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Vivo V17 Pro priced at P21,999

Oct 09, 2019 - 7:53 PM

The V17 Pro will be available starting October 19, with preorders available beginning October 10.

Photo from Vivo


Vivo, Tencent pulling out of NBA deals over Hong Kong tweet

Oct 09, 2019 - 5:59 PM

Vivo and Tencent announce they are cutting ties with the basketball league after a pro-Hong Kong tweet by a team official

Vivo and Tencent photos from Shutterstock. NBA photo by Greg Baker/AFP


Impressions: Vivo's port-less Apex 2019 concept phone

Jun 24, 2019 - 9:48 PM

The phone has an impressive glass unibody design among other neat ideas


Maine Mendoza is Vivo's newest ambassador

May 25, 2019 - 1:10 PM

For Vivo and Maine Mendoza, success comes from overcoming challenges

Vivo V15 Pro review: Vivo's best tech makes its case in a field of cheaper options

May 10, 2019 - 4:03 PM

It's a sensibly-priced tech showcase that's facing intense competition from cheaper models

Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

Street, landscape, or night photography? The Vivo V15 Pro lets you do all that

Apr 17, 2019 - 3:50 PM

The V15 Pro is now available in the Philippines

Vivo launches new flagship phone V15 Pro

Mar 23, 2019 - 10:36 AM

Groundbreaking new camera features and a powerful processor are just some of the things Vivo fans can look forward to in the new V15 Pro

The new Vivo V15 Pro's AI Triple Camera lets you take professional photos with your smartphone

Mar 22, 2019 - 4:20 PM

This all-in-one device packs game-changing Elevating Front Camera, In-Display Fingerprint Scanning, and powerful AI Triple Camera

Vivo V15 series with 32MP pop-up front camera launched: specs, price

Mar 21, 2019 - 1:48 PM

The V15 is priced at 17,999 while the V15Pro is priced at P23,999

VIVO V15. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler


What Vivo is coming up with in March 2019

Mar 12, 2019 - 1:34 PM

Global smartphone brand Vivo teases a new smartphone that will soon be available in the Philippines

Upcoming Vivo smartphones’ exciting features to turn up the perfect shot

Mar 02, 2019 - 7:42 AM

Vivo has elevated the standard in smartphones a notch higher with pioneering and state-of-the-art optics technology

Liven up your days with #WhatGetsYouUp

Feb 28, 2019 - 12:00 PM

Here are three tips to keep you in good spirits and ready for the everyday grind

The week in phones: Xiaomi Mi 9 teaser, LG OLED speaker, 'China Red' iPhone XS

Feb 17, 2019 - 4:37 PM

The Xiaomi Mi 9 reportedly features a 48 megapixel primary sensor and an iridescent back

MI 9. Official Xiaomi photo


The week in phones: Vivo Apex 2019, Xiaomi foldable, Huawei and LG 5G

Jan 27, 2019 - 11:03 AM

Expect plenty of foldable and 5G devices to be unveiled at Mobile World Congress this year

APEX 2019. Photo from Vivo


Vivo launches X21 in PH, partners with Smart as exclusive distributor

Sep 19, 2018 - 3:06 PM

Smart will be offering the X21 exclusively to Enterprise clients

Vivo launches flagship with in-display fingerprint scanner for P29,999

Jun 21, 2018 - 10:12 PM

The X21 is the first phone with an in-display fingerprint scanner to be officially available in the Philippines

IN-DISPLAY SCANNER. Vivo's in-display fingerprint scanner has been a source of amazement since it was first shown to the public in January 2018's Consumer Electronics Show. Photo from Vivo


New Vivo flagship to be announced on June 12

May 30, 2018 - 2:30 PM

The Nex appears to be the consumer version of the Apex concept phone, known for its pop-up camera, and 91% screen-to-body ratio

POP-UP CAMERA. Community speculations point to Vivo's new flagship having two variants: one with a pop-up camera and one without. Screenshot from Vivo APEX/NEX World Cup teaser


4 future Android phones expected to have iPhone X notch

Feb 28, 2018 - 2:31 PM

The ASUS ZenFone 5 is the first high-profile Android phone to sport the iPhone X notch. It's not alone. Huawei, Xiaomi, OnePlus, and OPPO may be joining the party


Vivo shows off APEX concept with retractable cam, half-screen fingerprint sensor

Feb 26, 2018 - 3:38 PM

The concept phone called the Vivo APEX ambitiously repositions the front-facing camera, fingerprint scanner and earpiece, eliminates any need for bezels

APEX CONCEPT. The concept phone touts a retractable camera and half its screen being capable of identifying fingerprints. Photo from Vivo


Vivo launches V7+ for P17,990

Sep 21, 2017 - 3:04 PM

Touted as a selfie-centric smartphone, the new flagship comes equipped with a 24MP front-facing camera

V7 PLUS. The all-new Vivo phone is noticeable sleeker. All photos by Kyle Chua/Rappler


Cybermonth 2017: ‘A grand festival for techies and gamers’

Aug 04, 2017 - 7:01 PM

For the entire month of August techies and gamers can check out the latest gadgets out in the market at SM Supermalls – and enjoy some perks too

CYBERMONTH. Students, professionals and techies gathered in the SM Cyberzone Annex in SM North Edsa to check out the latest gadgets and technology now made available. Photos by Leanne Jazul/Rappler

The Vivo V5 Plus: An iPhone clone but still very likable

Feb 04, 2017 - 2:23 PM

The Apple like Android unit looks good and its high resolution dual front facing camera system gives it a unique selling point

The top phones in 2016 for every budget

Nov 27, 2016 - 2:33 PM

This year s smartphone market features great choices at every price point Here are our picks

IPHONE SE. Photo from Apple

New lung transplant technique could save lives – study

Nov 18, 2016 - 10:41 AM

The new method could help keep lungs outside the human body for over 12 hours without significantly harming their eventual recipient s chances of survival

NEW TECHNIQUE. Getting the organs to recipients is the difference between life and death for people on wait lists. File photo from Wikipedia

Samsung extends lead over Apple in smartphone market

Jul 28, 2016 - 11:32 PM

The South Korean giant delivered 77 million smartphones in the quarter up 5 5 from a year ago for a market share of 22 4

The entrance to the Seoul office building of Samsung Electronics, Seoul, South Korea, October 4, 2013. File Photo by Yonhap/EPA

Samsung holds lead in flat global smartphone market

Apr 28, 2016 - 2:45 PM

Apple remains number two followed by Huawei Oppo and Vivo

epa05193455 A visitor tests a Samsung Galaxy S7 edge smartphone displayed during a pre promotional show in Taipei, Taiwan, 04 March 2016. According to news reports, Samsung Electronics Co. sold the most smartphones followed by Apple Inc., Asustek Computers Inc. and HTC Corporation from around 728,000 total smartphone sales in Taiwan by January 2016. EPA/RITCHIE B. TONGO

Vivo launches V3, V3 Max smartphones

Apr 06, 2016 - 5:45 PM

The V3 and V3 Max smartphones launched at an event in India will also be heading to the Philippines

VIVO'S NEW PHONES. Vivo India CEO Mr. Feng and an IPL official hold the latest offering from Vivo. Image from Vivo Philippines Facebook page

Vivo Mobile heads to PH with the Vivo Y51

Mar 30, 2016 - 8:50 PM

Vivo enters the Philippine smartphone market with its initial offering: the Vivo Y51

VIVO Y51. Image from Vivo Mobile.

iPhone malware, #TechRapSearch candidates (TechRap)

Nov 11, 2014 - 2:46 PM

A new malware targets iPhone and Mac users and take a look at the candidates for TechRapSearch

4k, wearables, high tech cars at CES 2014

Jan 15, 2014 - 10:08 PM

We take a peek into the future as new exciting technology debut at the Consumers Electronics Show in Las Vegas

TechRap: 4K, Wearables, High tech cars rule CES 2014

Jan 15, 2014 - 3:56 PM

The three biggest trends in CES 2014 4K wearable computers and high tech cars