Celebrities snap their best selfies

How to take a perfect selfie?

Well, there are a number of tips from selfie experts, i.e. social media narcissists. First, find the perfect light, tilt your head at an angle, then hold your hand above your head (eye level is boring), and then you’re ready to take as much selfies as you can.

Given these tips, it’s also imperative that you use a good camera. A good lens is much better than any filter, which most of the time just deceives your followers, available in the app market.

At a recent event held at the Mall of Asia atrium, emerging smartphone brand Vivo launched its flagship phone specifically designed for today’s selfie age, when millennials and even adults enjoy sharing beautifully captured self-shots with the world of social media.

#PERFECT SELFIE. Rising teen star Loisa Andalio snaps a selfie using the smart phone’s bokeh effect. 
Kapamilya star Sue Ramirez in her no-filter-needed selfie

Equipped with the world’s first 20-megapixel dual front camera, the most advanced selfie technology to date, the flagship smartphone Vivo V5 Plus has already won the hearts of a few local celebrities.

TV personalities like Loisa Andalio, Yeng Constantino, Maris Racal, Sue Ramirez, Jessy Mendiola, Erich Gonzales, Miles Ocampo, Jane Oineza, and actor Enchong Dee joined the social media campaign that celebrated the launch of the smartphone by posting their best selfies.

These selfie-loving stars have set the Instagram world abuzz with their stunning photographs, taken with the Vivo V5 Plus perfect selfie phone.

They are particularly thrilled about the phone’s “bokeh effect,” the on-the-spot photography filter that beautifully blurs backgrounds while keeping the selfie in focus crystal clear.

Actor Enchong Dee in his casual solo snap also using bokeh effect
Yeng Constantino

In her Instagram post, teen star Andrea Brillantes averred that the Vivo V5 Plus fulfilled her “selfie goals”. Her Instagram caption said, “The selfie game will always be on point, thanks to my V5 Plus dual front camera and its face beauty feature!”

FHM’s current “sexiest woman” Jessy Mendiola, on the other hand, said she is in love with the new V5 Plus and its bokeh mode. Her caption even had a reminder for all her followers, “Focus on what’s important . . . Ang perfect talaga ng pagka-focus ng selfie especially because may 20MP dual front camera siya.”

Hosted by magic 89.9 DJ Nikko Ramos, the Vivo V5 Plus consumer and media launch was kicked off by Pinoy Boyband Superstar’s Tony Labrusca and James Ryan Cesena, who each entertained the guests with lively music, and then amped up their performance with an energetic song-and-dance number.

Andrea Brillantes
Jessy Mendiola

Meanwhile, R&B singer KZ Tandingan wowed the guests with her soulful performances and even gamely tried out the Vivo V5 Plus by taking a selfie with the Vivo executives onstage.

Hazel Bascon, Vivo Philippines vice president, expressed her exhilaration in upgrading the selfie experience. “We are excited to bring the ‘selfie’ to the next level. Our latest innovation not only provides high-quality audio, but also as everyone loves—the perfect selfie,” she stated.

The big reveal also reintroduced NBA superstar Stephen Curry as the official endorser and brand ambassador of all Vivo phones, including the Vivo V5 Plus perfect selfie phone.

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