OPPO furthers partnership with Smart to strengthen Filipinos’ connectivity and mobile experience

2019-08-02

MANILA, Philippines — JUNE 2019 — In a move to broaden and strengthen the connectivity of Filipinos, leading smartphone brand OPPO partners with telco giant Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) to get more consumers to shift to LTE, and soon to advance to 5G connectivity for stronger and better communications experience that is parallel with the cellular network and data connectivity capabilities of more technologically advanced countries.

“This partnership promotion is an integral effort forged by OPPO Philippines and Smart that aim to strengthen the ties of the two conglomerates in mobile and telecommunications industry by providing better communications and smartphone experience to its consumers,” Zen Han, Vice President of Channel Sales of OPPO Philippines. 


OPPO Philippines and Smart have had spearheaded marketing and sales efforts to further reach more audience by leveraging the strong LTE connectivity of Smart and top quality smartphones of OPPO. In the last quarter of 2018, OPPO gained 24% of the total market share, and the company is positive to cut a bigger share with the partnership efforts forged with Smart. 


“Apart from our continuing investments in upgrading our network, we are also partnering with manufacturers like OPPO in empowering our customers with capable devices, so that they can maximize the network that we have put in place,” said Oscar A. Reyes Jr, PLDT-Smart senior vice president and head of Consumer Market Development.


With this, consumers can start availing of LTE-capable smartphones through Smart, starting with the OPPO A3s. Consumers can now avail of the OPPO A3s for P5,990, from its original price of P6,990.  To ensure immediate connectivity, the package comes with a Smart LTE Prepaid SIM with free 1GB worth of data valid for 3 days. It also comes with data rewards for a year, where customers get 500MB for every P150 accumulated load, valid for 3 days.


Beyond connectivity, users can also enjoy the other powerful features that the A3s has to offer. The dual-camera OPPO A3s features a 13MP rear camera and an 8MP front camera, a 6.2” IPS HD Display with notch design, Octa-Core 1.8 GHz, and an SD card slot expandable up to 256 GB. It runs on Android Oreo OS with 2GB RAM and 16GB ROM, and boasts a ‘best-in-class’ battery of 4,230mAh, compared to the usual 3,000mAh of other devices in the same price range.


On the future plans between the two corporate giants, “Elevating the brand as we elevate consumer lives is our goal in the coming years. This campaign is just one way for both our brand and Smart to help build a world of intelligent connectivity. We have a lot more to roll out with Smart soon, and we are truly excited to bring them all to life,” says Han. 


Want to know more about the OPPO? Visit www.oppo.com/ph for more information.