Cherry Mobile unveils 2 new smartphones that run on Android


Flame 2.0

MANILA, Philippines – In keeping with changing technological trends and consumer demands, Cherry Mobile has introduced two new stylish smartphones that run on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean – OMEGA HD and FLAME 2.0.

OMEGA HD boasts a 12-megapixel rear snapper with quick activation from the handset’s camera hotkey. Its autofocus cam is equipped with an LED flash and a BSI sensor, which allows users to capture quality images in adverse conditions, such as low light or bright backlighting.

OMEGA HD also gives more experienced users the freedom to adjust the ISO, exposure, and white balance manually. The camera features available through the handset offer shooting modes such as HDR and panorama as well as self-timer, touch focus, scene modes, and color effects.

Aside from its rear camera, OMEGA HD also comes with a 2MP BSI front snapper for video calls.

The dual-SIM and dual-standby smartphone is armed with a dual-core processor clocked at 1Ghz and runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. It comes with 1GB RAM, 4GB of
internal memory (expandable to 32GB via microSD), and 2100 mAh battery.

The handset’s 5-inch HD IPS capacitive touch panel is protected with Dragon Trail Glass technology, so users wouldn’t need to worry too much about scratches.

OMEGA HD also boasts of its design that looks powerful and elegant.

Meanwhile, Cherry Mobile released its very first QUAD-CORE smartphone powered by a Snapdragon S4 processor. Snapdragon processors are well-suited for multi-tasking. Flame 2.0 has the specs, features, and price tag that local consumers have been waiting for.


The device has a 4.5-inch qHD IPS display, 4GB internal memory, and 1GB of RAM to ensure swift operating speeds for smooth multitasking and fast webpage

“Our smartphones have been very well received by consumers and we are thrilled to add OMEGA HD and FLAME 2.0 to our growing line-up,” said Lonson Alejandrino, Cherry Mobile Product Manager for Smartphones. “Cherry Mobile would keep on evolving to offer great smartphone experience to its customers.”

FLAME 2.0 also comes with a microSD card slot, dual-SIM support, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and 1600 mAh battery. With its 5-megapixel snapper with picture-in-picture function, users can take photos simultaneously using the phone’s rear and front cameras.
OMEGA HD (srp Php 7,999) and FLAME 2.0 (srp Php 6,999) will be available at all Cherry Mobile stores, kiosks, and participating dealers nationwide in April.

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  • Echuserang_Froglet

    mabuhay ang cherry mobile!

    ang tunay na pag asa ng bayan!

  • bugoybanggers

    Hanep, made in China. O ano na yung mga BOYCOT CHINA PRODUCT MOVEMENT, Where are you now?

    • calipso_2100

      They didn’t bother reading the article. except me.

      Try dropping a cherry mobile a few times. let me know what happens.

      • Rom Alexis Rayla

        Oh tell me about it. Ain’t an iPhone made in China too? A great heap of them smartphone products are made in China, so you’re really not left with a choice. Case and point: I owned one – a Flare. dropped it countless times over a course of 3 months, even dropping it in a basin of water staying there for a good 15mins: no problems. It finally died though after being dropped from 3rd floor terrace unto a pebbled driveway. The screen was shattered, but I was surprised to find out that the alarm still works. Well, the phone was pretty much useless, but I doubt an iPhone 5 or a Galaxy S4 can survive that same drop either. My pocket survived though, since it just cost me 4k, not 20k or 40k. I boycott China too, but buying US/Japan/Korea-funded China (like an iPhone/Sony Ericson/Samsung) is just as bad. If for a certain product-type I am not left with any non-Chinese alternative (most phones are made in China), I’ll go for the brand that provides Filipino jobs, and one of them is Cherry Mobile. And by the way, not all their phones are made in China. The Flare and Flame are “supposedly Indian-made” (not sure if that claim is true), The Omega HD on the other hand, is a rebranded Thailand i-mobile Q6.

      • calipso_2100

        My Nokia is made in China too but it’s not a Chinese product. And you could tell it’s not cheap. I’ve dropped it several times already but it only has little dents and scratches – nothing serious.

        Sadly for you Cherry fanboys you can’t expect the same from your phones.

      • Rom Alexis Rayla

        Weren’t you reading my story? Crazy. And Nokia sucks by the way. What a great example. And no, it still is a Chinese product. If it is made in China, it is a Chinese product. No matter how the company says that they ensure quality and blah blah blah, they still outsourced the production to a Chinese company. And doug what Nokia phone are we talking about here? 5110? I’m talking about smartphones dimwit. A Windows 8 or Symbian Nokia Smartphone is just as durable as any smartphone out there. Drop it too much, and it dies.

  • killua617

    Drop a cherry mobile phone and scratch it!

    Most cherry mobile are rebranded karbonn phones from India and hindi purket chinese ang may ari ng cherry mobile eh puro china products na sya :p

    Before you judge, look at the reviews of course malay rin nga natin kung ganyang ganyan mismo ang phone na pwede mong pang bato at scratch proof rin lol

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