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Dec 13, 2016
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Miss Universe 2016 is finally set and the Philippines will be hosting the prestigious pageant early next year.

This is great news for everyone especially for reigning Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach who was among the first to push for a Philippine hosting of the annual beauty contest.

There’s only one bad news when it comes to the pageant and it’s the ticket prices that are even more expensive than those for the Coldplay concert which is also set for next year.

According to Philstar, ticket prices for Miss Universe 2016 are pegged from P8,000 to a whopping P50,000 for VIP seats.

These tickets will be available for online purchase starting December 20.

But just in case you’re unable to bag a ticket for yourself or you’re having second thoughts on whether to spend that hard-earned cash on tickets, we’ve listed a few items that are also worthy of your attention.


1) Mobile phone

You can choose from virtually every phone in the market if you have a budget of at least P8,000 to P50,000.

So why not get the newest gadget on the block; the iPhone 7 with your hard-earned cash.

The 4.7-inch iPhone 7 is listed at P39,990 while its big brother, the 5.5-inch iPhone 7 Plus with a dual photo lens feature costs P44,990.


2) Gaming gadget

No game, no life? Worry not because the Sony’s PlayStation 4 Pro is here to save the day.

The PS4 Pro boasts 1TB of prime gaming space, upscale graphics for 4K compatibility to level up your gaming experience and is listed at roughly P22,500.

If you can hold out a bit then you might also want to consider the Nintedo Switch, a hybrid console-handheld gadget scheduled to come out early next year.

There’s no details yet for its price but it’s already rumored to cost in between P12,500 to P19,000 for the initial release.

3) Smartwatch

Want something different from your standard watch? You’ll probably be interested in a smartwatch.

Check out Apple’s Watch Series 2 with starting prices of roughly P18,300.

Samsung also has its Gear S3 on shelves for P16,400 if you prefer their brand.


4) Drone

Are you into photography? What about shooting breathtaking scenes? Then you might be interested in purchasing a camera drone that does both.

Drone prices vary but one of the recommended professional brands is the DJI Phantom drone.

Here’s what the DJI Phantom 3 can do for roughly P24,800:

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5) Laptop

It’s a bit over the indicated budget but if you’ve got money to spare then the Apple Macbook Pro comes into mind with the cheapest model having a price point of roughly P64,000.

See its features below.

 

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