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Cherry Mobile’s Cherry Action Cam unboxed; quick tour and hands-on

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I don’t do a lot of unboxing posts, but I can’t help but share this one. Cherry Mobile recently launched its first action camera and I was surprised at the number of accessories that came with it.

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Nice Package and a Lot of Accessories

The packaging itself belies the fact that the action cam only costs PHP3,999. It comes in a nice tall box with a hard clear plastic case. Once you open it, you’ll be immediately greeted by the action cam and the waterproof housing.

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Inside is a plethora of accessories you can use for a lot of different scenarios. It comes with different types of mounts, a case with a screw hole, a monopod, some straps and clips. It even comes with replaceable face plates.

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Quick Hands-On

In terms of build quality, the Cherry Action Cam feels good. It is pretty solid, and it’s smooth rubbery coating gives it a nice touch. The buttons are a bit clickety, but otherwise works well. The cam’s UI is simple and straight forward. You can control the cam through a Wi-Fi connection with its companion app “CACWF.” It is available for download for both Android or iOS.

Cherry Action Cam key specs:

  • 170 degrees HD Wide Angle Lens
  • 12MP Camera
  • 1080p and 720p Video Rendering
  • Built-In Monitor
  • Loudspeaker
  • Microphone
  • Wi-fi Connectivity
  • iOS & Android Supported
  • External storage up to 32GB
  • Battery: Up to 1.5 hours, 2 hour charging time

The power button is in front, with the recording/shutter button on top. On one side you’ll the speaker, and the navigation buttons that also control zoom and turns on/off the Wi-Fi. On the other side is the microSD card slot, the micro USB port and a micro HDMI port.

Here’s a quick tour of the Cherry Action Cam in photos:

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Priced at PHP3,999, the Cherry Action Cam is quite decent for the price. It has a good design, a solid build quality, a simple UI for easy operation, and comes with a boatload of accessories.

I’ll post my review soon. For now, I hope you liked my first impressions and some close up photo of the Cherry Action Cam.

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Bryan is a tech enthusiast and self-admitted geek who enjoys blogging and watching NBA clips on YouTube. He has over 20 years of experience in corporate communications, marketing services, and customer relations from different industries such as telecommunications and banking.

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