Around this time of the year in 2015, local smartphone brand Cherry Mobile launched Flare 4 premium series.
The Flare series became so popular that Cherry Mobile reported 1.5M sales in 2015. In relation to this figure, CM CEO Maynard Ngo announced Monday, September 17 that it is aiming to reach 5M sales of the Flare series.
The 2016 Flare series
To contribute to the targeted 5M Flares, the 2016 line up was unveiled and there are two groups.
The first one is the Flare 5 series. Beginning with Flare 5, Flare S5 and Flare S5 Plus.
The second batch comprises of special series, the Flare X2, Flare S5 Power, and the flagship device Flare Infinity.
Flare 2016 pricing
The 2016 Flare series price starts at P5,499 with Flare 5. The Flare S5 SRP is P5,699 and the Flare S5 Plus official price is P8,999.
The Flare X2 and Flare S5 Power has the same SRP of P7,999 and the Flare Infinity which is the most good-looking CM device of the year has the price tag of P12,999.
Luckily, we won in the raffle draw during the launch and we got the Flare S5 Plus. Also, we had the Flare S5 on loan for our review.
We will make our usual unboxing videos the soonest.