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Get the new Samsung Gear VR FREE with a Globe Platinum Lifestyle Plan

The launch of the latest Samsung Galaxy models, S7 and S7 edge, showed today’s digital generation how a smartphone can truly be part of life’s everyday adventures. Complementing the new phones is the introduction of the latest device that will open up a whole new world of entertainment - Samsung Gear VR. 

Allowing one to experience a new dimension of mobile entertainment, Samsung Gear VR lets Globe Platinum customers see more inspiring moments as it comes FREE with the Platinum Lifestyle Plans. 

A Globe Platinum exclusive offer, by visiting, customers can pre-order their new Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 edge on any of the Platinum Lifestyle Plans starting at Plan 3799 to get their free Samsung Gear VR. Redefining what a phone can do, the Gear VR changes content is enjoyed and experiences are shared. It boasts a super AMOLED display, wide field of view, precise head-tracking and low latency. Carrying a more comfortable design, it is now 19% lighter, with a larger touchpad for easy and accurate control. 

With a growing library of Gear VR-compatible content, one can also live through their favorite movies or play the coolest games, as it all comes to life in 360° of detail. 

“The Samsung Gear VR lets our Platinum customers discover a whole new way to fully enjoy their digital lifestyle. It not only compliments their new Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 edge, but it also allows them to maximize the rich mobile data and premium content they have on their Platinum Lifestyle Plans. With the Gear VR, they will be able to watch movies or play games like never before.  We are also happy to be the first in the Philippines to release and hand-deliver the new Samsung Galaxy S7 and Gear VR starting last March 14 to some of our Platinum customers personally by their Platinum Relationship Managers.” says Globe Platinum Brand Head, Kaisie del Carmen.

To complete the Gear series, Platinum customers also get a special 15% discount voucher* for the Gear S2 when they avail of the new Samsung S7 or S7 edge on a Platinum Lifestyle Plan. The Samsung Gear S2 smart watch allows one to view notifications at a glance, send SMS and track daily physical activities with the fitness tracker. 

The new Platinum Lifestyle Plans lets one stay inspired and connected to everything they love with an upgraded mobile data allocation starting at 15 GB alongside complimentary access to a slew of the best in premium content from Spotify, HOOQ, and NBA League Pass. Staying in the loop and keeping in touch is also more enjoyable as the plans come with free access to Facebook, Viber, Yahoo! Mail, and Gmail. All Platinum plans have built-in unlimited calls and texts to Globe and TM. Plan 4999 and Plan 7999 come with unlimited all net calls and texts and corresponding consumable roaming allowance. Unlimited landline calls are also available for Plan 3799 and Plan 7999.  

Staying true to the Platinum experience, the new Lifestyle Plans are crafted to fit today’s digital savvy and dynamic lifestyles through its worry-free roaming service and international travel privileges, premium rewards, priority service and a dedicated relationship manager.     


The new Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge are both IP68 water and dust resistant in up to 1.5 meters of water and for up to 30 minutes protection against dust ingress. Both have a DSLR-like Real Pixel Camera that is the world’s 1st dual photodiode sensor (2PD) in mobile that provides superfast autofocus. The new models also promise brighter and clearer images with f/1.7 lens and faster shutter speed that minimizes motion blur.  

Available in Black Onyx and Gold, each have an expandable memory up to 200GB and faster processor, smoother graphics, 4GB RAM and a larger battery and faster charging. 

The new Samsung Smartphones will be available in Globe stores nationwide starting March 19, 2016. To discover the inspiring world of Globe Platinum, visit

*The Samsung Gear S2 voucher is valid at any Samsung store or any official Samsung distributor. 

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