Promo alert: Quad-core MyPhone A919i Duo for P7,900 on April 30th

MyPhone doesn't release handsets that often, but when the company does, it sure seems to make the wait worthwhile.

Consider the MyPhone A99i Duo, which is scheduled to hit stores tomorrow, April 30. On paper, the smartphone rivals the Alcatel One Touch Scribe HD. If you have read this article, you'd know that the Scribe HD is our favorite among Alcatel's newly launched devices.

>> YOU MAY READ: 9 'Pinoy' Android tablets that cost less than P9,000

The MyPhone A919i Duo is said to be powered by a MediaTek MT6589 chipset with a 1.2GHz quad-core Cortex-A7 processor. That's impressive enough as it is, but throw in a 5-inch 720p IPS-LCD display; PowerVR SGX544 graphics; 1GB of RAM; a 2,000mAh battery; and 8- and 2-megapixel rear and front cameras into the mix, and you're in for a treat.

The icing on the cake is the dual-SIM phone's P9,590 price tag. There's more: If you get the MyPhone A919i Duo at MyPhone's SM City North EDSA branch tomorrow, you'll only need to cough up P7,900.

Is that a trickle of drool we're seeing?

MyPhone A919i specs (updated):

  • Dual-SIM slots
  • MediaTek MT6589 chipset
  • 1.2GHz quad-core processor, Cortex-A7
  • PowerVR SGX544 GPU
  • 1GB RAM
  • 4GB internal storage
  • microSD card slot (up to 32GB)
  • 5-inch HD IPS display (1280 x 720 resolution; ~294ppi pixel density)
  • 8-megapixel rear camera with auto-focus and flash
  • 720p HD video recording at 30fps
  • 2-megapixel front camera
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
  • HSDPA, 21Mbps; HSUPA, 11Mbps
  • Bluetooth v4.0
  • microUSB v2.0
  • USB OTG
  • GPS, A-GPS
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity
  • 144 x 74 x 10.7mm
  • 2,000mAh battery
  • Android Jelly Bean 4.1.2
Loading...

Editor’s note:Yahoo Philippines encourages responsible comments that add dimension to the discussion. No bashing or hate speech, please. You can express your opinion without slamming others or making derogatory remarks.

  • N. Korea fires missiles in anger at South-US military drills
    N. Korea fires missiles in anger at South-US military drills

    North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea and vowed "merciless" retaliation Monday as the US and South Korea kicked off joint military drills denounced by Pyongyang as recklessly confrontational. The annual exercises always trigger a surge in military tensions and warlike rhetoric on the divided peninsula, and analysts saw the North's missile tests as a prelude to a concerted campaign of sabre-rattling. "If there is a particularly sharp escalation, we could see the …

  • Couple married 67 years holds hands in final hours together
    Couple married 67 years holds hands in final hours together

    FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — After spending 67 years together as devoted husband and wife, there was no question how Floyd and Violet Hartwig would end their lives — together. …

  • Troops overrun BIFF bomb-making facility in Mamasapano
    Troops overrun BIFF bomb-making facility in Mamasapano

    Government troops captured Sunday a bomb and weapons factory of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) in Mamasapano, Maguindanao, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) announced yesterday. Col. Restituto Padilla, AFP spokesman, said the captured bomb and weapons factory is located inside an area controlled by radical Muslim cleric Ustadz Mohammad Ali Tambako at Barangay Dasikil in Mamasapano. …

  • Interview: Australia says hunt for missing MH370 jet may be called off soon
    Interview: Australia says hunt for missing MH370 jet may be called off soon

    By Matt Siegel CANBERRA (Reuters) - The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 cannot go on forever, Australia's deputy prime minister said, and discussions are already under way between Australia, China and Malaysia as to whether to call off the hunt within weeks. No trace has been found of the Boeing 777 aircraft, which disappeared a year ago this week carrying 239 passengers and crew, in what has become one of the greatest mysteries in aviation history. The search of a rugged …

  • 'Jihadi John' relatives under watch in Kuwait
    'Jihadi John' relatives under watch in Kuwait

    Kuwaiti authorities are closely monitoring several relatives of "Jihadi John" who live and work in the Gulf emirate where the Islamic State executioner was born, press reports said on Sunday. A number of relatives of Mohammed Emwazi, named as the militant who has beheaded at least five Western hostages, are working in Kuwait and like him hold British citizenship, Al-Qabas newspaper reported. "Security agencies have taken the necessary measures to monitor them round the clock," the paper said, …

  • Hijacked Indonesian vessel found in Davao
    Hijacked Indonesian vessel found in Davao

    An Indonesian cargo vessel that was hijacked a month ago in North Sulawesi, Indonesia has been found stuck in the waters off Mati, Davao Oriental, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) reported yesterday. PCG spokesperson Armand Balilo said the PCG- Southeastern Mindanao district was informed on Feb. 23 that the M/T Rehoboth was found aground off Barangay Cabuaya. Four personnel from the local PCG district office were sent to verify the report. The vessel was reportedly hijacked by …

  • Bong wants to see son in hospital
    Bong wants to see son in hospital

    Detained Sen. Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. will ask the Sandiganbayan to allow him to visit his son, Cavite Vice Gov. Jolo Revilla, confined at the intensive care unit of the Asian Hospital and Medical Center in Muntinlupa for a gunshot wound in the chest. Lawyer Raymond Fortun, spokesman for the Revilla family, said the senator would ask for a 24- to 48-hour furlough. Sen. Revilla’s legal counsel Ramon Esguerra said doctors removed a half liter of blood. Fortun said he was able to talk to Jolo …

  • Military steps up offensive vs BIFF, Abu Sayyaf
    Military steps up offensive vs BIFF, Abu Sayyaf

    Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr. has ordered the sustained campaign against the Abu Sayyaf and the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) following the successive offensives against the armed groups last week. A total of 24 Abu Sayyaf bandits and two soldiers were killed in recent clashes in Sulu last week. The Joint Task Group Sulu has received information that Abu Sayyaf leader Radulan Sahiron was wounded during one of the encounters but this is …

POLL

Should Aquino be held accountable over the Mamasapano operations?

Loading...
Poll Choice Options