O+ 8.16 5.7-Inch Quad Core Android Phablet Giveaway by Reindeer Blitzen! Happy New Year, TP Friends!

TP Friends, as 2013 comes to a close and as we say "Hello!" to the new year, me and our favorite American handset company O+ have decided to launch another giveaway as yet another sign of our gratitude for the unwavering trust and support that you showered us for the past 12 months.

We sincerely hope that you would continue to support us this 2014. Here's to more exclusive features, in-depth and light-hearted reviews, and giveaways! Happy New Year, TP Friends! Maraming salamat po!

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Following Dancer, Dasher, Cupid, Comet, Prancer, and Vixen, Blitzen is now taking the spotlight as he launches his own #OPlusTPWishUponAReindeer gadget bonanza!

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When I learned that Blitzen has chosen to giveaway a brand new O+ 8.16 Android phablet, I got absolutely excited as it is one of my favorite 2013 handsets from the company!

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As I've shared in our initial O+ 8.16 feature, this flagship phablet - priced at Php 12,995 upon launch - represents a major upgrade from best-selling and very popular O+ 8.15, which it superseded just last October 2013. This smartphone-tablet hybrid sports a ginormous 5.7 inch HD IPS display protected by an ultra-thin scratch-resistant glass touchscreen -- so thin, you'd feel like you're touching the display panel itself when you swipe your finger on it.

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O+ 8.16 runs Android 4.2.2 operating system with its Quad Core 1.2 GHz ARM Cortex A7 CPU and 357 MHz PowerVR SGX544 GPU based MediaTek MT6589T chipset and smoothly handles multitasking with 1 GB of RAM. Users will get 8 GB of internal storage (with 4.5 GB available to the user) that's expandable via the phablet's microSD card slot supporting up to 32 GB, 13 MegaPixel autofocus camera with LED flash and BSI sensor, 2 MegaPixel front cam, HD video recorder, 3G HSPA+ connectivity support, and a 2,500 mAh Li-Ion battery under the hood. Upon our latest testing, O+ 8.16 got a high Antutu Benchmark score of 13,541, which is well reflected in the stutter-free gaming, video-viewing and overall touch experience that the phablet delivers.

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What I personally love about this flagship release is that it gives you all of those amazing features and specifications in a package that unbelievably slim, sleek, and light! In fact, with thickness of only around 8 millimeters, O+ 8.16 could very well be one of the thinnest 5.7 inch phablets currently available in the Philippine market.

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Another thing I love about it is that, in the multitasking panel, you will see a "Close All Apps" button, which is rarity in smartphones with stock Android user interface.

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Of course, O+ 8.16 comes with one of the features unique to O+ handsets, which is Air Shuffle. Basically, this patented innovation permits a touch-less mobile experience by letting users take photos, play music tracks, browse images, or change radio stations simply by waving their hand in front of the phone's display. Air Shuffle - I find - is particularly useful for browsing browse the gallery while you're eating and your fingers are oily or for easily taking selfies using the main camera.

TP Friends, Blitzen will be giving away his brand new O+ 8.16 phablet via Rafflecopter and he's humbly inviting everyone to join his contest! Here's your chance to own this amazing device for free! Join now, TP Friends, and don't forget to share the Blitzen's giveaway with your friends.

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Blitzen's #OPlusTPWishUponAReindeer Gadget Bonanza will run from now until January 8, 2013! He's giving you 8 days to send as many entries as you can! Good luck! Happy New Year, TP Friends! May God bless us all richly in 2014!

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