Quad-core Cherry Mobile SkyFire 2.0 revealed, priced at P7,999

This just in: Cherry Mobile has divulged that the smartphone it is releasing next week is the Cherry Mobile SkyFire 2.0, an update to the first SkyFire the company rolled out to stores in November 2012.

>>SEE ALSO: Review: Cherry Mobile Omega HD, priced at P7,999


Cherry Mobile SkyFire 2.0

This time, the model gets a quad-core processor, making it the fourth Cherry Mobile quad-core device after the Fusion Bolt, Flame 2.0, and Fusion Fire. The Cherry Mobile SkyFire 2.0 is also now powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon S4 chipset instead of MediaTek's MT6577. 

Here's a chart to let you see the difference between the two SkyFires. 

 

Spec comparison: Cherry Mobile SkyFire 2.0 vs Cherry Mobile SkyFire

The Cherry Mobile SkyFire 2.0 is said to be the equivalent of Karbonn S5 Titanium, which costs about P9,000 in India. And good news for us here in the Philippines: the Cherry Mobile version is cheaper at P7,999.

Interested? You don't have to wait long to get your hands on it because as we mentioned earlier, the SkyFire 2.0 will be available at all Cherry Mobile concept stores, kiosks, and accredited dealers nationwide starting next week

Cherry Mobile Fusion Bolt (Price: 3,999)

The Cherry Mobile Fusion Bolt is the king of value-for-money tablets. When you have a 7-inch quad-core slate that runs Android Jelly Bean; supports microUSB ... more 
Cherry Mobile Fusion Bolt (Price: 3,999)

The Cherry Mobile Fusion Bolt is the king of value-for-money tablets. When you have a 7-inch quad-core slate that runs Android Jelly Bean; supports microUSB OTG; and has a mini-HDMI port, an IPS 1280x800 display, and a P3,999 price tag, expect to hear the sound of collective jaws dropping.

Specs:
Actions Semiconductor ATM7025 chipset
1GHz quad-core CPU
Vivante GC1000+ GPU
1GB RAM
8GB internal storage
microSD card slot (up to 32GB)
7-inch IPS display (1280 x 800 resolution; 5-point touch)
2-megapixel rear camera
VGA front camera
microUSB OTG support; mini-HDMI port
4000mAh battery
Android Jelly Bean less 
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