MANILA (UPDATE) – Globe Telecom and Smart Communications, Inc. announced on Friday that it will be offering the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to its subscribers.
In a statement, Globe said it opened a dedicated online site to accept registration of intent for subscribers keen on the new Samsung gadgets.
The pre-registration portal, www.globe.com.ph/galaxy-note3-register, allows interested subscribers to register personal details such as name, mobile number, and e-mail address.
The customer database will be used to update subscribers with the device’s features, postpaid plan offers, and pricing details.
Globe will also offer the Galaxy Gear watch as part of the bundle.
"With barely just a week after we launched the portal, we have already registered hundreds of interested subscribers who can’t wait to have the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Samsung Galaxy Gear on their hands,” said Raul Macatangay, head of Globe Postpaid.
Smart, meanwhile, will offer the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 under its Smart All-In Plan 1800, a plan that subscribers may use to register for Flexibundles such as Unlimited LTE connection, 3,500 SMS messages and 80 call minutes to all networks every month.
Smart said the 24-month contract will come with a separate monthly fee of P199 for the device.
"The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is a welcome addition to our already impressive line-up of Android devices," Smart Postpaid Marketing Head Kathy Carag said in a statement.
Under Smart’s Unlimited Data Plan 2000, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 will come free with a 30-month lock-in period.
The plan comes with unlimited LTE connection, 200 SMS messages and 150 call minutes to all networks.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has a 5.7-inch full HD Super AMOLED display, a 2.3 GHz Quad-Core Processor, Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, 13-megapixel rear auto-focus camera with flash and zero shutter lag and a 2-megapixel front camera, 32GB user memory and is a 4G LTE-capable device.
Additional features include the Air Command, Action Memo, Scrapbook, S Finder, Pen Window, Samsung WatchON and ChatON, and S Voice.
Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy Gear boasts of an 800 MHz single core processor, has a 1.63-inch Super AMOLED display, and 1.9 megapixel auto-focus camera.
Additional features include the S Voice, Memographer, Smart Relay, and Voice Memo. It also has a 4GB user memory plus a 512MB RAM.