After the arrival of the Apple iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, the much-awaited iPhone X is finally here! Well, sort of. Globe Telecom just started to accept pre-orders of the iPhone X through their postpaid plans.
Globe offers the iPhone X for just PhP 3,399 per month, which is the combined fee of ThePLAN 1799 and a monthly installment of PhP 1,600 for the phone. This plan includes unlimited texts to all networks in the Philippines, unlimited calls to Globe and TM, and 11GB of data.
It also includes the usual freebies including one-month Gadget Care (insurance for your phone), three months of Spotify Premium, and a six-month subscription to Disney and Netflix.
If you want to get the iPhone X at a different plan, here are the cash-out fees for each:
|iPhone X (64GB)||iPhone X (256GB)|
|ThePLAN 599||PhP 56,400||PhP 64,800|
|ThePLAN 799||PhP 55,200||PhP 63,600|
|ThePLAN 999||PhP 50,400||PhP 58,800|
|ThePLAN 1299||PhP 49,200||PhP 57,600|
|ThePLAN 1499||PhP 48,000||PhP 56,400|
|ThePLAN 1799||PhP 38,400||PhP 46,800|
|ThePLAN 2499||PhP 31,200||PhP 39,600|
Loyal Globe subscribers may renew their contract and get PhP 2,400 off the cash-out fee if they’re getting the phone under ThePLAN 1799 or up.
You can pre-order the iPhone X from Globe through their website.
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Globe’s ThePLAN bundles a Huawei P30 Pro with a Huawei Watch GT
And FreeLace earphones!
Globe is offering a new postpaid plan bundle that will attract those who love freebies. It is offering the Huawei P30 Pro Amber Sunrise with a Huawei Watch GT, along with the Huawei FreeLace earphones.
The Huawei P30 Pro to be offered with ThePLAN will come in gorgeous Amber Sunrise color, and a massive 512GB storage. It will also be offered with a one-time cash out plus the monthly bill for ThePLAN. These are the various cash out options:
- ThePLAN 599 — one-time cash out of PhP 44,400 with a monthly bill of PhP 599
- ThePLAN 799 — one-time cash out of PhP 42,000 with a monthly bill of PhP 799
- ThePLAN 999 — one time cash out of PhP 39,600 with a monthly bill of PhP 999
- ThePLAN 1299 — one time cash out of PhP 38,400 with a monthly bill of PhP 1299
- ThePLAN 1499 — one time cash out of PhP 34,800 with a monthly bill of PhP 1499
- ThePLAN 1799 — one time cash out of PhP 32,400 with a monthly bill of PhP 1799
- ThePLAN 1999 — one time cash out of PhP 30,000 with a monthly bill of PhP 1999
- ThePLAN 2499 — one time cash out of PhP 25,200 with a monthly bill of of PhP 2499
- ThePLAN 2999 — one time cash out of PhP 25,200 with a monthly bill of PhP 2999
All plans also include the recently released Huawei Watch GT smartwatch and the Huawei FreeLace earphones. All in all, the freebies to be given are worth PhP 16,480. If you’re re-contracting, there’s a charge to bill option that will stagger the cash out instead of it being a one time thing.
ThePLAN comes with unlimited text and calls to Globe and TM. It also has a 24-month contract period for plans with included smartphones. To avail of this plan, check out Globe’s official store. This plan is valid while stocks last.
The device in this plan is Huawei’s flagship which was announced last March 2019. The Huawei P30 Pro has been praised for its excellent camera. Featuring a unique periscope camera, the flagship can zoom up to 50x digitally. It is also praised for its impressive performance, all-day battery life, and a gorgeous 6.3″ OLED display.
Sony Xperia 1: Price and availability in Singapore
This is Sony’s 2019 flagship
First announced at MWC 2019, Sony’s latest flagship — the Sony Xperia 1 — is now available in Singapore.
The headline feature of the Xperia 1 is its 6.5-inch 4K OLED display with a 21:9 CinemaWide aspect ratio. It also comes with HDR remastering technologies. Sony’s BRAVIA TV tech is present on the X1. Its mobile engine and color accuracy come together to show content as envisioned by professionals.
Specs and Features
Another main feature of the Xperia 1 are the three 12-megapixel rear shooters. Each has its respective lenses for wide landscapes (16mm), primary photography (26mm), and telephoto shooting (52mm).
The cameras are made in collaboration with Sony’s Alpha photo team. It inherits the Bionz X for mobile image processing. This enables the phone to have the world’s first Eye AF in a smartphone and continuous 10fps shooting with AF/AE tracking.
Inside Sony’s new flagship is the latest Snapdragon 855 processor with 6GB of memory and up to 128GB of expandable storage. It runs on a 3330mAh battery with Sony-developed Battery Care (slower overnight charging) and Smart Stamina mode. The phone has USB-C Power Delivery support for faster charging, as well.
Price and availability
The Xperia 1 in Black, Purple and Grey will be available in Singapore from 29 August 2019 at Sony Stores and the Sony flagship store on Lazada at a recommended retail price of SG$ 1,299 inclusive of GST.
Pre-order period is from August 16 to 28, 2019. Pre-orders placed at Sony Stores and Lazada will be entitled to a free black WH-1000XM3 wireless noise-cancelling headphones while stocks last.
[UPDATE]: Due to the overwhelming response, Sony has ran out of stocks for the pre-orders of the Xperia 1. Customers can still head down to all Sony Stores to experience the Xperia 1.
Sony has new PS4 Pro bundles featuring God of War
The best time to play is now with a new PS4 Pro bundle featuring two popular gaming titles
Sony has new PlayStation 4 Pro bundles that is too hard to ignore, especially if you’ve been dying to get your hands on a PS4 Pro. It will include two popular gaming titles from Sony itself.
From August 16 to September 8, Sony is bundling the PS4 Pro with popular game titles The Last of Us (Remastered) and God of War. It will be available on all PlayStation authorized dealers. The PS4 Pro bundle will come with two DualShock 4 wireless controllers. All in all, the bundle is worth PhP 24,990, which is a considerable markdown from its regular price of PhP 32,718.
All PS4 Pro will come in a jet black color and 1TB of HDD. There is also 2 years of warranty for every gamer’s peace of mind.
Other PS4 Pro bundles on offer
Apart from this bundle, Sony will also offer these PS4 Pro bundles:
- PS4 Pro God of War Bundle (1TB HDD) with free Marvel’s Spider-Man (worth PhP 2,349) and free mini messenger bag — PhP 23,990
- PS4 NBA2K19 Bundle Pack (500GB HDD) with free DualShock 4 Wireless Controller (worth PhP 2,990), free Marvel’s Spider-Man (worth PhP 2,349) and free mini messenger bag — PhP 19,990
The bundled mini messenger bag is a sling bag featuring the motifs of the iconic PlayStation shapes and the PlayStation family logo. It is only available while stocks last.
All the bundles are purchasable in all PlayStation authorized dealers.
The PlayStation 4 Pro is a gaming console released by Sony in 2016. It is a follow up to the popular PlayStation 4, featuring a much refined gameplay. It comes in either 500GB, 1TB, or 2TB of HDD storage.
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