The most affordable Android smartphone with built-in TV tuner is finally here! For only Php2,699 (SRP), the Cherry Mobile Spark TV is one of the new Android phones that came out since the recent announcement of the Cherry Mobile Festival 2013. The budget TV Android also boasts a dual SIM, dual standby capability, 1GHz processor, 3.5-inch HVGA capacitive display, 2MP main camera (VGA front), FM radio and runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread. More about the Cherry Mobile Spark TV specs and features after the jump.
When you think “budget”, it normally means that you are getting a cheap handset that doesn’t have much going for it. Not the Cherry Mobile Spark TV: it might have a lower price point, but the feature set won’t leave you wanting. With its decent 3.5” capacitive touchscreen powered by a 1GHz processor with 256MB of RAM, handles browsing your favorite websites, playing games and movies, as well as other computing tasks with relative ease. That is not bad at all, considering the price point.
It’s not a double-digit megapixel camera, but do you need the higher numbers anyway? Unless you plan on printing out your special moments on a huge piece of board, then 2MP on the Cherry Mobile Spark TV should be more than enough to capture the memories through your everyday beautifully enough. When you do, you can then share these memories with your friends and loved ones via Facebook, Twitter, or pass them on via Bluetooth.
Building on the older Android platform, the Spark TV uses an operating system that is stable. You could even say that the passage of time has only allowed its creators to work out the kinks that would normally accompany each new release. This particular iteration is well-acknowledged for being reliable in a pinch and still more than capable of handling most of the popular applications available on Google Play.
Cherry Mobile Spark TV Specifications
Dual SIM / Dual Standby
3.5-inch HVGA (320x480) capacitive display, 165ppi
1GHz single-core Spreadtrum SC8810 processor
Android 2.3.5 (Gingerbread)
ARM Mali-300 GPU
256MB of RAM (211MB usable)
512MB of internal storage (180MB usable)
microSD support up to 32GB
2MP fixed-focus camera (No LED flash)
VGA (0.3MP) front camera
(NO 3G connectivity)
GSM/GPRS 900/1800 (Dual-band)
Bluetooth v2.1 / GPS with A-GPS support
microUSB v2.0 / 3.5mm earphone jack
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n / Wi-Fi hotspot
Built-in FM radio and TV tuner
Li-Ion 1,200mAh battery
Color: Black and White
Price: Php2,699 (Official SRP) with FREE Beach ball
Availability/ Release Date: Out now | Now available at Lazada Philippines!
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(04/27/13) Cherry Mobile Spark TV retail box and specs.
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