Following a few leaked images, MyPhone has finally unveiled its selfie-centric smartphone under the Rio series – the MyPhone Rio Pixie!

It boasts an 8MP front camera with its own LED flash for taking high quality selfies even in low light situations. It also comes pre-installed with a selfie app called Fotoku and a free monopod or selfie stick for every purchase.

The MyPhone Rio Pixie only has average processing power though by today’s standards. It runs on a 1.3GHz quad core processor with 1GB of RAM. Nevertheless, it already comes with Android Lollipop out of the box so it should perform smoothly.

Its 4.8-inch High Definition AMOLED screen is protected by a layer of scratch resistant Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The entire device also follows the design of the MyPhone Uno and Rio 2 with its round speaker grilles and on-screen buttons.

Sample selfies from Fotoku
Sample selfies from Fotoku.

In case you’re wondering, the Fotoku app is available for download from Google Play. It offers a very easy to use interface that launches the front camera by default and has stickers, filters, other selfie-enhancing features and serves as a mini-social media service for selfies.

Despite its superb selfie capabilities and freebies, the MyPhone Rio Pixie is still a bit of a disappointment to some readers due to its ₱7,599.00 price tag. With that budget, you can already opt for the Cherry Mobile Flare X or the Firefly Allure 64 LTE.


  • 4.8-Inch HD AMOLED Display (720 x 1280 Pixels, 306 ppi)
  • Scratch Resistant Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • 1.3GHz Quad Core Processor
  • 1GB of RAM
  • 8.0 Megapixel Autofocus Rear Camera with LED Flash
  • 8.0 Megapixel Front Camera with LED Flash
  • 8GB Internal Storage
  • Expandable Up to 64GB via MicroSD
  • Dual SIM/Dual Standby
  • 3G HSPA+, 2G EDGE and GPRS Networks
  • Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Bluetooth
  • GPS
  • FM Radio
  • Micro USB 2.0
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • Free Selfie Stick
  • ₱7,599.00 Official Price
MyPhone Rio Pixie