Do we have a new local bang per buck king under PHP 8K? Firefly Mobile just announced a new monster phone for the called the Firefly Mobile Intense 64 LTE at just 7,999 pesos! It is the Philippine version of the Ulefone Be Pro, but this one seems to be a bit better.

BIG NEWS ALERT! Firefly Mobile Intense 64 LTE Announced! A Local Competitor Of M1 Note And Alcatel Flash Plus!
Meet Firefly Mobile Intense 64 LTE
It has a 5.5 inches LG HD IPS Plus OGS with Asahi Dragontrail glass protection, 1.5 GHz 64 bit MT6732, Mali T760 GPU, 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB of expandable internal storage, 13 MP rear camera, 8 MP Samsung front camera and Dual LTE connectivity. It also has tons of other features like HotKnot, "good speakers / audio output", fast charging and quick acquisition.

Firefly Mobile Intense 64 LTE Specs

  • Display: 5.5 Inches HD IPS Plus (1280 x 720) OGS Asahi Dragontrail glass
  • Processor: 1.5 GHz 64 bit MT6732
  • GPU: Mali T760
  • RAM: 2 GB 
  • ROM: 16 GB, expandable up to 32GB via microSD
  • Rear Camera: 13 MP f/2.2 Omnivision BSI AF w/ LED flash and zero shutter lag
  • Front Camera: 8 MP f/2.8 Samsung Lens
  • OS: Android 4.4 KitKat / Lollipop ready
  • Battery: 2,800 mAh Li-Polymer
  • SIM: Dual-SIM, Dual-Standby
  • Connectivity: Dual 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, A-GPS
  • Others: Adaptive Fast Charging Capable, OTA ready, Quick acquisition, OTG, HotKnot, Smart PS audio processor by NXP + high quality speaker for those super clear AMPED, Smart Gestures like double tap to wake and others
  • Dimensions: 157 x 77.8 x 8.8 mm
  • Weight: 169g
  • Price: PHP 7,999

I said earlier that it is a bit better than the Be Pro because of the batter this has 2,800 mAh of battery capacity compared to 2,600 mAh of the Ulefone Be Pro. Aside from that you'll get a free Smart Cover that's worth 600 pesos and a free basic phone worth PHP 449. It is available in Lynx like colors of Carbonite Blue and Ice white. There's still no word if this device will be upgradable to Lollipop, but if it's almost the same with the Be Pro this should be update-able.

Update: Confirmed that the device is Lollipop ready

Hopefully, it will be available nationwide very soon! I'm looking forward to try and review this unit very soon as it is a very promising device that could take on the likes of Alcatel Flash Plus, Meizu M1 Note and Happy Mobile Aspire.


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