Play Five launced by Starmobile

Filipino tech pioneer Starmobile is celebrating its fifth anniversary of empowering more Filipinos with mobile connectivity by introducing the amazingly affordable PLAY Five, a dual-SIM Android 6.0 Marshmallow priced at Php 1,790

“The PLAY Five is a great smartphone for first-time smartphone users on a budget, those looking for a secondary smartphone, or people looking for smartphones to give loved ones this Christmas,” said Starmobile Product Development Head Michael Chen. “It embodies what our five years in the industry has all been about – enabling Filipinos to experience the latest technologies while still helping them manage their budgets.”

Marks five years of providing affordable technology for Filipinos
Marks five years of providing affordable technology for Filipinos

The 4-inch PLAY Five has a 5MP rear camera and a 2MP front camera that can capture great photos and HD videos of life as it happens. With its expandable 4GB internal memory, users will also be assured they can save these in their smartphone and have fun with them whenever they want. Its power efficient battery allows the smartphone to last with up to 8 hours talk and 10.4 days standby time.

The PLAY Five is also equipped with a multi-tasking quad core processor for playing games and surfing the web. With its tri-band 3G technology that lets users switch and connect between three different frequencies, users can be assured of a better internet connection, surfing experience, and increased roaming capability, making them perfect for overseas workers and travelers.

The Starmobile PLAY Five will be available in Starmobile concept stores, kiosks, and authorized resellers nationwide from the fourth week of November.

Five Awesome Years

Established in 2011, Starmobile is the mobile devices division of Star Telecom Alliance Resources, Inc. (STAR, Inc.). It is founded by telco industry experts with extensive experience in retail and product development.

Since it first offered Android devices, Starmobile has officially become the winningest Philippine smartphone brand with a slew of innovation awards from reputable media outfits. The company’s flagship KNIGHT series, has won top awards since 2013—a feat that has not been replicated by any local device company.

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