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OPPO Find X2 Pro: Globe vs Smart postpaid plans comparison

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OPPO’s Find X series has always been about delivering the latest and greatest specs. The OPPO Find X2 Pro is a continuation of that trend. Now, it’s coming to the Philippines. It will retail at all OPPO physical stores. It will also be available as a postpaid device for both Globe and Smart.

To help you decide which is better for you, we’ve come up with a postpaid plan comparison for both telcos. We will base the comparison for both telcos on the postpaid plan that will give the perfect balance of what you get from what you will pay for.

As such, we’re picking Globe’s ThePlan 1999 and Smart’s Signature Plan L. It is important to note that Globe only offers a one-time cashout option while Smart offers both a one-time cashout and a staggered payment option for the OPPO Find X2 Pro. For the purpose of this comparison, we’ll choose the one-time cashout option for both telcos.

Without further ado, let’s compare the plans:

Plan Comparison

Globe Smart
Plan Name ThePlan 1999 Signature Plan L
Data 16 GB 15 GB
Text Unlimited to all networks Unlimited to all networks
Call
  • 150 mins. to any network
  • Unlimited to Globe/TM
  • 150 mins. to any network
  • Unlimited to Smart/Sun
Device Fee  PhP 28,800.00 PhP 31,200
Monthly Fee PhP 1,999 PhP 1,999
Freebies
  • Free 1 GB of Facebook monthly
  • 6-month Amazon Prime Video subscription
  • 3-month iflix VIP subscription
  • Free shipping
  • Free shipping
Contract Period 24 months 24 months
Total Cash-out Cost PhP 30,799 PhP 33,199

On cost and freebies alone, Globe wins this comparison. You are getting more when you avail Globe’s postpaid plan for this device. If you’re a heavy user of Facebook and Amazon Prime Video, you’ll really get the most out of ThePlan 1999 than Smart’s current offering. Plus, the lower overall cost makes Globe’s offering much more attractive if you want to get the most out of your postpaid plan.

However, that is not to say that you should avoid Smart altogether. Smart’s Signature Plan is better than ever, with exclusive perks and exclusives through the MVP Rewards. Plus, there are some areas in the country where Smart’s coverage is way better than Globe’s. If you live in these areas, it’s much better to avail of Smart’s offering.

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The Lenovo summer sale promo has everything

There’s a freebie for every purchase of a Lenovo device

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Along with the launch of the latest Lenovo laptops come its latest summer sale promo. From June 4 to 31, you can get discounts and freebies worth up to PhP 70,540 on purchase of a participating Lenovo device.

That’s right. For every purchase of a Lenovo device, you get a discount and a bundled freebie which include accessories, apparel, bags, software, and more. But it doesn’t stop there. Lenovo is also giving away additional freebies and discounts for the product that will be featured weekly on its social media.

Without ado, here are the complete list of devices where you can get freebies and discounts:

Laptops

  • Yoga 6
  • Yoga 7
  • Yoga 9
  • Yoga C640
  • Yoga C740
  • Yoga C940
  • Yoga Duet 7
  • Yoga S740
  • Yoga S940
  • Yoga Slim 7i
  • Yoga Slim 7i Carbon
  • Yoga Slim 7i Pro
  • Yoga Slim 9
  • IdeaPad Flex 5
  • IdeaPad Slim 3/3i
  • IdeaPad Slim 5/5i
  • IdeaPad Slim 5i Pro

Tablets

And as for tablets, you can also get special freebies worth up to PhP 14,874 when you purchase the following:

For more information on Lenovo’s summer sale promo, just visit their website to check out the promo mechanics and register for the freebies of your  chosen Lenovo device.

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Shopee goes all out for 6.6-7.7 mid-year sale

With a TV special featuring K-Pop group Treasure

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Shopee 6.6

Shopee invites everyone to enjoy exciting deals, prizes, and performances at the Shopee 6.6-7.7 Mid-Year Sale TV Special, Shopee’s biggest TV Show to date. Filipinos can watch the fiesta themed-celebration, broadcast live from Araneta Coliseum, by tuning in to GMA-7 and Shopee Live on June 6, 2:00-3:30 PM. Until July 7, users can also enjoy free shipping, daily ₱1 deals, up to 20% cashback, and more at Shopee’s 6.6-7.7 Mid-Year Sale.

Martin Yu, Director at Shopee Philippines, said, “Shopee welcomes the second half of the year with a bang as we launch the Shopee 6.6-7.7 Mid-Year Sale. We’re proud of all the milestones we’ve achieved in the first half of the year, and starting with this campaign, we look forward to reaching new ones. With our supersized 6.6-7.7 Mid-Year Sale and TV Special, Shopee aims to spread joy to Filipinos, cater to their needs, and remain a valued partner to our brands and sellers.”

Here are the highlights of the Shopee 6.6-7.7 Mid-Year Sale TV Special: 

Over 15 million worth of prizes

During the TV Special, viewers can catch three Shopee Shake sessions, where they can win either PhP 300,000 and a Chery Tiggo 2; PhP 500,000 and a Chery Tiggo 2; or a BMW X3. One lucky Shopee Milyonaryo winner can also claim the PhP 1,000,000 jackpot prize, plus a house and lot sponsored by Frontrow. Aside from cash prizes and giveaways, viewers can claim over PhP 7,000,000 worth of vouchers from Shopee.

Exciting appearances from local and international celebrities

K-Pop fans can tune in to the star-studded TV Special to watch Korea’s hottest rising boy group, Treasure, as they perform hits such as “I Love You,” “MMM,” and “My Treasure.” Viewers can also catch local celebrities such as Shopee brand ambassador Willie Revillame, who will also be hosting the show; Jennylyn Mercado; Rhian Ramos; Michele Gumabao; Glaiza de Castro; Mikael Daez; Mark Herras; Gloc-9; Sef Cadayona; Skusta Clee; Flow G; Mark Maglasang; and finally John Lloyd Cruz, who is set to make his TV comeback since his hiatus in 2017.

Big promotions from leading brands

Shoppers should stay tuned during the show to enjoy exclusive flash deals from go-to household, food, and tech brands such as Huawei, Reckitt, GSK, Pampers, Domino’s, Bonchon, Century, SC Johnson, OPPO, Potato Corner, Globe, Smart, and Moonleaf.

Shopee 6.6-7.7 Mid-Year Sale

Users can enjoy free shipping with no minimum spend, daily ₱1 deals, and 20% cashback on several categories at Shopee 6.6-7.7 Mid-Year Sale, which runs until July 7.

Shoppers can look forward to discounts up to 90% off on brands such as:

  • P&G Beauty
  • Olay
  • NIVEA Philippines
  • Abbott Philippines
  • Equal Philippines
  • Maybelline
  • Akari Lighting Philippines
  • Del Monte
  • Mentos and Chupa Chups
  • Colgate-Palmolive
  • Havaianas Philippines
  • Unilever Beauty
  • OPPO
  • vivo
  • Enfagrow
  • GSK
  • Deerma Official Store
  • Eufy
  • Soundcore
  • Tough Mama Appliances
  • INSPI
  • Shigetsu
  • Mikana
  • Organic Skin
  • Silver Kingdom
  • Lucky Silver
  • Crown Jewelry
  • Colourette
  • Revlon
  • Kleenfant
  • INSPI Kids
  • Organic
  • Crown
  • The SM Store
  • Ida Wallpaper
  • Nestle
  • Xiaomi

Shoppers can also easily top up their ShopeePay wallets through their debit cards and other convenient channels to enjoy more promotions such as:

  • A chance to win PhP 20,000 by topping up a minimum of PhP 300 on June 5
  • Free shipping with no minimum spend and up to 66% coins cashback on June 6
  • ₱10 worth of data for only PhP 1 on June 6
  • Up to 25% cashback on bills payment
  • ₱1 Deals from brands such as McDonald’s, Jollibee, Chowking, and more

For more information on the Shopee 6.6-7.7 Mid-Year Sale, visit https://shopee.ph/m/6-6.


This is a press release from Shopee Philippines.

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PayMaya offers free Covid-19 insurance for a month

Worth PhP 150,000!

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PayMaya is giving users FREE COVID-19 + Personal Accident insurance coverage for 1 month worth PhP 150,000, through a tie-up with Pioneer insurance.

To be eligible for the promo, PayMaya users with an upgraded account must use their account for cashless transactions until June 30, 2021. You must also be a customer aged 18 to 60 years old.

What do I need to do?

You just need to spend at least PhP 500 in single or accumulated transactions at PayMaya’s in-app shop, Pay Bills feature, pay via PayMaya QR, or using their PayMaya mobile number during the promo period.

If you qualify, you will receive a notification through SMS so you can claim your free insurance voucher in the PayMaya app. Pioneer Insurance will provide the link to Insurance Policy after claiming the voucher.

Don’t forget to upgrade your PayMaya account if you haven’t, so you can take advance of exclusive rewards by just having cashless transactions in the app.

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