Specs Comparison: Firefly Intense Desire vs MyPhone my36

Specs Comparison: Firefly Intense Desire vs MyPhone my36

Firefly Mobile just introduced its new Intense Desire smartphone that offers a decent bang for the buck value. A similar local smartphone came to mind bearing a close lineup of specifications and even a price tag that’s just a few hundred pesos away — the MyPhone my36.

We place the two in a side-by-side comparison to determine their strengths and weaknesses for those planning on buying smartphones in this price range.


Firefly Intense DesireMyPhone my36
5.5-inch Tru HD IPS OGS display @ 1280 x 720 resolution5.2-inch Full HD IPS display @ 1920 x 1080 resolution
AGC Dragontrail GlassCorning Gorilla Glass 3
1.3GHz MediaTek MT6753 64-bit octa-core CPU1.3GHz MediaTek MT6753 64-bit octa-core CPU
Mali-T720 MP3 GPUMali-T720 MP3 GPU
32GB internal storage (expandable up to 128GB)16GB internal storage (expandable up to 64GB)
13MP Sony Exmor RS IMX214 AF BSI rear camera w/ dual-LED flash13MP rear camera w/ Samsung optics, dual-LED flash, and Phase Detect AF
8MP front BSI camera5MP front camera w/ LED flash
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/acWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
GPS with A-GPSGPS with A-GPS
Dual-SIM (micro)Dual-SIM (micro)
3,550mAh non-removable battery w/ Fast Charge (1.5A Fast Charger included)2900mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery
Android 5.1 LollipopAndroid 5.1 Lollipop

Summary of Advantages


Firefly Intense Desire:

  • 5.5-inch display
  • 32GB internal storage
  • Expandable up to 128GB
  • BSI sensor for the rear camera
  • 8MP front camera with BSI sensor
  • 3,550mAh battery w/ Fast Charge feature and fast charger (1.5A)
  • Cheaper (costs Php500 less)

MyPhone my36:

  • Full HD display
  • 424ppi
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Phase Detection AF for rear camera
  • LED flash for front camera

Both are equal in:

  • MediaTek octa-core CPU
  • Mali-T720 GPU
  • 3GB RAM
  • 13MP rear sensor with Dual LED Flash
  • Connectivity
  • 4G LTE
  • Android 5.1 OS

In the end, there are many similarities in their specs, but the Firefly Intense Desire offers a bit more than the MyPhone my36 — for a budget-friendlier price.


Kevin Bruce Francisco is the Senior Editor and Video Producer for YugaTech. He's a Digital Filmmaking graduate who's always either daydreaming of traveling or actually going places on his bike. Follow him on Twitter for more tech updates @kevincofrancis.

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2 Responses

  1. Di nyo naman ni review yung MyPhone my35 at my36 :(

  2. Easy E says:

    Review the firefly asap pls!

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