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Cherry Mobile Flare vs. Cherry Mobile Cruize: Specs Fight!

The Cherry Mobile Flare and the Cherry Mobile Cruize, both are among the most affordable dual SIM Android ICS smartphones below P5K! Dubbed as "Dual Core ng Bayan" the Cherry Mobile Flare is the first ever dual-core Android ICS smartphone in the market with an unbelievably low price of just Php3,999 only, while the Cherry Mobile Cruize is the first affordable 5.2-inch Android phablet in the country! 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.

Cherry Mobile Flare vs. Cherry Mobile Cruize
Cherry Mobile Flare Cherry Mobile Cruize
Qualcomm MSM8625 Snapdragon S4
1.2GHz dual-core processor, ARMv7
Broadcom BCM21654
1GHz single-core processor, ARMv7
Adreno 203 GPU Broadcom VideoCore IV HW
Android 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
4.0-inch WVGA (800 x 480 pixels)
IPS Capacitive touchscreen
2-point multi-touch feature
5.2-inch WVGA (800 x 480 pixels)
Capacitive touchscreen
5-point multi-touch feature
4GB of internal storage 4GB of internal storage
microSD up to 32GB microSD up to 32GB
5MP auto-focus camera
with LED flash
8MP auto-focus camera
with LED flash
VGA camera
VGA Camera
VGA video recording VGA 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 850/900/1800/1900 (Quad-band)
3G network support
(UMTS 900/ 2100)
3G network support
(UMTS 900/2100)
GPS with A-GPS support GPS with A-GPS support
FM Radio /
Google Play Store (Google Market)
FM Radio /
Google Play Store (Google Market)
Li-Ion 1,500 mAh battery Li-Ion 2,500 mAh battery
131 × 68.2 × 11.3mm
149.5 x 83 x 10.9mm
Php3,999 - Php4,999 (SRP)Php4,499 (SRP)

If you can see both the Cherry Mobile Flare and the Cherry Mobile Cruize have the same RAM, internal storage and both have GPU's that can play Angry Birds, Temple Run and Dead Trigger, but the Cherry Mobile Flare edges the Cherry Mobile Cruize with its 1.2GHz dual-core processor from Qualcomm, 4.0-inch IPS display with 233ppi and its unbelievably low price of just Php3,999 only! While the Cherry Mobile Cruize boasts a 5.2-inch display (5-point multi-touch feature), 8MP autofocus camera, quad-band GSM connectivity and a bigger battery capacity!

Now, which phone wins the fight?

- According to Cherry Mobile Cruize (Facebook group) and AnTuTu Benchmark Results the rear camera of the Cruize is an 8MP not 5MP!

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. disqus_lXjRnucuiSJuly 24, 2013 at 4:43 PM

    i have the cherry mobile cruize and i cant play the temple run!!!! i tried installing and reinstalling it but after loading the screen goes blank!!! and the internal storage is nearly full 90%, its only 2 days now, and my apps are all in the external 4gb micro sd card :(

  2. P3,999 po ngayon ung SRP ng CM Flare

  3. magkano po ba yung flare sa davao city ?

  4. magkano prize ng flare sa sm iloilo or rob.?

  5. P3,999 nsa, may ara man time ara sa P4,499 ang price.

  6. Tama po yun ayun sa CM Cruize users at Antutu benchmark results

    Ito po yung screenshot ng camera settings https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/321367_543948185623022_1635951426_n.jpg at antutu benchmark results http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v696/ginjiamano0075/Screenshot_2013-01-26-18-18-17_zps64dd0961.png

  7. mali ata yung mp ng camera ng cruize dito...

  8. elen joy achaso de guiaJuly 24, 2013 at 9:27 PM

    whath do u think is better cm flare or cruize?

  9. which is better ba? CM Flare? or CM Cruie?

  10. kung 1 GHz Processor lang ang Cruize, pwede pa din bang makapagViber dito?

  11. ayaw mag run ng candy crush sa cm cruize,,,, bkiiiit?


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