SM Supermalls kicks off SM CyberMonth this August

SM Supermalls

Posted at Aug 14 2018 01:58 PM | Updated as of Aug 14 2018 05:31 PM

SM Cyberzone is holding a month-long sale of the latest gadgets this August, targeting gamers, gadget lovers, and tech aficionados. 

"We have devoted the whole month of August to celebrate everything tech with CyberMonth," said Jonjon L. San Agustin, senior vice president of marketing of SM Supermalls. 

According to San Agustin, shoppers can avail of up to 50% discount on the latest gadgets from this month-long sale. 

SM Supermalls will also hold "Tech X-hibit" on all weekends of August to showcase some of the latest gadgets. Cosplay fans can also witness their favorite characters come to life at the Cosplay Festival, which will stage unique-themed competitions and parades. 

Meanwhile, gamers can compete against teams on mobile, PC, and console gaming tournaments at the Gamers Corner, which will be held on all Saturdays of August. 

Those who are interested in creative media and the likes may learn the how-tos of drone flying and mobile photography at the Digital Photography Workshops every Sunday at SM MOA. Meanwhile, those who are into graphic design may join the #AweSM logos on August 18 and 19, where they can collect as many awesome logos to win prizes. 

SM Supermalls is also celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. As part of this celebration, shoppers can avail of the 60-themed deals of discounts such as its Pay Only 60%, Less 60 Pesos and Pay Only 60 Pesos deals on awesome tech finds in participating stores. 

As part of SM’s #AweSM 60-year celebration and CyberMonth, #AweSM tech finds and deals will give shoppers more value from August 25 to 26 at SM Supermalls.

"No matter what your tech interest is, whether it be e-Sports, gaming, virtual reality, music or photography, there will be something for you at Cyberzone," San Agustin said. 

PARTNERSHIPS WITH INDUSTRY LEADERS

This year, SM Supermalls partnered with Vivo Philippines, one of the country's leading smartphone brands.

"This CyberMonth 2018, Vivo showcases the best of the best in the consumer electronics industry," said Sheila Macaspac, Vivo Philippines brand manager. 

This SM CyberMonth, Vivo Philippines highlights its latest flagship smartphone: the Vivo X21.

Vivo X21 is the first smartphone in the Philippines with a pioneering in-display fingerprint scanning technology. 

"We are the first to equip our smartphone with one 20-Megapixel front camera in the V5. Which was followed by the 24-Megapixel selfie camera V7, V7+, and V9," Macaspac said. 

"With these developments, we have proven our commitment to breaking boundaries in the smartphone industry and leading the pack in the future. We cannot wait to share with you guys our next innovations in the coming months," she added. 

SM Supermalls also partnered with Smart Communications, Inc., which expressed commitment to helping more Filipinos pursue their gaming passions. 

"Filipino gamers are competitive by nature, and we know their need for speed. The speed is needed for you to win in your games, to experience gaming without lags," said Joanne Hatulan, assistant vice president and head for TNT prepaid marketing at Smart Communications, Inc.

"That's why we are happy to share how Smart has been cited recently by Ookla, the global leader in internet testing and analysis, for being the country’s fastest fixed and mobile networks for quarters 1 and 2 this 2018, respectively."

Ookla noted how Smart achieved a speed score of 14.98m with average download speeds of 17. 25 Mbps and average upload speeds of 7.65 Mbps, based on 2,118,464 user-initiated tests taken with Speedtest on LTE-capable devices in the Philippines. 

Smart also has also presented its newest promo Game Time. Through Game Time, gamers can access their favorite games such as Mobile Legends and Clash of Clans, and enjoy one hundred Mobile Legends battle tickets, which can be used to purchase heroes to hone their winning advantage. Game Time allows gamers to experience 30 days of gaming, 300MB per day. 
 
"We are giving you Free YouTube every day for you to watch videos you can study on and discover more tips from, for you to win, and have more access to reviews and more streaming," Hatulan added. 

Shoppers can catch the latest happenings and trends in technology at SM Supermalls. For more information, visit www.smsupermalls.com. -- Marane Plaza

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