Things to buy at Xiaomi’s month-long Back-to-School sale

Laptops, smartwatches, earbuds



Xiaomi is going on a month-long Back-to-School Sale until September 30, 2022 on their Shopee and Lazada online stores as well as physical MI stores and other outlets.

RedmiBook laptops, smart watches, smart bands, and earbuds will be part of the promotion, offering customers discounted rates on different smart devices that will be useful for school as well as the back-and-forth travel.

RedmiBook 15

Sale price: PhP 25,999 for the i3 (from 26,999), PhP 35,999 for the i5 (from 37,999)

Highlighting the sale is the RedmiBook 15 which is powered by 11th Gen Intel Core i3 and i5 processors. The laptop comes with a 15.6-inch FHD (1,920 x 1,080) display and has an 8GB memory and up to 512 SSD storage, making it ideal for students’ various activities.

Redmi Watch 2 Lite

Sale price: PhP 2,599 (from 2,899)

Read: How to get your bumpy fitness journey back on track

Mi Smart Band 6

Sale price: PhP 1,599 (from 1,999)

For those who want to stay active or just keep track of time, both the Redmi Watch 2 Lite and Mi Smart Band 6 come equipped numerous fitness modes and basic features such as health monitoring, stopwatch, alarm, and more.

The Watch 2 Lite has standalone GPS while the Smart Band 6 can be connected to the Mi Fitness app. They both have a long battery life of up to two weeks.

Redmi Buds 3

Sale price: PhP 1,499 (from 1,799)

Redmi Buds 3 Pro

Sale price: PhP 2,199 (from 2,899)

Lastly, those who need to travel back and forth every day or just have lots of free time to spend in between classes may want to get their hands on the Redmi Buds 3 series which comes in the standard and Pro variants.

With long battery life and easy Bluetooth connectivity, these wireless earbuds will make vacant times less boring.


vivo 5G phones included in Shopee, Lazada 10.10 sales

Discounts plus giveaways



vivo Y35

vivo is taking part in Shopee and Lazada’s 10.10 festivities with its respective Brand Festival and Budol Festival deals on the e-commerce apps, offering customers markdown deals and freebies.

Included in the sales are vivo’s newly-launched smartphones across different segments, such as the vivo Y35, vivo Y16, and vivo Y02s, which will come in discounted rates of up to PhP 1,000 off and freebies.

5G-ready options such as the vivo Y76 and vivo V23 will also be part of the list of participating devices.

Aside from the price cuts, vivo will also be offering a lot of giveaways, such as sim cards, tumblers, wireless earbuds, speakers, wireless chargers, and more.

For a full list of phones and corresponding discounts and giveaways, check the table below.

Model Discount Freebies
Y01 PhP 100 off Sim card

Premium tumbler

Y15s PhP 300 off
Y15A PhP 500 off
Y02s PhP 20 off Sim card


Y16 (4GB+64GB, 4GB+128GB) PhP 40 off
Y21T PhP 200 off DITO sim card

TWS wireless earbuds

Y33s PhP 1,000 off Sim card

TWS earbuds

Y35 PhP 200 off 
Y76 5G
T1x PhP 100 off
V23e PhP 300 off
T1 Sim card

2-in-1 clock speaker

V23 5G DITO sim card

2-in-1 clock speaker

Bluetooth Neckband


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Samsung TV launches its Holiday Sale

Up to PhP 80,000 off



As the holiday season is an ideal time to invest in new home electronics, now is the time to take advantage of Christmas sales left and right.

One of them is the Samsung Philippines Holiday Sale which will cater to Filipinos for a whole three months – from October 1 to December 31, 2022.

There will be a wide range of items going on sale, from premium TVs to soundbars and projectors, to be available in authorized Samsung dealers nationwide and on

Customers stand a chance to get as much as a PhP 80,000 discount on selected Samsung TV models. The Neo QLED, QLED, Crystal UHD, and Lifestyle TV lineups will all be part of the sale.

Samsung’s portable The Freestyle Projector will also get a PhP 10,000 price cut, on top of freebies.

Lastly, the brand’s Soundbars and Sound Towers which complete one’s entertainment setup at home will also go on for 35 percent discounts, depending on the model.

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airasia early Christmas treat: Flights, hotels get huge discounts

Only on the airasia Super App




As an early Christmas treat, airasia is going on a huge sale from September 28 to 30 for flight and hotel packages exclusively on its Super App.

During the period, customers may enjoy up to 50 percent off on hotels with the promo code SUPERHOTEL – with a minimum spend of PhP 2,000.

There will be discounted rates for hotel and flight packages from over 700 global carriers. App users may also book flights to Coron, Siargao, Puerto Princesa, and Camiguin via Sunlight Air until September 30 at up to 20 percent off (capped at PhP 1,650) for travel dates up to May 30, 2023.

For flight and hotel bundles, airasia is also offering 17 percent off via SNAP, with travel period valid from September 28 up to March 25 next year.

Even selected activities on the app, such as hiking to Mt. Daraitan, will get a price slash.

The airasia Super App can be downloaded via Apple App Store or Google Play Store.

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