Why Cherry Mobile Aqua S10 Pro can compete locally


The Aqua S10 Pro has arrived and is ready to accept your money. The design, build, specifications, cameras, battery life, and charging of the phone have all been enhanced. The user interface, on the other hand, hasn’t been upgraded in years. Priced at only P7,999 (with freebies if you buy it from Shopee 👉 Free items included a Tempered Glass, Jelly Case, Game Controller, and Crystal Speaker).

This budget meal smartphone is positioned to be a great gaming device on the go. It has a Mediatek Helio G90 CPU with a clock speed of 2.0GHz for smooth gameplay, a responsive screen, and superb image quality. It ships with 6GB of RAM, allowing you to multitask and run numerous demanding apps at the same time. You can store a variety of games on its 128GB UFS 2.1 storage and see where you succeed the most. It also has a 5000mAh battery with 30W fast charging 2.0 and 10W wireless charging capabilities.

Cherry Mobile Aqua S10

Cherry Aqua S10 Pro specs

  • 6.67-inch FHD+ TrueView IPS display
  • 2.0GHz MediaTek Helio G90 octa-core processor
  • 6GB RAM
  • Mali-G76 GPU
  • 128GB UFS 2.1 internal storage, expandable via microSD
  • 16- megapixel front camera
  • 48MP + 5MP ultra-wide + 2MP depth sensor + 2MP macro rear cameras, LED flash
  • Rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, Face unlock
  • Android 11
  • Dual SIM, Dual Standby
  • HSPA+, 4G LTE
  • WiFi
  • Bluetooth
  • GPS
  • USB Type-C
  • 5,000mAh battery, 30W wired charging, 10W wireless charging

The phone’s unboxing reveals the usual culprits. Since the beginning of time, Cherry Mobile has been generous with freebies.

☑️ Uninstalled tempered glass
☑️ Transparent gelly case
☑️ Hiqh-quality USB Type-C cable
☑️ 30W Fast charger
☑️ High-quality earphones

Design and build

Cherry Mobile gets my respect in this category. When compared to the past models that Cherry Mobile has released, the Aqua S10 Pro has a more modern look.

In short, the Cherry Mobile Aqua S10 Pro’s design can go head to head with the current contenders in the market today. You can flaunt it and people will comment “Ganda ng phone mo ah.. Cherry yan?? “Di nga!?!”

Camera samples

The phone comes with all the camera modules you need for your media content, a 48MP + 5MP ultra-wide + 2MP depth sensor + 2MP macro rear cameras, LED flash.

The camera UI looks boring. This comment is inherent to the fact that the devices come with bare Android 11 software. No customized skin or whatsoever.  So, even taking photos or videos, you’ll have a learning curve.

Cherry Mobile Aqua S10 Pro vs Xiaomi Redmi 10

Our local contender has an upper hand, so to speak, because of these qualifications.

A slightly bigger screen, a more powerful CPU, faster storage, a dedicated microSD card slot, a higher selfie camera resolution, fast wired charging, wireless charging feature, and a more inexpensive 6GB + 128GB variant are all improvements.

Our opponent, on the other hand, has a number of advantages that our local guy does not.

These include Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, IR blaster, NFC, dual speakers, FM radio and reverse wired charging.

If your decision will be based on pricing, our local guy retails for only P7,999 with one variant only. The opponent is priced at P7,590 for the 4GB + 64 GB while the second variant that has 6GB + 128GB retails for P8,590.

Cherry Mobile Aqua S10 Pro vs Infinix Note 10 Pro

A close contender to our local guy is the Note 10 Pro by Infinix. If you go side by side with their specs, the battle is so close.

But the Chinese brand has the upper hand in terms of specs. That includes 180Hz touch sampling rate, a little upgraded chipset (Helio G90T), a 2GB difference in RAM, a higher megapixel rear camera plus the ultrawide lens.

In terms of pricing, there is a P2,000 price difference. The Infinix Note 10 Pro is priced at P9,990 vs the Aqua S10 Pro which is sold at P7,999.


The Cherry Mobile Aqua S10 Pro outperforms its predecessors. I really admire the smartphone’s appearance and construction. It can compete with the market’s other players. Other features worth mentioning are the 30W quick charging and wireless charging.

What I wish for Cherry Mobile to invest in is the software. It is time to put some marketing budget on the UI to further improve its overall presentation.

Cherry Mobile Aqua S10 Review Summary

Design and build - 9.9
Features - 9.8
Battery & charging - 9
Camera - 9
Price - 10


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