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HUAWEI Launches the new WATCH 3│3 Pro and the HUAWEI nova 8 in the UAE

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Huawei Consumer Business Group (BG) has today announced the UAE launch of the HUAWEI WATCH 3 Series including elegant looking HUAWEI WATCH 3 and HUAWEI WATCH 3 Pro and its sleek beautiful camera phone – the HUAWEI nova 8 the latest nova family member that empowers people to explore and share. The HUAWEI WATCH 3 Series bring consumers convenient and smart life experiences that are underpinned by enhanced interaction, independent connectivity and all-scenario interconnectivity.

On top of elegant design ID, high-end finishing, eSim connectivity, ultra-long battery life, health and fitness monitoring features, the HUAWEI WATCH 3│3 Pro bring new features such as a high-precision temperature sensor for the first time to support skin temperature detection, handwashing detection and fall detection. The new smartwatches will be a stylish smart companion that helps users continuously monitor their workout progress and health conditions with science-based solutions no matter where their lives take them.

The HUAWEI WATCH 3│3 Pro will be available in the UAE together with the new HUAWEI nova 8 that packs a gorgeous display, a versatile quad-camera, an advanced processor for users to enjoy the most of content viewing, capturing and sharing. The long battery life and fast charging support even give users peace of mind throughout the day.

The HUAWEI WATCH 3│3 Pro support standalone connectivity. By activating the eSIM service on their smartphones, users can share the phone number as well as voice and data plans between their smartphone and smartwatch.

HUAWEI WATCH 3 Series features ultra-long battery life, supporting up to five-day battery life in smart mode and provides up to 21 days in ultra-long battery life mode. Longer battery life ensures that users can wear it all day, use it continuously, and use it all the time even during sleep. Whether users are wearing it for workouts, meetings, or sleeping, HUAWEI WATCH 3 is always connected and offers support.

The HUAWEI WATCH 3 Pro is made of aerospace-grade titanium fused with a sapphire glass lens that guarantees durability. The Pro variant is not only aesthetically pleasing but also capable of withstanding harsh weather conditions and the test of time, offering an incredible level of protection at any given moment.

The back body of the HUAWEI WATCH 3 series is made of a hi-tech ceramic material that uses nano zirconia powder, achieved only after 42 rounds of processes including precision high-temperature polishing that reaches over 1400°C, and fusing with sapphire glass lens. The process brings out a surface that is not only warm to the touch, smooth, skin-friendly but also capable of accurate heart rate monitoring.

The HUAWEI WATCH 3 series come with a 3D rotating crown with tactile feedback for the first time. With a fine-ripple pattern, it represents the epitome of craftsmanship in a smartwatch, offering high-precision finger movement recognition for the users. The rotating crown lets users zoom in and out of images and slide across the menu options accurately, efficiently, and conveniently.

The HUAWEI WATCH 3│3 Pro debuts with a more expansive selection of watch faces and watch straps that provide options for users to personalise their smartwatch. With a wide range of innovative and interesting themes including technology, gaming, DIY and short videos, the watch faces can be mixed and matched with fluoroelastomer and leather straps to create the perfect accessory to go with any outfit.

The HUAWEI WATCH 3│3 Pro is a professional fitness monitoring assistant, offering over 100 workout modes, skin temperature detection with the new high-precision temperature sensor, fall detection and SOS alert. Coupled with health monitoring features such as heart rate, SpO2, sleep and pressure, the smartwatch series’ comprehensive feature set allows users to stay up to date on their health condition.

Thanks to its Super Device capabilities providing a truly intelligent experience across all types of scenarios, HUAWEI WATCH 3 | 3 Pro users can connect directly from the convenience of their smartwatches to several smart applications. Huawei has collaborated with many local, regional and international entities to release their apps[2] into the HUAWEI WATCH 3 | 3 Pro such as Emirates, one of the world’s leading international airlines, talabat, one of the leading food delivery apps in the region, and Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC), one of the largest taxi operators in Dubai and subsidiary of the Dubai Government Roads and Transport Authority (RTA). These are the first partners to see their apps running on the new HUAWEI WATCH 3 | 3 Pro.

Huawei and Emirates have worked closely to provide HUAWEI WATCH 3 | 3 Pro users with a seamless and convenient experience while using the app on the newly launched smartwatch: Users can now retrieve their trip details by simply entering their booking reference directly on the smartwatch without the need to use their phones. Once their booking is retrieved, they will be able to receive updates related to their Emirates booking and flight status with a simple glance at their wrist.

In addition, and when using Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) the ride-hailing app, HUAWEI WATCH 3 | 3 Pro users will be able to view the status and notifications of their rides while on the move straight from the smartwatch. When ordering from talabat, the smartwatch converts to a smart assistant by tracking and notifying users of the status of their food order.

Now available to download from AppGallery on HUAWEI WATCH 3 series, Petal Maps provides convenient navigation directly in the smartwatch, making it more accessible than ever for users who are walking or cycling to easily access directions by taking a glance at their wrist. The HUAWEI WATCH 3 Pro also supports Smart Hand Gesture Control, which intelligently senses various hand gestures. For instance, you can answer an incoming call by releasing a clenched fist with a raised wrist.

HUAWEI WATCH 3 Pro features high-precision multi-mode GNSS which supports GPS, Beidou, GLONASS, WATCH 3 and QZSS, so it does not only receive more satellite data for positioning but also make motion recording more reliable and motion trajectory more accurate. Moreover, the trajectory optimisation algorithm enhances the trajectory accuracy in complex scenes, which can ensure that the user’s workout data is recorded accurately, and at the same time, the actual route can be tracked. After each workout, users can generate a motion trajectory and share via social media with one click.

HUAWEI nova 8
Inside the Nebular Camera System is a powerful quad-camera consisting of a 64MP HD Main Camera, 8MP Ultra-Wide angle Camera, 2MP Macro Camera and 2MP Bokeh Camera, which lets users capture when exploring. HUAWEI nova 8 runs fast and smooth no matter for browsing social feeds or playing games. It doesn’t easily get heated either, thanks to the 3D graphene cooling technology. Even when binge-watching, HUAWEI nova 8 has it covered with its superb heat dissipation capacity.

The 66W HUAWEI SuperCharge support saves users the trouble of charging the device frequently, especially during games and movies. It can be charged to 60 per cent in just 15 minutes and 100 per cent in 35 minutes. In the time it takes to have breakfast or a cup of coffee, users can have the phone fully charged and ready to go.

Made for the way people today browse and play, the display on the HUAWEI nova 8 supports a 90Hz refresh rate and 240Hz sampling rate to make every touch and scroll responsive. With 10-bit colour depth and up to 392 ppi, the display can render up to 1.07 billion colours. Whether for browsing social feeds, reality shows or live streaming, the display shows smoother gradients and more realistic content in vivid colours.

The HUAWEI WATCH 3 comes in Active Edition priced at AED 1599 and Classic Edition priced at AED 1699, and the HUAWEI WATCH 3 Pro comes in Classic Edition priced at AED 1999. Pre-orders in the UAE will start from August 26th and come with a gift offer worth AED 529 – HUAWEI Freebuds 3.

The HUAWEI nova 8 comes in Gold Blush colour priced at AED 1799. Available on the HUAWEI online store exclusively from 29th August – 2nd September with a special gift – the new Huawei Scale 3 worth AED 299. Starting 16th September available at Huawei Experience Stores and across select retailers in the UAE.

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Oral-B Launches the iO Electric Toothbrush in the Region

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Oral-B has launched the iO toothbrush in the region, ensuring a professional level clean feeling is achievable at home every day. This latest addition to the brand’s line of electric toothbrushes comes after six years of intensive product research and development and over 250 patents from around the world. The iO boasts a coveted position as 2020’s CES Innovation Award Honorees due to its advanced technology.

The UAE will be the first market in the Middle East and Africa region to launch the innovative Oral-B iO electric toothbrush. P&G’s use of cutting-edge technologies to develop connected, innovative products that transform everyday consumer experiences, aligns with the “Creating the Future” agenda of Expo 2020 Dubai. Oral-B iO combines best-ever clinical performance with a superior user experience, making it one of the industry’s most advanced brushing products.

According to the company, in clinical tests, Oral-B iO provided a deeper cleaning of teeth and gums, allowing users to easily and effectively maintain oral health. When compared to manual toothbrushes, Oral-B iO users experienced:

  • 100 percent more plaque removal after eight weeks vs a regular manual toothbrush
  • 100 percent healthier gums in just one week vs a regular manual toothbrush

“There is nothing like the Oral-B iO. It introduces a new era in brushing and is a monumental leap in innovative oral care technology,” said Paolo Zilianti, Senior Brand Director, Oral Care Middle East & Africa. “The result of years of expert development, Oral-B iO strikes the right balance between effectiveness and experience and reimagines how a brush performs, cleans, and feels. It is a brush that people will look forward to using and will deliver superior oral health. Aligning with the UAE’s digital transformation strategy, P&G is constructively disrupting its business to deliver experiences that reinvent what people expect of everyday products.”

The Oral-B iO uniquely features a frictionless magnetic drive, which distributes energy more efficiently to the tips of the bristles, resulting in a smooth, quiet, sensational cleaning experience. The new magnetic drive delivers cleaning energy to the redesigned iO brush head, which has been engineered to combine oscillating and rotating cleaning motions with micro-vibrations for a professional clean feel. As a result of input from more than 1,800 consumers, the Oral-B iO includes five key pillars of design features and experience capabilities:

  • Linear Magnetic Drive: created from the need to deliver an effective and enjoyable brushing routine. Producing controlled, harmonious movements, the quiet and frictionless linear drive system efficiently transfers more energy directly to the bristle tips.
  • Superior Cleaning Action and Redesigned Brush Head: Oral-B iO brush heads combine oscillating, rotating movements with micro-vibrations to ensure a deep clean that reaches every contour. The brush head has been redesigned with twisted bristles, and reinforced with a high-density tuft-in-tuft configuration, for a sensational brushing experience.
  • Bimodal Smart Pressure Sensor: an innovation that is the first of its kind to provide positive brushing feedback, identifying and guiding users to brush in the optimal pressure range. The Sensor features a variable-speed smart drive that adjusts the frequency to protect gums and enamel.
  • Smart Display with Personalised Brushing Modes: an intuitive interface that greets users, while also providing coaching and motivation throughout the cleaning process. Features up to seven brush modes for a highly personalized experience.
  • Artificial Intelligence Tracking via the Oral-B iO App: provides real-time individual tracking and coaching, thanks to artificial intelligence informed by thousands of recorded brushing sessions. Oral-B iO has a simple and intuitive user interface that guides consumers through a two-minute brushing session with 3D teeth tracking across 16 zones (in the iO9) to ensure a professional clean feeling every time.

The new Oral-B iO is available for purchase in the UAE immediately and is available in the following colours and prices:

  • Oral-B iO 9 Series Black: AED 1499
  • Oral-B iO 7 Series White: AED 899
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Sony MEA Intros Dolby Atmos HT-A9 Soundbar Powered by 360 Spatial Sound Mapping Tech

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Sony Middle East & Africa has announced the launch of its premium HT-A9 surround sound system, delivering revolutionary multi-dimensional sound experiences in the region. The innovative surround sound technology creates an incredibly immersive home theatre and soundscape experience. “Music, film, and gaming content is richer and more immersive with the Sony HT-A9, a new and powerful era for our portfolio of home audio products. Its unique optimization features enable anyone the ability to create immersive cinematic experiences at home,” said, Shintaro Hayatani, Head of Marketing, Sony Middle East & Africa.

The 360 Spatial Sound Mapping technology of the Sony HT-A9 can create up to twelve phantom speakers from just four real speakers by synthesizing sound waves based on the positional information. An ultra-wide listening area fills every part of your living space so your family and friends get the same sound experience. The listening area is not limited to the front of the TV but encompasses a much wider space.

The HT-A9 also supports Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, so users can experience cinematic surround sound without leaving home. Surrounded on all sides by multiple phantom speakers within an optimised sound field, you’ll hear every flap of wing and gust of wind with incredible intensity. It’s like you and your living room are inside the movie. The HT-A9 features Sony’s latest Omnidirectional Block Design. The cylindrical shape represents a single solid block providing 360 spatial sound. It fits perfectly against the wall with a flat rear surface. Its light pearl grey color can seamlessly blend with most decor schemes. The inside of the speakers features rectangular X-Balanced Speaker Units to maximize the diaphragm area for richer bass and sound pressure.

Enjoy music the way the artists truly intended with High-Resolution Audio and 360 Reality Audio, which immerses users in music as if they were right in front of their favourite artist and can be streamed through Apple Music. The A9 also features DSEE Extreme, which restores the high-range sound of compressed digital music in real-time. Paired with compatible BRAVIA televisions, the HT-A9 offers the ultimate immersive audio-visual experience with Sony’s best picture and sound quality. With Acoustic Center Sync, the HT-A9 precisely matches where the audio is coming from with what’s on the screen for even deeper immersion.

HT-A7000 Home Theater System
Sony Middle East & Africa also launched the flagship HT-A7000 soundbar, delivering a new and revolutionary multi-dimensional sound experience. The 7.1.2-channel soundbar features two up-firing speakers for overhead sound, two beam tweeters and five front speakers for wider surround, and a built-in dual subwoofer for deep bass, giving the feeling of the action happening above and from every corner of the living room with innovative surround sound technologies.

Thanks to Sony’s Vertical Surround Engine and S-Force PRO Front Surround, the A7000 can position sound in vertical space to create overhead audio without the need for in-ceiling speakers. The soundbar can virtually reproduce the surround sound field, with audio coming from both horizontal directions. Featuring Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, and the Sound Field Optimization, the A7000 utilizes built-in microphones to intelligently measure the height and width of the room, as well as the position of an optional subwoofer and rear speakers, and perfectly optimizes sound to the room’s layout.

The HT-A9 and HT-A7000 are now available in the Middle East and Africa.

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Acer Launches new Large-Screen Chromebooks for Work, School, and Entertainment

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Acer has debuted four new Chromebooks that meet a range of customer needs, ranging from home and business users to hybrid workers and students. Equipped with the latest processors and sought-after features such as reliable Wi-Fi 6, video conferencing technology, and durable designs, the new Acer Chromebooks keep customers connected, productive, and entertained. “Acer’s expansive line of Chromebooks means that we’re well-equipped to meet any sort of customer need—from the display size, processors, durability, connectivity and more,” said James Lin, General Manager, Notebooks, IT Products Business, Acer Inc. “Whether a customer needs a device for work, school or entertainment, we’ve got a Chromebook with exactly the features they’re looking for.”

Acer Chromebook Spin 514
Featuring a compact design and 14-inch FHD display, the new Acer Chromebook Spin 514 (CP514-2H) and Acer Chromebook Spin Enterprise 514 were designed to provide maximum performance for productive multitasking and video conferencing. Powered by up to 11th Gen Intel Core i7 processors, the new Chromebooks are performance-minded yet run silently, utilizing a fan-less design that is ideal for shared workspaces. The Chromebook’s 14-inch FHD IPS 14-inch display has narrow borders on all four sides, allowing for an 84% screen-to-body ratio.

When video conferencing, an FHD MIPI webcam leverages a blue glass filter and noise-reduction technology to provide clearer images and reduced light flares. The device’s dual upward-facing speakers flank the keyboard and combine with dual microphones to deliver a clear video conferencing experience, DTS Audio provides high-quality surround sound, and a built-in smart amplifier enhances the Chromebook’s speakers for louder and clearer audio.

The new Chromebook Spin 514 and Chromebook Spin Enterprise 514 sport a convertible design, empowering hybrid employees with the ability to choose the right form factor for each job, whether laptop, tablet, tent, or display mode. The device is also durable: it has a reinforced design with aluminum top and bottom covers and carries a MIL-STD 810H certification. Additionally, the Chromebook comes with an array of additional features, including dual USB Type-C ports, a Corning Gorilla Glass touchpad, a backlit keyboard, and reliable Intel Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+).

Acer Chromebook 515
The Acer Chromebook 515 (CB515-1W/T) and Acer Chromebook Enterprise 515 continue Acer’s track record of creating award-winning large-screen Chromebooks for customers who need a powerful device to tackle projects for work, home use, and even play. The Acer Chromebook Enterprise 515 is ideal for businesses utilizing cloud technology and for IT administrators to deploy, manage and secure their cloud workforce. The new Chromebooks are powered by up to 11th Gen Intel Core i7 processors and Intel Iris Xe Graphics, plus up to 512 GB PCIe NVMe storage and up to 16 GB of RAM, delivering responsive performance and allowing the Chromebook to wake from sleep in less than a second.

A huge 15.6-inch FHD IPS display, available with optional multi-touch capability, delivers extra real-estate for multi-tasking—complemented by DTS Audio for high-quality surround sound and built-in smart amplifiers for louder, clearer audio. Advanced conferencing technology helps to keep employees connected whether working from the office or home, further enhanced by dual microphones that help users’ voices to come through clearly, while a webcam shutter protects their privacy when the video conference is done.

Boasting military-grade (U.S. MIL-STD 810H) durability, the Chromebook 515 and Chromebook Enterprise 515 have an aluminum top cover and a reinforced design that is both protective and stylish. A smooth Corning Gorilla Glass touchpad ensures that tapping, swiping and scrolling are smooth and accurate, while a numeric keypad further enhances its backlit keyboard. Additionally, these new 15.6-inch Chromebooks feature best-in-class connectivity with two USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C ports (one on each side) for data transfers, power delivery, and sharing video and audio to external displays. They also connect wirelessly with Intel Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+) and include HDMI and microSD.

Acer Chromebook 514
The Acer Chromebook 514 (CB514-2H/T) features an ultraportable design with the latest technology to promote efficient and responsive performance. Powered by an octa-core MediaTek Kompanio 828 processor, the Chromebook handles everything from streaming entertainment to multitasking apps and creating content. It delivers all-day battery life of up to 15 hours and can be fast-charged to up to 50% of those battery’s capacity in only 30 minutes.

The sleek device weighs only 1.3 kg and measures just 16.85 mm thin (0.66 inches), making it compact enough to be taken anywhere. A stylish aluminum top cover delivers protection against dents, while a Corning Gorilla Glass touchpad provides smooth navigation. The Chromebook’s 14-inch matte display (multi-touch optional) has narrow bezels that highlight the visuals, while additional features like DTS Audio, a backlit keyboard, and USB Type-C ports make the Acer Chromebook 514 an all-around performer.

Acer Chromebook Spin 314
The Acer Chromebook Spin 314 (CP314-1H/N) features a unique environmentally-friendly OceanGlass touchpad made entirely out of the plastic waste that has been recycled into a glass-like texture to provide sleek and responsive tactile feedback. Contributing to the reduction of plastics adrift in the ocean, this Chromebook also features the latest Intel processors, up to a 14-inch FHD IPS touchscreen display with narrow 6 mm (0.24-inch) bezels and a 10-hour battery life that makes it a good choice for students. The new Chromebook also features a wide range of connectivity options, such as a USB 3.2 Type-C port, two USB 3.2 Type-A ports, an HDMI port, and a MicroSD slot, plus Wi-Fi 6 and 2×2 MU-MIMO technology for faster wireless speeds.

Acer Chromebook Enterprise devices provide employees with a modern experience and devices that stay fast, have built-in security, deploy quickly, and reduce the total cost of ownership. Acer Chromebooks with Chrome Enterprise Upgrade unlocks the built-in capabilities of Chrome OS, allowing IT to deploy, orchestrate, and power the cloud workforce securely and effectively from anywhere. The new Acer Chromebooks all support apps via Google Play and web-based apps, so users will have access to all the apps they love for productivity, creativity, and more.

The Acer Chromebook Spin 514 (CP514-2H) will be available in EMEA in October starting at EUR 799. Acer Chromebook Enterprise Spin 514 will be available in EMEA in October starting at EUR 1,049. The Acer Chromebook 515 (CB515-1W/T) will be available in EMEA in October starting at EUR 499. The Acer Chromebook Enterprise 515 will be available in EMEA in October starting at EUR 799. The Acer Chromebook 514 (CB514-2H/T) will be available in EMEA in November starting at EUR 399. The Acer Chromebook Spin 314 (CP314-1H/N) will be available in EMEA in October starting at EUR 449.

Exact specifications, prices, and availability will vary by region.

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