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Top Flagship Smartphones At 25k Price Range In The Philippines

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These phones are the cream of the crop. They are the brands that carried their company to the top. Top tier recent flagships at 25k range, take the stage.

Read further to check out the list we’ve made.

Just to let everyone know, their number places do not rank the phone’s performance, the list is in randomized order.

Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE551ML)

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The Zenfone 2 is Asus’ answer to the best android devices in the market. It has a 5.5-inch, 1080p FHD IPS screen that is truly excellent. And the colors from its 1080p screen is very accurate. The Zenfone 2 is protected by Corning’s Gorilla Glass 3 and possesses an Asus Zen UI OS. The Zenfone 2 ZE551ML has an Android 5.0 Lollipop OS.

Its a very satisfactory smartphone, in terms of utility, since it does deliver what it says it’ll deliver, although, we can’t hide the fact that it is quite generic in terms of overall exterior look and system wise. If your looking for a simple and satisfactory smartphone, the Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551ML is not a bad choice for you, the Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551ML is priced at around P14k-16k on online stores.

Noticeable specs and features

  • 5.5-inch, 1080p FHD IPS, 441ppi
  • Android 5.0 Lollipop
  • Gorilla Glass 3
  • Intel Atom Z3580 (4GB RAM model), Z3560 (2GB RAM model)
  • 3000 mAh battery
  • 13-megapixel, HDR, dual tone LED flash

Sony Xperia Z3+

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The Sony Z3+ had many people grasping in excitement, as the Z3+ was expected to be the Z4 of everyone. The Z3+ was well equipped for the world with its powerful Snapdragon 810 octacore chipset in hand. The Z3+ has a 5.2-inch 1080p IPS Triluminos screen, and is measured 6.9mm for its dimension and 144g for its weight. The Z3+ was camera ready as well, with its 20.7-megapixel, f2/0 camera, with a single LED flash, and a 2160p movie mode resolution. The Xperia Z3+ is available at around P25k through online stores.

Notable specs and features

  • 5.2-inch 1080p IPS LCD, 424pi
  • 6.9mm, 144g
  • 20.7-megapixel, f2/0 camera, single LED flash, 2160p video resolution
  • 2930mAh battery
  • Waterproof, scratch resistant, oleophobic coating, metal frame
  • Snapdragon 810 octacore

Samsung Galaxy S6

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Hailing in from Samsung’s successful flagship-making series, the Galaxy S6 was expected to be nothing but the best, and by god, it delivered. Samsung’s 5.1-inch Super AMOLED QHD 1440p screen was top notch, display wise. The S6 is protected by Corning’s Gorilla Glass 4 and has a TouchWiz UI. It is powered by Exynos 7420 chipset and has an Android 5.0.2 Lollipop OS that can be upgraded by an Android 5.1.2 Lollipop. The S6 is priced at around P24-25k.

Noticeable specs and features

  • 5.1-inch Super AMOLED 1440p QHD, 577ppi
  • Corning’s Gorilla Glass 4
  • Exynos 7420 octacore chipset
  • 3GB RAM
  • Android 5.1.2 Lollipop
  • 2550mAh battery

Moto Nexus 6

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Motorola’s long awaited Nexus 6 (late 2014 launch period) was expected to be a top tier newcomer on the phablet industry.

The Moto Nexus 6 has 5.96-inch AMOLED QHD screen, and is protected by Corning’s Gorilla Glass 3. Its unique water-resistant feature is quite effective. The Nexus 6 is powered by Snapdragon 805 chipset and has Android Lollipop 5.0 OS, which is upgradable to a 5.1. The Moto Nexus 6 is priced at around P22-24k.

Notable specs and features:

  • 5.96 AMOLED QHD, 493ppi
  • 10.1mm thin, 181g weight
  • Gorilla Glass 3, water-resistant
  • Android 5.0 Lollipop
  • 3220mAh battery
  • 13-megapixel camera, OIS, dual LED ring flash, HDR, 2160p video

Lenovo Vibe Shot (Z90-7)

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The Lenovo Vibe Shot was the big leap that Lenovo needed to compete against the best flagships phones in the market. Its camera performance is top tier.

The Lenovo Vibe Shot possesses a powerful 16-megapixel camera with HDR, OIS and laser focus. It also has Tricolor LED flash, a 1080p video resolution and an AF focus assist feature. The Vibe Shot prioritises camera and video performance amongst all. The Lenovo Vibe Shot is priced in the Philippines at around P15-18k on online stores in the country.

Notable specs and features:

  • 16-megapixel camera, HDR, OIS, laser focus
  • 3GB RAM
  • Snapdragon 615 octacore
  • Android 5.0 lollipop
  • 3000mAh battery

Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Considered to be one of Samsung’s successful flagships, the Note 4 started the success of the phablet era.

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The Galaxy Note 4‘s capabilities lie on its features and specs. Its 5.7-inch Super AMOLED screen, the trademark of the Galaxy series, have provided the Note 4 with good display quality. The Note 4 is protected by Corning’s Gorilla Glass 4. OS wise, the Note 4 possesses an older OS of Android 4.4.4 KitKat, since it’s an older flagship, though it can be upgraded to an Android 5.0.1 Lollipop. The Note 4 is powered by an Exynos 5433.

The Note 4 is still available for a round P24-26K through online stores in the Philippines.

Notable specs and features

  • 5.7-inch Super AMOLED screen, 515ppi
  • Exynos 5433 chipset
  • Android 4.4.4 Kitkat
  • Gorilla Glass 4
  • 3220mAh battery
  • S-Pen

Blackberry Passport

The Blackberry Passport‘s sophisticated and elegant design and features helped it establish itself in the market. Said to be for the business-minded, the Passport was praised for its professional approach in the flagship battles.

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The Blackberry Passport’s powerful features separate the passport from your typical smartphone. The Blackberry Passport is priced at around P21-24k through online stores in the Philippines.

Notable specs and features

  • 4.5-inch 1440×1440 pixels IPS LCD
  • Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Snapdragon 801 chip
  • 3GB RAM, 32GB internal, microSD card slot up 128GB
  • 13MP camera
  • 3450mAh battery


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The LG G4 was underwhelmed by the majority of flagships in the market, it had the potential to be one of the leading flagships in our country, yet it was not given a chance to shine. Although, all is not lost for the G4.

The LG G4 has 5.5-inch IPS LCD 1440p QHD screen and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 808. It runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop (upgradeable to Marshmallow) paired with an LG Optimus UX 4.0 UI.

The LG G4 is priced at around P24-27k through online stores in the Philippines.

Notable specs and features

  • 5.5-inch IPS LCD 1440p QHD, Quantom dot display, 538ppi
  • Snapdragon 808 chipset
  • LG Optimus UX 4.0 UI
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • 3000mAh battery

OnePlus 2

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The OnePlus 2 is the new arrival from OnePlus. From our reviews and comparisons, it can be concluded that the OnePlus 2 is truly an upgraded form of its predecessor. It demands attention of the market.

The OnePlus 2‘s noticeable exterior design is its sandstone themed handset, a trait it shares with its predecessor. The OnePlus 2’s chipset is a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 810. Its OS is an Android 5.1 Lollipop and is accompanied by Oxygen UI. The OnePlus 2 is protected by Corning’s Gorilla Glass 4, and has a 3,300mAh battery.

The OnePlus 2 is now available through online stores in the Philippines at around P20-22k (for the 64GB variant).

Noticeable specs and features

  • Sandstone black themed handset
  • Snapdragon 810
  • Oxygen UI
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • 3,300mAh battery
  • Corning’s Gorilla Glass 4

Lumia 930

The Lumia 930 caught peoples eyes with its original and colorful exterior design. Those who were tired, with the typical Samsung or Sony flagship, turned their attention to Microsoft’s Lumia 930.

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The Lumia 930 possesses a 5.0-inch AMOLED screen, which was protected by Corning’s Gorilla Glass 3. The Lumia 930, like any other Windows Phone has a Windows OS of Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1, which is planned to be upgraded to Windows 10.

The Lumia 930 is available in the Philippines at around P23-26K on online stores nationwide.

Noticeable specs and features:

  • 5.0-inch AMOLED 1080p, 441ppi
  • Corning’s Gorilla Glass 3
  • Windows Phone OS 8.1
  • 2320mAh battery
  • Snapdragon 800 chip

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