Cherry Mobile Announces OMEGA HD and FLAME 2.0

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cherry mobile logoAs expected Cherry Mobile Philippines officially announced the OMEGA HD, the successor of CM Omega that they announced last January but what’s not expected is that they’ve also announced the successor of Cherry Mobile FLAME – the FLAME 2.0.

Cherry Mobile OMEGA HD is a 5″ Android smartphone with a 720p (qHD) display @1280×720, it also feature a 12 MP rear camera w/ BSI and a 2MP BSI front-facing camera, a 1GB RAM, and a 1GHz dual-core processor, and protected by Dragon Tail scratch resistant screen. It will also sports a 1GB of RAM and a 4GB internal storage that’s expandable up t 32 GB via microSD. The CM Omega HD will be available this April 2013 with a retail price of Php7,999 or around SAR 738.00 – if ever it will be sold here in KSA. You checkout the full specs below.

Omega-hd

Cherry Mobile OMEGA HD Specs:

  • 5″ 720p display (qHD) IPS capacitive touchscreen display @1280×720 screen resolution
  • Dragon Trail Glass cover
  • 1GHz dual-core processor.
  • 1GB RAM
  • 4GB internal storage expandable to 32 GB via microSD
  • 12MP camera with BSI sensor and LED flash, 720p video recording.
  • 2MP BSI front-facing
  • 3G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi b/g/n, GPS
  • Android 4.1.1 Jellybean
  • 2,100 mAh battery
  • Color: Black, white

The Cherry Mobile FLAME 2.0 on the other hand is half inch smaller than the OMEGA HD, it sports a 4.5″ qHD capacitive display, a 5 MP rear camera, a VGA front facing camera and 4GB internal storage expandable to 32 GB via microSD. On the processor department, the FLAME 2.0 will be powered by a 1.2GHz Snapdragon quad-core processor and no Dragon Trail Glass cover for this one. The FLAME 2.0 will retail at Php6,990 and will be available this April 20113, same time as the OMEGA HD. Full spec of FLAME 2.0 is listed below.

FLAME

Cherry Mobile FLAME 2.0 Specs:

  • 4.5″ qHD) IPS capacitive touchscreen display
  • Android 4.1.1 Jellybean
  • 1.2GHz Snapdragon quad-core (MSM8225Q) processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 4GB internal storage expandable to 32 GB via microSD
  • Dual SIM
  • 5MP camera with LED flash
  • VGA front-facing
  • 3G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi b/g/n, WiFi Hotspot, GPS
  • 1,600mAh battery

During the event, Cherry Mobile even demoed as to how strong the Dragon Trail Glass is and how it protects from water spills. These just-announced Cherry Mobile phones may not have the best specs on the market but they sure have the best price for a smartphone, which is ideal for first time smartphone buyers as well as those who want to try out the Android platform without paying a premium.

Last modified: March 18, 2013

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