Christmas Gift Ideas: Make The Holidays IG-Worthy with These Smartphones!

Christmas is right around the corner and spreading some holiday cheer is easy when you know exactly what to get for your loved ones during this time of the year.

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If there is one thing we all learned during the pandemic, it’s to treasure moments with our loved ones. Our mobile phones have helped us communicate with them through isolation and even from far away provinces or even countries. Our phones kept us entertained and helped us work and study right in the comforts of our own homes. This is why a Smartphone is one of the most practical things we can share with our loved ones as we usher in the most wonderful time of the year.

Smartphones, though very helpful, can be a little expensive but here in wheninmanila.com, we got you covered. Here are some of the best smartphones you can buy fit for every budget.

vivo V25 Series

Php 17,999- Php29,999

vivo V25 Pro Photochromic 2.0 Landscape

If you are giving someone who needs a great camera for every day, then the vivo V25 Series is definitely for you. The V25 Pro has a Photochromic technology 2.0 that will surely be loved by anyone you will give it to. vivo is the leading smartphone brand offering photochromic technology, which adults and kids will surely enjoy. The color grading effect in the back panel’s anti-glare and scratch-resistant glass is perfect for those who are on the phone all the time. That mirror selfie? The vivo V25 got that covered too.


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The vivo V25 Pro is packed with a 64MP OIS Ultra-Sensing camera with extreme night vision so you can nail that night selfie with all the Christmas lights and decors. Imagine watching the fireworks with your loved one and being able to capture that memory with the best quality camera. There is also a 32MP Eye AF Selfie so you can continue making memories.

The holidays are packed with parties, and with the vivo V25 Pro’s 12+256 GB capacity and the 20GB Dynamic RAM, you can take as many photos as you want. But of course, a full day of celebrations can take a toll on your phone’s battery life, but no need to fret as the vivo V25 Pro is packed with a MediaTek Dimensity 1300 and 66W FlashCharge so you can continue taking photos to look back on after the holidays.

Spending time with family during the holidays is one of the most wonderful things to do. You can try your filmmaking skills and create a same-day-edit video using the vlog movie mode of the V25 and V25e! Creating long-lasting memories would be so easy with the vivo V25 series.

The vivo V25 series got the family covered, whether it’s for work, school, multimedia, play, and many more. It’s a smartphone that would be perfect for each member of the fam.

 vivo Y35


Your brother or sister would surely love the vivo Y35. It is the perfect smartphone for those who like creating content and playing games.

It features a 44W Charging with a 5000mah large capacity battery that can definitely keep up with anyone’s fast-paced lifestyle. It has 16GB Dynamic RAM and 256GB Capacity Expansion up to 1TB to make sure there’s always room for more content and more games. But more content and games don’t mean lags. The vivo Y35 has the Snapdragon 680 and comes with a 90Hz Refresh rate with an updated Audio Booster.

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Giving it to a loved one will always be a joy as the vivo Y35 also looks good on the outside. It has a 6.58-inch FHD+ Display and a 2.5D Curvature. You can also pick from two gorgeous colors to make sure that it fits the personality of the person you are giving it to.

The holidays will always be a clear memory with the vivo Y35’s 50MP main camera with a large sensor. Your starry nights will also be crystal clear with its super night camera and rear camera video EIS to make sure that you can create memories that will last for a lifetime.

We know you’ve experienced getting low on battery while doing your holiday shopping. But you don’t have to worry too much as the vivo Y35 has a 44W FastCharge technology for quick fuel. With just 35minutes, you can get up to 70% of the battery! If you have less time to charge, a 15-minute charging will give you the power to play games and even stream videos.

You don’t have to break the bank when buying a new smartphone during the holidays. For less than Php15,000, you can get premium smartphone features!

vivo Y16


For less than Php10,000, you are sure to get the most out of your budget. The vivo Y16 is a perfect gift for your younger siblings, nieces, nephews, or even godkids.

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With its 128GB/64GB ROM (highlight: 4 + 128GB) and 4GB + 1 GB Dynamic RAM capacity. It can easily accommodate blended learning apps, games, and even more. It also has a large 5000mAh Battery to make sure it can last all day.

It’s perfect for kids and adults because of its 6.51-inch Halo FullViewTM Display with Eye Protection Mode. We loved this feature because it lessens eye strain even with all-day use. Gaming is also no problem with the Multi-Turbo 5.5 and Ultra Game Mode so you can optimize your favorite games.

Since the holidays can be a little busy, the vivo Y16 has a side Fingerprint and Face Wake, Fast and Easy Unlocking so you can use your mobile phone and never miss any special memory during your Christmas celebrations.

If you are thinking of a Smartphone Christmas gift, you can never go wrong with the vivo Y16 because of its trendy design of 8.19mm thickness, 2.5D Curvature, and Flat Frame. It’s a gorgeous phone great for gifting.

Need a little help in deciding? vivo is celebrating Paskong la vivo loca so you can get exciting freebies and prizes. It’s gonna be the best value for your money this holiday season as there would be installment plans for Home Credit and Credit cards!

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The vivo V25e is priced at Php17,999, vivo V25 for Php23,999 and vivo V25 Pro for Php29,999. It will be available for Home Credit Installation plans of 6, 9, 12, 15, or up to 18 months. It will also be available via Credit Card installment for 6 or 12 months, or up to 24 months for the V25 & V25 Pro.

The vivo Y35 is priced at Php14, 999 and will be available for installment via Home Credit for 6, 9, 12, 15, or up to 18 months while installment via Credit card is for 6 or up to 12 months.

The vivo Y16 4 + 64 GB is priced at Php7,999 and vivo Y16 4 + 128 GB for PHP 8,999.

The vivo V25 Series, vivo Y35 and vivo Y16 deals will be available in all vivo Concept stores and kiosks nationwide. And if you purchase from November 15 to January 31, 2023, you will get a chance to win exciting freebies! Head on over to the nearest vivo store and celebrate a Paskong la vivo loca!