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Cherry Mobile Flare 5 and Flare S5 Announced; Complete Specs, Price

Cherry Mobile recently announced a pair of affordable LTE-capable 5-inch smartphones, the Cherry Mobile Flare 5 and the Cherry Mobile Flare S5.

Cherry Mobile Flare Series

These two new Flare devices have identical specs, except for a few key features. Let’s talk about their similarities first. Both smartphones are powered by 1.3GHz octa-core MediaTek processors, Mali T720 graphic chips, 3GB of RAM and 16GB storages. Both support dual microSIM, and are capable of supporting the 700MHz LTE band. And both have 16MP main cameras with backside illumination (BSI) sensors and 8MP front cameras.

For the differences, the Flare 5 has a brighter, more colorful AMOLED HD display, a standard microUSB port, and a 2,500 mAh battery; while the Flare S5 comes with an IPS HD display, a USB Type-C port, a fingerprint sensor and a slightly smaller 2,400 mAh battery.

The Cherry Mobile Flare 5 and the Flare S5 features metal print designs, and has an SRP of P5,499 and P5,699, respectively.

Cherry Mobile Flare 5

flare 5

Cherry Mobile Flare 5 Key Specs:

  • 5-inch HD AMOLED Display (1280 x 720)
  • 1.3 GHz Octa-core MediaTek 6753 Processor
  • Mali T720
  • 3GB RAM
  • 16GB Storage +microSD up to 64GB
  • 16MP Main Camera w/ BSI, PDAF
  • 8MP Front Camera
  • Dual Micro SIM
  • LTE, 700MHz Ready
  • Wi-Fi b/g/n
  • Bluetooth v4.0
  • GPS, A-GPS
  • 2,500mAh Non-Removable Battery
  • Android Marshmallow 6.0
  • P5,499

Cherry Mobile Flare S5

flare s5

Cherry Mobile Flare S5 Key Specs:

  • 5-inch HD IPS Display (1280 x 720)
  • 1.3 GHz Octa-core MediaTek 6753 Processor
  • Mali T720
  • 3GB RAM
  • 16GB Storage +microSD up to 64GB
  • 16MP Main Camera w/ BSI, PDAF
  • 8MP Front Camera
  • Dual Micro SIM
  • LTE, 700MHz Ready
  • Wi-Fi b/g/n
  • Bluetooth v4.0
  • GPS, A-GPS
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • USB Type-C Port
  • 2,400mAh Non-Removable Battery
  • Android Marshmallow 6.0
  • P5,699

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12 Comments

  1. Mapapamura ka talaga sa flare s5 na Yan Ang bilis uminit Ang bilis din ma drain Yung battery

  2. lintik na flare s5 yan one week replacement so after 10 days ayun ang issue nya
    turtle charging slow charging
    baterry speed nya core i7 draining
    stuck sa 98 percent charging
    video calling sound hehehe mag kakabwisitan kau ng kausap mo
    regarding the specs no question mabilis sya but the baterry life issue charger issue charging issue sound issue hehehe mapapamura ka lalu na kung isa kang mahirap na tao
    oo no question kase makikita naman ang specs ng baterry pag bumili pero mayghad hehe yan ang ganti nila sa murang pag bili mo nt unit na to

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