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Cherry Mobile Flare 3 quad-core Android KitKat smartphone launches at less than 4K

By Lionell Go Macahilig - on 30 Jul 2014, 3:06pm

Cherry Mobile Flare 3 quad-core Android KitKat smartphone launches at less than 4K

Update: Cherry Mobile officially unveiled the Flare 3, the successor to the first Flare (2012), Flare 2X, and the Flare 2.0 (2013). Described as the "Phablet ng Bayan", the Flare 3 features a 5-inch touchscreen with 540 x 960 display resolution, 1.3GHz quad-core processor, 8-megapixel main camera, 3-megapixel front-facing camera, 1GB RAM, and 8GB ROM. The Flare 3 can also support microSD cards with up to 64GB storage capacity. The dual-SIM smartphone runs on Android 4.4 (KitKat) OS and costs PhP 3,999. It will be initially available in Robinsons Manila, SM City North EDSA, and Graphics CDO. Cherry Mobile launched the Flare 3 a few days after the company released its iteration of the NVIDIA Tegra Note 7 tablet.

Cherry Mobile Flare 3


Image source: Cherry Mobile

Cherry Mobile has been active on posting updates on its official Facebook fan page, and one of the most intriguing posts from local mobile device player is associated with its upcoming product. In the video and page cover that were recently released on Cherry Mobile’s fan page, the two materials are showing the title #TheBigReveal on a backdrop with a silhouette of a smartphone. Another important detail on the materials is the date 07.30.2014 which we assume as the launch date of Cherry Mobile’s mysterious product.

Image source: Cherry Mobile

On another note, Cherry Mobile also announced on its Facebook fan page the availability of Android 4.4 (KitKat) updates for the Emerald and the Flare S2. Other Cherry Mobile smartphones that were announced receiving KitKat updates include the Omega Spectrum and the Cosmos Z2.