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Specs Comparison: Cloudfone Next Infinity vs Cherry Mobile Flare S6 Deluxe




It’s the battle of the 18:9 displays this time as we pit the Cloudfone Next Infinity and the Cherry Mobile Flare S6 Deluxe head-to-head. Let’s start!

The Cloudfone Next Infinity is part of the Infinity series that has been released just recently by the company. It has a 5.7″ HD+ 18:9 IPS screen display with 1440 x 720 resolution, a Snapdragon 425 processor, 16GB internal storage, 3GB RAM, 13MP Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF) rear camera with LED flash, a 16MP front camera with a soft light flash, and 2,900mAh battery.

The Cherry Mobile Flare S6 Deluxe is their recently released smartphone in the S6 series. It has a 5.7″ HD+ 18:9 IPS screen display with 1440 x 720 resolution, a MediaTek MT6737 processor, 16GB internal storage, 2GB RAM, 13MP rear camera with LED flash, 8MP front camera, and 3,000mAh battery.

Here are their detailed specs:

Cloudfone Next InfinityCherry Mobile Flare S6 Deluxe
5.7-inch HD+ IPS 18:9 display5.7-inch HD+ IPS 18:9 display
2.5D curved glassTBA
Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processorMediaTek MT6737 1.3GHz quad-core processor
16GB internal storage16GB internal storage
3GB RAM2GB RAM
expandable up to 128GB via microSDexpandable up to 64GB via microSD
13MP PDAF rear camera w/ portrait mode, LED flash13 megapixel rear camera with LED flash
16MP front camera w/ portrait mode, soft light8 megapixel front camera
Dual-SIMDual-SIM
4G LTE, 700MHz4G LTE, 700MHz
WiFiWiFi
BluetoothBluetooth
microUSBTBA
GPS, A-GPSTBA
OTGTBA
GyroscopeTBA
Fingerprint sensorFingerprint sensor
Android 7.1.2 NougatAndroid Nougat 7.0
2,900mAh battery3,000mAh battery

Here are the advantages of each smartphone:

Cloudfone Next Infinity

+ Better performing CPU

+ Larger RAM

+ Higher front camera resolution


+ Android 7.1.2 Nougat out-of-the-box

Cherry Mobile Flare S6 Deluxe

+ Better Performing GPU

+ Slightly larger battery capacity

DISPLAY

Both smartphones’ displays are of a 5.7″ IPS LCD make, and they are both good display specs even for an entry-level smartphone. What’s amusing is that they both follow the 18:9 screen aspect ratio trend that has been with most of the new smartphones in 2017. In terms of viewing experience, users will find them equally appealing if they are fond of watching videos since there is practically no difference between them.

CPU AND GPU

The Next Infinity bears a Snapdragon 425 while the Flare S6 Deluxe is built with a MediaTek MT6737 chip, both quite dated for 2017 devices. The former still has a better CPU performance based on paper and checking out the benchmark scores of the devices we previously reviewed carrying the same chip. In terms of gaming experience, the Flare S6 Deluxe has a slight advantage since it has more gaming potential than the Next Infinity.

CAMERA

Both smartphones have the same rear camera resolutions. The Next Infinity, however, could be a hit with the selfie folks as it sports a front camera of higher resolution. We do not have sample photos, but we will definitely capture images once we get our hands on the units.

BATTERY

There is only a little difference in their battery capacity. The Flare S6 Deluxe has a slightly higher capacity compared with the Next Infinity. As for battery life performance, expect that both smartphones will last almost the same time when tested.

PRICE

The Cloudfone Next Infinity is priced at Php 6,999 while the Cherry Mobile Flare S6 is the cheapest 18:9 device today at Php5,999.

For an entry-level smartphone, which would you like between the two? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.



Vaughn is your go-to person when it comes to comparing gadgets especially smartphones. He's also a gamer by heart and the "Hackerman" of the team.

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7 Responses

  1. Jude says:

    If you can tell which 1 has better call quality, thats the 1 i will choose. Believe or not, cherry mobile has better signal reception than samsung devices. Coz in our place, our samsung phones struggle to get better signal thus, call drops are frequent. While i did not experience dropped calls on my CM phones.

    Base on papers, i’ll choose cloudfone. But i need to know its call quality. I know CM coz i previously owned a lot of CM models.

    • gab says:

      true that. my flare S play holds on to 4g for dear life while my other phones (local and international brands) have long given up hope, while my superion navigator tablet had tge strongest 3g AND gps reception of all my devices. okay din ang CM, if magaling pumili.

  2. Aj says:

    Cherry Mobile employee spotted lolx’D

  3. gabe says:

    how can you make a judgement when most of cms specs are tba? sponsor advertiser bias?

    • Carl Lamiel says:

      We are paid zero by brands to make comparisons like these. The spec sheet for the CM Flare S6 Deluxe is already available at Cherry Mobile’s Facebook page, and we used that as basis for this comparison. The remaining specs affect minorly and we will update the article as we get them.

    • Piolo says:

      Boy, mali ang argumento mo.

  4. Glenn Burce says:

    I’ll go for Next Infinity! Actually, no. Bibili ako ng 2nd na LG V10 =) Pero between these two, I’m with Cloudfone’s.

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