Cherry Mobile's Flare X refreshed, now with 1.3GHz chip

Cherry Mobile’s Flare X refreshed, now with 1.3GHz chip

Cherry Mobile ends all speculations with its bang-for-the-buck Flare X as it officially announced that the device has gotten a system-on-a-chip refresh.

CM Flare X

Seen a few weeks ago on its Q4 brochures, the lauded device from the country’s top smartphone vendor is now being shipped with new hardware — a 1.3GHz Mediatek MT6753 chip compared to the MT6752 processor carried by its predecessor.


Cherry Mobile Flare X (V2) specs:
5.5-inch Full-HD IPS OGS display, 1920 x 1080 @400ppi
Gorilla Glass 3
1.3GHz MediaTek MT6753 octa-core processor
Mali-T720 GPU
Expandable 16GB internal storage
Supports up to 64GB MicroSD card
13-megapixel rear camera with LED Flash
Sony IMX 214 BSI sensor
5-megapixel front camera
Dual-SIM, Dual Standby
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
3000mAh battery

The refreshed Flare X is now in stores for the same Php6,999 price tag.


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7 Responses

  1. Ronaldq says:

    Mediatek already infamous for their low GPU benchmark and yet they replace it to even much lower GPU.

  2. Buti nlng MediaTek. Kac pag Qualcomm mabilis uminit at malowbatt. And bka P8999+ yan if Qualcomm.

  3. WalangAlan says:

    If this is the rebranded Jiayu S3+ then Wifi should have been upgraded to Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac right?

  4. NotaSheep says:

    Rip off! it should be sold under the 4999php value! Mediatek even said in their website the MediaTek MT6753 is for the LOWER spec smartphone.

  5. c says:

    +1 for nfc + lte but no gps? or fm? not too bad though

  6. olamaniga says:

    Guys need help, This refreshed FlareX or Asus zf2 laser?

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