MyPhone Infinity 2 Price is Php 12,799 : Sleek Octa Core, Dual LTE Flagship Release

Local electronics giant MyPhone has just officially launched its 2015 flagship release, the Infinity 2, which dons an official suggested retail price of Php 12,799. Now, before you tell me that it's darn expensive, allow me to share with you five reasons why it could be well worth every penny.

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First, I think it's easily the most sleek and slimmest top-of-the line model that the company has churned out thus far. The first generation Infinity - that flaunts a glass-metal-glass sandwich design identity and is a TechPinas Badge of Excellence Awardee - is quite a looker as well but this year's version, I would say, is not only slimmer but also features a more luxurious construction.

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Speaking of construction, that's the second thing that's great about this model. It features a real metal unibody frame that's crafted from Magnalium, which is lighter but more durable than steel. Magnalium is basically an alloy that's made from aluminum, magnesium and small amounts of nickel, tin, and copper.

MyPhone Infinity 2, MyPhone, MyPhone Android Smartphone

Third, the Infinity 2 is equipped with a 5-inch AMOLED display, which is quite a rarity in handsets by our local players. AMOLED is brighter and more vibrant than IPS panels found on most Pinoy smartphones and since it doesn't require LED back-lighting, it's what allowed the second general Infinity to be as thin as it is.

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Fourth, MyPhone Infinity 2 comes with two good cameras. The main one at the back is a 13 MegaPixel shooter with Sony IMX214 sensor paired with f/2.0 aperture that allows it to take clear and crisp images even in low light conditions. This complemented by the 5 MegaPixel selfie cam in front with soft LED flash that lets you take self-portraits even in settings where there's practically no ambient light available.

MyPhone Infinity 2, MyPhone, MyPhone Android Smartphone

Finally, this 2015 top-of-the-line handset - as expected - comes with the best technical specifications that MyPhone could have given a smartphone to date. The Infinity 2 runs its myUI-skinned Android 4.4.4 KitKat operating system with an Octa Core 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex A53 and Mali-T760 based MediaTek MT6752M chipset, handles multitasking with 2 GB of RAM, and comes with 16 GB of ROM that you can augment using the phone's secondary nanoSIM card slot that doubles as a microSD card expansion slot.

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Are you cool with those five reasons? Let me know our thoughts about this smartphone using our comments section below.

Dual LTE Dual Standby MyPhone Infinity 2 is now available at all MyPhone concept stores and partner retailers nationwide. I believe it's out in two colors, Gold and Grey. Stay tuned for more TP Features about this cool flagship model.

TechPinas Smartphone Technical Specs Table (TSTST)
Name MyPhone Infinity 2
Type Slate Form Factor (Full Touchscreen)
Price Category High-End (Flagship Level)
Dimensions139 x 68 x 5.9 mm
Weight 129 grams
Available Colors Gold, Grey
Operating System Android 4.4.4 KitKat with myUI
Display 5 inch, 1280 x 720 pixels, AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, Gorilla Glass 3
Processor Octa Core 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex A53 CPU, Mali-T760 GPU, MediaTek MT6752M chipset
Internal Storage 16 GB, expandable via microSD card supporting up to 64GB
Camera Main: 13 MegaPixels, 4208 x 3120 pixels, autofocus, LED flash, Sony IMX 214 sensor
Front: 5 MegaPixels, Soft LED Flash
Video Capture Full HD 1080p 30 frames per second for main camera, HD for front camera (TBC)
Audio and Video Playback MP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC, MP4, H.264
Ports microUSB v2.0, USB On-The-Go, 3.5 mm audio jack
Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, 3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, HSPA+; Dual LTE
GPS Yes, with GLONASS and A-GPS
FM Radio Yes
Sensors Accelerometer, Digital Compass, Gyroscope
Network 2G Networks 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz, 3G Networks 2100 / 850, 4G Networks B1, B3, B5
SIM Card Type Dual SIM = microSIM + nanoSIM (doubling as a memory expansion slot)
Battery Non-removable 2,450 mAh battery
Uptime 184.5 Hours of Standby, 19.7 Hours of Talk Time
Value-Added Features Dual LTE, Sony Sensor, AMOLED display, Ultra-Thin design, Magnalium Frame
Announcement May 19, 2015
Availability May 19, 2015
Price Official: Php 12,799

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