Cherry Mobile outs Flare S5 with USB-C, 700MHz LTE, 16MP camera

Cherry Mobile outs Flare S5 with USB-C, 700MHz LTE, 16MP camera

Cherry Mobile finally unveiled the Flare S5 — a mid-range phone in Cherry’s latest Flare Premium series.


The Flare S5 is a five-inch smartphone that sports an IPS display of 1280×720 resolution. Powering the S5 is a 1.3GHz MediaTek Octa-core processor with a Mali T720 GPU. It also features 3GB of RAM, a common amount for any phone today, and 16GB of internal storage. The S5’s storage can be expanded via the microSD card slot that supports up to 64GB.



The S5 is encased by a metal frame and has a fingerprint scanner on its home button. On the back it sports a 16MP BSI-PDAF rear camera with LED Flash, and an 8MP BSI camera on the front. It also features a USB-Type C connector, Google’s latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow, and a 2400mAh battery.

Cherry Mobile Flare S5 specs:
5-inch IPS LCD @ 1280 x 720 pixels
1.3GHz Mediatek 6753 octa-core processor
Mali T720 GPU
16GB internal storage
Expandable via microSD, up to 64GB
16-megapixel BSI PDAF rear camera w/ LED flash
8-megapixel BSI front camera
Dual SIM
4G LTE (700MHz ready)
Wi-Fi 802.11ab/g/n
Bluetooth 4.0
USB Type C
Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, G-Sensor
Fingerprint Sensor
2400mAh removable battery
Android 6.0 Marshmallow

The Cherry Mobile FLare S5 will be available in stores this holiday season for Php5,899.

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2 Responses

  1. Mang Ben says:

    ang sagwa tingnan nung bezels sa sides.. Booo!

  2. Ken M says:

    > Google’s latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow

    hindi na po latest ang 6.0, may 7.0/7.1 na po…

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