Jan 21, 2013

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Cherry Mobile Cruize, a 5.2″ smartphone for just Php4,499

It seems that Cherry Mobile is not yet done hitting all kinds of screen sizes for their Android smartphone lineup. They recently announced the Cherry Mobile Cruize with its 5.2-inch touchscreen which will only retail for Php4,499.

Cherry-Mobile-Cruize

Why is it cheaper than the 5.0-inch Titan? Or rivaling the price of the 4.0-inch Flare? Well, for one it only has a single-core 1GHz processor so it’s made for the casual smartphone user. Then it also only has a WVGA screen on its humongous display. That’s 800 x 480 resolution for you which results to poorer pixel-per-inch density than the Titan which has the same screen resolution.

It does have dual-SIM support just like most of Cherry Mobile’s current smartphones. Everything else is quite standard : 512MB RAM, 4GB internal storage with microSD support, 5MP rear camera with flash, VGA front camera. What’s notable is its 2,500mAh battery which should make it last a little bit longer than their previous dual-SIM Androids.

The Cherry Mobile Cruize is already available in the market for Php4,499. If you don’t have the budget for the Titan but size is a priority, the Cruize can be the phone for you.

Cherry Mobile Cruize Specs:
5.2″ WVGA (800×480) capacitive display, 179ppi
1GHz single-core Broadcom processor
Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich
512MB RAM, 4GB ROM, microSD up to 32GB
Dual SIM, Dual Standby
5MP autofocus rear camera with LED flash
720p HD video recording
VGA front camera
3G / WiFi / Bluetooth
GPS with A-GPS support
2500mAh Li-Ion battery
SRP: Php4,499


  1. Anti_kimchi says:

    In my humble opinion if this hand held device had come out 5 years ago we would all be “lovin’ it!”. Compared to my old trusty Nokia E-61i this “Cherry” is a fantastic phone. However if you are accustomed to using an iPhone you will more than likely be disappointed. Another case in point is my kids love their Starmobile Engage 7 tabs. For 4990 it’s pretty cool. I don’t have a nexus 7 or an iPad so the Engage doesn’t really disappoint. 

    Maybe Cherry or Star or my phone will produce a 5″ with better specs for 9990! One can hope, can’t he?U

  2. 180 ppi? This unit is pixelated and slow.

  3. wow, is this available now, where to buy?

  4. Rosenburg says:

    Does it has TV?

  5. ok na sana pricing, kaso single core and so-so specs. id rather go for the myphone a919

  6. Is the unit quad band?

  7. this is a nice. But if CM could have a unit that comes with a 4G then definitely I will be one of the many who would be drooling over CM .. thanks CM keep up :-)

  8. single core and 179 ppi? i don’t think i will enjoy a 5.2-screen phone with these specs. sana ginawa nang dual core at tinaasan ang screen resolution kahit mas mahal ng konti.

  9. Sana dual core at TV din kasi mas importante ang may TV para sakin na big screen at dual core.

  10. Wala ba syang gpu ?

  11. Nice. Some people looking for a better specs. Why not buy an expensive phone

  12. Wow! Can’t believe that most of you are complaining because of the low PPI.. Remember that 7″ tabs before had 800×480 screen? Yet only a few seemed to complain about it.. Now that the screen size is smaller and has the same resolution, you guys are getting mad over it? LOOOL This phone is targeted to the average consumer.. If you have money, then go shell it out on a much better phone..

  13. anonymouse says:

    WHERE is it “available in the market” as of this post’s writing?

    Even Cherry people don’t know where this thing is right now.

    • I bought my CM CRUIZE in (Victory Central Mall – 3rd floor “Sign on Electronics Marketing in front of CD-R King”)which the store has also CM OMEGA,

    • ANONYMOUS says:

      ang problemahin mo yung spelling ng pangalan mo BOBO mag aalyas ka na lang tungaw pang katulad ang TANGA mo talaga ANONYMOUS yan anong anonymouse ang BOBO mo talaga ano yan may daga hahaha ENGOT

  14. Mas maganda ito compared sa flare kasi sa battery capacity at screen. Sana walang typing bug gaya nang flare. Ito pala yung phone na G’Five G95 nakita ko dito http://androidtabletlover.blogspot.com/2013/01/cherry-mobile-cruize-52-inch-smartphone.html
    Pareho talaga front and back

  15. Ang Cherry Mobile Cruize pala ay 8MP at hindi 5MP! at may tagalog language setting din ito. Nakita ko dito
    http://androidtabletlover.blogspot.com/2013/01/cherry-mobile-cruize-update-its-8mp-not.html

  16. Hey GUYS for those who wants to buy CM CRUIZE,

    FOR CALOOCAN RESIDENCE OR NEAR IN CALOOCAN

    I bought my CM CRUIZE in (Victory Central Mall – 3rd floor
    “Sign on Electronics Marketing” in front of Sun Cellular Support)which the store has also CM OMEGA,

    • magkano bili mo ? taga caloocan lang din ako, balak kong bumili jan kaso di ko alam kung magkano ang cruize sa victory mall?

  17. magkanO po ang SRP ng CRUIZE? 4999 po kc ang bili ko s market market taguig..

  18. kuya calvin kung ikaw ang bibili ng phone ano pipiliin mo CM CRUIZE or CM THUNDER? TNX in advanced. :D

  19. for me magnda ang cruize kabibili kulang last week and i enjoy it so
    at ang lakas ng forma at madalas napag kakamalang galaxy note 2 at galaxy s 3 lalo na ku cia ng samsung galaxy s3 luncher astig…..

  20. galing talaga ng cruize at may nagsasabi sa mga review na hindi daw 5mp ang camera nya kundi 8mp much better san kayu hahanap ng phablet na ganito

  21. anu po mas maganda cm. magnum2x o cruize i need your answer
    plsss

  22. Raytheon07 says:

    Hi Pinoytechblog itatanong ko lang sana kung yung battery ng Cruize ay compatible sa FLARE?? salamat po^_^

  23. katharzyna says:

    i wonder which is better titan tv? cruize? or alcatel glory 2? i need your opinion guys.. :))

  24. hi would like to ask lang po if this work po using 3g connection? wala kasi kami wifi sa bahay. can i use skype or other internet site using 3g connection? thanks

  25. Chumzcharm says:

    Tanung ko lang po which is better to buy a samsung galaxy y or a cherry mobile cruize?flash player supported po ba ang mga ito?at pwde po kaya maglaro ng games sa fb using those phone?please reply..thankx..

  26. napakalabo ng camera parang hmd 5mp

  27. ung 5mp nia sobrang labo..and ung flash useless

  28. rendilyn says:

    ung cruize q po hirap mg connect s wifi ..mostly opera sng gmit at wrong spelling ung data conntect..my alm po b kyo n paraan pra mka connect aq s wifi?

  29. ndi ako makapanuod ng video online sa cruize tulad nq youtube .. bakit ganun

  30. ano ba talaga ..kasi next week mag bili ako ng Cherry mobile Cruize……pero sabi nila maganda siya pero ang iba hindi..ano ba totoo…

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  32. maganda parin po pa itong cherry mobile cruize kasi im planning to buy this phone.. ung iba cnasabi nla pangit pero ung iba sabii nila magand nmn daw… reply plss. thnx in advance

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