Cherry Mobile Flare Mate Now Available Nationwide! Priced At Just 8999 Pesos!

Recently, we reported that the Cherry Mobile Flare Mate was officially announced. This time, we have that much awaited go signal for you guys, the local giant just sent us info stating that this highly anticipated device is now available nationwide!
Cherry Mobile Flare Mate Now Available Nationwide!
Cherry Mobile Flare Mate Now Available Nationwide!

In case you missed it, the Cherry Mobile Flare Mate is a HUGE, beautiful and solid looking phablet. It comes with 6 inch screen with pretty sharp Full HD resolution at 367 ppi, decent hardware configuration, large 4,000 mAh battery capacity, LTE connectivity, fingerprint sensor at the back and pretty stacked cameras that could be the best in its class.
It looks this slim
It looks this slim

Stacked cameras under 10K!

Fingerprint sensor and camera at the back
Fingerprint sensor and camera at the back

Speaking of cameras, the Flare Mate comes with an Omnivision sensor Pure Cell at the back with up to 13 MP pixel count. It doesn't end there, it also has a pretty big 1/3.06 inch size, large f/2.0 aperture, PDAF (Phase detection autofocus), EIS support and LED flash.

In front, at first CM only stated that it has a 5 MP BSI sensor, but we found out that it also has an f/2.2 aperture wide angle lens that has LED flash.

Cherry Mobile Flare Mate Specs 

Display: 6 Inch FHD IPS 1920 x 1080 resolution w/ 2.5D curved glass at 367 ppi
CPU: 1.3 GHz 64 Bit MT6735 octa core processor
GPU: Mali T720
ROM:16 GB ROM expandable via micro SD card slot up to 32 GB
Back Camera: 16 MP f/2.0 Ominivision Pure Cell Sensor w/ 1/3.06 inch size, PDAF, EIS, BSI and LED flash
Selfie Camera: 5 MP f/2.2 BSI w/ wide angle lens and LED flash
Battery: 4,000 mAh
OS: Android 5.1 Lollipop
Connectivity: WiFi, 3G, LTE, Bluetooth, OTG, GPS, A GPS, Dual SIM
Others: Fingerprint sensor
Dimensions: 158 x 81 x 8.3 mm
Price: 8,999 Pesos

Note: We also updated the specs of Flare Mate as we added things that we discovered from using it.

We've been using this device for 3 days already and so far the experience is a lot better than expected for an under 10K device. Watch out for our full review this weekend.