Intel, CloudFone, and Globe offer Smartphone-Tablet-Keyboard bundle, free at Plan 499


Free at Globe mySUPERPLAN 499 is a neat bundle: the fits-in-your-hand CloudFone Epic 7.0 7″ tablet, its Bluetooth keyboard cover, and the 3,000 mAh-powered 4″ CloudFone Excite 400dx smartphone. The days of getting ONLY one device through a postpaid plan is over – now, with this bundle, you effectively get three.

CloudFone Epic 7.0 Specs

7″ WSVGA LCD Touchscreen
1.2 GHz Dual Core Intel Clover Trail Plus Z2520
Up to 32GB storage via microSD
WiFi, Bluetooth, USB OTG
Android 4.4 KitKat
2MP | VGA camera
3,000 mAh battery

For 499 a month, you get 100 MB of data, calls and texts to all networks, all-month access to productivity apps such as Gmail, Yahoo mail, and Evernote, and 10GB of Globe Cloud storage.

We know how reliable CloudFone’s tablets can be, having reviewed one.

CloudFone 400dx Specs

1.2 GHz Dual Core Processor
4GB ROM | 512 RAM
Up to 32GB storage via microSD
Dual SIM, Dual Standby
5MP | VGA camera
3,000 mAh battery
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean

The CloudFont Excite 400dx on top of the lid-closed Cloudfone Epic 7.0.

According to Globe, the number of people using mobile Internet and data has doubled since offering its customers free access to Facebook. This tie up with Intel and CloudFone gives Globe customers access to a good tablet bundle at a pocket-friendly price.

The CloudFont Excite 400dx comes in three available colors. The back sides have a textured circular pattern, for better grip.

Globe is the first telco in the country to achieve 100% 3G and 4G HSPA+ coverage for its entire network nationwide.

Left to right: Eric Yu (CloudFone President), Calum Chrisholm (Country Manager, Intel Philippines), and Mark Jefferson Go (Director for Postpaid Acquisition, Globe Telecom).


Irwin Allen Rivera loves his wife's cooking so much he's now twice the man he used to be. His English essay won a Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Award for Literature in 2012. His philosophical-horror story appeared in Philippine Speculative Fiction 8 (2013). He was managing editor and lead writer of Sites and Symbols 2 (2005), a coffee-table book about buildings in UP Diliman - his alma mater (BA Philosophy; MA Creative Writing continuing). He worked at the UP Diliman Information Office before shifting to web content writing. His sudden fiction, "Notwithstanding Pigs," initially a Friendster testimonial, appeared in Philippines Graphic (2006) and in Very Short Stories for Harried Readers (2007). He used to write for