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Where to buy Blackview Smartphones in the Philippines: Blackview Omega, Crown, Arrow
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Where to buy Blackview Smartphones in the Philippines: Blackview Omega, Crown, Arrow

by Bon Francisco Talampas, Jr.October 25, 2014

Blackview Omega, Crown, Arrow

Blackview, a name unheard of in the Philippines has paved its way in the local market as it officially introduced itself in a grand launch last Thursday (October 23, 2014) at Century Park Hotel, Manila.

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Official launch of Blackview in the Philippines (Blackview executives with CEO Mr. David Xu)

The Hong Kong based company also announced its upcoming flagship smartphone, the Blackview Omega, a 5-inch octa core device featuring full HD display made by AU Optronics (AUO), 2GB RAM and a 16GB of internal storage which is also expandable up to 64GB.

Blackview Omega uses the 13-megapixel 1/3.06 Sony IMX135, one of the most popular sensors available that is also used on devices like the LG G3, LG G2, and the Samsung Galaxy S4.

Other specification includes: Dual SIM functionality, 2100 mAh battery, 3G and WiFi connectivity options, AGPS/GPS, Bluetooth. The device runs on Android 4.4.2 KitKat and comes with software-activated features such as Double Tap to Wake, Intelligent Dialing and Flip Over To Mute.

Blackview Omega Specifications:

  • OS: Android 4.4.2 KitKat
  • CPU: 1.7GHz Octa Core MTK6592w
  • Graphics: Mali-450 GPU
  • Memory: 2GB RAM
  • Storage: 16GB Internal Storage (up to 64GB)
  • Battery: Non-Removable 2100mAh
  • Display: 5-inch Full HD made by AUO
  • Touch Lens: OGS True 5 Points Capacitance Touch Panel
  • Main Camera: 13MP Sony IMX135 with one True flash LED and Voice Capture
  • Front Camera: 5MP
  • Connectivity: 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth
  • Location Services: GPS, AGPS
  • Dimensions: 143 x 72.7 x 6.9 mm

As for the price tag, Blackview hasn’t officially announced this yet but it looks like it might have a flagship-worthy recommended retail price. The release date is also uncertain, and might not hit shelves by this year.

As for other units, there’s a Blackview Arrow priced at Php 11,999, the device boasts 5-inch full HD display and runs on a 1.7GHz octa core processor, it uses the MT6592W chipset from Mediatek. Arrow comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage. The device is also armed with 18 megapixel main camera and 8MP in the front.

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Blackview Arrow Specifications

  • OS: Android 4.4 Kitkat
  • CPU: 1.7GHz Octa core MT6592W
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Storage: 16 GB Expandable to 64 GB via microSD
  • Display: 5-inch 1920 x 1080 Full HD
  • Main Camera: 18 MP Auto Focus
  • Front Camera: 8 MP FF
  • Battery: 2,100 mAh
  • Connectivity: WiFi / 3G / Bluetooth
  • Sensors: G-Sensor / Light Sensor / Proximity
  • Others: OTG / USB 2.0 / FM Radio  / Dual Sim
  • Dimensions: 143.85 x 72.6  x 7.2 mm
  • Price: PHP 11,999.00

Blackview Crown is also on the list, the company’s most affordable octa core device with 2GB RAM. It also comes equipped with 16GB ROM, the 5-inch screen size is the same as the Blackview Arrow but has a reduced HD resolution.

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Blackview Crown Specifications

  • OS: Android 4.4 Kitkat
  • CPU: 1.7GHz MT6592W Octa Core
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Storage: 16 GB Expandable to 32 GB via microSD
  • Display: 5-inch 1280 x 720 HD
  • Main Camera: 13 MP LED Flash
  • Front Camera: 5 MP Auto Focus
  • Battery: 2,200 mAh
  • Connectivity: WiFi,  3G, Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS, BT, OTG,
  • Sensors: G-Sensor / Light Sensor / Proximity
  • Others: OTG / USB 2.0 / FM Radio / Dual Sim
  • Dimensions: 143.85 x 72.7 x 8.4 mm
  • Colors: White/Black
  • Price: PHP 9,999.00

As for the stores, on where you can buy Blackview smartphones in the Philippines, the company tapped Telego as their initial seller, here’s the list where you can find Telego stores:

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SM City Sta. Mesa
SM City Bacolod
SM Southmall
SM Lanang Premier (Davao)
SM City Cagayan De Oro
SM City Cebu
SM City Bicutan
SM San City Fernando Downtown
SM City Clark
SM City Fairview
Starmall Edsa Shaw
Robinsons Dumaguete
Robinsons Place Iloilo
Isetann Recto
Victory Park and Shop (Antipolo)
Victory Central Mall Caloocan Telego Kiosk
Victory Central Mall Caloocan (Xinda)
Victory Lacson Underpass
Novo Pasig
Malabon City Square (Xinda)
Robinsons Malabon
Baguio Central Mall (Highland Cellphone Shop)
Cellvitech Cellshop, Palawan
SK Plaza, Bacolod City
Tagum City Davao
Unicity, Surigao City Mindanao.
Unitop, Ozamis City Northern Mindanao
Unitop – Tacloban City
Gaisano Grand Mall, Tagum
Unitop , Iloilo
GT Mall, Iloilo

Upcoming Branches

SM City Sucat
SM City Bicutan (BLACKVIEW)
SM Megacenter (Telego in-line store)
SM Muntinlupa
SM Manila (Telego and Blackview kiosk)

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About The Author
Bon Francisco Talampas, Jr.
Bon Talampas, Jr. is a computer engineer, a former member of a technical team that supports a leading health care company. Prior to his stint abroad, he worked as an IT specialist and a university lecturer. Bon also holds an MBA. And aside from being a computer geek and DOTA fanatic, he spends most of his idle hours in blogging and photography. You can also read more about him at www.bonistation.com.

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