Smart Communications Inc. has partnered with OPPO with a goal of giving more of its customers access to its high-speed LTE network.

PLDT Smart and OPPO 1Under the said partnership, Smart will be offering the OPPO A71k (OPPO A71 2018) phone kit bundle to Smart, TnT and Sun users at a special price. This would encourage more of its customers to upgrade to an LTE-capable device.

Our vision is to enable Filipinos to enjoy the fastest data connection with Smart LTE. We want to do this by equipping every Filipino with an LTE smartphone. Hence, Smart joins forces with OPPO to bring an LTE smartphone that allows our subscribers to level up to LTE and do this in an affordable way.Andrew L. Santos, PLDT-Smart FVP and Consumer Marketing Head

The OPPO A71k will be available for PhP5,988, discounted from its original price of PhP6,990, while supplies last. The phone comes with an LTE upgrade SIM for existing Smart, TnT, and Sun subscribers. Those who are upgrading to an LTE SIM for the first time will also get 1GB of open-access data allocation valid for 3 days upon a successful upgrade.

OPPO and Smart share a mission, and that is to empower the customer with the latest technology and innovative products. We’re partnering with Smart to bring LTE-ready and up-to-date smartphones at affordable prices to more customers.Jane Wan, OPPO Vice President for Marketing
ProcessorSnapdragon 450 (Octa-Core)
Display5.2" HD
Rear Camera13MP
Front Camera5MP
OSAndroid 7.1 + ColorOS 3.2


Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.