Wireless Display using Miracast technology is already common with most flagship devices from the local brands. MyPhone already sells wireless display dongles for this purpose.

However, displaying what’s on your phone to your TV monitor using MHL hasn’t been offered yet. MHL is the technology that connects the micro USB port on your phone to the HDMI port of your TV.

Using NFC for PaymentNFC

Near Field Communication (NFC) is one of the most underused technologies in smartphones. It allows faster (near instant) file sharing without much hassle, one tap payment, wireless multimedia connection among others.

Hopefully, Starmobile Octa can convince people to use NFC more often if it is available. Most Samsung phones have NFC and use it for S-Beam.

Monster Specs

As a premium octa core smartphone, Starmobile Octa packs an awesome lineup of specs. It runs Android Jelly Bean on a 1.7GHz octa core processor, 2GB of RAM and Mali-450MP graphics processor.


It’s full HD 5 inch IPS OGS display is protected by a layer of Asahi scratch resistant glass but Starmobile still includes a screen protector attached to each unit.

The cameras are 18MP and 8MP for the rear and front respectively with both having BSI sensors and LED flash.

Starmobile Octa Pricing

If we consult the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) device of Starmbile Octa – the i-mobile IQX Octo, we’ll find out that Starmobile Octa is actually cheaper. i-mobile IQX Octo costs ₱17,485 in Thailand.

Of course, Starmobile makes it easier for you to own a Starmobile Octa. If you buy one at their concept store in SM North EDSA, you can avail of the zero interest rate installment plan. You need a VISA or Mastercard credit card where you’ll be billed ₱1,415.83 per month for 12 months.

OR, you can also order it online from Lazada.