buy a phone

One day only



Samsung’s official Shopee Mall store is offering customers the chance to win free Galaxy devices during its Super Brand Day sale on July 20.

For one day only, Samsung has a lot of discounts and giveaways for shoppers on the orange app on a wide range of products, including its Galaxy S, Z, and A series, wearables, Neo QLED TVs, sound devices, and home appliances.

Here’s how much you stand to save on July 20:

  • Up to 41% off on Crystal UHD TVs
  • Up to 34% off on Neo QLED TVs
  • Up to 36% off on Q-series soundbars
  • Up to 16% off on refrigerators
  • Up to 11% off on washing machines
  • Up to 22% off on cooking appliances
  • Up to 20% off on air conditioners
  • Up to 40% off on air purifiers
  • Up to 35% off on smart gaming monitors

On Thursday, selected Galaxy Watch and Buds also get up to 50% off via the Flash Sale, with extra discount vouchers of up to PhP 1,000 off so be on the lookout. 

Samsung also partnered with Amore Pacific for exclusive giveaways such as a free Laneige Waterbank Blue HA Trial Kit for every purchase of the Galaxy S22 Ultra.

Selected smartphones and tablets also get freebies like a Bluetooth keyboard, battery pack, or earbuds.

Win an extra Samsung device

Customers who purchase any of the following smartphones also get a raffle entry to win another device:

  • Galaxy A13 LTE or 5G
  • Galaxy S22 Ultra
  • Galaxy Z Flip4
  • Galaxy S23 Ultra

The promo period begins on July 20 while the draw is on July 29 at 2 P.M. There will be 10 lucky winners of each of the following prizes:

  • Galaxy Tab A7 lite
  • Watch 4 Classic 46mm
  • Watch5 40mm Tune

The announcement of winners will be on July 30.


Sharp Singapore sale: B1T1, free upsize, exclusive promos

Until September 7



In celebration of Singapore Day 2023, Sharp is once again going on a two month-long sale on its appliances and electronic products. Selected 4K AQUOS TVs, washers, dryers, purifiers, and refrigerators get offers until September 7, island-wide.

Customers can get up to SG$ 388 off on selected 4K TVs, as well as a free Sound Bar worth SG$ 726.

For the Grand Top Refrigerator, buyers can get a SG$ 400 upsize for their selected capacity. The Side by Side series fridges, meanwhile, get up to a SG$ 417 off discount.

Purifiers also come with a Buy 1 Take 1 promo for SG$ 302 and SG$ 806, respectively.

Lastly, Sharp’s washers and dryers get up to a SG$ 150 off price cut, plus a complimentary Premium or Universal Stacking Kit.

To enjoy the offers, customers can visit Sharp’s official online stores on Shopee, Lazada, and Qoo10, and its authorized retailers.

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PS5 gets discount until end of August

Great savings sale




Haven’t gotten the PlayStation 5 yet? August is certainly a good time to invest in the console, as the PS5 is retailing for PhP 2,800 off until the end of the month as part of the Great Savings promo.

The PS5 is priced at PhP 27,990 from its original price of PhP 30,790 throughout the promo period, which starts on Friday, August 18.

Of course, the gaming experience wouldn’t be possible without some titles. Here are a number of blockbuster games selling for less:

  • Marvel’s Spider-Man Miles Morales (PS4): PhP 1,990
  • Marvel’s Spider-man Miles Morales (PS5): PhP 1,990
  • God of War Ragnarök (PS5): PhP 2,490
  • God of War PlayStation Hits (PS4): PhP 2,490
  • Horizon Forbidden West (PS5): PhP 550

Lastly, PULSE 3D gaming headsets also get a discounted offer at PhP 4,990 to partner with your newly-bought PS5.

You can choose from the Wireless Headset, Midnight Black Wireless, and Gray Camouflage Wireless variants.

2023 has been a fantastic year for PS5 so far, with plenty of games including recently-released titles Hogwarts Legacy and Final Fantasy XVI, as well as PlayStation VR 2 hits Horizon Call of the Mountain, Gran Turismo 7, and Resident Evil Village.

Next in line are Marvel’s Spider-Man 2, Assassin’s Creed Mirage, and NBA 2K24.

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TWICE ‘READY TO BE’ tickets up for grabs with SMART

For SMART prepaid subscribers



Photo c/o JYP Entertainment

Had a hard time securing tickets to the Philippine leg of the “READY TO BE” World Tour by K-Pop supergroup TWICE? Don’t give up just yet as SMART is giving you a chance to secure seats to see Nayeon, Jeongyeon, Momo, Sana, Jihyo, Mina, Dahyun, Chaeyoung, and Tzuyu live!

How to secure tickets?

Go to these participating Smart Stores on the following dates:

  • August 18-19 at the Smart Store in Ayala Center Cebu
  • August 25-26 at the Smart Store in SM Megamall.

Visit the TWICE booth at these participating Smart Stores. Avail of Magic Data+ 649 or Magic Data+ 749 offers. Subscribers must top up Magic Data+ offers at said Smart Stores on the promo day to be considered valid. The required number of top-up varies based on your preferred ticket.  

Next, present the GigaLife App to show proof of account or mobile number ownership. Then, show proof of purchase of the Magic Data+ offers.  

Subscribers may top up Magic Data+ to up to five registered Smart Prepaid numbers per ticket. This is valid as long as the required number of Magic Data+ top-up are met.

Fans who will top up to more than one number must present proof of purchase on the GigaLife App. Proof of purchase can also be from e-loading channels such as the subscriber’s number to whom Magic Data+ 649 or 749 was sent, and/or receipt of transaction.  

Subscribers may claim one (1) ticket based on the Magic Data+ offer they availed. Ticket redemption is on a first-come, first-served basis.

TWICE’s first comeback in the Philippines

TWICE first held a concert in the Philippines in 2019 for their TWICELIGHTS World Tour. The 9-member girl group has since released multiple albums and has received the coveted Breakthrough Award at the Billboard Women in Music Awards in 2023. 

The “READY TO BE” World Tour kicked off in Seoul. So far this year, they’ve had shows in shows in Japan, Australia, and the US. The next stops include Singapore, Berlin, Thailand, Paris, and London, and the Philippines.

TWICE is under JYP Entertainment and made their debut in 2015. Their first comeback track “Cheer Up” catapulted the group’s popularity. They’ve since had hits like “TT”, “Likey”, “What is Love?”, “Fancy”, and more.

SEE ALSO: What is TWICE’s GadgetMatch?

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