Since the launch of LTE (Long-term Evolution) in the Philippines last 2011 by Smart Communications, new technologies, services, and devices has emerge.
|Smartphones from Smart with 700 MHz LTE support|
On top of that, the telco giants in the country has acquired the very important 700 MHz low frequency from San Miguel to complete our mobile bands recently. To explain it in simple terms, the 700 MHz LTE frequency band makes 4G mobile internet faster and stable.
Since then, local telcos have been rolling out additional LTE cell sites in key locations all over the Philippines. According to Smart Communications, their company is projecting that before the year of 2018 ends, 95% of the country are already covered with Smart 700 MHz LTE.
However, not all devices are equipped with the said very important frequency band. So, choosing the a future proof handset with 700 MHz support is a wise decision. It is also logical to shift to that new technology as it is clearly faster and better than your traditional 3G connectivity.
To help you guys choose the right future proof device for you, here's the list of 700 MHz capable handsets from Smart fit for every budget.
|700 MHz ready smartphones for different lifestyle|
1. O+ Presto - This handset is the most affordable handset in the list. An entry-level smartphone available at PHP 2,188 kit.
2. Moto G4 Play - This midranger has decent entry-midrange specs. It's packed with 5 inch HD screen, Snapdragon 410 chip, and 2 GB of RAM. It's available at GIGA Plan 999!
3. OPPO F1s - Also known as the "Selfie Expert" the OPPO F1s is one of the most popular midrange smartphone in the country. This machine highlights premium build, good specs, and bright 16 MP front facing camera. Get it at GIGA Plan 999!
4. Samsung Galaxy J7 - This device is one of the older handsets that's still has good internet connectivity today. Grab it at All in Plan 1200!
5. Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) - The Galaxy A5 (2016) ranks among the most stylish looking midrangers in the land today. It also has a capable 13 MP f/1.9 main camera w/ optical image stabilization for better stills and videos. It's available at GIGA Plan 1499!
6. Sony Xperia XA Ultra - If in-need of a phablet, this device is a must consider. It also has a 16 MP front facing camera with optical image stabilization. It's available at GIGA Plan 1499!
7. Apple iPhone SE - The iPhone SE a throwback 4 inch Apple smartphone that packs a punch. It also has a great 12 MP main camera. It's available at GIGA Plan 1499 as well.
8. Apple iPhone 6 Plus - The Apple iPhone 6 Plus needs no introduction. Even up to this date, it is one of the most reliable Apple device out there. Get it at GIGA Plan 1499.
9. Apple iPhone 7 Plus - The iPhone 7 Plus is the first Apple handset with dual main cameras. It can shoot shallow depth of field via portrait mode or zoom up to 2x without loss of detail. It is now water and dust resistant as well. It's available at GIGA Plan 2999!
10. Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge - This phone is a very good looking phone with top-end specs, sharp screen, powerful cameras, and long battery life. A dream phone for most. It's available at GIGA Plan 2499!
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