Remember when we said that the Philippines would adopt the Japanese digital TV standard, the ISDB-T? The time has come, and some companies are already taking advantage of the technology. For instance, Starmobile has announced a new smartphone, the Starmobile Knight Vision, which offers a built-in digital TV receiver using ISDB-T.

In other words, the Starmobile Knight Vision is a capable mobile television device, and its ISDB-T support guarantees better quality versus other phones with the older analog TV receivers. Several channels can be viewed for free, such as ABS-CBN, GMA, ETC, and TV5.

Starmobile Knight Vision Specs

  • Android 4.4 KitKat
  • 5.5-inch IPS LCD (720×1280 HD), ~267ppi
  • 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6582 processor
  • Mali-400 MP2 GPU
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB internal storage
  • microSD support up to 64GB
  • 13-megapixel main camera, with autofocus and LED flash
  • 8-megapixel front camera
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Dual SIM with dual standby
  • 3G HSPA+
  • Bluetooth
  • GPS, A-GPS
  • Dimensions: 154 x 78 x 8.5mm
  • Weight: 161g
  • Li-Po 2450mAh battery

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But enough about its TV functionality; the Starmobile Knight Vision is also notable for its other features. For one, its 13-megapixel main camera has optical image stabilization and, along with the 8-megapixel front camera, employs a Sony sensor. Its 2450mAh Li-Po battery promises up to 15 hours of talk time. It’s powered by a quad-core processor, along with 2GB of RAM and Mali-400 MP2, to render apps and games smoothly on its 5.5-inch HD display.

The Starmobile Knight Vision will sell for Php9,990 in the coming weeks.

[Source: Starmobile]

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