According to the latest We Are Social and Hootsuite digital report, Internet users in the Philippines grew by 6.1% (4.2 million) in 2020, with 98.5% of Filipinos now owning a smartphone.
Mobile phones have helped us cope with the current situation, enabling us to shop, learn, work, and play from home. With a ton of models to choose from, finding the right smartphone that meets our various needs at a reasonable price can be tedious.
As such, Global tech company Infinix, one of the newest and most exciting smartphone brands in the Philippine market, has a line-up perfect for different digital lifestyles and budgets.
For the Discerning Techie
With increased reliance on the internet, we need a smartphone that can keep up without sacrificing performance. While a premium experience used to be reserved for expensive flagships, you can now enjoy it at a more affordable price with the Infinix Zero 8.
Priced at only PhP10,990, it packs a MediaTek Helio G90T, which when combined with the brand’s Multi-Dimensional Liquid Cooling Technology, makes for a powerful gaming device. It’s also a photography heavyweight with a 64MP quad-camera and a 48MP+8MP dual-selfie camera set-up. It boasts the world’s first Ultra Night, Ultra Wide Angle, and RAW algorithms that work together for ture-to-life images even in low-light conditions. This mighty beast is a stunning beauty, with a minimal gem cut design in black diamond and silver diamond.
For the passionate gamer
If you play mobile games for hours, it’s important to have a smartphone with a proper chipset for smooth gameplay. Infinix Note 8 is on device that brings its A-game with its Helio G80 SoC with HyperEngine Game Technology. It also houses a 5,200mAh battery and a fast-charging system with embedded power marathon tech to deliver long-lasting performance. At only PhP7,990, this device is one of the Philippines’ best-selling gaming smartphones today.
For the binge-watchers
Whether you’re into intergalactic space operas or romantic K-dramas, the Infinix HOT 10 Play delivers the ultimate mobile cinematic experience with its 6.82″ Dot Drop display, 90.66% screen-to-body ratio, and 20:5:9 total view ratio, close to the IMAX movie ratio for only PhP4,290. It houses a 6,000mAh that runs on the impressive Power Marathon Technology, which makes it last up to 5 days of continued use, 55.7 days on standby, 53.4 hours of call time, 13.8 hours of continuous gameplay, and 155 hours of continuous music playback. Enabling Ultra Power Mode even gives it an additional 19 hours of battery life. Infinix HOT 10 Play is powered by a MediaTek Helio G25 SoC that supports all streaming apps. It as an 8MP AI Front Camera and a 13MP Dual Rear Camera set-up with a powerful AI portrait blurring function.
Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.