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