Cherry Mobile Flare S2 Announced; Features Sony Image Sensor


Cherry Mobile announced on their Facebook page the Flare S2. The Flare 2 successor boasts an 8MP Sony IMX179 image sensor. The Sony made sensor will give the Flare 2 added muscle in the camera department, with improved image quality and performance.

A quick Google search revealed that the Sony IMX179 image processor was the same one used on the Nexus 5. And based on some Nexus 5 reviews, there was some griping with the camera’s performance. Hopefully, it doesn’t inherit it’s reported negative results.

The Cherry Mobile S2 retails for P4,699. No other information has been released.

Cherry Mobile Flare S2 Specs:

  • 4.5-inch FWVGA IPS display (480×854, 217ppi)
  • 1.3GHz quad-core CPU
  • 4GB storage (+microSD)
  • 1GB RAM
  • Sony IMX179 image sensor
  • 8MP BSI rear cam w/ flash;  2MP front cam
  • Dual-SIM
  • HSPA+, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0
  • Android 4.2 Jellybean

Source Cherry Mobile


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