Sunday, June 9, 2013

Smart Freedom Sale on June 12, 2013

In celebration of the Philippine Independence Day on June 12, 2013, Smart will be holding it first ever Smart Freedom Sale.

Image from Smart's Facebook Page

Get the 64GB iPhone 4S for P10,490 P10,900, Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 (P3100) Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus (P6200) for only P4490 P5600, and 8GB iPhone 3GS for only P4900. Other phones are also on sale! Go get these great deals only from Smart Gateway (Gateway Activity Center) and Smart Robinsons Galleria (Robinsons Movie World area) on June 12, 2013 only from 10AM to 7PM.

The catch: You have to subscribe to SMART freedom plan, which is a zer0-plan. If you dont use it, you don't get billed. It also does not have a holding period. So bring an additional P600 for 1 month advance and valid IDs. Want to know more about Smart's Freedom Plan? Click here! 

Disclaimer: Smart is NOT an advertiser of this blog and this is not a paid post.

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Saturday, June 8, 2013

Nokia Lumia 920 now available on Smart Data Plan 1500

Windows Phone 8 and Lumia lovers rejoice! Smart recently announced that they are now carrying the best camera smartphone yet... Nokia Lumia 920. Well, a friend of mine already availed of this phone together with a plan from Smart a week and half ago before this was announced on Smart's website.

It's free in Data Plan 1500 (30 month commitment) with unlimited LTE connectivity*, 120 texts to all networks and 60 minutes of local/domestic calls or All-In Plan 1800.

Key features

  • Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE support
  • Quad-band 3G with 42 Mbps HSDPA and 5.7 Mbps HSUPA support
  • 4.5" 16M-color PureMotionHD+ IPS display with a resolution of 1280 x 768 pixels
  • 8 megapixel autofocus camera with LED flash, 1080p@30fps video recording
  • Optical Image stabilization with floating lens technology
  • 1.3MP front-facing camera
  • Windows Phone 8 OS
  • 1.5GHz dual-core Krait CPU, Adreno 225 GPU, Qualcomm MSM8960 chipset, 1GB of RAM
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band
  • GPS receiver with A-GPS and GLONASS support
  • Free lifetime voice-guided navigation
  • 32GB of inbuilt storage
  • Active noise cancellation with a dedicated mic
  • Wireless charging with optional accessories
  • Built-in accelerometer, gyroscope and proximity sensor
  • Standard 3.5 mm audio jack
  • microUSB port
  • Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP and EDR, file transfers
  • SNS integration
  • Xbox Live integration and Xbox management
  • NFC support
  • Digital compass
  • Nokia Music

Main disadvantages

  • App catalog falls short of Android and iOS
  • No microSD card
  • No FM radio
  • No system-wide file manager
  • No lockscreen shortcuts
  • Size and weight something to definitely consider before you buy
  • Audio output not worthy of a flagship
  • Non user-replaceable battery


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