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PUBG Mobile collaborating with BLACKPINK?

With the latest teaser posted on its official Twitter account, PUBG Mobile has apparently confirmed it is collaborating with BLACKPINK.

Have you seen the latest teaser posted on PUBG Mobile’s official Twitter account? PUBG Mobile has apparently confirmed it is collaborating with the popular K-pop girl group BLACKPINK.

PUBG Mobile tweeted “‘New color’ is on the way.” The tweet was accompanied by a teaser image of four people inside a pink vehicle.

If you look at what’s hanging from the rear view mirror, you will see a tiny version of the BLACKPINK official light stick.

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Samsung Electronics remains Asia’s top brand

Samsung has collaborated with the popular Kpop group BTS. Image credit:  Samsung Newsroom
Samsung has collaborated with the popular Kpop group BTS. Image credit: Samsung Newsroom

For the ninth consecutive year, Samsung Electronics has been named the best brand in Asia. This is according to results from Asia’s Top 1000 Brands.

Campaign Asia-Pacific conducts this annual survey in collaboration with Nielsen. The report cited Samsung’s commitment to innovation. It also noted the company’s collaboration with popular South Korean boy band BTS for the Samsung Galaxy S20+ BTS Edition and Samsung Galaxy Buds+ BTS Edition.

“A large part of what keeps Samsung top of consumers’ minds is its continual investment in innovation. In 2019 it was the number one manufacturer of 5G smartphones, selling more than 6.7 million devices and accounting for more than half (54%) of the global 5G market.

“Samsung has also embraced star power of exceedingly popular K-pop group BTS, collaborating with the group for a special purple edition of its Galaxy S20+ and Galaxy Buds+. The special edition products sold out in just one hour.”

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Samsung Galaxy Buds+ BTS Edition now available in PH

Attention, ARMY! The Samsung Galaxy Buds+ BTS Edition has finally landed on our shores.

Attention, ARMY! The Samsung Galaxy Buds+ BTS Edition has finally landed on our shores.

Starting today, July 9, the Galaxy Buds+ BTS Edition will be available through the Samsung Online Store and authorized channels.

The BTS edition Galaxy Buds+ will sell for Php8,990. It comes with a purple smart cover. Moreover, buyers will get seven collectible BTS photo cards featuring RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V, and Jungkook.

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BLACKPINK music video sets 5 Guinness World Records

The BLACKPINK music video for their comeback single "How You Like That" has enabled the popular Kpop girl group to set multiple new Guinness World Records titles.

The BLACKPINK music video for their comeback single “How You Like That” has enabled the popular Kpop girl group to set multiple new Guinness World Records titles.

Guinness World Records said the BLACKPINK music video generated 86.3 million views in the first day of release. With this, “How You Like That” has achieved new records for:

  • Most viewed YouTube video in 24 hours
  • Most viewed music video on YouTube in 24 hours
  • Most viewed YouTube music video in 24 hours by a K-pop group

“All three records surpass previous record holder BTS — who, together with US singer Halsey previously achieved these three record titles with the video for ‘Boy With Luv’ in April 2019.”

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Samsung Galaxy S20+ BTS Edition pre-order to re-open

Samsung Philippines is re-opening the Samsung Galaxy S20+ BTS Edition pre-order for a second batch of units.

Here’s good news, ARMY! Disappointed that you weren’t able to pre-order the Samsung Galaxy S20+ BTS Edition last week?

Due to the overwhelming support of fans, Samsung Philippines is re-opening its Galaxy S20+ BTS Edition pre-order for a second batch of units.

The pre-order will start on July 1 at 10 AM through the Samsung Online Store. Samsung Philippines launched its official online store in the Philippines in May.

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‘How You Like That’: BLACKPINK beats BTS on YouTube

"How You Like That" surpassed 100 million views on YouTube in record time.

Guess who dethroned BTS? BLACKPINK’s music video for its highly-anticipated comeback single “How You Like That” has set a new YouTube record for 24-hour views.

“The K-pop powerhouse group’s dynamic new single had 82.4 million views in the first 24 hours of release on YouTube, and was the No. 1 trending video on the platform. The view count handily topped the previous record-holders: BTS’ ‘Boy With Luv’ featuring Halsey, which amassed 74.6 million views in the initial one-day period in April 2019, per YouTube.”

Not only did BLACKPINK beat BTS for this record. The Kpop girl group composed of Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé, and Lisa also surpassed 100 million views in record time. “How You Like That” reached the milestone in one day, eight hours, and 22 minutes, according to the Soompi article.

“The previous record for the fastest Korean group music video to hit 100 million views was held by BTS’s ‘Boy With Luv,’ which took one day, 13 hours, and 38 minutes to achieve the feat.”