PLDT Telpad gets an upgrade, the S7 Lite looks way better

Last December 2010, PLDT has introduced to us the world’s first landline with an integrated Android tablet – the PLDT Telpad. It was a bold move for PLDT and it was quite a success with households getting hooked up to the internet with the rich Android experience.

PLDT Telpad S7 Lite 1

Then last night at the W Building in Fort Bonifacio, PLDT launched their new update to the Telpad – the S7 Lite. The launching event was spearheaded by Patrick Tang, PLDT Home Voice Solutions Head and there were games and giveaways that involve prizes of the Telpad S7 Lite itself. Sadly, I wasn’t able to win a Telpad unit although I went home with a Sodexo certificate instead.

PLDT Telpad S7 Lite 2

The unveiling of the S7 Lite now gives Telpad subscribers more reasons to enjoy the Android experience. With the latest hardware specs packed into the tablet, users are now able to keep up with the ever growing tablet technology. So what exactly are specs of the Telpad S7 Lite?

PLDT Telpad S7 Lite 3

The S7 Lite runs on an Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) upgradable to 4.1 (Jelly Bean). The processor is a 1.2Ghz Cortex A8 with 1GB RAM so it runs the Android 4.0 pretty well. The built-in memory is at 8GB and can be extended up to 32GB with a micro SD card. The camera at the front is at 0.3MP while at the back is at 3.2MP. The S7 Lite is also capable of 1080p video recording at 30fps so it’s a great way to document happenings in your family and share them on the fly.

PLDT Telpad S7 Lite 4

It’s now more lightweight at 370g in its sleek metallic casing. It looks much better actually than its all-black and chunky predecessor. Lastly, it has a battery life of of 180 standby hours and 6 hours of playback time.

PLDT Telpad S7 Lite 5

Now the best thing here is that the Telpad unit is now being offered free for all Telpad plans. The lowest plan that you can avail with the Telpad is at Php 1,849 monthly with speeds of up to 1.5 mbps. So if you’re coming from a myDSL plan of Php 1,299 monthly @ 1mbps then you can just add Php 550 on your monthly fee to avail of the Php 1,849 Plan @ 1.5mbps.  You’ll get the cool Telpad S7 Lite and an added 0.5mbps of DSL speed.

For existing plans, you can upgrade for free once you’re done with your lock-in period. Otherwise, you can upgrade for a prorated fee based on how long you’ve been subscribed to a Telpad plan.

For more info, you may visit for other plan options.

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  • oliver

    hmmm.. our company will pay 1,300 max for our telecom bill.

  • can I brings this outside our home?can I connect this to any wi-fi hotspot?please answer=)

  • Griswold

    huawei mediapad na ba ito? or ibang huawei tablet?

  • Rene

    Hi… How to configure zoiper for telpad VOIP? 🙂

  • telpad addict

    how to upgrade 4.1 (Jelly Bean)

  • Flippy Lumpy

    Can i change the tablet themes?

    • if you download a launcher it’s possible. pwede mo rin palitan wallpaper sa settings.

  • Cris

    Pag may existing dsl line na kame P999 xcite ata yun(with 1.5 mbps), pwede ba namin toh maavail ng libre?

    • Rocky

      Cris, pareho ang plan natin sa DSL. Nag-offer ang PLDT sa akin ng promo. Libre ung Telpad, libre pa ang brand new WiFi Modem/Router. Ang kailangan lang ay magupgrade ng DSL speed from my existing plan 999 (up to 1.5 Mbps) to 2.0 Mbps. P500 a month. Sa totoo lang sulit ung 500 kasi sa upgrade pa lang un na ang cost, eh may free hardware pa, so ok.

  • pano gagawin pag ayaw mag move ang icon nag steady ng pldt telpad

  • tranqspogi

    I have latest telpad. Gusto sana format yong sa pamamagitan ng power botton plus volume. Kaso iba siya sa samsung. Can anyone help me about formatting. Hindi yong sa setting

  • oplokunoko

    yung sa google store ba kung hindi free ang apps pwde ba ma.dowload tapos e.add lng ng pldt sa bill?.. if yes, pwede rin ba ma.lock yun, para ma.avoid yung accidental downloads sa hindi free na apps..

  • oplokunoko

    meron bang instances na dahil sa telpad lalaki ang bill?.. sa mga anong paraan?.. para ma.avoid ko, maliban sa idd calls.. or any suggestions na ma minimize ang pagtaas ng bill.. please reply anyone out there na may alam..thanks..

  • Stephene Roy

    pano po upgrade ang huawei media pad 7 lite na maging android jellybean

  • dennis

    makakapili b kami kong lite or slim?

  • Jeff

    How to upgrade to jelly bean?

  • pangit pala ung pldt telpad kc pag nasira ang charger wala kang basta mabili akala ko may warranty wala pala sayang lng ang 2100 ko monthly binabayad…ayun stock nalang ang mahal pa ng charger 800…kaya dun sa gusto mag subscribe mag isip isip muna kayo 3 years ang contract nya…

    • maverick

      Gamitin mo yung samsung or blackberry Charger parehas lng sila nang voltage and same pin aswell..


      biktima din kami, 3 taon kami naholdap

  • ericson

    bat nag lalag? kagit facebook lg or temple run nag lalag 😐

  • Rex

    Carl, where did you get this info “For existing plans, you can upgrade for free once you’re done with your lock-in period”?….because I’ve been to the business center and even call their hot-line but they said it’s not true…

    • JOan

      Sir asking lang po.. but if po ba within the lock-in period pa is free po ang upgrade? and in any pldt business offices po bah?? sana po magreply kau thanks 😉

  • alvinpatacsil

    Wow, 80 percent of the questions above are just plain old stupid. The answer are just a type and click away from google. Can’t really blame them if they’re just trying to be lazy bastards.

    • yup. some aren’t related to the topic. try to ask google for non-related topic such as themes, wallpapers, or games.

  • JOan

    Please can anyone tell me if is it covered ng warranty ang pag unlock ng telpad na forgotten po ang pattern? Coz I brought and left mine to our city’s PLDT BO last Thursday then I received a call from the technician this morning telling me that my unit was handed in an out-of-the-office establishment and that I should pay a certain amount if I really want it unlocked?? Just curious and feeling like something’s not right and badly needs an advice since the other business office takes quite a few hour drive from where I’m at right now.. Anyway I just got this unit early April. Any reply is very well appreciated

  • Wade

    Maganda bang mag upgrade sa telpad?

  • Incredible! Thiss blog looks exactly like my old one! It’s on a entirely different subject but it
    has pretty muxh the same layout and design. Wonderful choice off colors!

  • Joshua

    May nabibili po bang Hard case ng telpad unit?