HONOR 70 5G: Price and availability in the Philippines

So stylish!



It’s official! The HONOR 70 5G, the latest addition to the brand’s high-end, stylish N series, is now in the Philippines.

The successor to the HONOR 50 debuts as a masterpiece device for vlogging enthusiasts, packing with video-centric features such as Solo Cut mode, Person Re-identification technology, and Dual Video streaming.

It offers the best-in-class photography experience for a midrange device, taking pride in having a 54-megapixel Sony IMX800 Super Sensing camera with a large 1/1.49-inch sensor. On its front, it captures exceptional selfies with its 32-megapixel Super Clear Selfie camera.

It also comes with computational photography powered by AI, along with HONOR’s proprietary imaging solution called HONOR Image Engine.

Powering the HONOR 70 is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G Pls 5G 6nm SoC, supported by GPU Turbo X and OS Turbo X.

Battery-wise, the HONOR 70 is equipped with a 4800mAh battery capable of super-fast 66W wired charging, thanks to its HONOR SuperCharge technology.

The HONOR 70 runs on Magic UI 6.1 based on Android 12, and of course, comes with Google Mobile Services.

Price and availability

The HONOR 70 5G retails for PhP 26,990. It comes in two colors: Midnight Black and Crystal Silver.

It’s available in Lazada and HONOR stores nationwide. Customers get a free premium JBL Flip 5 Bluetooth Speaker worth PhP 6,999 for purchases until October 28, 2022.

For installment terms, Home Credit offers 0% interest for up to 18 months, for as low as PhP 1,082.07 per month.

REVIEW: HONOR 70 review: More than an arm candy


Samsung 12.12 mega sale: Up to 50% off on Galaxy phones

Free tablet included in one bundle



Heads up, last-minute Christmas shoppers! Samsung’s upcoming Holiday Mega Sale is your perfect chance to score deals on Galaxy smartphones.

This coming 12.12 on both Shopee and Lazada, Samsung will be making their wide range of devices even more affordable with discounts of up to 50% off from December 12 to 14, 2022.

What’s better is that these will come with freebie bundles, so what better way to take advantage of the opportunity and check out before the clock strikes December 25!

Here are what customers can get from Samsung’s exclusive Galaxy deals:

  • Free Galaxy Watch5 40mm with Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra 5G or Galaxy Tab S8+ 5G
  • Free Galaxy Watch4 40mm with Galaxy Tab S8 5G or Galaxy Tab S8 Wi-Fi
  • Free Laneige Perfect Renew Youth Trial Kit with Galaxy S21 FE 5G
  • Free card slot cover with the Galaxy A04 or A04e

For the flagship Galaxy S22 series and selected Z Fold or Flip models, Samsung will be giving away the following:

  • Free Galaxy Tab A8 WiFi with Galaxy S22 Ultra
  • Free Galaxy Tab A7 Lite with Galaxy S22+ / S22 / S21 FE / Z Fold3 / Z Flip3

Additionally, Samsung has these exclusive offers only via Shopee:

  • 15% off voucher capped at PhP 1,000 for every PhP 1,000 minimum spend
  • 0% interest for 3 months via SPayLater for Galaxy Z Fold4, Flip4, S22 series, Watch5 series, Buds2 Pro, A13 5G, A23 5G, and A04s
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Xiaomi Christmas Sales comes with discounts, freebies

Xiaomi 12 series included



Xiaomi 12 Lite

Xiaomi is welcoming the upcoming holiday season by offering customers markdown prices for its smartphones across all ranges, as well as freebies bundled with selected models.

The Xiaomi Christmas Sale will last until January 1, 2023, and customers have the chance to get the following free items for every purchase of a participating phone:

Free Redmi 9A:

Free Xiaomi Vacuum Flask:

Free phone case, tripod selfie stick, Xiaomi medal

  • Xiaomi 11T Pro 5G (12GB+256GB): PhP 27,999
  • Xiaomi 11T Pro 5G (8GB+256GB): PhP 25,999

A handful of all-around smartphones and tablets will also sell at discounted prices throughout the promo period:

  • Xiaomi 11T 5G (8GB+256GB): PhP 20,999
  • Xiaomi 11T Lite 5G NE (8GB+256GB): PhP 18,999
  • Xiaomi 11T Lite 5G NE (8GB+128GB): PhP 16,999
  • Redmi Note 11S (8GB+128GB): PhP 12,999
  • Redmi Note 11S (6GB+128GB): PhP 11,999
  • Redmi Note 11 (8GB+128GB): PhP 9,999
  • Redmi Note 10 Pro: starts at PhP 12,999
  • Redmi 10: starts at PhP 7,799
  • Redmi Pad: starts at PhP 13,999

On top of that, a handful of wearables, including different Xiaomi and Redmi earbuds, watches, and smart bands will also get markdown prices:

  • Xiaomi Buds 3T Pro: PhP 6,999
  • Xiaomi Buds 3: PhP 4,999
  • Redmi Buds 4: PhP 2,499
  • Xiaomi Watch S1: PhP 10,999
  • Xiaomi Watch S1 Active: PhP 8,999
  • Xiaomi Smart Band 7 Pro: PhP 4,599
  • Xiaomi Smart Band 7: PhP 2,499

Redmi A1 launched

Meanwhile, Xiaomi has also released its newest budget smartphone in the Redmi A1.

This phone has a 6.52-inch HD+ display, 8MP dual cameras, a 5MP selfie camera, and a 5,000mAh battery. The affordable new device is a perfect Christmas gift for students as it is capable of executing daily tasks.

The Redmi A1 will retail for just PhP 4,499 and will come with a free Mi Portable Bluetooth Speaker until New Year’s Day.

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Pre-booked parking now possible with Dibz app

Call dibs on your parking space




Ever encountered a situation where you saw a vacant parking slot while scouring the parking area of a mall or any other establishment – only to find out that someone is standing on the actual slot to “reserve” it?

It has got to be one of the most frustrating moments for any vehicle owner. Fortunately, an app to address parking concerns has finally been born: Dibz.

MPT Mobility’s Dibz pre-booked parking is a secure and convenient app which allows drivers to search, pre-book, and pay in advance for a smooth and hassle-free parking experience.

Dibz guarantees parking space close to one’s destination, and offers reward points for users.

A detailed history of a customer’s bookings will also be made accessible – which comes in handy for reimbursements or simply tracking expenses.

Initially launched in Makati City, the service is now available in Dela Rosa Car Park 1 and 2 and Valero Car Park.

Dibz is downloadable on the Google Play Store or Apple App Store.

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