OPPO has just reduced the retail price of the OPPO F7 in the Philippines and its close competitor, Vivo, thought of the same move to give way to new smartphones in their pipeline.
Starting this August, the Vivo V9 is almost three thousand pesos cheaper: from PhP 17,990, it now has a retail price of PhP 14,999. If you wish to have a full-screen phone with strong selfie capabilities, then it’s now a good time to grab a V9.
In case you need a refresher, the Vivo V9 is a phone sporting a notched and near-borderless 6.3-inch display powered by a Snapdragon 626 processor with 4GB of memory and 64GB of expandable storage. The phone also has dual 16- and 5-megapixel rear shooters and a whopping 24-megapixel selfie camera.
The phone draws power from its respectable 3260mAh battery and it runs Android 8.1 Oreo with Funtouch OS 4.0 out of the box.
To know if the V9 is your GadgetMatch, you may read our in-depth hands-on or watch our unboxing below:
Razer Phone has major discount ahead of successor launch
From the official source
Just as Razer subtly announced that the Razer Phone 2 is on the way, their original Razer Phone is experiencing a major discount on the company’s website.
Go the Razer Phone’s official product page, and you’ll be greeted by this text:
“Limited time offer: Get US$ 300 off your Razer Phone. Use Code WOOHOO on cart.”
This deal brings Razer’s one and only phone down to just US$ 399 from its original US$ 699 price tag. That’s a discount of about 42 percent!
That’s great for a gamer-centric smartphone with hardware that’s still competitive with this year’s best. However, Razer didn’t specify how long this promotion will last.
In our own review, we praised the Razer Phone for its great balance of power and entertainment features, as well as the long-lasting battery and incredible display.
Even if the Razer Phone 2 is bound to show up soon, grabbing the first-gen model at this price is a steal.
ASUS ZenFone 5 gets its price slashed in early holiday sale
It’s about time!
We’ve just entered September, and you know what that means? The holiday season is starting in the Philippines!
Yes, it’s premature, but this also means we’ll be seeing more discounts and sales from our favorite brands. The latest one to do so is ASUS with its popular ZenFone 5.
The company’s flag-bearer got its price slashed from PhP 19,995 to only PhP 17,995. There doesn’t seem to be a limit to this promotion, so you can taking your time in considering one.
The ZenFone 5 is best known for its AI-powered cameras, 6.2-inch display with a 90 percent screen-to-body ratio, and reliable Snapdragon 636 processor.
ASUS may have also been considering the rising competition from rival brands when discounting this smartphone. Honor has a bestseller in its hands with the Honor Play, and the Pocophone F1 is gradually finding its way to more markets this month.
You can learn all about the ZenFone 5 in our full review:
ASUS ZenFone Max (M1) and Max Plus (M1) receive major discounts
Get ’em while they’re hot
The entry-level and midrange smartphone segments are getting fiercer than ever. While ASUS doesn’t have anything new to offer lately, the Philippine branch is at least cutting down the prices of a couple of their more popular models.
To be specific, the ZenFone Max (M1) and ZenFone Max Plus (M1) are getting their prices slashed in the Philippines. The former now retails for PhP 8,495 (from PhP 8,995) and the latter is currently going for PhP 8,995 (all the way down from PhP 11,995).
These phones carry the Max label for a reason. Both devices have a battery capacity of 4000mAh or more, making them endurance champs — or in ASUS’ words, “Battery Kings.”
You can learn more in our individual videos for these ZenFones:
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