Here comes a brand new budget phone from a local tech brand Cherry Mobile. Meet the new Flare Y5.

The Cherry Mobile Flare Y5 features a 1.4GHz Unisoc SC9832E quad-core processor, with a decent 2GB of RAM, and 16GB of expandable storage. The humble hardware is partnered with a power-efficient Android 10 Go Edition operating system.


Cherry Mobile is positioning the Flare Y5 for the new normal, making it a great option for students who need an affordable smartphone for participating in online classes and more. Android 10 is also equipped with parental controls that regulate smartphone usage.

That’s why the Flare Y5 has 4G LTE connectivity for a reliable internet connection, even without if you don’t have WiFi at home.


Speaking of attainable, the Cherry Mobile Flare Y5 has an official price of only Php2,999. You can get it at tons of Cherry Mobile stores and kiosks nationwide, as well as through their official stores in Lazada and Shopee. If it’s not your cup of tea, you can check out our list of smartphones under Php5,000.

Cherry Mobile Flare Y5 Specs

  • Android 10 Go Edition
  • 1.4GHz Unisoc SC9832E quad-core processor
  • 2GB RAM
  • 8GB internal storage, expandable via microSD up to 64GB
  • 5-megapixel front camera
  • 8-megapixel rear camera
  • 4G LTE
  • WiFi
  • Bluetooth
  • GPS
  • microUSB
  • Colors: Black, Blue
  • 2,000mAh battery

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