Samsung Philippines Launches New Galaxy Devices: Unfold a New World & Join the Flip Side


Whether you are Team ‘Unfold‘ or Team ‘Flip‘, you certainly enjoyed the recent Samsung Philippines’s grand launch of their newest Galaxy devices led by the Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Galaxy Z Flip5!

Hosted by Erika Kristensen, the Join the Flip Side event dazzled attendees at Conrad Manila as Samsung enjoined consumers on a journey to discover an all-new Galaxy with its latest innovations designed to open possibilities and transform lives.

Join the Flip SIde
Members of #TeamGalaxy invites everyone to join the flip side at the launch party. L-R: Samsung Electronics Philippines Corporation (SEPCO) Mobile Experience Business Director Daniel Choi, #TeamGalaxy Nico Bolzico, #TeamGalaxy Michelle Dee, #TeamGalaxy Catriona Gray, SEPCO President Min Su Chu, #TeamGalaxy AC Bonifacio, #TeamGalaxy Camille Co, #TeamGalaxy Leila Alcasid, and SEPCO Head of Mobile Experience Blue Avelino

At the launch, the newest #TeamGalaxy members Catriona Gray and AC Bonifacio were introduced and also shared what one could expect over on the flip side. AC Bonifacio also kept the crowd hyped up throughout the night with an energetic performance.

Singer-songwriter Leila Alcasid, Miss Universe Philippines 2023 Michelle Dee, entrepreneur Nico Bolzico, and travel and lifestyle content creator Camille Co then took guests on a tour of different Galaxy zones, which are experiential installations that brought to life exactly how the new Galaxy devices complement modern lifestyles.

Express yourself with the Galaxy Z Flip5

As part of the evening’s interactive experiences, guests were able to discover their best side at the Self Expression Studio where they took photos at the Mirror Selfie Station and the Flex Every Angle Photo Booth where they got to experience the versatility of the Flex Cam. Guests also took fun group selfies at the Groufie Station with the various hands-free selfie options

Catriona Gray
Former Miss Universe Catriona Gray

The Flex Showcase meanwhile highlighted the Galaxy Z Flip5’s Flex Window widgets, which allows you to get productive on the go with just a few clicks and swipes. As the ultimate pocketable self-expression tool, you can let your individuality shine with the biggest cover screen yet, at 3.4 inches.

Work and play with the Galaxy Z Fold5

At the Productivity Cafe, guests enjoyed curated drinks at the Coffee Station while checking out the features and functions of the new Galaxy Z Fold5.

At the Gaming Lounge, guests tried out their favorite games with the Galaxy Z Fold5’s immersive 7.6” main display while at the Multi-Tasking Station, the Galaxy Fold5 was showcased as a powerful productivity tool through its sleeker S Pen, advanced Taskbar, and Split Screen features.

Galaxy Fold5
Galaxy Fold5 Experience Booth: At the Productivity Cafe, guests discovered how the Galaxy Z Fold 5’s massive 7.6” display provides immersive entertainment and gaming, while enhancing productivity while on the go.

The Entertainment Pod displayed a diorama of cinema with the Galaxy Fold5 as its movie screen. Powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor, users can watch videos on one screen and type texts and comments using flex mode in the other half. No need to worry about bulkiness as the Galaxy Fold5 is the thinnest Fold yet thanks to the Zero Gap Hinge.

Sleep better and live healthier with the Galaxy Watch6 series

At the Wellness Den, the new features of the Galaxy Watch6 series were on full display. The Sleep Up station highlighted the innovative capabilities of the Galaxy Watch6’s Sleep Monitoring functions such as the Sleep Scores, Sleep Stages analyses, and intuitive information with Sleep Coaching.

Guests also got active with stationary bikes while wearing the Watch6 to experience its various functions. With the innovative 3-in-1 BioActive Sensor, users can enjoy an efficient way to monitor exercise efforts and check on their health as the Galaxy Watch6 series monitors both blood pressure and electrocardiographic (ECG).

Galaxy Watch6
Galaxy Watch6 Experience Booth: At the Wellness Den, guests learned all about the Galaxy Watch6’s variety of sleep coaching tools and how it can monitor their BP and ECG for better heart health.

The wide selection of versatile watch faces as well as new one-click band options were highlighted as well at the Straps Station. These devices pack holistic health offerings and powerful performance in a refined and sleek design – 30% slimmer bezel, a 20% larger and more vibrant display, and more interactive user interface.

To further champion overall wellness, Samsung Philippines has partnered with Emma The Sleep Company, an award-winning German brand that advocates for better sleep experiences; and the 24/7 health consultation app KonsultaMD to enable better health and everyday wellness through technology. There will also be exclusive promotions and discounts for Samsung Members, Emma Sleep customers, and Watch6 Customers.

Get creative and productive with the Galaxy Tab S9 series

At the Creative Playground, guests explored the new features of the new Galaxy Tab S9 series with a live digital mural showcasing how the Galaxy Tab S9 series is a great device for creativity.

Galaxy Tab S9
Galaxy Tab S9 Experience Booth: At the Creative Playground, guests enjoyed seeing a live digital mural and trying out the PENUP App and S Pen handwriting features of the Galaxy Tab S9 – it can even write while submerged underwater with its IP68 rating.

There was also a Doodle Corner where guests got to try out the PENUP App and S Pen Handwriting features of the tablets.

The Galaxy Tab S9’s Dynamic AMOLED 2X display also had its own corner full of different backgrounds showing how it can adapt to different lighting situations to ensure an epic viewing experience.

The DeX Mode corner showcased the Galaxy Tab S9’s versatility – where the tablets can be used like a laptop with a keyboard and mouse, and how users can experience the multi-window functionality and ecosystem connectivity with other Galaxy devices at the Ecosystem Integration corner.

The experience was taken up a notch by submerging the devices in an aquarium at the Underwater Writing corner, showing how the IP68 rating of both the Galaxy Tab S9 series and the S Pen allows you to work or play anywhere.

Galaxy Flip5
Galaxy Flip5 Experience Booth: Guests were able to discover their best side at the Self-Expression Studio, where they learned about the versatility of the Flex Cam in taking great selfies.

Order the latest Samsung Galaxy devices and avail exciting offers through these links below:

Ready for more gadget, gizmo, and gear updates? Follow Ready Gadget Goon our Facebook Page, Twitter @Ready_Gadget_Go, and on Instagram.

So, are you Team ‘Unfold‘ or Team ‘Flip‘? Share your thoughts at the comment section below!

Like it? Share with your friends!

Jonel Uy

Jonel Uy is the EIC of Graduating from UP Diliman with a degree in Computer Science, he is also the Managing Director of engaging and amplifying social media campaigns for brands. On Mondays, he teaches information technology classes at Grace Christian College. Know more about him at


Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *