Yesterday, at its “Light Up Your Desire” event held at the Grand Ballroom of the City of Dreams Manila, Cherry Mobile unveiled the newest additions to their signature Flare lineup. Let’s take a look at each one.

Flare 5

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The Flare 5 continues the tradition of the Flare lineup as a device which offers premium build quality and great performance at an affordable price. It has a 5-inch HD AMOLED screen, runs on Android Marshmallow, is powered by an Octa-core processor paired with 3GB of RAM for seamless multitasking, and equipped with a 16MP BSI rear camera for improved low-light performance, and now has Phase Detection Auto-focus.

Operating System Marshmallow
Display 5-inch HD AMOLED (720 x 1280)
Chipset Mediatek 6753
CPU 1.3GHz Octa-core
GPU Mali T720
RAM 3GB
Storage 16GB (Expandable up to 64GB via MicroSD Card)
Networks
  • GSM/GPRS/EDGE: 850/900/1800/1900MHz
  • WCDMA: 900/2100MHz
  • LTE: B1/B3/B28
  • 700MHz-ready
  • Wi-Fi b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 4.0
SIM Dual Micro SIM
Camera 16MP BSI PDAF/8MP
Interface
  • Standard MicroUSB Port
  • 3.5mm Audio Jack
Sensors
  • Light Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • G-Sensor
Battery 2500mAh, Non-removable
Navigation GPS/AGPS
Price PhP5499

 

Flare S5

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The Flare S5 is designed for young professionals who like to do majority of their tasks on their phones. Its powered by the same Octa-core processor and 3GB of RAM on the Flare 5 but with added features such as a fingerprint sensor, a USB Type-C port, a BSI front facing camera, and a removable battery.

Operating System Marshmallow
Display 5-inch HD IPS (720 x 1280)
Chipset Mediatek 6753
CPU 1.3GHz Octa-core
GPU Mali T720
RAM 3GB
Storage 16GB (Expandable up to 64GB via MicroSD Card)
Networks
  • GSM/GPRS/EDGE: 850/900/1800/1900MHz
  • WCDMA: 900/2100MHz
  • LTE: B1/B3/B28/B41
  • 700MHz-ready
  • Wi-Fi ab/g/n
  • Bluetooth 4.0
SIM Dual Micro SIM
Camera 16MP BSI PDAF/8MP BSI
Interface
  • USB Type-C
  • 3.5mm Audio Jack
Sensors
  • Light Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • G-Sensor
  • Fingerprint Sensor
Battery 2400mAh, Removable
Navigation GPS/AGPS
Price PhP5699

 

Flare S5 Plus

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The Flare S5 Plus has all the nifty features and offers the same great performance of the S5, and has a larger 5.5-inch Full HD IPS display, 32GB of internal storage which is twice as that on the S5, quick charge feature, and a more potent 3000mAh battery.

Operating System Marshmallow
Display 5.5-inch Full HD IPS (1080 x 1920)
Chipset Mediatek 6753
CPU 1.3GHz Octa-core
GPU Mali T720
RAM 3GB
Storage 32GB (Expandable up to 64GB via MicroSD Card)
Networks
  • GSM/GPRS/EDGE: 850/900/1800/1900MHz
  • WCDMA: 900/2100MHz
  • LTE: B1/B3/B28/B41
  • 700MHz-ready
  • Wi-Fi ab/g/n
  • Bluetooth 4.0
SIM Dual Micro SIM
Camera 16MP BSI PDAF/8MP BSI
Interface
  • USB Type-C
  • 3.5mm Audio Jack
Sensors
  • Light Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • G-Sensor
Battery 3000mAh, Non-removable
Navigation GPS/AGPS
Price PhP8999

 

Flare X2

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The Flare X2 also offers almost the same features as the S5 Plus, but takes it up a notch in specs as it is designed for gaming and maximum performance and houses a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor coupled with 4GB of RAM. Built to withstand the stress of daily routine, both the front and back panels are protected by Dragontrail glass.

Operating System Marshmallow
Display 5.5-inch Full HD IPS (1080 x 1920)
Chipset MSM8937
CPU 1.4GHz Octa-core
GPU Adreno 505
RAM 4GB
Storage 32GB (Expandable up to 64GB via MicroSD Card)
Networks
  • GSM/GPRS/EDGE: 850/900/1800/1900MHz
  • WCDMA: 900/2100MHz
  • LTE: B1/B3/B41
  • Wi-Fi b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 4.0
SIM Dual SIM (Micro + Nano)
Camera 16MP BSI/8MP
Interface
  • Standard MicroUSB Port
  • 3.5mm Audio Jack
Sensors
  • Light Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • G-Sensor
  • Fingerprint Sensor
Battery 3000mAh, Non-removable
Navigation GPS/AGPS
Price PhP7999

 

Flare Infinity

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The Flare Infinity carries the most reliable features with a 5.5-inch Full HD bezel-less display with 2.5D curved glass. Its powered a 2.0GHz Octa-core Helio P10 processor with 4GB of RAM for smooth, 32GB of internal storage, a USB Type-C port, the fastest LTE connectivity, quick charge feature, a fingerprint sensor, and a 16MP camera with Phase Detection Auto-focus.

Operating System Marshmallow
Display 5.5-inch Full HD LTPS (1080 x 1920)
Chipset Mediatek 6755 Helio P10
CPU 2.0GHz Octa-core
GPU Mali T860
RAM 4GB
Storage 32GB (Expandable up to 64GB via MicroSD Card)
Networks
  • GSM/GPRS/EDGE: 850/900/1800/1900MHz
  • WCDMA: 900/2100MHz
  • LTE: B1/B3/B7/B20/B40
  • Wi-Fi b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 4.0
SIM Dual SIM (Micro + Nano)
Camera 16MP PDAF/5MP
Interface
  • USB Type-C
  • 3.5mm Audio Jack
Sensors
  • Light Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • G-Sensor
  • Fingerprint Sensor
Battery 3000mAh, Non-removable
Navigation GPS/AGPS
Price PhP12999

 

Flare S5 Power

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With the Flare S5 Power, you’ll never have to worry about your phone running out of juice in the middle of the day, thanks to a massive 6050mAh battery. Like the Flare S5 Plus, it also has a 5.5-inch Full HD display and powered by the same Octa-core processor and 3GB of RAM.

Operating System Marshmallow
Display 5-inch Full HD AMOLED (1080 x 1920)
Chipset Mediatek 6753
CPU 1.3GHz Octa-core
GPU Mali T720
RAM 3GB
Storage 16GB (Expandable up to 64GB via MicroSD Card)
Networks
  • GSM/GPRS/EDGE: 850/900/1800/1900MHz
  • WCDMA: 900/2100MHz
  • LTE: B1/B3
  • Wi-Fi b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 4.0
SIM Dual Micro SIM
Camera 13MP BSI/5MP
Interface
  • Standard MicroUSB Port
  • 3.5mm Audio Jack
Sensors
  • Light Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • G-Sensor
  • Fingerprint Sensor
Battery 6050mAh, Non-removable
Navigation GPS/AGPS
Price PhP7999

 

Whether you are on a budget, or really just want a powerful device, the Premium Flare series definitely has a phone for you and lives up to its promise of delivering great performance and features for the price.

For more information, you may visit www.cherrymobile.com.ph or their Official Facebook Page. You may also check out their Instagram account (@cherrymobileph), their Twitter account (@cherryphsupport) or their Youtube account

 

 

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