Cherry Mobile has a launched another smartphone for the masses. If you’re looking for an upgrade to your boring feature phone, you might want to check out the new Cherry Mobile Flare A2 Lite.

The Cherry Mobile Flare A2 Lite probably has the most humble specs around. But thanks to its Android Go Edition operating system, it can probably still deliver decent performance.


The device is powered by a 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6580 quad-core processor. That’s the same chipset that we saw on other Android One devices like the Alcatel 1X. But to be able to drop the price even further, the Flare A2 Lite only comes with 512MB of RAM and 8GB of onboard storage.

Unfortunately, Cherry Mobile Flare A2 Lite lacks 4G LTE connectivity, which is a big bummer at this point in time.


There’s a 2-megapixel camera on the front and a 5-megapixel one on the back. It also has a decent 2,000mAh battery inside to juice it up. Without a doubt, this smartphone is as basic as it gets.

Cherry Mobile Flare A2 Lite Specs

  • Android 8.0 Oreo, Go Edition
  • Dual SIM, Dual Standby
  • 5-inch TFT display, 960 x 480 resolution, ~214ppi
  • 18:9 aspect ratio
  • 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6580 quad-core processor
  • Mali-400 GPU
  • 512MB RAM
  • 8GB internal storage
  • 3G, HSPA+, EDGE
  • WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Bluetooth
  • FM Radio
  • GPS, A-GPS
  • Dimensions: 138.8 x 66.6 x 9.95mm
  • 2000mAh battery

All those low-end hardware are complemented by a really economical price. The Cherry Mobile Flare A2 Lite retails for a price of only Php2,499 — almost as cheap as some feature phones today. You can get it at Cherry Mobile stores and kiosks nationwide.

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