An honest user review: Starmobile Play Max

I have been waiting for a phone under 5k with the following specs: at least 2500 mAh removable battery, 4.7-5 inch screen, Android Marshmallow and at least an 8MP rear camera. Since its launch last July 25, I have been waiting to get my hands on Starmobile’s Play Max. I was tempted to get their Up Max a year ago but due to the Android 5.0 issues, I didn’t get one. They were also selling it above Php 6,000 then. I was considering a couple of other phones, which had smaller battery capacities.

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Space Gray Rear Panel

Now on to the actual review. So I bought the Play Max. I was already impressed on how the Up Max was made. It’s no different with the Play Max. Very clean lines, nothing fancy yet feels and looks premium. Since I got the Space Gray, the 5 inch screen’s border blends in well with the black bezel. Champagne and Rose Gold models have white bezels I think. The screen’s not so thick black border stands out on those. On top of the screen are the 5MP front camera with flash, earpiece and sensor. It has navigation buttons so, more screen space. They don’t light up though. No notification light either. Continue reading


Floriade 2009

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@ Commonwealth Park, Canberra
ACT, Australia

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Note: Had a chance to visit my sisters down under. We went to Floriade. It was an amazing sight. This was shot with an older bridge camera, Fujifilm Finepix s1000fd.


mitsubishi evolution 8


Evolution 8 Project
@ Silay City

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Note: This beautiful beast of a car was owned for a short time by car enthusiast Mark Yanson. The blue just pops and the sunlight leaking through the opening on the roof is just perfect.