You might have heard about Globe Telecom’s new GFiber Prepaid offering, which basically allows anyone to enjoy unlimited fiber-internet speeds and reliability without the hassle of filling out forms and worrying about due dates for a monthly subscription. Converge launched a similar prepaid service earlier this year called Surf2Sawa, and it’s currently being offered to over 400 cities and municipalities nationwide.
The Philippines’ third major telecommunications player has entered the mobile postpaid market more than two years after its commercial launch.
Samsung once again topped the tablet market in the Philippines in the first quarter of 2023, holding on to the first spot for three consecutive quarters.
realme is no longer the Philippines’ top smartphone brand, according to the latest International Data Corporation report.
Maya recently launched the Maya MLBB card in the Philippines, allowing users to pay online or in-store where Visa is accepted using a custom debit card themed after the country’s top mobile game, Mobile Legends: Bang Bang.
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Taiwanese chip manufacturer MediaTek has silently unveiled a new midrange 5G chipset, the Dimensity 7050, and we probably won’t wait too long to see the first smartphone that will use it.
Smartphone makers could be in for a rough ride relative to what they’ve been accustomed to in previous years. Global shipments have dropped by 13% year over year to 269.8 million units in the first quarter of 2023, according to preliminary data from market-research firm Canalys.
If, for some reason, you haven’t registered your SIM card just yet, there’s some sort of a reprieve for you, as Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has approved the 90-day deadline extension for it. The last day to register SIMs is now July 25, 2023, instead of April 26.
Qualcomm has announced a new chipset for sub-flagship or upper-midrange devices, the Snapdragon 7 Plus Gen 2. Curiously, the chip maker has skipped the Snapdragon 7 Plus Gen 1 and Snapdragon 7 Gen 2 monikers for the Snapdragon 7 successor, which it says is its “most powerful 700-series yet.”
Huawei has unveiled the Huawei XMAGE Trend Report 2023 during the Mobile World Congress expo in Barcelona, Spain. This is the first trend report since the launch of Huawei XMAGE in 2022, a new mobile imagery brand which clearly defined the structure of the company’s mobile imagery strategy: technology innovation, consumer experience, and culture exploration.
Despite the expanded availability of fiber-based broadband and rollout of technologies like 5G in key locations across the Philippines, there are still many unserved and underserved communities in the country. Starting today, February 22, the latter has finally one more service to choose from.
Market-research firm Canalys’ latest smartphone-vendor ranking report for the Philippine market shows that Realme ended 2022 as the country’s No. 1 manufacturer in the category. Still.
As in the past last quarters of each year, at about the time it has long-established to introduce new iPhones, Apple reclaimed the top spot in the global smartphone-vendor rankings in the fourth quarter of 2022.
Remember Meizu, the smartphone brand that was in and out of the Philippines sometime ago? It has a new owner now, and you might be familiar with the company that has the biggest stake in the OEM that was once one of the biggest names in the Chinese mobile market.
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The International Data Corporation’s latest PC-vendor rankings are in. And based on the research firm’s Q3 2022 report, Acer is the Philippines’ No. 1 PC brand, albeit by a slight margin.
The Philippines’ tablet market grew by 40.1% year-on-year and 22.4% quarter-on-quarter in the second quarter of 2022 due to big tenders from local government units and different division offices of the Department of Education, according to the International Data Corporation’s Worldwide Quarterly Personal Computing Device Tracker.
Qualcomm has announced the successor to 2021’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, following the launch of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 mobile platform for flagship devices.