Cherry Mobile’s Flare S8 Series launched; Price starts at P3,999
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Cherry Mobile’s Flare S8 Series launched; Price starts at P3,999

Last updated on July 30th, 2019 at 10:30 am

The last-man-standing in terms of local branding, Cherry Mobile, has launched its latest Flare S8 Series, Thursday, July 25, 2019, in Taguig City, Philippines.

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Ms. Agnes Conopio, Head of PR at Cherry Mobile welcomed the guests composed of the Philippine media, loyal Cherry Mobile users, bloggers, and VIPs in this year’s launch.

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Lonson Alejandrino, VP and Head of Products and Development shared a quick trip to memory lane when Cherry Mobile was starting as a smartphone brand. Cherry Mobile launched their first Android phones back in October 2010.

Aleandrino then presented the specs and pricing of the first two (2) members of the Flare S8 family.

It was followed by Niko Tan who presented the flagship device, the Flare S8 Plus.

The Flare S8 Family

Flare S8 Flare S8 Pro Flare S8 Plus
6.26-inch 2.5D curved IPS screen w/ HD+ 1520 x 720 resolution at 269 ppi 6.5-inch 2.5D curved IPS screen w/ HD+ 1520 x 720 resolution at 259 ppi 6.26-inch 2.5D curved IPS screen w/ FHD+ 2340 x 1080 resolution at 412 ppi
2.3GHz 64-bit Helio P23 octa-core processor 2.0GHz 64-bit Helio P22 octa-core processor 2.1GHz 64-bit Helio P70 octa-core processor
Mali-G71 MP2 PowerVR GE8320 Mali-G72 MP3
3GB 4GB 6GB
32GB expandable via microSD card slot up to 128GB 64GB expandable via microSD card slot up to 512GB 128GB expandable via microSD card slot up to 512GB
13MP + 2MP f/2.4 w/ LED flash 20MP + 5MP w/ LED flash 16MP + 5MP + 2MP w/ AI and LED flash
13MP 20MP 16MP + 2MP
2,800mAh 4,000mAh 3,250mAh
Android 9.0 Pie Android 9.0 Pie Android 9.0 Pie
WiFi 802.11 ab/b/g/n (2.4GHz/5GHz), 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.2, OTG, FM Radio, GPS, GLONASS, dual SIM WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.2, OTG, FM Radio, GPS, A-GPS, dual SIM WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz/5GHz), 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.2, OTG, FM Radio, GPS, A-GPS, dual SIM
Accelerometer, light, orientation, proximity, gyroscope, sound, magnetic Accelerometer, light, orientation, proximity, gyroscope, sound, magnetic Accelerometer, light, orientation, proximity, gyroscope, sound, magnetic
Fingerprint sensor, face unlock Fingerprint sensor, face unlock, USB-C, Colors: black, twilight purple, midnight blue, emerald blue Fingerprint sensor, face unlock, USB-C, Colors: pearl black

Flare S8 – P3,999

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  • 6.26-inch HD+ Display
  • Mediatek Helio P23
  • 3GB RAM + 32GB ROM
  • 13MP + 2MP f/2.4 rear camera w/ LED flash
  • 13MP front camera AI
  • 2,800mAh battery capacity
  • Android 9.0 Pie

Flare S8 Pro – P5,999

  • 6.5-inch HD+ Display
  • Helio P22
  • 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM
  • 20MP + 5MP rear camera w/ LED flash
  • 20MP front camera
  • 4,000mAH battery capacity
  • Android 9.0 Pie

Flare S8 Plus – P12,900

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  • 6.26-inch Full HD Display
  • Mediatek Helio P70
  • 6GB RAM + 128 ROM
  • 16MP + 5MP + 2MP rear camera w/ AI and LED flash
  • 16MP + 2MP front camera
  • 3,250mAH battery capacity
  • Android 9.0 Pie

Pricing & Availability

The Flare S8 Series is arriving in stores by the end of August. Official pricing is as follows:

  • Flare S8 – P3,999
  • Flare S8 Pro – P5,999
  • Flare S8 Plus – P12,900

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