9 top picks from GearBest Autumn Harvest Sale



Online retailer GearBest has an ongoing sale until September 30. Dubbed as the Autumn Harvest Sale, the event offers discounts for your favorite devices from GearBest. There are a lot of gadgets up for sale, so we took the liberty to list the best deals we could find.

To purchase one of these, simply head to the product’s page and enter the coupon code upon checkout to see the discounted price of the device. The prices sometimes get cheaper when it’s part of a flash sale. Happy shopping!

DJI Phantom 3 SE

Looking for a professional drone that’s not too expensive? The DJI Phantom 3 SE is ideal for aspiring drone operators with its affordable price tag and professional quality. It has a 4K 3-axis gimbal video camera, 25-minute flight time, and 4km video transmission range. Without spending much, you can start crafting your drone shots with this.

Coupon code: DJIP3SE
Discounted Price: US$ 487.99 (Buy here)

OnePlus 5 (8GB+128GB)

The OnePlus 5 is currently one of best phones in the market. It offers top-of-the-line specs and performance without asking for too much cash. The variant we have here has a whopping 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. What more can you ask for? You may read our review to know more about the OnePlus 5, plus camera samples from our comparison.

Coupon code: TBONEPL
Discounted Price: US$ 529.99 (Buy here)

Samsung EVO Plus MicroSD (128GB)

High-performance memory cards for high-end devices are a must. This Samsung EVO Plus microSD can handle 4K UHD video recording and playback, and has fast read-and-write transfer speeds. Since it has Samsung’s name on it, you can have peace of mind for its quality. This one is ideal for your GoPro, 360-degree cameras, and other portable devices that accept UHS-3 microSD cards.

Coupon code: FLASH SALE
Discounted Price: US$45.99 (Buy here)

SanDisk A1 MicroSD (64GB)

Need additional storage for your Android device? SanDisk’s A1 line of microSD cards is designed for optimal smartphone app performance. Rest assured, your apps will load and run properly even when the memory card is set as adaptable storage. Of course, it can also store images, videos, and other files on your phone.

Coupon code: SDA164GCP
Discounted Price: US$ 18.49 (Buy here)

Sjcam SJ7 Star

Action cameras are still a thing, particularly for traveling. Sjcam is a familiar brand for affordable yet quality action cameras, like this SJ7 Star. It can shoot 4K videos, slow-motion shots, and 12-megapixel stills with its super-wide-angle lens. It also has digital stabilization and a 2-inch touchscreen for ease of use.

Coupon code: FLASH SALE
Discounted Price: US$ 167.99 (Buy here)

Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air 13

Xiaomi recently announced a full powerhouse notebook; but, if that’s too much for casual usage, you can just get last year’s Mi Notebook Air 13. It’s got a 13-inch 1080p IPS display, Intel Core i5 processor, dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GT 940MX graphics unit, 8GB DDR4 memory, 256GB SSD, and a nice set of ports like HDMI and USB-C. The catch, however, is the Chinese language of its Windows 10 operating system, but you can easily get a fix for that online.

Coupon code: AIR13NOTEBOOK
Discounted Price: US$ 637.99 (Buy here)

Xiaomi Mi 6

The Mi 6 is a flagship offering from Xiaomi. It offers the best mobile processor currently available in a sleek stainless steel body. The phone also has dual rear cameras with 2x optical zoom, just like other expensive phones out there. During our time with the Mi 6, we liked its premium build and smooth performance. Xiaomi phones are for power users after all.

Coupon code: HFMI64G
Discounted Price: US$ 409.99 (Buy here)

Xiaomi Mi A1

We were so glad to see Xiaomi’s first Android One offering! You can never go wrong with an Android One phone: clean Android UI, no bloatware, monthly security patches, and two years of software updates. Pair that with Xiaomi’s well-balanced pricing for great performance and a quality build — a definite winner!

Coupon code: XMA1GJ
Discounted Price: US$ 229.99 (Buy here)

Xiaomi Mi Max 2

Some wanted it big, so the “phablet” came to life. In this segment, Xiaomi has the Mi Max 2, which has what you’d expect from a large phone, like a big display, long-lasting battery, and great performance — especially for gaming. You can read our full review to get a better idea of what this sought-after gadget offers.

Coupon code: HARVEST059
Discounted Price: US$ 239.99 (buy here)

SEE ALSO: Top 5 lifestyle tech picks from IFA 2017

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Acer launches Learn from Home program

Just in time for a virtual back to school



File photo: Acer Swift 5

The Philippines is adapting to the new normal brought by the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead of physically going back to school, students are welcoming the new school year through online classes. As such, laptops and mobile devices are on-demand since they allow easy access to online resources. To help students and parents, Acer is launching its Learn from Home program.

where they can grab select laptops at discount prices. Select Swift 3 variants are available to buy with discounts as part of the program. Acer’s Swift 3 is a thin-and-light laptop that packs powerful mobile processors for everyday use.


  • Swift 3 (14-inch FHD , AMD Ryzen 5 3500U, 4GB + 1TB HDD, Radeon 540X) — from PhP 32,999 to PhP 28,999
  • Swift 3 (14-inch FHD, Core i5-1035G1, 8GB + 512GB SSD) — from PhP 42,999 to PhP 39,999

There are also discounts for Aspire 3 as part of the program. Every student will appreciate the Aspire 3 for its versatility, performance, and the assortment of ports present on the laptop. Those buying these discounted laptops may do so at Acer’s online store or any of authorized resellers online from May 30 to July 15, 2020.

To know more about the Acer Learn from Home program, visit their social media sites or their website.

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realme 6 series highlights the brand’s Lazada sale

Up to 29% discount on some devices



realme Philippines has been busy over the recent months. They recently launched the new realme 6 series. That same series is up for grabs with discounts as they join Lazada’s 6.6 Bounce Back Sale. Up to 10% off its retail price can be had on devices brought from June 4 to 6.

A brand mega sale is also happening on June 4 from 12 am to 2 am. During this time period, buyers can avail of any realme devices with up to 29% off its retail price.

Here are the list of devices and their corresponding discounts:

Device Retail Price Brand Mega Offer Price Regular Discount Price
realme XT PhP 16,990 PhP 13,999 PhP 15,291
realme 5i (3/32 GB) Php 6,490 PhP 5,971 PhP 6,360
realme 6i (3/64 GB) PhP 7,990 PhP 7,591 PhP 7,830
realme 6i (4/128 GB) PhP 9,990 PhP 9,491 PhP 9,790
realme 6 (4/128 GB) PhP 11,990 PhP 11,490 PhP 11,870
realme 6 (8/128 GB) PhP 13,990 PhP 13,490 PhP 13,850
realme 6 Pro (8/128 GB) PhP 16,990 PhP 16,490 PhP 16,820
realme C3 (3/32 GB) PhP 5,990 PhP 5,631 PhP 5,870
realme Band PhP 1,390 PhP 990 PhP 1,320
realme Buds Air PhP 3,990 PhP 2,990 PhP 3,790
realme Buds 2 PhP 690 PhP 500 PhP 655

After the two-hour window, discounts will go down to 10%.

Item Official SRP Special Price
realme XT PhP 16,990 PhP 15,291
realme 5i 3+32 PhP 6,490 PhP 6,360
realme 6i 3+64 PhP 7,990 PhP 7,830
realme 6i 4+128 PhP 9,990 PhP 9,790
realme 6 4+128 PhP 11,990 PhP 11,870
realme 6 8+128 PhP 13.990 PhP 13,850
realme 6 Pro 8+128 PhP 16,990 PhP 16,820
realme C3 3+32 PhP 5,990 PhP 5,870
realme Band PhP 1,390 PhP 1,320
realme Buds Air PhP 3,990 PhP 3,790
realme Buds 2 PhP 690 PhP 655

On June 5, the first 50 customers who will purchase the 8GB/128GB Comet Blue realme 6 will also receive a free six-month Mobile Legends starlight membership worth PhP 5,000.

Feeling Blue

The realme sale also introduces us to the Blue Soda variant of the realme 6i. It has two storage configurations: 3GB RAM + 64GB storage for Php7,990 and 4GB RAM + 128GB storage for Php9,990. It will be available starting June 4. People may also avail of this particular variant in all realme stores and kiosks nationwide.

To avail of these amazing discounts, simply head over to realme Philippines’ Lazada store. For more information about the promo and their devices, visit realme’s Facebook page.

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Nokia 6.1 Plus is heavily discounted on Shopee for a limited time

It’s 57% off its retail price



Those eyeing a new smartphone should take a look at Nokia 6.1 Plus. Starting May 30, buyers can grab this midrange smartphone with a big discount on Shopee.

Nokia 6.1 Plus permanently drops its price from PhP 15,990 to PhP 6,890. The new price is 57% off the original price at launch. The permanent discount, however, is only available on Shopee until June 12.

To avail of the discount, buyers must use the code GadgetZone8 upon checkout. All variants of the smartphone — Gloss Black, Gloss White, and Gloss Midnight Blue —  are eligible for the discount. Check out the phone via this Shopee link.

Nokia 6.1 Plus specs

Nokia 6.1 Plus is a midrange phone released last 2018 with attractive specs. It comes with a 5.8-inch FHD screen with a 96% color gamut and a notch up top. Powering the device is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 chipset. The device also has a dual 16MP + 5MP camera on the back as well as a 16MP front camera. Nokia promises two years of OS updates on this device, as well as three years of monthly updates as part of its commitment to the Android One program.

See also: Nokia 6.1 Plus hands-on

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