Starmobile MUSE: Specs, Price and Availability in the Philippines (Updated)
Starmobile has just announced on their Facebook page that the all new Starmobile MUSE, a 5-inch quad-core Android Jelly Bean smartphone with 18MP BSI rear camera and wide-angle 8MP front camera with LED flash perfect for group selfies (groupies) is finally available at selected stores and kiosks nationwide for only Php12,990 (SRP). More about the Starmobile MUSE after the jump.
First seen during Starmobile's Gold Rush event at The Peninsula Manila last month, the MUSE runs on the MT6589T quad core processor, clocked at 1.5GHz and has a Full HD (1920x1080) resolution display. It also has 16GB internal memory (no microSD support for external expansion), 1GB RAM and 2,300mAh non-removable battery. The Starmobile MUSE uses a regular SIM and another micro-SIM which has dual-standby mode and both SIM card slots support 3G connectivity.
The MUSE runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and supports Over-The-Air (OTA) software updates, a feature which allows users to update their phones to the latest version of Android via Wi-Fi and without the need for a PC. It also has Starmobile Sync which allows you to quickly transfer Contacts, Messages, Calendar, and other data from your old phone of any brand to the Diamond S2 via Bluetooth.
Starmobile MUSE Specifications
Dual SIM / Dual 3G Standby (Regular + Micro SIM)
1.5GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6589T processor
5" Full HD (1920x1080) IPS capacitive display
441ppi with scratch resistant Asahi glass
PowerVR SGX544MP @ 357MHz GPU
Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
1GB of RAM
16GB of internal storage
No microSD support for external expansion
18MP autofocus camera with BSI and LED flash
8MP fixed-focus front camera with LED flash
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n / Bluetooth 4.0
GPS with A-GPS and GLONASS
3.5G/HSPA+ (up to 42.2Mbps)
Tri-band GSM / dual-band 3G
microUSB 2.0 / 3.5mm audio jack
Accelerometer / Proximity / Light
Li-Ion 2,300mAh battery (non-removable)
Talk time up to 8 hours
Standby time up to 220 hours
143 x 69 x 9mm (dimension)
139.8g with battery (weight)
Available in white and black
Price: Php12,990 (Official SRP)
Availability / Release Date: Now available at selected stores and kiosks!
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