Starmobile Unveils Extremely Affordable PLAY Five Smartphone


Starmobile recently released the Starmobile PLAY Five, an extremely affordable smartphone aimed at first time smartphone users on a budget. The 4-inch smartphone has Dual SIM card slots, runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow, and is priced at a very affordable Php 1,790. Let’s take a look at its spec sheet, shall we?

Starmobile PLAY Five Specifications

  • 1.2 GHz Spreadtrum 7731C quad-core processor
  • 512MB of RAM
  • Mali 400-MP GPU
  • 4-Inch TFT Display; 480×840 Resolution (254 ppi)
  • 4GB of expandable storage (Up to 32GB via MicroSD Card)
  • 5-megapixel rear camera, LED Flash
  • 2-megapixel front camera
  • Dual SIM
  • 3G, HSPA+
  • Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.0, FM Radio
  • A-GPS
  • 1500mAh Battery
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Php 1,790


The announcement of the Starmobile PLAY Five also coincides with the local companies 5th Anniversary and Starmobile’s Product Development Head, Michael Chen, had this to say about the new smartphone:

The PLAY Five is a great smartphone for first-time smartphone users on a budget, those looking for secondary smartphone, or people looking for smartphones to give loved ones this Christmas,” said Starmobile Product Development Head Michael Chen. β€œIt embodies what our five years in the industry has all been about – enabling Filipinos to experience the latest technologies while still helping them manage their budgets.

The Starmobile PLAY Five will be available in all Starmobile stores, kiosks, and authorized resellers nationwide by next week.

Jamie Inocian

A self-confessed geek. Jamie started out helping out on the Unbox Podcast and became the Digital Sales Manager when he joined the team full time. He has since then transitioned into one of our Senior Editors and Head Video Producer.

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  1. May pumapansin pa ba sa starmobile? kulang sa pansin lagi. Naglabas na naman ng bagong basura, malapit na mag 2017, yung specs ng phone niyo masyado na jurassic.

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