Globe Offers Widest Range of LTE-Enabled Smartphones
Written By Pinoy Tekkie on Martes, Hunyo 18, 2013 | 3:44 AM
Globe Telecom beefs up its device portfolio by offering the widest and latest range of Long Term Evolution (LTE)-enabled smartphones under its suite of fully-customizable and flexible Best-Ever MySuperPlan.
Banking on its strong partnerships with leading global device manufacturers, Globe is carrying nine (9) of the world’s best and top-of-the-line LTE handsets available at different price points, seven (7) of which are exclusive to the telco. All plan offers are bundled with unlimited LTE surfing of up to 42 Mbps and free calls and texts.
Devices available for free at Plan 999 are the Globe-exclusive Huawei Ascend P1 LTE and ZTE T81. Both handsets were part of the telco’s initial line-up of LTE-enabled smartphones offered late last year.
Subscribers can also avail of the latest BlackBerry handsets from the leader in postpaid such as the Globe-exclusive BlackBerry Z10 LTE available at P1,499 monthly under Plan 999 with P500* monthly cashout over a two-year lock-up period. Offered under the same plan package is the QWERTY BlackBerry Q10 LTE, another Globe-exclusive handset until July 7.
Android users are also guaranteed of the best device deals from Globe with its most affordable offer for the Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE at 1,599 monthly under Plan 999 with P600* monthly cashout. Globe also sealed an exclusivity deal to be the lone telco carrier of the new HTC One, touted as one of the best Android smartphones in the world, available at P1,699 monthly under Plan 999 with a monthly cashout of P700*.
Available at higher plans are the Globe-exclusive HTC One SV and Nokia Lumia 820 offered at Plan 1799 monthly without cashout. Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy Note II LTE, another Globe-exclusive device, is available at P2,199 monthly under Plan 1799 with a P400* monthly cashout.
The HTC One™ SV is powered by a supercharged, Dual Core processor for lightning-fast 4G speeds, along with all-day battery life, including an amazing camera, exclusive Beats Audio™, and an ultra-sleek design that complements its breathtaking speed. Dubbed as the most versatile Lumia, the Nokia Lumia 820 boasts of an 8.7 megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss lens, 4.3” ClearBlack display, Smart Shoot to create perfect group photos, the Nokia City Lens to know the neighborhood better than the locals, and removable wireless charging shells and matching headsets in vibrant colors. The Samsung Galaxy Note II LTE features a 5.5” large display, 1.6GHz high speed Quad Core processor, and 2GB RAM, further strengthening the whole GALAXY Note series.
“We are excited to offer the country’s most extensive array of LTE-powered smartphones to our subscribers and give them options to avail of the handset that perfectly fits their needs, budget, and lifestyle. Pairing these devices with the Best-Ever MySuperPlan, subscribers will definitely get more than what they pay for with a plan value that’s almost twice the value of prepaid load, as well as the full flexibility of choosing the contact period of their preference from 6, 12, 18, 24 and 30 months,” said Raul Macatangay, Head of Globe Postpaid.
Macatangay added, “With our expanded LTE network, subscribers can expect the best and most advanced smartphone experience, harnessing the fastest of speeds when accessing the Internet via their smartphones.”
With the Globe 4G LTE network, peak throughput speed will enable users to download and upload files, HD videos and other multimedia content at a much higher bit-rate, faster than HSPA and HSPA+ technology, with LTE peak speeds of up to 60 Mbps for outdoor coverage and 30 Mbps for deployments inside buildings. Boasting better outdoor coverage by using advanced antenna solutions, the speed of LTE is at least 10x faster than existing 2G and 3G networks, giving quicker responses to every user application such as video and mobile gaming.
On top of best-ever postpaid plans, postpaid subscribers are also eligible to avail of the Globe Gadget Care, a complete mobile phone protection program which allows them to enjoy the benefits of a full and comprehensive insurance program which covers accidental damage, theft or robbery, unit replacement, postpaid bill protect, and worldwide coverage.
*Over a 24-month contract period and at 0% interest rate via major credit cards except Standard Chartered, available at 3, 6, and 12 months only