Despite being one of the most affordable midrange smartphones not just in the Philippines, but even in the entire world, The Flare S3 won’t leave you shortchanged. With a price that’s doesn’t even reach a quarter of what you’re paying for the latest model of Apple’s iPhone, you sure do get a complete feature that’s present in high-end devices. A decent 13Megapixel primary camera and 5MP selfie camera, An Octa-core processor, 8GB internal Memory which is expandable to 32Gb via microSD slot, Dual Sim, FM Radio, and the list goes on. What else could you ask for?
Cherry Mobile Flare S3 - Simplistic Design
From the design itself, it’s easy to tell that this phone does not aim to grab the spotlight from its competitors, it’s simply aimed to provide a practical smartphone solution to practical users. Its design is not a standout but its thin and lightweight body gives its users a good grip of the phone. Its back cover is made up of faux leather, which was somehow inspired from the Galaxy Note 3. Its back cover can easily be interchanged with different colors; you can buy them separately.
Cherry Mobile Flare S3 - Vivid Multi-Touch Screen
The Flare series just did a major upgrade of their screen, and that is evident on Flare S3. This is one of the areas where flare S3 excels among its local competitors, its 5 inch HD IPS panels boasts perfect sharpness, sunlight legibility is above average as well as its viewing angles. The screen also supports multitouch of up to 5 fingers, giving more way touch response dependent applications and games. For a midrange phone that possesses the price of an entry level phone, its screen is pretty overpowered.
Cherry Mobile Flare S3 - Performance that Delivers
Obviously, this phone does not try to outmatch those in the higher end of the spectrum, however, it doesn’t mean it’s also a push over. With an Octa-core processor and a 1GB worth of RAM, there’s so much that you can do and a limitless number of applications and games you can run without spending without shelling out a lot of money.
Cherry Mobile Flare S3 - Verdict
Cherry Mobile Flare S3 is a practical choice for the practical consumers, which is what most Filipinos are. If you’re on a tight budget or simply don’t want to spend much on mobile phones, and if you’re just after a phone that you could simply enjoy using than flaunting. The Flare S3 is the phone for you.