Cherry Mobile Hyper, the affordable version of the Cherry Mobile Titan

Remember the Titan (pun intended)? One of the first Cherry Mobile phones (the other was the Flare) that heralded the way for other dual-SIM, dual-core, budget smartphones? Well, here’s the successor to it, Cherry Mobile’s new 5-inch Droid, the Hyper.


Spec-wise, the Cherry Mobile Hyper won’t wow you but for its Php4,999 price tag? That’s good enough for most people. Just for comparison, the CM Titan retailed for Php6,499 when it came out last November so the Hyper’s P5k tag is a good deal.

The Cherry Mobile Hyper is almost the same as the Titan. It has the same 5-inch WVGA screen, same 4GB storage, 512MB RAM, 5-megapixel camera with flash, and VGA front cam.

The only main difference aside from the design would be its slightly better 1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, which is the same as their Flame and Flare, and its lower battery rating (2000mAh vs 2350mAH).

It still runs on Android Ice Cream Sandwich while the Titan just got its Jelly Bean update recently. Anyway, the big deal here would still be the Php4,999 price tag which is really hard to ignore.

What do you think?

Cherry Mobile Hyper Specs:
5-inch 800Γƒβ€”480 capacitive display (187ppi)
1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm MSM8625 Snapdragon processor
Adreno 203 GPU
4GB internal storage, microSD up to 32GB
5-megapixel rear camera with flash
VGA front-facing camera
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi hotspot
Dual-SIM, Dual-Standby
3G, Bluetooth
GPS w/ a-GPS support
Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich
Li-Ion 2,000mAh battery
SRP: Php4,990
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  • alvir

    nokia lumia 520 pa rin ako. para maiba naman.

    peru maganda xa. murang mura.

    • Gman

      Konti lang ang apps ng Nokia. Madalas may bayad pa. Android parin

  • xprimer

    correction, windows phone has 130,000 and counting apps. . .

    People should consider quality over quantity. Recently, google removed more or less 60k apps. Due to its lack of quality.

    • ben

      sa 130,000 apps ng windows phone.. ilan diyan ang free? kung ikukumpara mo sa android na may more than 130,000 free apps sa Google Play.

      • Alexis San Diego

        But most free apps are useless pero mas mahal ang inang apps sa windows phone

        • IX

          Judging by your statement, you obviously haven’t own an android device. Or if you have, maybe you’re not really into apps. Tons of applications and games are very useful and fun if you haven’t visited Google Play for a while. Don’t forget that you can also get PAID apps for android even if you device is not rooted.

          • Guest

            Korek! You CAN DOWNLOAD paid apps for android… FOR FREE!!! NO NEED FOR ROOTING/JAILBREAK/HACKING!

        • wew

          kaunti man ang apps,magagawan yan ng paraan dahil di tatagal dadami din yang sa windows,para sakin mas maganda tlga ang windows os dahil sa performance nito regardless the apps.tska maraming apps sa google play na puro adware at viruses(kahit sa google play kapa kumuha,inadmit nato mismo ng google) pero if you want a phone w/c is highly customizable and want it to suite your personality,go for android

        • bkit ba msgs2 mo ung mdming apps? like 130k apps eh bkit lahat ba un mggmit mo? ang windows phone 8 applications ay mggnda at fast hindi katulad sa android medyo cartoonic at minsan laggy pa at ang windows phone 8 ay mas mbilis sa android at ang andoid nagkakaroon madalas ng errors sa applications hindi katulad ng windows phone 8

    • Erichzen

      Windows phone hndi png masa kc pnkmura is 9k unlike android 3k lng mey android kna,means png mey kya lng ang wp.

      • [email protected]

        kaya ganun para maiwasan ng windows na maglag ang os nla sa phone nla,performance-wise lagapak ang android bawi nga lng cla sa apps kaya mas bumebenta pero d magtatagal dadami rin ng ganyan ang apps ng windows

  • xprimer

    anyway, 800×480 sa 5′ dsplay, pixelated yan for sure. . .dapat gnawa nalang nilang 4′ pag ganyang resu. . .

    • ben

      To see is to believe.

    • kbadulis

      Excuse me po, kapag tinaasan ang size ng phone lumalaki ang pixels. Alam mo ba yung “Pixels Per Inch”? Kung naging 5 inches o 6 kahit 10 man yun, parehas din sila ng linaw!! Hindi pixelated. Dumami ang mga pixels habang dumadagdag ng screen size! Just try to understand before commenting. Please

      • jb

        excuse me rin po. kapag lumalaki ang screen size. may tendency na stretched ang resolution. just like the flare, it is about 230 ppi and hyper has only 187ppi. do you see the difference now? they are not the same po. just try to think a million times before you comment rin. Understand?

      • vovo

        tanga mu dre may papixels per inch ka pang nalalaman ang hindi ibig sabihin na parehas ng display resolution parehas na rin ang ppi kahit magkaiba ng screen size…technically magiging pixelated pero d mo rin masyado mapapansin na mas naging pixelated kasi pag mas malaki ang screen ang tendency mas malayo ang mukha natin sa screen(unless tlgang ieexamine mo kung anu kalaki ung pixels)

  • emohway

    hello…. kabibili ko lang nito @ 4,800.. pambwena manu daw… ayos siya, parang flare na pinalaki lang. hindi ko pa na try mag paly kasi hindi pa ako na ka dl ng mga games…. mag popost ako ulit mamaya kung kamusta naman ang phone..

  • Griswold

    wish cherry mobile would stop releasing big phones wit only 512mb ram. dapat maglevel up na sila.

    • xprimer

      agree. . .ewan d ko maintidhan ang CM. . .since malapit na marelease ang android KLP in the near future, dapat maging standard na ang 1gb of ram. Para pag naman di mapag iwanan na hanggang JB lang. . .

      4-4.5′ wil do with 1gb of ram.

  • titan07

    hi there, bumili ako ng hyper sa sm bicutan.. ung stall nila dun.. pagkauwi ko hindi siya nagrerespond… pumunta ako uli doon sa saleslady.. pinacheck ko uli… pinalitan ng bagong unit.. MAY FACTORY DEFECTS DAW??.. Is it safe to buy cherrymobile phones?? mamaya may defects uli.. i’m just wondering..

    • cherrymobilesucks

      dont expect high quality phones w/c are rebranded phones from most chinese manufacturers,ganun tlga ang consequence ng mumurahin lng(cherry mobile is for thos people who keep changing phones di pangmatagalan dahil mababa product longevity nla)

  • Better processor than Titan? Seriously?? Basa basa din po pag may time.

  • Okim allitar

    Maganda pa rinn CM Omega HD

  • GGR

    One thing I noticed with CM Hyper is it’s pre-rooted na when I checked it with Root checker. So I installed ROM manager, SU, Titanium backup,rootappdelete, etc… with no difficulty

    • kenneth

      sir tnong q lng po anung mgndng customrom pra s cm hyper

    • justasking

      so ibig sabihin hindi navovoid ung warranty sa chery mobile pagnakaroot?astiig hahaha

      • anonymousP

        they sell it rooted so they do not have the right to say that the warranty is void. It would be as if they say that there is no warranty for the Hyper at all.

  • Nicko

    galaxy s iv has 5.0 inches also but it has 1080 x 1920 pixels(~441 ppi pixel density)

    hehehe anyway.. oks na ren for its price..

  • neth

    hello po, bumili sana ako nang CM Hyper kaso may mga comment sila kaya nag bago isip ko kung bili ba ako or iba nalang, ano po pang mas ok na phome. Help me po.

    • Samsung Galaxy S4 πŸ˜€

      • cherrymobilesucks

        AMP HAHAHA totoo naman regardless of the price WAHAHA

        • nykeshie

          lenovo k900 ka na lang….pare,,,sulit na d ka talaga mag cc,,,,pwomise,,

  • adren lizer

    I bought this phone and it’s good.may mga apps na hindi tinatanggap ng ice cream sandwich phone ko pero sa phone na ito tinanggap. Long lasting battery din.

  • genarina

    Does this function in europe countries?????

  • Trixie

    Hello po. Does this phone accept HSDPA, GPRS, 3G, or EDGE signals from the service providers? Kasi po from the specs na nabasa ko dun sa CM na site, wala pong nakalagay eh πŸ™‚

    • yup… di lang HSPA+ and LTE.

  • George

    Mahina flash nya. masesey pa ba to sa settings? I just compared it with my Flare, mas malakas LED flash ng Flare.

  • jeff

    Bumili ako nito nagkakaroon ng blot sa gitna ng screen pinalitan naman nila then ganun ulet after mga three days nagkaroon ulit ng parang lamat sa screen ng LCD sa gitna, then hindi kaya ang mga applications nag hahang tapos ayaw na magopen ang nasa sa screen lang is “android is updating ” hanngang ma drain ayaw pa rin mag open, mas ok pa rin ang flare hindi pa rin ako nakaka encounter ng problem, baka papalitan ko na lang ng Blaze or thunder yung hyper ko….

    • Ron

      magandao b yung thunder?

      • CellPhone Helper

        Sir! Siguro po na babasa nyo pu yung LCD nyo….
        At sa apps po na may nakasulat na updating kailangan nyo po ng Wifi… Kung wala naman po kayong wifi mag download po kayo ng apps offline Ex:Nba2k13 offline mode.

  • Domo

    Eto yung fon q.. naun.. ang ganda nya..ambilis ng fone.. im satisfied πŸ˜€

  • Domo

    Average gaming.. picture2..umaabot ng 1 day and a half yung battery nya.. kaso walang kasama na flip cover at screen protector.. wala pang available na flip cover sa CM kiosk eh.. kabadtrip.. :O tsaka meron di pla itong PANORAMA na pic πŸ™‚

    question: pano ba mag mobile facebook sa HYPER??? d q lam pano to i set. HEEEELP!!! :O

    • CellPhone Helper

      Sir/Ma’am! Kailangan mo po ng Wifi!
      Kapag nasa na po kayo may nakasulat po na “Install Facebook at Phone” Pero kahit na naka install na po ang Facebook sa Phone kailangan parin po ng Wifi! πŸ˜€

  • Ron

    Available p po b yan? pede b dyan yung mga games n temple run subway surfers? reply naman po kayu. mas maganda b diyan yung blaze?

    • Dhijay

      yes, may review nito sa youtube.

  • Ron

    Available p po b yan? pede b dyan yung mga games n temple run subway surfers? reply naman po kayu. mas maganda b diyan yung blaze? Deply po kayu

  • Ron

    maganda b yung hyper o yung price lang maganda?

  • Charles

    Mas maganda ng gamitin yung thunder dyan wala nga lang flash. Accepted mo pa sya sa size kaysa dyan.

  • Charles

    Mas maganda gamitin yung thunder dyan wala nga lang flah. Accepted mo pa sya sa size kaysa dyan.

  • Erichzen

    Windows phone hndi png masa kc pnkmura is 9k unlike android 3k lng mey android kna,means png mey kya lng ang wp.

    • vovomodre

      para maiwasan nla ung paglalag ng OS sa windows phone dapat mejo mataas ang specs d katulad sa android binababaan nla paa magmura kahit compromised na ung performance

  • Domo

    :Nkaka play xa ng Temple Run 2..subway surfer..

    pero ayun..bnili q xa ng May 3.. kani kanina nasira na.. ayaw na mag on. HYPER na lang nka display.
    papadala na sa SERVICE CENTER,paktay!

    • cherrymobilesucks

      kaya nga inaadvise ko sa iba na hanggat kaya bumili ng phones from well known brands oh kung mejo tight ang budget,go for myphone dahil wla akong nababalitaan na may ganyang problema sa myphone

      • tsutsume

        kasi wala gaanong bumibili ng myphone kaya ganon.

        • rona

          Well, no. It’s just that they say that service centers of MyPhone are comparable to Sony. Plus the fact na kahit ilang beses mabagsak ang myphone, buhay pa din. I can vouch for it.

          Yung sa cherry, susme. Isang bagsak, sira LCD. And I’ve tried sa service center ng CM, and my gahd. After 1 month ng release nung phone, wala pa din silang LCD na kapalit? Saying kesyo bago lang yung model. After 4months, wala pa din. Kamusta naman diba?

  • Kim Dela Cruz

    My cherry mobile hyper when I opened, it said ‘Android is upgrading. Optimizing application 1 of 1.’ What will I do? Please help me. Thanks.

    • James

      Sir. Ganyan dn sken. Mdali lang yan po.. Just reset it .. Power button + Volume Down for 10 seconds then it will go to its recovery mode. Choose the option wipe/clear data cache by using the volume buttons then press the power button. It will then format your CM Hyper. Hehe. Reminder. Don’t instal any Audio Applications thats the reason why it always upgrades. Also, It doesn’t support external audio jack. Hope this helps. πŸ™‚

      • ianic

        i’d experienced it lately..and thanks to you for knowing how to fix it…now im using now my phone after several days of suffering that problem..thank you so much again.

  • ryann

    bumili ako ng CM Hyper… eh diba 4GB ung internal memory nya, nung kinonek ko sya sa computer lumabas na Removable Disk (I:) 1.95GB lang.. tama ba yan o kailangan kong papalitan to?

    • Memar Ignacio

      yung spec nitong phone na 4gb memory ay yung total memory niya, pero ang available memory niya ay 2gb lang..

      • tsutsume

        kasi naman po gumagamit ng memory yung phone. ganun po talaga yun.

  • Savannah

    I bought my CM hyper last may 16.
    ok naman sya. Wala ak0ng problema..

  • Memar Ignacio

    maganda itong phone na to, sana d tumaas ang price.

  • Memar Ignacio

    limited po ba yung price? pls reply..

  • k-an bejo

    Cherry mobile Cruize user naman ako so far okay naman sya katuwa hehe.. di lng mkpaglaru candy crush force close sya dun.. ok naman ba cherry mobile hyper? ill buy lc tommorow what are the pros and cons.. so far sa kilalang brand name or hondin depende naman sa tao kung ok sa knya ang phone niya.. hehe yung iba pang call and text lng like my uncle naka galaxy note II pero di naman siya naglalaro hehe di ba whats the use? ako naman as long nalilibang sa ibang apps ayos na.. πŸ™‚

  • asdfghjkl

    pede po bang mag skype video call sa front cam??

    • pwede dapat.

      • asdfghjkl

        ibig sabihin po ba pede???

  • eric

    Pede po ba talaga ung skype video call sa hyper po?? nag plaplano po kasi akkng bumili pls reply asap

  • ben

    hi.. gusto ko sana bumili ng ganitong phone kasi nag-aalinlangan ako dahil sabi ng karamihan madali daw masira and maraming problems.

  • belay

    yung mga ibang naninira sa product ng cherry mobile sa mga kalabang company siguro..6 months ko na ginagamit hyper ko pero wala akong nagiging problem.basta gamitin lang ng maayos.tsaka ok yung battery nya.wala ding problema.lahat ng apps na gusto ko pwedi din.

  • xix19

    hyper user din aq.. almost 7months ko na gamit to.wala nmn ngiging problema (fc, updating, etc.)
    eto din gmit k pang skype, nandito kc ako sa dubai.ok naman videocall
    pero nitong nakaraang araw ayaw na gumana ng frontcam. even sa built in camera app or sa skype or sa 360. any apps na ginagamitan ng camera.ayaw gumana.and nawala n din yun itatouch para magswitch yung camera from main camera to front camera.
    meron lng e yung choices sa video, camera, or panorama…
    any good suggestion para bumalik sa dati.baka may naka expirience na to..
    natry k na forma volume down plus switch wala pa din.back up and reset, eras everything ayw p din.. baka my makatulong.thanks

  • Regine

    Bumili ako nito last july 2014,the only problem is sobrang bagal, sometimes when i open apps, it says not responding, ilang beses kong inoopen pero laging not responding.. grrr konti lang apps ko di ako masyado sa apps pero bakit ganito???? ung RAM niya ,bakit ganon? kahit uninstall ko lahat ng apps, pero bakit almost full parin?????
    help naman jan…..plssssssssss…..