Latest Android phones in the Philippines: prices and features

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I am currently playing with an Android phone and love the challenge of tinkering with a new OS. If you’re thinking of getting an Android phone for an early holiday gift, here’s a little guide to keep you going. Be sure to compare phone prices vis-a-vis its features πŸ˜‰

Low-price Androids: prices from P10,000 to P16,000

Samsung Galaxy 5
Price: P10,980
Android OS v2.1 (Eclair)
Size: 108 x 56 x 12.3 mm
CPU: Samsung 600mhz
Screen: 240 x 320 pixels, 2.8 inches
Capacitive touchscreen
Memory: 170MB
Card Slot: microSD, up to 16GB
with bluetooth, wifi, 3G, A-GPS
2 mp camera, 1600 X 1200 pixels

Cherry Mobile Nova
Price: P11,490
Android OS v2.1 (Eclair)
Size: 114.9 x 56.8 x 12.6 mm
CPU: Qualcomm MSM 7227 600 MHz processor
Screen: 320 x 480 pixels, 3.2 inches
Capacitive touchscreen
Memory: 256 MB RAM; 512 MB ROM
Card Slot: microSD, up to 32GB
with bluetooth, wifi, 3G, A-GPS
5 mp camera with LED flash, 2592 X 1944 pixels

LG Optimus
Price: P12,900
Android OS v1.6
Size: 109 x 54.5 x 12.7 mm
CPU: Qualcomm MSM 7227 600 MHz processor
Screen: 320 x 480 pixels, 3.0 inches
Resistive touchscreen
Memory: 130 MB
Card Slot: microSD, up to 32GB
with bluetooth, wifi, 3G, A-GPS
3.15 mp camera with autofocus, 2048 X 1536 pixels

HTC Wildfire
Price: P16,500
Android OS v2.1 (Eclair)
Size: 106.8 x 60.4 x 12 mm
CPU: Qualcomm MSM 7225 528 MHz processor
Screen: 240 x 320 pixels, 3.2 inches
Capacitive touchscreen
Memory: 384 MB RAM; 512 MB ROM
Card Slot: microSD, up to 32GB
with bluetooth, wifi, 3G, A-GPS
5 mp camera with LED flash, 2592 X 1944 pixels

High-end Androids: prices from P18,000 to P31,000

Cherry Mobile Magnum HD
Price: P18,990
Android OS v2.2 (Froyo)
Size: 120 x 63 x 9.9 mm
CPU: Qualcomm MSM 8225-1 (App: Scorpion 1GHZ)
Screen: 480 x 800 pixels, 4.1 inches
Memory: 512 MB RAM; 2GB ROM
Card Slot: microSD, up to 32GB
with bluetooth, wifi, 3G, A-GPS
5 mp camera, 2592 X 1944 pixels, autofocus
With VGA front camera
video camera: 720 p @ 30 fps

Sony Ericsson X10
Price: P18,990
Android OS v1.6
Size: 119 x 63 x 13 mm
CPU: Qualcomm QSD8250 Snapdragon 1 GHZ processor
Screen: 480 x 854 pixels, 4.0 inches
Memory: 384 MB RAM; 1GB storage
Card Slot: microSD, up to 32GB
with bluetooth, wifi, 3G, A-GPS
8 mp camera, 3264 X 2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
no front camera
video camera: WVGA @ 30 fps

Samsung Galaxy S
Price: P31,000
Android OS v2.1 (Eclair)
Size: 122.4 x 64.2 x 9.9 mm
CPU: ARM Cortex A8 1GHZ processor
Screen: 480 x 800 pixels, 4.0 inches
Memory: 8GB/16GB storage, 512 MB RAM, 2GB ROM
Card Slot: microSD, up to 32GB
with bluetooth, wifi, 3G, A-GPS
5 mp camera, 2592 X 1944 pixels, autofocus
With VGA front camera
video camera: 720 p @ 30 fps

HTC Desire

Android OS v2.1 (Eclair)
Size: 119 x 60 x 11.9 mm
CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon QSD8250 1GHZ processor
Screen: 480 x 800 pixels, 3.7 inches
Memory: 576 MB RAM; 512 MB ROM
Card Slot: microSD, up to 32GB
with bluetooth, wifi, 3G, A-GPS
5 mp camera, 2592 X 1944 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
no front camera
video camera: 800 x 480 pixels (WVGA) @ 15 fps

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29 thoughts on “Latest Android phones in the Philippines: prices and features”

  1. Mon - October 14, 2010 9:54 am

    I was wondering, why not include the X10 mini/pro for the budget phones? just dropping by.

  2. ajay - October 14, 2010 10:04 am

    Yes, give me time, I will include that πŸ˜‰

  3. jhen - November 25, 2010 1:46 pm

    how much is the galaxy 5 , heres my mobile number 09154399332

  4. Unwired - December 14, 2010 9:40 am

    I always recommend the Optimus one for entry level android.

    HTC Desire Z and Desire HD is also available here in the Philippines.

  5. Ms. Khenn - January 9, 2011 1:05 pm

    hi ma’am… I’m planning to buy android phone next month. Im choosing between cherry mobile nova and LG optimus GT540. Can you help me decide? which phone is better? thanks. godbless

  6. ajay - January 9, 2011 11:49 pm

    Hi. Cherry Mobile Nova is my first android phone and so far am happy with it:)

  7. Ms. Khenn - January 13, 2011 3:51 pm

    how about ma’am it’s cam? ok po ba?

  8. ajay - January 13, 2011 8:24 pm

    Unfortunately no πŸ˜€

  9. kT - January 29, 2011 11:26 am

    hi.. Xperia x10 po ba ito: Sony Ericsson X10
    Price: P18,990
    Android OS v1.6
    Size: 119 x 63 x 13 mm
    CPU: Qualcomm QSD8250 Snapdragon 1 GHZ processor
    Screen: 480 x 854 pixels, 4.0 inches
    Memory: 384 MB RAM; 1GB storage
    Card Slot: microSD, up to 32GB
    with bluetooth, wifi, 3G, A-GPS
    8 mp camera, 3264 X 2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
    no front camera
    video camera: WVGA @ 30 fps

    18990 na lang siya ngaun?

  10. saveleisurely - January 30, 2011 2:17 am

    Samsung Philippines is giving you more reasons to get into the touch-screen phone bandwagon today. 5 top Samsung touch-screen phones including Android Running smart phones are up for grabs at a relatively cheaper price.

    for more info:
    http://saveleisurely.blogspot.com/2011/01/samsung-touch-screen-phones-on-sale.html

  11. mae canedo - April 15, 2011 1:56 pm

    how much is htc desire hd? where can i buy it?

  12. Philippine Android News - April 18, 2011 11:55 am

    @ cmkcellphones.com around 24K.

  13. jinpomelo - April 30, 2011 12:34 pm

    what’s the advantage of android phones?

  14. NhjSnts - May 16, 2011 7:09 pm

    v2.3 Gingerbread po yung gamit nung Samsung Galaxy S .

  15. ricky - June 1, 2011 3:46 pm

    my second hand po ba kayong binibenta jan?

  16. chowder - June 14, 2011 4:24 pm

    Why is Huawei IDEOS u8150 is not included here? it is very cheap android phone, yet it is full featured smartphone.
    Very handy and user friendly phone.

  17. ajay - June 14, 2011 5:50 pm

    Apology for the oversight. Maybe I can feature it next time πŸ˜€ I still have to use or review a Huawei IDEOS

  18. Jen - June 16, 2011 9:03 pm

    im really interested with LG optimus where is your store located?

  19. Jen - June 16, 2011 9:10 pm

    where can i buy cheap android phone like 15k w/c has 3.2 mp or 5mp? how much is the htc desire? thanks =)

  20. Jen - June 16, 2011 9:13 pm

    im also interested with the htc wildfire, where can i buy second hand or used android phones? thanks again.

  21. jans - July 13, 2011 11:48 pm

    im planning to buy DELL STREAK its also an android phone/tab is it ok to buy this phone? thanks

  22. Marykarelie - September 18, 2011 9:27 pm

    I’m selling android phone (HTC WILDFIRE) pls. contact me for the price: 0927-885-2885 thanks

  23. Gwen - October 13, 2011 5:04 am

    Do you think the cheap android phones from Cherry and Myphone have good features like those expensive ones?

  24. jab - October 16, 2011 2:09 pm

    is ACER betouch210 durable?

  25. jhen - November 16, 2011 10:53 am

    its fun to use android phones:)

  26. chito_palabok - November 24, 2011 1:31 pm

    weh, di nga.. .

  27. Rambo - May 9, 2012 4:23 pm

    What most Fillipinos use for setting reminders on Android phones: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.gs.stickit

  28. htc evo 4g - May 11, 2012 6:41 am

    Why don’t you add htc evo 4g. Some people even consider it as the best smart phone and rank the HTC EVO 4G model as the best Android phone in the market today.

  29. ivy - July 8, 2012 12:16 am

    Hi! I am looking android phone that can store ebooks and movies but my budget is 12k only. What android phone can you recommend? Thanks.

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