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

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Adobo Festival 2013

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16th Adobo Festival

@ Balay Negrense, 5 de Noviembre Street
Silay City

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Note: The Adobo Festival in Silay City is an annual cooking challenge celebrated together with the Cinco de Noviembre. Different adobo cooking styles, local delicacies are available lunch time. Artworks by local artists are also on display.

a wedding reception

the ruins reception talisay city

little girls dancing

@ The Ruins, Talisay City
12.12.2012
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Note: I was able to take pictures during a wedding reception held at the Talisay Ruins. These kids are so adorable, dancing after the couple’s first dance. See the set here.

back in 2012

back in 2012

a boy and his toy slipper

@ Municipality of Manapla
7.6.2012

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Note: My friends and I went on a short trip to Municipality of Manapla, in Hacienda Sta. Rosalia. After visiting the Chapel of Cartwheels, we decided to go further down the road by the sea. There were kids playing around when I noticed this boy trying to retie the string attached to his slipper. Some kids have toy trucks and trains at the end of the string, some have slippers.

2nd time on Phottix Weekly Photo

Check out last week’s Weekly Photo (Feb. 14, 2014) on the Phottix Journal.

journal.phottix.com/weekly-photo/honeylen/

Honeylen is a very good friend of mine and she’s has modeled for me a few times already.

My 1st featured work  here.