Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Smartphones between PHP 15K-20K

As part of our annual holiday gift guide, we’ve listed the smartphones that you can buy today between PHP 15K and PHP 20K. Do note that the devices in this guide are announced and made official in the Philippines this year. Check them out!

VIVO V11


SpecificationVIVO V11
Display6.41-inch 19.5:9 Super AMOLED FHD+ HALO Fullview display @2340x1080px, 402ppi
CPUQualcomm Snapdragon 660 AIE 2.0GHz octa-core
GPUAdreno 512 GPU
RAM
6GB
Storage64GB
MicroSDexpandable via microSD card slot (up to 256GB) (dedicated)
Rear Camera12MP f/1.8 + 5MP f/2.4 dual rear cameras
Front Camera25MP f/2.0 front camera
SIMDual-SIM (nano)
LTE4G LTE
WiFiWiFi
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0
GPSGPS, GLONASS, Beidou
Biometrics-In-Display fingerprint scanner
-Face Unlock
Portmicro USB 2.0
OSFunTouch OS 4.5 (Android 8.1 Oreo)
Battery3,400mAh battery w/ dual-engine fast charging

PRICE: PHP 19,999

Nokia 7 Plus


SpecificationNokia 7 Plus
Display6-inch IPS LCD Full HD+ display @ 2160 x 1080px, 403ppi
Glass protectionGorilla Glass 3
CPUQualcomm Snapdragon 660 2.2GHz octa-core CPU
GPUAdreno 512 GPU
RAM
4GB
Storage64GB internal storage
MicroSDmicroSD up to 256GB (SIM2 slot)
Rear Camera12 MP (f/1.75) + 12 MP (f/2.6), Carl Zeiss optics
Front Camera16MP (f/2.0) front camera
SIMDual-SIM card slot (nano, hybrid)
LTE4G LTE
WiFiWiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0
GPSGPS/AGPS, GLONASS, Beidou
NFCYes
AudioNokia OZO
BiometricsFingerprint scanner
PortUSB 2.0 Type-C
OSAndroid 8.1 Oreo (Android One)
Battery3,800mAh battery w/ QC 3.0
Dimensions158.4 x 75.6 x 8 mm
Weight183 g

PRICE: PHP 19,990

Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra


SpecsSony Xperia XA2 Ultra
Display6.0-inch Full HD IPS LCD display @ 1920 x 1080 pixels, 367ppi
Glass protectionCorning Gorilla Glass
CPUQualcomm Snapdragon 630 2.2GHz Octa-Core
GPUAdreno 510
RAM4GB RAM
Storage64GB storage
Rear Camera23MP rear PDAF camera w/ LED Flash: f/2.0, 24mm, 1/2.3?
Front Camera16 MP (f/2.0, 23mm, 1/2.6?, OIS, AF) + 8 MP AF front cameras
Connectivity4G LTE
SIMSingle SIM / Dual SIM (nano)
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0
GPSGPS, A-GPS, GLONASS
BiometricsFingerprint Scanner
USBUSB Type-C
OSAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Battery3580mAh nonremovable Li-Ion battery

PRICE: PHP 18,990

ASUS ZenFone 5 (ZE620KL)


SpecificationASUS ZenFone 5 (ZE620KL)
Display6.2-inch FHD+ (2246 x 1080) IPS 19:9 display, 402ppi
Glass protection2.5D Gorilla Glass
CPUQualcomm Snapdragon 636 1.8GHz octa-core processor (w/ multi-core AI)
GPUAdreno 509
RAM
4GB
Storage64GB storage
MicroSDmicroSD up to 2TB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Rear Camera12MP + 8MP dual rear cameras w/ LED flash
Front Camera8MP f/2.0 front camera
SIMDual-SIM (nano)
LTE4G LTE
WiFiWiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0
GPSGPS, A-GPS
AudioDual speakers with Smart Amp Audio Wizard
Biometrics-Fingerprint Scanner
-Face Unlock
PortUSB Type-C
OSZenUI 5.0 (Android 8.0 Oreo)
Battery3,300mAh battery with BoostMaster & Smart Charging

PRICE: PHP 17,995

Pocophone F1


SpecsPOCO F1
Display6.18-inch Full HD+ edge-to-edge display @ 2160 x 1080px
Glass protectionCorning Gorilla Glass (version not specified)
CPUQualcomm Snapdragon 845 2.8GHz octa-core
GPUAdreno 630
RAM6GB/8GB LPDDR4X
Storage64GB/256GB
Expandable Storageexpandable via MicroSD up to 256GB
Rear Camera12MP Sony IMX363 + 5MP Samsung sensor rear cameras, LED flash
Front Camera20MP front camera
Connectivity4G+ VoLTE (India)
SIMDual-SIM (hybrid)
Wi-FiWiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0
GPSGPS, A-GPS, GLONASS
USBUSB Type-C
OSMIUI for POCO (Android 8.1 Oreo)
Battery4,000mAh battery w/ QC 3.0

PRICE: PHP 17,990 (6GB/64GB), PHP 19,990 (6GB/128GB)

OPPO F9


SpecsOPPO F9
Display6.3-inches FHD+ (2340 x 1080) 19.5:9 LTPS TFT , 409ppi
CPUMediatek MTK P60
GPUARM Mali-G72 MP3 800MHz
RAM6GB
Storage64GB / 128GB
SIM Card TypeDual Nano-SIM Cards
microSD carddedicated slot
Rear Camera16MP+2MP dual rear camera
Front Camera25MP with Screen Flash
GSM850/900/1800/1900MHz
WCDMA850/900/2100MHz
FDD-LTEBands 1/3/5/7/8/20/28
TD-LTEBands 38/40/41 (2535-2655MHz)
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2.4/5GHz
Bluetooth4.2, A2DP, LE
USB OTGYes
SensorsE-Compass
Light Sensor
Proximity Sensor
G-Sensor/Acceleration Sensor
OSColor OS 5.2 Android 8.1
Battery3500mAh w/ VOOC Flash Charge
Dimension156.7mmx74.0mmx7.99mm
Weight169g
ColorSunrise Red, Twilight Blue, Starry Purple

PRICE: PHP 17,990

Samsung Galaxy A6+


SpecificationSamsung Galaxy A6+
Display6-inch FHD+ (1080 x 2220) 18.5:9 Super AMOLED display
CPUQualcomm Snapdragon 450 1.8GHz octa-core CPU
GPUAdreno 506
RAM3GB/4GB RAM
ROM32GB/64GB storage
StoragemicroSD up to 256GB
Rear Camera16MP AF F1.7 + 5MP FF F1.9 rear cameras w/ LED flash
Front Camera24MP FF F1.9 front camera
Connectivity4G LTE Cat.6, 2CA
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4/5GHz)
BluetoothBluetooth 4.2 LE, ANT+
GPSGPS, Glonass, BeiDou
NFCNFC (vary by country)
SensorFingerprint scanner
SecurityFace Recognition
AudioSpeakers w/ Dolby Atmos
OSAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Battery3,500mAh battery
Dimension160.2 x 75.7 x 7.9 mm
ColorBlack, Gold, Blue, Lavender

PRICE: PHP 17,990

Samsung Galaxy A7 2018


SpecificationSamsung Galaxy A7 (2018)
Display6.0-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display @1080 x 2220px, 411ppi
CPUSamsung Exynos 7885 2.2GHz octa-core
GPUMali-G71 MP2
RAM
4GB/6GB
Storage64GB/128GB
MicroSDexpandable via microSD card slot (up to 512GB) (dedicated)
Rear Camera24MP (F1.7) AF + 8MP (F2.4) 120-deg ultra wide, + 5MP (F2.2) depth, rear cameras
Front Camera24MP (F2.0) FF front camera
SIMDual-SIM (nano)
LTE4G LTE
WiFi-WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
-VHT80
-ANT+
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0
GPSGPS, Glonass, BeiDou
Biometrics-Fingerprint scanner (side-mounted)
-Face Unlock
Portmicro USB 2.0
OSAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Battery3,300mAh battery

PRICE: PHP 17,990

Xiaomi Mi A2 (6GB + 128GB)


SpecificationXiaomi Mi A2
Display5.99-inch FHD+ LTPS display @ 2160 x 1080px, 403ppi
Glass typeCorning Gorilla Glass 5
CPUQualcomm Snapdragon 660 2.2GHz Octa-core processor
GPUAdreno 512
RAM6GB LPDDR4X RAM
Storage128GB internal storage
SIMDual SIM
MicroSD-
Rear Camera12MP + 20MP dual rear cameras with LED flash
Front Camera20MP front camera
LTE4G LTE
WiFiWiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0
GPSGPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
PortUSB 2.0 Type-C (supports Quick Charge 3.0)
3.5mm audio port-
Biometrics- Fingerprint scanner
- Face unlock
OSAndroid One (Android 8.1 Oreo)
Battery3,010mAh non-removable battery w/ Qualcomm Quickcharge 3.0
ColorsGold, Blue, Black

PRICE: PHP 17,490

Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite (6GB + 128GB)


SpecificationXiaomi Mi 8 Lite
Display6.26-inch 19:9 Full HD+ display @ 2280 x 1080px, ~403PPI
Glass Protectionn/a
CPUQualcomm Snapdragon 660 AIE 2.2GHz octa-core
GPUAdreno 512
RAM4GB/6GB RAM
Storage64GB/128GB emmc 5.1 internal storage
Rear Camera12MP f/1.9 + 5MP dual rear cameras
Front Camera24MP front camera
ConnectivityDual 4G VoLTE
SIMDual-SIM (nano)
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0
GPSGPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
NFCNFC
USBUSB Type-C
Sensor- Fingerprint scanner (rear-mount)
- Face Unlock
OSMIUI (Android 8 Oreo)
Battery3,350mAh battery w/ QC3.0 fast charging

PRICE: PHP 16,990

VIVO V11i


SpecsVIVO V11i
Display6.3-inches FHD+ LTPS IPS Halo FullView display @2280x1080px
CPUMediaTek Helio P60 2.0GHz octa-core
GPUMali-G72 MP3
RAM4GB
Storage128GB
Rear Camera16MP + 5MP dual rear cameras
Front Camera25MP front camera
LTE4G LTE
SIM Card TypeDual SIM (nano, hybrid)
WI-FIWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
GPSGPS, BeiDou, GLONASS
BluetoothBluetooth 4.2
USBMicro USB
OTGYes
3.5mm audio portyes
Sensors-Fingerprint Scanner
-Face Unlock
OSFuntouch OS 4.5 (Android 8.1 Oreo)
Battery3,315mAh battery w/ fast charging (9V 2A)

PRICE: PHP 15,999

Huawei Nova 3i


SpecificationHuawei Nova 3i
Display6.3-inch 19.5:9 IPS LCD FullView display 2.0 @ 2340 x 1080 pixels, 409ppi
Glass type2.5D Curved Glass
CPUHiSilicon Kirin 710 4x cortex a73 2.2ghz + 4x cortex a53 1.7ghz Octa-core Processor
GPUMali-G51 w/ GPU Turbo Tech
RAM4GB RAM
Storage128GB internal storage
SIMDual-SIM (nano, hybrid)
MicroSDExpandable via microSD (hybrid)
Rear Camera16MP + 2MP AI dual rear cameras w/ Super slow mo 480fps
Front Camera24MP + 2MP AI dual front cameras
LTEDual 4G, Dual-VoLTE
WiFiWiFi 802.11b/g/n, 2.4GHz
BluetoothBluetooth 4.2, BLE, HWA, aptX, and aptX HD
GPSGPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, A-GPS
PortMicro USB 2.0
3.5mm audio portYes
Biometrics- Fingerprint scanner
- 360 face unlock
OSEMUI 8.2 (Android 8.1 Oreo)
Battery3,340mAh Li-Po battery
ColorsGradient, Classic Black, White

PRICE: PHP 15,990

Honor Play


SpecsHonor Play
Display6.3-inch 2340 x 1080 display, 409ppi
CPUHiSilicon Kirin 970 2.36GHz octa-core
GPUMali-G72 MP12
RAM4GB/6GB
Storage64GB internal storage
Expandable Storageexpandable via microSD up to 256GB (SIM Slot 2)
Rear Camera16MP + 2MP rear cameras, LED flash
Front Camera16MP front camera
Connectivity4G LTE
SIMDual SIM (nano)
Wi-FiWiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
BluetoothBluetooth 4.2, BLE, aptX, aptX HD, HWA
GPSGPS, A-GPS, Beidou, GLONASS
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C
Audio Port3.5mm audio port
OSEMUI 8.2 (Android 8.1 Oreo)
Battery3,750mAh battery (Fast Charge 9V/2A)
Dimension157.91 x 74.27 x 7.48 mm
Weight176 g

PRICE: PHP 15,990

Nokia 6.1 Plus


SpecificationNokia 6.1 Plus
Display5.8-inch Full HD+ (1080 x 2280) IPS 19:9 display, 435ppi
Glass protectionGorilla Glass 3
CPUQualcomm Snapdragon 636 1.8GHz octa-core
GPUAdreno 509
RAM
4GB/6GB RAM
Storage32GB/64GB e-MMC 5.1
MicroSDmicroSD up to 256GB (SIM2 slot)
Rear Camera16MP + 5MP EIS, PDAF rear camera, LED flash
Front Camera16MP front camera
SIMDual-SIM card slot (nano, hybrid)
LTELTE Cat.4 150Mbps DL/50Mbps UL
WiFiWiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0
GPSGPS/AGPS, GLONASS, Beidou
Biometrics-Fingerprint Scanner
PortUSB 2.0 Type-C
OSAndroid 8.1 Oreo (Android One)
Battery3,060mAh battery w/ QC 3.0

PRICE: PHP 15,990

Samsung Galaxy J8 2018


SpecificationSamsung Galaxy A7 (2018)
Display6-inch HD+ Super AMOLED 18.5:9 display @ 1480 x 720 pixels
CPUQualcomm Snapdragon 450 1.8GHz Octa-core processor
GPUAdreno 506
RAM
4GB/6GB
Storage32GB storage
MicroSDmicroSD up to 256GB
Rear Camera16MP f/1.7 + 5MP f/1.9 rear cameras with LED flash
Front Camera16MP f/1.9 front camera with LED flash
SIMDual-SIM (nano)
LTE4G LTE
WiFiWiFi 802.11 b/g/n
BluetoothBluetooth 4.2
GPSGPS, Glonass, Beidou
Biometrics-Fingerprint scanner
-Face Unlock
Portmicro USB port
OSAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Battery3,500mAh battery

PRICE: PHP 15,990

And that sums up our list! I hope you find the perfect smartphone to buy for this holiday season. If you have suggestions, let us know in the comments section below.

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