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Cherry Mobile Flare J1

Cherry Mobile Flare J1 is a smartphone for every Filipino. Stay productive, have fun, or stay connective without spending a lot much money. Know more about this device right here!

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Cherry Mobile Flare J1: The Entry Level Pinoy Smartphone that Boasts a Lot of Fun

Cherry Mobile is hailed as one of the best budget smartphone manufacturers in the Philippines. It has managed to capture the household of the average Pinoy by its relentless feat in creating high-performance smartphones with a shoestring price tag. Its Flare series is the brand’s prominent smartphone line because it offered some of the best and feature budget smartphones in the Philippine market. Cherry Mobile Flare J1 is yet another innovation in that series that has captivated the Filipino users of today.

Standard Display for Basic Needs

The display of the Cherry Mobile J1 is nothing short of pixels considering that it’s an entry-level offering from the brand that is priced cheaper than it should be. The screen display of his device sports a resolution of 854 x 480 pixels, just enough pixels to keep the blurs in check.

Above Average Entry Level Camera

For a device that’s as cheap as the Cherry Mobile J1, the 8MP front camera, and the 2MP selfie shooter can be considered as a delightful treat which the brand usually exhibits on all of their devices. This is one of the reasons why Cherry Mobile easily dominated the Pinoy smartphone market. Users get to enjoy a kick ass feature despite the price that they’ve paid for the device. The 8MP camera of the Cherry Mobile J1 is more than good enough for your day to day photography needs. It comes with an auto-focus feature and a flash. Meanwhile, its front camera comes with preinstalled filters, for a more fun selfie experience.

Performance and Storage

It’s an established fact that Cherry Mobile always gives out the best that they could for the price that you pay. With that being said, the performance of their smartphones is always seen to it to be on par with the best in the category where it belongs to. The Cherry Mobile J1 is no exception from that. It sports a Quad-core processor which is clocked at 1.3GHz and a 512MB RAM for a fast and smooth user experience. To complement that experience, it houses 4GB worth of storage memory and can be expanded up tp 32GB via microSD slot. You’ll never fall short when it comes to fun and functionality of the Cherry Mobile Flare J1.

Expert Reviews

Reviewed on 2016-02-01
HardwareIt's made up of plastic and it's a little bit thick for my taste but I guess there's nothing wrong with that because again, the smartphone is affordable and it still looks gorgeous to me. What do I mean by that? Well, at the back, the smartphone d...
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Reviewed on 2015-12-16
Cherry Mobile Flare J1 presents a great opportunity for budget-conscious consumers, including students and yuppies, to enjoy the benefits of Android 5.1 Lollipop for a lot less...
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Processor frequency

1.3 GHz

Processor cores



Display diagonal

12.7 cm (5")

Orientation sensor
Display type


Touch technology


Touch screen type


Ports & interfaces

USB port
USB connector type


USB version


Headphone connectivity

3.5 mm


SIM card capability

Dual SIM

2G standards


3G standards


Wi-Fi standards

IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Bluetooth version


2G bands (primary SIM)

850,900,1800,1900 MHz

3G bands supported

850,2100 MHz


Internal RAM

512 MB

Compatible memory cards

MicroSD (TransFlash)

Maximum memory card size

32 GB


Operating system installed


Operating system version



Rear camera resolution (numeric)

8 MP

Built-in flash
Front camera
Front camera resolution (numeric)

2 MP

Video recording


Battery capacity

2000 mAh


Form factor


Colour of product



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