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Cherry Mobile, the leading Dual SIM brand in the country, recently launched today an amazing batch of new and affordable batch of Android phones and tablets: Candy, Candy Chat, Magnum 2x, Stellar, Eclipse, Cherry Pad [Tablet], Cherry Pad Turbo [Tablet] and Supreme [Tablet].

Among the new phones that were introduced to us this afternoon, 2 caught our attention – the cheapest Android phones that are aptly named Candy and Candy Chat.

Meet Candy

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I would assume that you are focusing your attention to the phone. Yes, the mobile phone – the Candy. Check out the technical specs of this phone.

Cherry Mobile Candy

Technical Specs:

  • Android Froyo 2.2
  • 2.8″ Resistive Touch Screen
  • Dual Sim/Dual Standby
  • MediaTek 416Mhz Processor
  • ROM: 256mb / RAM: 128mb
  • Dual Band GSM/GPRS/EDGE 900/1800
  • WiFi
  • 1.3 MP Camera
  • FM Radio
  • 3.5mm Headset Jack
  • Bluetooth
  • Expandable Micro SD up to 16gb

Priced at PhP3,699, Candy is indeed the cheapest Android phone around. You can’t go wrong with this device. It’s got everything you need from Camera to Dual Sim Slots; and from FM Radio to WiFi.

Check out Candy Chat

Cherry Mobile Candy Chat

Technical Specs:

  • Android Froyo 2.2
  • 2.4″ Resistive Touch Screen with QWERTY Keypad
  • Dual Sim/Dual Standby
  • MediaTek 416Mhz Processor
  • ROM: 256mb / RAM: 128mb
  • Dual Band GSM/GPRS/EDGE 900/1800
  • WiFi
  • 1.3 MP Camera
  • FM Radio
  • 3.5mm Headset Jack
  • Expandable Micro SD up to 16gb

Also priced at PhP3,699, Candy Chat is the cheapest Touch and Type Android phones I’ve seen. The addition of the QWERTY keyboard is really genius, but the lack of Bluetooth may be one of the concerns of some people.

What do you think of Candy and Candy Chat? Do you think they deserve to be in your pockets this Christmas Season? The comments section below is waiting for your words.

Check out our blog as we talk about more about Cherry Mobile’s new phones and tablets.

Gianfranco is the co-founder of GadgetPilipinas.net. He graduated from Far Eastern University. A Psychology student turned tech-savvy. He's currently the HR Supervisor of Blip Media and one of the content producers of Gadget Pilipinas. He enjoys playing competitive video games and binge-watch American TV series.