The answer, according to iPrice Group, is yes. As it turns out, the iPhone 6 is still a popular phone in the Philippines.
An iPhone is still an iPhone
Kuala Lumpur-based online shopping aggregator iPrice Group found out that most Filipinos are still into the three year old iPhone 6. Data gathered by the company revealed that in 11 out of 14 regions in the country, the iOS device and its price had a consistently high search volume. This could mean interest on the iPhone 6 was higher than that of the iPhone 8, the iPhone 8 Plus and the iPhone X (10 not “X”).
The results are not that much of a surprise. iPhones have always been considered as aspirational products, especially in the Philippines. Many dream of owning one. And the iPhone 6 maybe the best and most affordable option to achieve that goal.
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Why the iPhone 6? Despite its age, its still a very capable device. The handset features a 4.7-inch IPS Retina display, a premium build, 16/32/64/128 GB storage options, a fingerprint scanner, and an audio jack. It can play music well enough, and its cases and accessories are still available on the cheap.
Not only that, its also a capable photography tool. The 8MP rear camera is more than enough for most uses (especially if you’re just into social media). And the 1.2MP front camera can still get the job done.
Smart iPhone 6
If you’re keen on getting an iPhone 6, check out what Smart has to offer. The telco is offering the 32GB version of the phone under their Postpaid Plans for as low as PHP999 per month — that’s Postpaid Plan 399 plus the PHP600, for 30 months. You also have to shell out a one-time cash payment of PHP1,000.
Postpaid Plan 399 also comes with 3GB of open access data, 500MB for Facebook Messenger, Viber and WhatsApp, unlimited texts to all networks, 20 minutes of calls to all networks, and discounted calls to Smart and TNT (PHP4 per minute).
For more information about the offer, please follow this link to Smart’s online store.
iPhone 6 specs:
- 4.7-inch IPS Retina Display (1334 x 750; 326 ppi)
- Dual-core Apple A8 Processor, M8 Motion Coprocessor
- PowerVR GX6450
- 1GB RAM
- 32GB Storage
- 8MP Rear Camera, f/2.2, PDAF, Dual LED Flash
- 1.2MP Front Camera, f/2.2
- Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac
- Bluetooth v4.0
- Lightning Port
- Fingerprint Scanner
- 1810 mAh Battery
- iOS 11 via OTA Update
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[Source: iPrice; Via: Techwire Asia]