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MyPhone A818 Slim Duo vs. Cherry Mobile Flare: Specs Fight!

MyPhone recently announced the availability of their newest smartphone called the MyPhone A818 Slim Duo, an updated version of the popular MyPhone A818 Duo and retails for just Php3,990 (promo price). That's the same price range of that of the Cherry Mobile Flarethe first ever dual-core Android ICS smartphone in the market with an unbelievably low price of Php3,999 (SRP) only. With that a lot of people are asking which is better between the two? So, aside from their looks, can you really tell the difference between the two? If not, let’s look at their specs side-by-side after the jump.

MyPhone A818 Slim Duo vs. Cherry Mobile Flare
MyPhone A818 Slim Duo Cherry Mobile Flare
MediaTek MT6575
1GHz single-core processor, ARMv7
Qualcomm MSM8625 Snapdragon S4
1.2GHz dual-core processor, ARMv7
PowerVR SGX531 GPU Adreno 203 GPU
Android 2.3.6 (Gingerbread) Android 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
3.5-inch HVGA (320 x 480 pixels)
Capacitive touchscreen
4.0-inch WVGA (800 x 480 pixels)
IPS Capacitive touchscreen
256MB of internal storage 4GB of internal storage
microSD up to 32GB microSD up to 32GB
3.2MP fixed-focus camera
No LED flash
5MP auto-focus camera
with LED flash
VGA camera
VGA Camera
VGA video recording 480p video recording
Dual Sim / Dual Standby Dual SIM / Dual Standby
Bluetooth / WiFi / WiFi hotspot Bluetooth / WiFi / WiFi hotspot
microUSB 2.0 / 3.5mm audio jack microUSB 2.0 / 3.5mm audio jack
GSM 900/1800/1900 (Tri-band) GSM 900/1800/1900 (Tri-band)
No 3G network support3G network support
No GPS support GPS with A-GPS support
Google Play Store (Google Market) Google Play Store (Google Market)
Li-Ion 1,400 mAh battery Li-ion 1,500 mAh battery
117 x 62.5 x 10.5mm
Php3,990 (Promo Price) Php3,999 (SRP)

If you can see the Cherry Mobile Flare easily beats the MyPhone A818 Slim Duo because of its dual-core 1.2GHz processor, 4.0-inch WVGA IPS display (giving it a wide viewing angle, fast response speed and a simple pixel structured), 4GB of internal storage (compared to the A818's 256MB of internal storage), 5MP auto-focus camera with LED flash, 480p video recording, OS version (ICS vs Gingerbread), 3G connectivity and a bigger battery capacity, while the MyPhone A818 Slim Duo boasts a slim and is lighter than the Flare.

Now, which phone wins the fight?

- According to AnTuTu Benchmark Results, the MediaTek MT6575 processor can reach a CPU frequency of 1998.84MHz or 2GHz. That's 2x faster than the 1GHz frequency stated in the specs of the phone.

If you own one of this phone, please share some of your experiences and opinions about this phone, so that others may be aware of it. Thanks!

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  1. diba kuya adrian yung Sun Plan 350 ay 24months/2years on lock dba?

  2. of course cherrymobile flare wins!

  3. Aasahan ko po yan..hehe
    Maraming salamat in advanced..

    Salamat din po sa responsed.
    More power!

    So confirmed na po na hindi sya 3G capable?

  4. Update ko lng po dahil sa website at FB fan page nila nd po ito 3G capable. Iba din po yung picture nito sa FB at sa website.

  5. confirmed po ba na 3G capable ang A818 slim duo? hnd kasi nkalagy sa website nila.

    Salamat sa mga reviews.
    More power po sa blog nyo!

  6. Yung A848 nmn po nd rin 3G capable yung A848i lng po yung 3G capable.

    Sa A818 Slim Duo po nkita ko kasi sa newspaper na 3G capable, update ko lng po ito kasi sa Facebook fan page nila at website nd po ito 3G capable at iba yung picture nito sa FB at sa website

  7. ay yung a848? hinde sya 3g?

  8. Yup, A818 Slim Duo po yung 3G capable at A818 Duo nmn po ang nd 3G capable

  9. 3g capable po ba tlg ang a818 slim?

  10. even though MT6575 can reach 1998.84MHz or 2GHz.. "its still single core" compared to Qualcomm's MSM 8225 which a dual-core 1.2GHz processor that carries 2x power and speed

  11. Sir gawa naman kayo ng Specs fight ng FLARE vs A848 .??
    THNKS :))

  12. obyus its FLARE. battery lang tlga ang problem.. meron ba alternative na batt for flare? tia

  13. Sabi po nila compatible po yung bat nito sa isang LG device.

  14. SMS messaging poba yang dalawa?

  15. Opo, nkita ko yan na total available internal storage sa user po 172MB lng at pa dyan ksama ang gna gamit ng android at yung cache. Yan po bakit 256MB lng po yung inalagay ko. Tulad ng RAM, 512MB po dahil 410MB lng lahat po yung available sa user at sabi mu din po 489.1MB lng po ito ayon ky AnTuTu :)

  16. 172 MB lang po ang Internal Memory nito. -a818 Slim user.

  17. kelan ito lalabas sa iloilo ang cherry mobile flare, i prefered this one compared to myphone, this could the cheapest smart phone ever released by cherry mobile, cant wait to buy one..

  18. Na release na po yung Flare since November 17 pa. Sa SM City Iloilo at Robinson Iloilo meron na dyan po.

  19. grabe ang layo... kahit pumili pa kayo ng cherry mobile at myphone na almost identical yong mga specs... sa presyo lang sobrang ang layo na.. i know pansin nyo rin ito...


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