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Starmobile Knight Elite Unboxing and Hands On


Starmobile has just announced the Starmobile Knight Elite and will be available on September 15. Based on the photos, it is such a pretty smartphone. Having a glass front and back, the company is positioning it as a premium but not expensive smartphone. Our good friends from Starmobile has sent us a review unit. Let’s find out together how gorgeous this smartphone is.


Starmobile Knight Elite:

  • Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 64-bit processor (1GHz Quad Core + 1.5GHz Quad Core)
  • Adreno 405 graphics
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB internal memory expandable via MicroSD up to 32GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
  • 5-inch Full HD IPS LCD display (1920 x 1080) 440 ppi
  • Corning Gorilla Glass (front and back)
  • 13 megapixel rear facing camera with BSI sensor, autofocus and LED flash
  • 5 megapixel front facing camera with flash
  • Dual SIM (micro + nano) Dual Standby
  • 4G/LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth
  • GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
  • 2,600 mAh battery (non-removable)
  • Android 5.0 Lollipop
  • SRP: P9,990


What’s inside the box?

  • Starmobile Knight Elite unit
  • USB cable
  • wall adapter
  • earphones
  • SIM card ejector (not included on the photo)
  • screen protectors for front and back
  • clear case



We would like to commend Starmobile for providing their customers with freebies such as phone cases and screen protectors. In this case a buyer need to buy spend for the accessories. Anyway, upon opening the box and seeing the Knight Elite for the first time – its love at first sight! Just like our friends used to say “May forever“. The Knight Elite is like your dream girl – pretty, sophisticated and elegant. The glass front and back, in which by the way is a Corning Gorilla Glass, add elegance and beauty to the smartphone. We flaunt it at a gathering with friends and people can’t help but ask, ” Ano yang phone mo?“.

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The phone is a fingerprint magnet but on our white variant, smudges are not seen. Since it is made mostly of glass, it is very slippery so we strongly recommend that you put on the case included on the package.

Let’s check button placements – volume rocker and power button on the left, SIM card and microSD card tray on the right, 3.5mm headset jack on the top, USB charging port and speaker grills at the bottom, 13 megapixel camera with flash and Starmobile logo at the back, and 5-inch display, 5 megapixel front camera with flash and sensor at the front.

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Bottomline, it is one gorgeous smartphone. Just handle it with care if you already own one, We will testing this phone especially that camera and overall performance. Full review will be out pretty soon!

If you already one one, please do share your experience with us at the comments section below. 🙂