Starmobile PLAY Click – a Budget Wonder

Here’s a low priced phone package that “just works” – it fits your hand (4.5-inch display), fits your budget (P1288), and gets you online ASAP (it comes with one Smart Prepaid SIM with FREE 1 year data). It’s the Starmobile PLAY Click prepaid kit. This dual SIM Android Lollipop smartphone has entry level specs, but the build quality is good, and the overall package is nothing to wince about: it is by no means an ugly phone you’d have to endure until you have more wiggle room in your budget.

Starmobile Play Click Full Specs

  • 4.5-inch FWVGA 854 x 480 resolution at 218 ppi
  • 1.2 GHz SC7731 quad core processor, Mali 400
  • 512 MB RAM, 4GB ROM up to 32GB via microSD
  • 5 MP w/ LED flash Rear Camera, 2MP front
  • 1,650 mAh battery, dual SIM
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • WiFi, 3G, HSPA+, Bluetooth, FM Radio, GPS, A GPS
  • Comes in dark gray, champagne, silver
  • P1,288 if bought with a P100 load card
  • P2,690 if bought open line at Starmobile kiosks

That’s everything out of the box. phamplets, two SIMs, battery, headphones, charging cable, charger, and the phone itself.

The PLAY Click comes with one Smart Prepaid SIM with FREE 1 YEAR DATA. Subscribers will receive 100MB/month, so they can enjoy Facebook, Viber, Instagram, and other apps right out of the box. And with an accumulated P100 load every month, users can also enjoy load rewards of up to P30/month for 12 months. It also comes with a FREE TNT SIM.

The Starmobile PLAY Click is now available in Smart and Starmobile concept stores and kiosks nationwide and on the Smart Online Store at

To avail of Starmobile PLAY Click at P1,288, you will need to purchase it with a P100 Smart Prepaid load card. A regular open-line version is also available in Starmobile concept stores and kiosks for only P2,690.

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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