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Into a world of Uniq, better by design

Kathrina Ysabel Pineda

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Dressing up with gadgets is one thing, but having them dress you up is another matter. Macpower Marketing Corporation launches UNIQ, a Singaporean brand, last June 13, 2019 featuring a design series of not just functionally stylish gadget accessories and travel essentials, but ones also driven by function.

UNIQ spells out sleek style in line with being rugged. You would know that it could take a beating just by holding it in your hands. It has a minimalistic design yet it screams elegance.
“Each UNIQ design went through stages of prudent planning and development, with scrupulous sourcing and careful selection of quality materials, textiles, and craftsmanship to produce the kind of premium goods we are proud to call ours.” DAVID, Head of Design and Development.

UNIQ products range from chargers to cases and cables. We tested out items from each category to get a glimpse of UNIQ features:

AEREO

AEREO 3IN1 FAST WIRELESS CHARGING PAD (2)
Aereo 3-in-1 Fast Wireless Charging Pad juices up fast with its QC 3.0 fast charger technology. The Aereo offers 7.5W/10W which charges the device faster than a normal charger does, and even compared to other wireless chargers. It is built to fit multiple devices at once so you can charge your iPhone while your Airpods are also getting juice. And despite being able to charge three devices simultaneously, the Aereo does not take up too much space.

Its ultra slim profile minimalist design is where solid elegance meets full practicality. It is also compatible with Apple Watch, as well as iPhone Xs Max, Xs, Xr, X, 8, 8+ and Apple Airpods.
The granular finish of the charging pad gives it the rugged feel, and makes it scratch proof. And if you hate easily-destroyed chargers, you would love the patented nylon-fibre braiding of its included USB charging cable.

HYDE
Another charging device from UNIQ is the HYDE Ultra Compact USB-C PD Fast Charging Power Bank. It has a 10000 mAh capacity for a tiny fellow. It has the same granular finish as the Aereo which also gives it that elegance in addition to its Ash color.

Hyde features a Charge View Stand where you will be able to watch your movies or take your video calls while you’re charging. It charges faster with 18W USB-C PD. It powered up my iPhone half full in just 30 minutes.

Hyde also fast charges Huawei and Samsung phones all thanks to its SMARTIQ technology.

HALO

HALO RED
Simple, understated design methodology backs the overall aesthetics for Halo. Intentionally created to look clean, sleek, and uncluttered, its slender and featherweight size makes it perfect for on-the-go usage. It comes in Lightning and USB-C cable, which can take a beating thanks to its patented nylon-fibre braiding.

Its Flex USB-C to Lightning cable supports 18W Power Delivery to charge your iPhone at the fastest speed available – up to 60% in 30 minutes. Halo is ultra-durable with its Military Grade material and Xtreme360 Strain Relief design for incredible flexibility, and completed with a slim charging tip that fits most cases.

It comes in a silicone case which prevents it from tangling. And during those lazy days, you can just use it as a short cable when you’re charging in close proximity.

VOYAGE

VOYAGE

Voyage is a universal travel adapter with 3 USB and USB-C ports. This may just be the most boujee-looking travel adapter I’ve seen, with its texturized finish that is granular to the touch. We can all attest to the hassle of having incompatible cables whenever we get out of the country, and because of this, we are unable to charge up.
It is compatible in over 150 countries, including the America, Australia, Europe, UK, and Asia. The universal adapter allows to charge up to 5 devices simultaneously.
Voyage is also is not easy to lose, or forget in some place, for it has a travel pouch included with it. And unlike other universal adapters that I’ve used, Voyage has labels on it including the required voltage.

DUFFLE

DUFFLE
Duffle is crafted with artisan genuine cowhide leather. It has a seamless pocket included that serves as a cardholder. This makes it convenient when you’re on-the-go. All you had to do is point and shoot, your card, that is.

Duffle is part of the Element Series that is inspired by the idea of finding safety and security from nature. It is the slimmest case with a cardholder that I have ever come across with.
UNIQ has opened its very First Kiosk in the Philippines on June 22, 2019. It is located at 4F Cyberzone, The Annex Building, SM City North EDSA.
More than just its classy design, UNIQ is geared towards professionals of all ages, and serves as a trusty companion in office works, business travels or at home. Anywhere you bring it is sure to serve as a statement piece, and more.

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