Best Dual SIM Smartphone Philippines January 2014 Market Watch

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Mobile buy guideAs the technology advances, there has been huge development in smart phones as well. Dual SIM smart phones have made their way into the market. Also we can find triple SIM phones as well but those haven’t achieved much success as that of dual SIM Smart phones. The main features why users prefer dual SIM is that they can classify their personal calls and the official calls by adopting two SIM. Over the period of time, several smart phone manufacturers have released their own variant of smart phone and in Philippines the market is still volatile. Check the [highlight]best Dual SIM Smartphone Philippines[/highlight] market watch for November 2012.

Here we go with the best dual SIM Smart phones available in Philippines for the month of November 2012 –

Sony ST21i2 Xperia Tipo

Sony ST21i2 Xperia Tipo refreshes the dual SIM smart phones line up in Philippines. This smart phone is with SIM 1 2G connectivity and SIM 2 includes the 3G HSDPA network connectivity. It includes scratch resistant glass with TFT 3.2 inches display screen. It’s powered with 800 Mhz single core processor and its powered with Android Ice Cream Sandwich OS.Sony ST21i2 Xperia Tipo

The phone includes 3.15 mega pixel camera on the rear side and has 2.5 GB user useable memory with 512 MB RAM and micro SD card support.

Sony ST21i2 Xperia Tipo has the following specifications –

  • 3.2 inches Touchscreen display
  • 800 Mhz Cortex A5 chipset Qualcomm MSM7227A processor
  • Dual SIM 2G + 3G connectivity
  • Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich
  • 3.15 MegaPixel camera 2048 x 1536 pixels
  • 2.5 GB internal memory
  • 512 MB RAM
  • Micro SD card support
  • Wi Fi, Wi Fi tether

Sony ST21i2 Xperia Tipo is priced at PHP 7,650.

Sharp SH530U

Sharp SH530U is the only smart phone featuring Dual SIM along with 5 inches large screen display providing a maximum resolution of 800 x 480 pixels resolution. The phone supports SIM 1 as 900 Mhz and 2100 Mhz GSM, 3G connectivity along with SIM 2 supporting on GSM connectivity. Sharp has powered SH530U with high end specifications which includes 16 GB internal memory, 512 MB DDR2 RAM and includes Cortex A9 dual core processor clocked at 1 Ghz. It includes 1950 mAh battery providing 9 hours of talk time and standby time of 560 hours.Sharp SH530U large screen phone

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Sharp SH530U has the following specifications & features –

  • 5 inches large screen display
  • 800 x 480 pixels resolution
  • Dual SIM GSM + GSM Support
  • 16 GB internal memory
  • 512 MB DDR2 RAM
  • Cortex A9 dual core processor clocked at 1 Ghz
  • 1950 mAh battery

Sharp SH530U is priced at PHP 12990.

Samsung Champ NEO Duos C3262

Samsung Champ NEO Duos C3262 features 2.4 inches touchscreen display with Dual SIM (Mini SIM and dual Standby GSM) connectivity along with 1,000 mAh, VGA front facing camera, 20 Mb internal memory, 32 GB micro SD card support and this smart phone is most widely sold device.Samsung Champ NEO Duos C3262

Samsung Champ NEO Duos C3262 includes the following specifications –

  • 32 GB micro SD card support
  • VGA front facing camera
  • Bluetooth v3.0
  • Dual SIM GSM + GSM connectivity
  • 2.4 inches display
  • 20 Mb internal memory
  • 1,000 mAh Li-ion battery
  • SMS Threaded view

Samsung Champ NEO Duos is priced at 2468 PHP.

Lenovo P700i Dual Core

Lenovo P700i is another powerful dual SIM Smart phone with 4 inches LCD touchscreen display and it has been upgraded to 1 Ghz dual core processor with MediaTek MT6577 processor with 512 MB RAM. It includes 4 Gb internal memory storage capacity along with 3G HSDPA supported dual SIM and includes 5 mega pixel camera on the rear side with auto focus supporting 720p HD video recording. It also includes front facing VGA camera as well.Lenovo P700i phone

The device includes 2500 mAh battery along with Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich OS, GPS support and lot more.

Lenovo P700i has the following specifications –

  • 4“ LCD touchscreen display
  • 1 Ghz dual core processor
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 4 Gb internal memory
  • 3G HSDPA supported dual SIM
  • 5 mega pixel camera on the rear side with auto focus
  • 720p HD video recording
  • front facing VGA camera

Lenovo P700i is available at PHP 11,000 in Philippines sales only at that price.

Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos S6802

Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos S6802 is the king of the dual SIM smart phone as its most widely sold worldwide. One of the reasons why Samsung is in top slot is because of the good number of sales volume of Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos S6802 and Galaxy Y Duos smart phone (both dual SIM phones).Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos S6802

Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos S6802 Dual GSM connectivity supporting SIM 1 with 2G SIM and SIM2 slot with 3G HSDPA connectivity with dual Standby. The device is with 3.5 inches TFT touchscreen display and includes 3 GB internal memory with 512 MB RAM. It also includes 5 mega pixel camera on the rear side and it’s powered with 832 Mhz single core processor. The device features 5 mega pixel camera on the rear side providing a maximum resolution of 2592 x 1944 pixels and includes Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS.

Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos S6802 has the following specifications –

  • 3.5 inches TFT touchscreen display
  • 3 GB internal memory
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 5 mega pixel camera on the rear side
  • 832 Mhz single core processor
  • 5 mega pixel camera on the rear side
  • 2592 x 1944 pixels resolution
  • Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS

Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos S6802 is priced at PHP 9560 in Philippines sales only.

LG Optimus L3 E615

LG has reported good success with Optimus L3 E615 smart phone eyeing the dual SIM capable devices available in the range of affordability. This Optimus L3 E615 is the Optimus L3 variant available in only selected countries and going through the specifications of the device it’s with 4 inches capacitive touchscreen display providing a maximum resolution of 320 x 480 pixels. Its powered with 800 Mhz single core processor and includes Adreno 200 GPU.LG Optimus L3 E615 phone

The dual SIM function includes one SIM card slot for Mini SIM and other for the 3G HSDPA connectivity. Other functions included in the dual SIM Optimus L3 variant are the 5 mega pixel camera on the rear side, Android 4.0 ICS, 1 GB internal memory, 32 GB micro SD card support, 1540 mAh battery.

LG Optimus L3 E615 has the following specifications –

  • 4 inches touchscreen display
  • 800 Mhz Cortex A5 processor
  • Adreno 200 GPU
  • 5 mega pixel camera
  • 1 GB internal storage
  • Dual SIM with Mini SIM + 3G SIM
  • 384 MB RAM
  • Micro SD card support
  • Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS
  • 3G HSDPA
  • 1540 mAh battery

LG Optimus L3 E615 is priced at PHP 6300 in Philippines.

MyPhone A878 Duo

MyPhone A878 Duo is by MyPhone operating in Philippines providing affordable smart phones. As the name indicates MyPhone A878 Duo is with dual SIM capabilities and it includes 4.3 inches IPS capacitive touchscreen display with Motion Sensor and powered with 1 Ghz dual core processor.MyPhone A878 Duo

MyPhone A878 Duo includes 5 mega pixel camera on the rear side with auto focus, LED flash and has 2.5 GB internal storage capacity with 32 GB micro SD card support. It includes Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich pre installed.

MyPhone A878 Duo has the following features packed –

  • 4.3 inches IPS capacitive touchscreen display
  • 1 Ghz dual core processor
  • 5 mega pixel camera
  • Auto focus, LED flash
  • 2.5 GB internal storage capacity
  • 32 GB micro SD card support

MyPhone A878 Duo is priced at PHP 7000 in Philippines.

HTC Desire V

HTC Desire V is the only dual SIM Android smart phone by HTC Corporation. Looking like the brother of HTC One X, this includes 4 inches capacitive touchscreen display with 1 Ghz Cortex A5 Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. It includes Dual SIM dual standby SIM support both with 3G HSDPA connectivity and the specifications of the device are moderately high.HTC Desire V

Desire V includes 4 GB internal memory storage along with 512 MB RAM and micro SD card support. It includes 5 mega pixel camera on rear side with 720p HD video recording and Android 4.0 ICS is pre-installed on the device and includes sufficient 1650 mAh battery.

HTC Desire V has the following specifications –

  • 4 inches capacitive touchscreen display
  • 1 Ghz Cortex A5 processor
  • Dual SIM GSM + GSM support
  • 4 GB internal memory
  • 512 MB RAM
  • Android 4.0 ICS
  • 5 mega pixel camera
  • 1650 mAH battery

HTC Desire V is priced at PHP 15000 in Philippines.

Samsung Galaxy Y Duos

Samsung Galaxy Y Duos is very much successful in the market and it’s the cheapest dual SIM Android smart phone made available by Samsung Electronics. The Korean giant has powered it with moderate specifications with 3.14” capacitive touchscreen display with 832 Mhz single core processor and includes Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS. It includes 3.15 mega pixel camera on the rear side and has 2 GB internal memory storage capacity along with micro SD card slot.Samsung Galaxy Y Duos phone

The Dual SIM has GSM + GSM connectivity with SIM2 providing 3G HSDPA speed. Samsung Galaxy Y Duos is successful and most sold dual SIM smart phone worldwide.

Samsung Galaxy Y Duos has the following specifications –

  • 3.14 inches capacitive TFT display screen
  • 832 MHz single core processor
  • Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS
  • 3.15 mega pixel rear side camera
  • 2 GB internal memory
  • 32 GB micro SD card support
  • Dual SIM GSM + GSM
  • Wi Fi, Wi Fi tether

Samsung Galaxy Y Duos is priced at PHP 6800 in Philippines.

Lenovo A60Plus

Lenovo A60Plus is with 3.5 inches capacitive touchscreen display and includes 1 Ghz single core MT6575 processor. It has dual SIM dual standby connectivity and has Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread pre-installed on the device.Lenovo A60Plus

Lenovo A60Plus has 2 mega pixel camera on the rear side with Panorama mode picture capture and includes 144 Mb internal memory along with micro Sd card slot. Lenovo A60Plus is only sold in Philippines market.

Lenovo A60Plus has the following features –

  • 3.5 inches capacitive touchscreen display
  • 1 Ghz single core processor MT6575 processor
  • Dual SIM GSM + GSM dual Standby mode
  • Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread OS
  • 2 mega pixel camera rear side camera
  • Panorama mode picture capture
  • 144 MB internal memory

Lenovo A60Plus is priced at PHP 4800

O+ 8.7

O+ 8.7 is an Android powered smart phone seen with 3.2 inches capacitive touchscreen display. It includes dual SIM dual Standby mode. It’s with 4 customizable home screen and includes 3.2 mega pixel rear side camera. It’s with Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread OS and includes 1 Ghz single core processor.O+ 8.7 Android Phone

O+ 8.7 has the following specifications and features included –

  • 3.2 inches capacitive touchscreen display
  • Dual Standby time
  • Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread OS
  • 1 Ghz single core processor
  • 4 customizable home screen
  • 3.2 mega pixel camera
  • Micro Sd card support

O+ 8.7 is priced at PHP 5000.

Nokia 305

Nokia 305 is the Nokia’s discovery into dual SIM (includes Mini SIM with dual Standby) available since June 2012. It includes 3 inches TFT resistive touchscreen display and includes 2 mega pixel camera on the rear side. Its available in Silver White, Red, Mid Blue, Dark Grey color variants and includes Lithium ion powered 1110 mAh BL-4U battery providng up to 529 hours of standby time and 14 hours of talk time.Nokia 305 phone

Nokia 305 is with 10 MB internal memory and includes 32 MB of RAM with unspecified processor specifications.

Nokia 305 has the following specifications & features –

  • 3” capacitive touchscreen display
  • Dual SIM (Mini-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Moderate internal memory and RAM
  • 2 mega pixel camera on rear side
  • Video recording
  • Battery: 1110 mAh battery

Nokia 305 is priced at PHP 3800 in Philippines market.

So out of these smart phones listed above which one is is the range of your margin? Do let us know via comments.

Comments

  1. edgar siman says

    why are cherry mobile smartphones not included? the cherry mobile flare would match the specs of the top performing phones in this article while costing much less at 3,999php

    • Advices Academy says

      Cherry Mobiles dual SIM phones were launched after I published this article. Thanks for your feedback, I will review it and update the article accordingly!

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