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Cherry Mobile Flare: Price, Specs, Features and Availability in the Philippines

After announcing its biggest and most powerful Android smartphone to date that sports a 5-inch display and powered by MediaTek's MT6577 1GHz dual-core processor called Cherry Mobile W500 Titan! Cherry Mobile just launched the Cherry Mobile Flare, an entry-level dual-SIM smartphone that packs 1.2 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor, 4-inch WVGA IPS display, 512MB RAM, 4GB ROM, 5MP autofocus camera with LED flash, 1,600mAh battery and runs Android 4.0 ICS as its operating system. The Cherry Mobile Flare will be available in all Cherry Mobile concept stores and kiosks nationwide by mid-November for a SRP of just Php3,999 only! More about the Cherry Mobile Flare specs and features after the jump.

Cherry Mobile Flare Specifications
1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm MSM8625 Snapdragon S4 processor
4.0" WVGA (800x480) IPS capacitive display
233ppi with 2-point multi-touch feature
Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich
Adreno 203 GPU
512MB of RAM
4GB of internal storage (2.5GB usable)
microSD up to 32GB
5MP autofocus camera with LED flash
480p video recording
VGA front-facing camera
Dual-SIM, Dual-Standby
GSM/GPRS/EDGE 900/ 1800/ 1900MHz
HSDPA 7.2 Mbps; WCDMA 900/ 2100MHz
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi hotspot
GPS with A-GPS support
Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP
microUSB 2.0 / 3.5mm audio jack
Accelerometer, proximity sensor
Li-lon 1,500mAh battery

Update: According to the review units in various tech sites, the Cherry Mobile Flare comes with a 1,500mAh battery, not 1,600mAh.

131×68.2×11.3mm (dimension)
152g (weight)
Price: Php3,999 (Official SRP)
Availability: This November 17, 2012 at SM North EDSA and Robinsons Place Manila!

Cherry Mobile Flare Package Includes
Cherry Mobile Flare
Rechargeable Li-lon 1,500mAh Battery
Data Cable

Advantages of having an IPS (In-Plane Switching technology) display:

  • Can offer clear images and stable response time.
  • Can display consistent and accurate color from all viewing angles.
  • Doesn't lighten or show tailing when touched.

- Some of the specs of the Cherry Mobile Flare is still not available at this moment. We'll update this post once we know more about the specs of the Cherry Mobile Flare, so stay tuned!
- If you own this phone, please share some of your experiences and opinions about this phone, so that others may be aware of it. Thanks!

(11/21/12) The Cherry Mobile Flare is now available at Lazada Philippines, the fastest-growing online shopping site in the country that offers a wide-array of products and provides a convenient, worry-free online shopping experience with – free nationwide delivery, 14-day return policy and cash on delivery. Read more

(11/15/12) It’s now official! Cherry Mobile just announced on their Facebook page the official release date of the Cherry Mobile Flare, dubbed as the "Flare Day" on November 17, 2012 at SM North EDSA and Robinsons Place Manila! Selling starts at 1:00PM and will continue until stocks last (one unit per customer only). So, reserve your Saturday and become one of the FIRST proud owners of Cherry Mobile Flare. The first 50 buyers will also receive exciting giveaways from Cherry Mobile! Read more

(10/25/12) The Cherry Mobile Flare seems to be a rebranded Karbonn A9+ from Karbonn Mobiles, a telecommunication firm in India which was founded in March 2009.

(From L-R: Cherry Mobile Flare and Karbonn A9+)

Cherry Mobile Flare Retail Box (Photo Credit: www.taragis.com)

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  1. May tanong lang ako madali po bng masira yan o hinde? nagiisip lng kc ako bka kc pag bili then 1 year sira agad yan >.<

  2. lol bka madaling masira yan ah

  3. availabale pa po ba ang flare sa sm malls?

  4. Andyan pa po ung Flare. Dito samin nka display pa rin po at Ito po ung latest price list ng CM.

  5. ahh ganun pala... hahaha baka way lang cguro un ng seller para ma binta ibang phones.. sabi kasi nila faceout daw kasi nga dami na daw reklamo... just asking kasi im plan to buy 1... ^_^

  6. saan po b makabili ng flare mobile?dto me q.c

  7. Sa lazada.com.ph po. Wala po ako alam sa Q.C kahit dito sa amin (Iloilo) wala din stocks yung flare.

  8. ano po ba magiging pagbabago pag rooted na ang phone mo?? nakaka-confuse kc iba-iba mga steps.. ung iba virus pla ung file..

  9. kailan makarating oriental mindoro yan cm flare

  10. wednesday n ngayon re;ease na b now?

  11. Sir, sa November 17, 2012 na ilalabas yung Flare

  12. Yung ky Ian? Wala kmi kasi Flare nd nmn ma test yung pg root, Thanks :)

  13. i followed the steps dun sa post nung isang blogger ... i think you know him ...

  14. Paanu mu po na root yung phone mu?

  15. here's another photo, screenshot of my Flare's menu screen (already rooted).

  16. mas ginagamit ko pa tong CM Flare ko kesa sa other phone ko hehehe ... I'm a proud and happy owner of a CM Flare ^^

  17. mas ginagamit ko pa tong CM Flare ko kesa sa other phone ko hehehe ... I'm a proud and happy owner of a CM Flare ^^ (attached photo taken using CM Flare with flash)


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