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Tech tips for the summer traveler

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Going out of town for summer vacation? Whether it’s for an overseas or a local trip, there is a chance would want to bring some of your gadgets with you, to keep you connected to your loved ones, help you find your way around your destination, and capture all of your amazing experiences. To make sure you have all that you need to help you have the time of your life, keep in mind the following tips:

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1. Live light!

If you’re aiming for convenience but still want to get a lot of Instagrammable material, a slim and sleek smartphone that takes great photos – similar to the Starmobile UP Sense with its 8MP rear and 2MP front cameras – is the way to go. It has a fingerprint sensor that can let you access the camera instantly so you will be ready to snap in an instant. While other slim smartphones tend to have batteries of only 2,000mAh or less, the UP Sense is equipped with a 2500 mAh battery, giving you more juice to last you through your day.

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2. Do your research.

Many who travel internationally have made it a practice to check on their destination’s power outlets and voltages, to ensure they would get to charge their devices. However, many travelers forget to research on a country’s cellular bands to make sure their mobile gadgets are compatible. Having a smartphone like the 5-inch Starmobile PLAY LiTE can help a lot, supporting 700Mhz LTE and is Triband 3G compatible, optimizing your chances of getting great connection.

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3. Check whether your devices are built for movement.

If you’re a student or a young professional who needs to bring your laptop with you when you travel, you might want to check if your device can withstand a lot of movement. PCs with solid state drives (SSD) have no moving parts, making them better equipped than those with hard disk drives to preserve your data and protect them from being physically corrupted. The Starmobile ENGAGE Aura is one good example of this. A slim and light14-inch Windows 10 laptop that has a 7 hours video time and 8.75 days standby time, it enables you to do serious work (should you need to) or enjoy HD movies.

These are only some of the devices perfect for summer that you can find at www.starmobile.ph/shop. Until April 16, 2017, Starmobile is offering 5% discount coupons for purchases of any smartphone, ENGAGE Aura, and ENGAGE tablet, as well as Starcube Digital TV box, from its online store. No minimum purchase is required.

Learn more by visiting Starmobile’s official online accounts, facebook.com/starmobilephones, instagram.com/happymanph, twitter.com/happymanph, and www.starmobile.com.ph.

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