Globe’s Reset Program might have been a hit that Smart is also following on the same promo — allow subscribers to pre-terminate their existing plans with a discount and upgrade to the iPhone 5. Smart calls it the Wipe Out Program.
There’s no doubt the Optimus G is the best smartphone LG has ever made. We even think it looks and performs better than the Nexus 4, spare the regular and timely Android updates Google gives it.
BlackBerry launched the BB Z10 in the Philippines this March 2013 and all 3 telcos (Smart, Sun, Globe) will be carrying the handset free under certain surfing plans. The BlackBerry Z10 has a suggested retail price of Php29,990.
Starmobile Philippines just revealed a new flagship smartphone, the Starmobile Diamond, with 5-inch HD IPS LCD display, 12-megapixel rear camera and 3-megapixel front-facing camera. It tries to compete with the Cherry Mobile Omega HD.
Sun Cellular is offering the dual-SIM Galaxy Grand free with their Sun Plan 999. The handset retails for about Php16,000 in the market so this is a pretty nice deal from Sun Cellular.
Cherry Mobile is on a roll again and launching newer and better handsets like the Cherry Mobile Omega HD. The 5-inch Jellybean smartphone boasts of a Dragontrail Glass for screen protection.
One of our readers asked whether the Galaxy S3 is a good buy since they can’t afford the bigger and more expensive Galaxy S3. We stepped back and gave them a number of options, including alternatives to the S3 Mini.
Cherry Mobile PH has introduced a new smartphone in the Flame series and aptly calls it the Cherry Mobile Flame 2.0. Packed with upgrades from the old CM Flame, the Cherry Mobile Flame 2.0 tops it off with a quad-core processor.
The Sony Xperia Z is Sony’s latest flagship smartphone that sports one of the best hardware configuration of any Android smartphone in the Philippines. It was recently launched in the country and is expected to be released in the Philippines by first week of April 2013.
Cherry Mobile has finally announced their new quad-core tablet, the Fusion Bolt.
Cherry Mobile Fusion Bolt specs:
7-inch IPS LCD 720p HD display @ 1280×800 pixels
Actions Semiconductor ATM7029 ARM Cortex A9 1.0GHz quad-core
1GB DDR3 RAM
8GB internal storage
up to 32GB via microSD
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
2MP rear camera
0.3MP front-facing camera
Li-Ion 4,000mAh battery
Android 4.1 Jellybean
186.2mm x 126.9mm x 10.8mm (dimensions)
320 grams (weight)
Suggested retail price of the Cherry Mobile Fusion Bolt is Php3,999.