05 January 2014

Cherry Mobile Flare HD: Specs, Price, and Availability

Just early of December 2013, Cherry Mobile unveiled its successor of one of its popular yet best-selling smartphones - CM Flare HD.

For the past few changes of Flare model, Flare HD came from upgraded Flare 2.0, Flare 2X, and Flare S. This new Cherry Mobile Flare HD has been hailed to be a cheaper price tag.

Indeed, Cherry Mobile's best-selling mobile smartphone is the FLARE. What makes this Flare HD unique to its predecessor?

Cherry Mobile Flare HD
Cherry Mobile Flare HD. Image Courtesy from Yahoo!
Cherry Mobile Flare HD which runs on Android Operating system particularly Jelly Bean version. The name simply implies that it got a 4.3 inch HD (high definition) IPS Display with a 1280x720 resolution at 342 ppi.

Powered By MTK6589
It is powered by MTK6589 quad-core processor at clockrate of 1.2GHz. This chipset is the world's first commercialized quad-core SoC (AP+BB). It is integrated with a power efficient Cortex A7 CPU from ARM.

MTK6589 main features include:
  • Dual SIM and DUAL Active functionality which means users can make and receive on two SIM at the same time.
  • Packed with 13MP camera with a 1080p playback and has a recording of 30fps (frame per second).
  • 4-in-1 connectivity combo: Wifi, Bluetooth, GPS, and FM Radio
This new year, Cherry Mobile releases its most affordable quad-core smartphone with a SRP (suggested retail price of Php 5,499.00) with this Flare HD.

Main components can be found at the top with audio jack, micro-USB port, and Power button. The volume located the left side while on the other is the speaker grill.

Cherry Mobile Flare HD full-power packed with 1800 mAH battery which could run at least 10 to 12 hours( Different usage).

Cherry Mobile Flare HD QUICK Specifications

  • Display: 4.3 inch with HD IPS display, 1280x720 342 ppi
  • Operating System: Android 4.2 Jelly Bean version
  • CPU: MTK6589 chipset quad-core processor clockrated at 1.2GHz
  • RAM: 1GB
  • Storage: 4GB internal memory ROM
  • Camera: 12MP rear-facing camera, 5MP front-facing camera, no BSI sensor
  • Connectivity: WiFi 802.11 b/g/n standards, bluetooth 4.0 w/ A2Dp Support, GPS,
  • Features: DUAL SIM, DUAL active functionality
  • Battery: 1800 mAh removable
  • Price: Php 5,499
  • Availability: To be announced
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