So my sister finally got what she wanted for her birthday last 29th —- a Cherry Mobile Flare. If you ask me, I WANT ONE TOO!
I know I should be content with iPhone right now, but I fell in love with that phone ever since it was released. There are other CM phones out there that are more powerful than Flare (ex. The new Blaze 2.0), but that’s a different story.
Blaze 2.0 is a nice phone for a Quadcore and has tag price of PHP9,000K+. But think about it, Cherry Mobile is known for offering affordable phones and with their constant releases of smartphones along with the upgrade of prices, there are times now that you have to think twice about it. Still, I’m loving Cherry Mobile more and more. ♥
ANYWAY, back to FLARE. So! You all probably know the specs of Cherry Mobile Flare. Flare runs on Android ICS, sports a 4-inch capacitive screen, 1.2GHZ Dual-Core Processor Snapdragon S4, 512MB RAM, Dual-SIM, 5MP camera with autofocus and flash, VGA front camera, 4GB internal memory, WIFI, Bluetooth, GPS, 1600mAH.
What my sister and I didn’t like about is the audio when it’s on speaker mode. It’s not that loud enough to be heard. Our solution to that? We downloaded an app that improves the audio speaker greatly (Music Volume app).
Also, we noticed a slight lag after using a hardcore game app or just an app that uses large memory. And being the slight OCD in me, I took the liberty to count how many seconds to wait for the homescreen to appear after closing the app — 3-5 secs. HAHA.
For those of you asking, yes, you can play DEAD TRIGGER, AVABEL (MMORPG), IRUNA ONLINE (MMORPG), FRUIT NINJA, TEMPLE RUN 2. We were a bit disappointed that ARMED HEROES (MMORPG) crashes every time we try to load it.
As for the battery, with that low number for a smartphone, I suggest not running so many apps at a time if you want it to last for the day. Also, like what many smartphone users do, decrease the brightness of your screen, turn off your GPS and your WIFI if not in use. My sister’s FLARE has to be recharged twice everyday because of her constant use of apps.
Oh, and lookie here!! I LOVE my sister’s casing for her Cherry Mobile Flare. Aztec!
Not bad for a PHP3999 price, yes?
Note: Sorry for the picture quality, I just used my 3GS.