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Samsung Galaxy 5

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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29Comments

  1. Mon says:

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

  2. ajay says:

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

  3. jhen says:

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

  4. Unwired says:

    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 says:

    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 says:

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

  7. Ms. Khenn says:

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

  8. ajay says:

    Unfortunately no πŸ˜€

  9. kT says:

    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. 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 says:

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

  12. @ cmkcellphones.com around 24K.

  13. jinpomelo says:

    what’s the advantage of android phones?

  14. NhjSnts says:

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

  15. ricky says:

    my second hand po ba kayong binibenta jan?

  16. chowder says:

    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 says:

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

  18. Jen says:

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

  19. Jen says:

    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 says:

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

  21. jans says:

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

  22. Marykarelie says:

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

  23. Gwen says:

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

  24. jab says:

    is ACER betouch210 durable?

  25. jhen says:

    its fun to use android phones:)

  26. chito_palabok says:

    weh, di nga.. .

  27. Rambo says:

    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 says:

    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 says:

    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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