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Cherry Mobile Flame 2.0, quad-core dual-SIM Android phone for just Php6,999

Well, it’s bound to happen. Cherry Mobile, who’s been priding itself for being the first to release affordable Android devices with unbelievable specs at its price point has just launched their first quad-core phone, the Cherry Mobile Flame 2.0.

Buyers of the first Flame must’ve been kicking their shins right now because by just adding a few hundred pesos to its Php6,299 price tag, they can get the better Flame 2.0 which will retail for Php6,999 coming this April.


The Cherry Mobile Flame 2.0 is equipped with a 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 (not Krait) quad-core processor with 1GB of RAM (thank goodness) and their typical 4GB internal storage with microSD support. This one’s actually a rebranded Karbonn S1 Titanium.

Screen size is the same as the of the first Flame, 4.5-inch with a qHD IPS display (540 x 960). What’s unique here is that it uses OGS or One Glass Solution technology which effectively creates a glass panel that’s thinner and clearer.


This phone also has a 5 megapixel autofocus camera with flash at the back, and a VGA front-facing one with a feature similar to the Galaxy S4’s Dual-Camera mode. You can take photos using the front and rear camera simultaneously and overlay one on top of the other.

Just like most smartphones from Cherry Mobile today, the Flame 2.0 has dual-SIM capability so you won’t be missing out on that. Battery is limited at 1600mAh though which is lower than the 1800mAh of the first Cherry Mobile Flame. This only allows for only 4 hours worth of talk time.

The Cherry Mobile Flame 2.0 will retail for only Php6,999 and will be available on April 2013.

Cherry Mobile Flame 2.0 Specs:
4.5-inch qHD (540×960) IPS capacitive display, 245ppi, OGS technology
1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm MSM8225Q Snapdragon S4 processor
Adreno 203 GPU
Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
1GB RAM, 4GB internal storage, microSD up to 32GB
5MP autofocus camera with LED flash
720p HD video recording @ 30 fps
VGA front camera
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
Dual SIM, Dual Standby
FM Radio, Bluetooth with A2DP
Li-Ion 1,600mAh Battery
134.6 x 66 x 9.3mm
SRP: Php 6,999

*Thanks Louie for the photos!

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  • L

    I hope there is white version.

  • Totobits

    cute battery.

  • lendel

    alam nyo yung kabibili lng ng 6700 php na blaze tapos may lalabas na mas mabilis T_T tapos 7k lng din…..

  • Smokescreen

    Nics specs…. charge twice a day nga lang.

    • michael

      balita ko may libre daw pong power bank.. until may 31

  • crash

    Babaan na lang ang brithness para mas matipid sa battery..

    • thejorlanb

      kapos pa din. 😀 dual core nga kulang na ung 1600mah

  • allanco

    ok na sana kaht 2100mah ang battery,benta ko S dous ko at eto kapalit

    • clark

      benta mo nalang sakin… =)
      txt me 09058541919

  • Furball

    I wonder what’s the Antutu score for this quad core.. will it break 10,000?

  • Furball

    And dagnabit, when will Cherry Mobile let you DEMO their phones? >:<

  • remm

    cherry mobile brings good phones but the only problem is the battery..always sucks

  • JB

    i read somewhere this phone uses Qualcomm Quad ARM Cortex A5 which is energy efficient meaning, longer battery life and less heat? right?

  • Anonymous

    what’s a good solution for the short battery life?

    • bring portable battery packs

  • flitz

    Just always bring power banks with you. Problem solved!

  • Content

    Free Powerbank for early buyers confirmed in CM Facebook Page.

    • pfb

      sorry po saw a unit in one of the malls TODAY in laguna – NO FREEBIES!


  • D

    Oh. Jelly Bean. :3

  • bugz777

    Insufficient internal rom 4gb only? Make it 8gb

  • jijoe123

    Maganda sana lahat ng specs like yung 720p hd video recording at quad core processor pero problema ang BATTERY madali lng ma low batt….

  • Chico

    sa mga haters po ng battery ni CM Flame 2.0 .. we understand your concern, but if you’ll buy this item within a specific duration (until May 31st as I heard) you;ll gonna get a FREE Powerbank and i’m pretty sure that will resolve our concern..

    • pfb

      saw one today; no freebies!

      i would like to bring one home; kaso may concern ako sa battery life.

      i have a similar powerbank (generic) for my alcatel; it’s not doing a good job, leaving it home na lang.

  • mga sir. tanong lng po nagana po ba d2 ung droid vpn? or any other vpn service. kc po im planning to buy this device this month april, mejo mgnda po kc ung flare kc okay ung droid vpn dun. so kahit wla ako sa bhy may internet prin. e ng iisip ako qng anu bblhin ko flare ba o flame mgpplit po kc ako ng phone from lenovo a60+ d po kc ngna droid vpn dun e. low gpu quality pa.

  • silver

    meron nba sa mall nan

  • choi

    My kid went to SM North yesterday since CM said that availability is April.But to his surprise CM told them that they have sold out the item before Holy Week, and that the free powerbank is for the first 20 customers. CM please be honest with your promos and availability, you just wasted my kid’s time going there.

  • justine

    kakabili lang namin.. nung nagtest ako ng unit ok sya gamit ung test code.. pero may napansin ako dun sa keypad pag mag dial na ng no. parang may white pag nag pre=-press ka…

  • juni

    sir..ung powerbank ko po..kpag gnagamit ko po….every minute nagii-stop charging then i need to press the power button again para mag charge ulit….

    panu po ba gamitin un?? 😀

  • sara

    Bit kya nwwla ung front camera icon ng phone q flame2.0 ? Pde nNGO pro b AQ mtulungan?

  • sara

    Tulungan nyo nmn po AQ pls..ung icon PRA s front camera ng flame 2.o q wla s screen. Panu pro kya?SNA mtulungan nyo po aq

  • Tom Darz

    Paano po ba mag delete nang contacts at call logs sa phone na toh?? pls response.. need assistance mga tol..

    • try mo press and hold yung contact or call entry.

  • hans

    amm… itatanung ko lng kung available pa ba to sa store . kasi balak ko sana bumili this week ..tsaka 5999 na po ba price nito until now?