Remember Cherry Roam? Their product is our go-to Travel Wifi solution whenever we go outside the country. In fact, we’ve featured it during our coverage of CES, Unpacked in San Francisco and New York City.

71076478 10156216107047443 5830521750470787072 oToday, Cherry Mobile launched the new Flare A1, which is a fusion of a budget smartphone and Cherry Roam. With Flare A1, consumers can easily enjoy the benefit of having a smartphone with a built-in Cherry Roam SIM. As a 2-in-1 device, Cherry Roam lets users to use the smartphone in Asian destinations. As a travel wifi, you can share your connection up to 4 devices.

Just in case you want to load it, all you have to do is to simply go to Cherry Roam, and register the Flare A1 as your device. You can then load it using credit card or even your PayPal account.


Cherry Mobile Flare A1 Specs

  • Display: FWVGA+ 18:9
  • Resolution; 960 x 480
  • Display Size: 5 inches
  • Processor: 1.3FGhz Quad Core
  • CPU: SC9850
  • GPU: Mali T820@600Mhz
  • ROM: 16GB
  • RAM: 1GB
  • OS: Android 8.1 (Go Edition)
  • Bluetooth: 4.2
  • Rear Camera: 5MP
  • Front Camera: 2MOP
  • Battery: 2000mAh
  • Expandable: Yes, via MicroSD

I think the only downside here is battery life. Connect this to your favorite powerbank, and this should help you to be connected anywhere in Asia using Cherry Roam.

What do you guys think about this latest product by Cherry Mobile and Cherry Roam? This an alternative  cheaper variant of the OG Cherry Roam device, and we can’t wait to get ourselves.

Gianfranco is the co-founder of 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.