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May 29, 2013

Starmobile Diamond V7: 5.7″ Quad-core, 18MP camera

Aside from the Starmobile Knight which we revealed earlier, the phone company has another bigger handset to reveal today that comes with a pair of 18-megapixel and 8-megapixel camera — the Starmobile Diamond V7.

We got an exclusive access to the promotional materials for the Starmobile Diamond V7.

Here’s the complete hardware configuration:

Starmobile Diamond V7 specs:
5.7-inch HD display @ 720×1280 pixels, 257ppi
Asahi Dragontrail Glass
MediaTek MT6589 1.2GHz quad-core processor
PowerVR SGX544MP
1GB RAM
4GB internal storage
up to 32GB via microSD card
3G/HSPA up to 7.2Mbps
Dual-SIM, dual standby
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth 2.0
18MP AF BSI rear camera with dual-LED flash
1080p video recording @ 30fps
8MP AF BSI front-facing
1080p video recording @ 30fps
GPS w/ aGPS support
Android 4.2 Jellybean
Li-ion 2,600mAh battery

It’s pretty interesting to note that this model is strikingly similar to the i-mobile IQ 9 (based in Thailand). In which case, we find it noteworthy to mention the very thin dimensions (161 x 82 x 8.9mm) of the device.

More on the Starmobile Diamond V7 later today during our live coverage.


35 Responses to “Starmobile Diamond V7: 5.7″ Quad-core, 18MP camera”

  1. levijhun says:

    where the hell is the price??? Maxado namang pabitin tapos over-priced naman. hasus!

    • abuzalzal says:

      shhhhhhhhh…baka mag react na naman mga iba dito sasabihin mas advanced ang chip neto at cam tsaka mas okey ang after sales support

      kaya kung presyuhan man nila ng Php15k ito….okey lang yun XD trolololol

  2. chacha says:

    Starmobile KNIGHT na lng for me, anlaki nito masyado

  3. abuzalzal says:

    It should be aptly called STARMOBILE GOLD

    Since ginto naman magpresyo ang SM

    asa pa kayo..lol

    • chacha says:

      Buti na lng di nkuha ng O+ ito kundi lalong mahal to sa eat bulaga at iba png advertising fee.

      besides CM doesnt optimize much the Firmware according to battery kay madalas nagiinit, habol nila marelease agad saka sa dami ng narelease nila haba tuloy ng pila sa service center at kawawa mga early buyers kasi may bago agad.

    • leon says:

      @chacha – gago! O+ ay hindi rebrand, sila mismo ang gumawa ng designs at specs. powta! pagaaralan mo muna bago ka magpost ng katanggahan mo!

    • abuzalzal says:

      @leon

      but the manufacturing process is in Shenzen…does that make any difference at all?

    • leon says:

      @abu

      shenzen lahat pero yung desenyo at specs ay exclusive sa O+ di mo yan makikita sa ibang bansa na naka rebrand. hindi tulad ng cherry, mp at starmobile sa ibang bansa me karbonn, micromaxx at i-mobile at kun ano-ano pang rebrand.

    • abuzalzal says:

      leon

      But that doesn’t warrant that it is a more ”durable” or prestigious device since ANYBODY can just fly to the U.S., put up some small office there as their base headquartersm, pay their taxes then throw their 99.9 percent of manpower in CHINA.

      I don’t buy this BS marketing gimmick American-designed crap…that doesn’t make them special…pare pareho lang naman yan

    • leon says:

      quality is subjective, never said anything about it being more durable. just stating a fact that O+ is a legit brand on its own, like alcatel and lenovo which does not rely on pre assembled ODM phones and slapping their brand on it? gets?

  4. andrewph says:

    nice… another rebrand from i-mobile, the i-mobile iq 9 … :D

  5. magic5 says:

    Wawa nmn alcatel, ndi pa nga naddisplay unit nla sa shelves andme na kgad lumabas na pang tapat sknla specialy 4 d scribe hd. Sna babaan pa nla ng konti price nla pra mbura na sa market yng mga siraan na unit ng mga rebranded phones na yan!

    Imbes kc na babaan nla ung price eh lalo png tinaasan, d2 sa mga reviews n blogs eh p13,490 ang srp, pro nung nag ask ako sa kiosk nla sa southmall eh p14,990 daw tpos wla png demo unit, ayaw pa ptignan n pa open kung ndi ka bbili on d spot.. tsk2..

  6. Jp says:

    Hmmm… yep… pretty much an iq 9… I have one that I bought sa Thailand… Just realized though na sobrang laki niya pero so far, I think it’s the best yet… Camera (despite the 18MP/8MP reso) isn’t really that cool… Mas ok pa yung 12MP ng Xperia S

    • Ryan says:

      Higher MP doesnt always result better pics. Malakas lang kumain ng space sa memory yan.

    • allah snackbar says:

      ows… hindi pa kaya na release sa thailand. magkano nabili mo? aber…

  7. jest says:

    wag na mag dada ung cant afford to buy 10k up phone…just stick to your low price phone.. ok? ahahahhaha

  8. jujuju says:

    Sssshhhhhhh… nagmimeeting pa sila about sa price.. mukang hndi sila magkasundo pa… o.O

  9. Hermie says:

    Anyone have an idea what the heck is TP Bonding?

    What kind of SIM kaya – mini, micro o mix parang Scribe HD?

  10. Freeje says:

    1GB RAM and 4GM internal storage? Are you kidding me? They should call it Silver V7 instead. Definitely not worthy of the name diamond.

  11. troll mode activated says:

    Starmobile and Vice Ganda = perfect combination for all the sexual deviants out there

  12. MJ Dela Cruz says:

    Di naman LTE. Wala rin. ^^ mga chipangga

  13. poBear says:

    i hope local stores rebrand one of this soon =) http://www.91firefly.com/ber8.php

  14. lui says:

    kung mtk6589 ito, dapat HSPA+ na ung data connection nito, ung 21mbps.. tama ba? baka snapdragon 8265Q lng ito kaya 7.2mbps lng

  15. wewe says:

    257ppi !?! Crap!!!

  16. Jep says:

    I think this is the one reviewed by poptalk, and it cost around 11K.

  17. north15 says:

    Nakakatakot bumili, wait nalang ako ng lenovo k900, 22k pero sulit naman…

  18. iamasagmaw says:

    O+ gawa yan ng nokia..pantapat sa CM..mga unggoy!!!

  19. dodung says:

    Isa lang mayari ng arc mobile and O+

  20. ian gonzales says:

    magkno po yung price ng dimond v7?

  21. face2face says:

    ang tagal lumabas. di naman maganda. wala parin tatalo sa iceberg ng myphone.

  22. nivram says:

    Ang mahal.. Mas panalo pa dito specs ng My Phone Vortex. Mas mura pa. Talo ang Diamond V7 sa Vortex. Mag My Phone Vortex na lang kayo..

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