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Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus vs Cherry Mobile Flare S6 Plus: Specs Comparison

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus vs Cherry Mobile Flare S6 Plus Specs Comparison - NoypiGeeks

The Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus was just made available in the Philippines. This also means that it will have to take on a lot of competition here in the country, even the locally-branded smartphones.

One of the few devices that may stand a chance is the Cherry Mobile Flare S6 Plus — one of the best smartphones that the local company have as of now.

The Flare S6 Plus came from a family of Cherry Mobile devices that are targeted to the masses. They all have a cheap price tag and bountiful spec sheets. But the thing is, that is also the main mantra of almost every Xiaomi devices — especially the Redmi 5 Plus.

Cherry Mobile Flare S6 Plus Review — NoypiGeeks

Both the Cherry Mobile Flare S6 Plus and the Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus are almost priced the same. So, when we put it side by side, which of these two sub-Php10k devices will come out on top? That’s what we’re here to figure out.

 Xiaomi Redmi 5 PlusCherry Mobile Flare S6
Operating SystemAndroid 7.1.2 Nougat
MIUI 9
Android 7.0 Nougat
Cherry OS
SIMDual SIM, hybrid
Dual Standby
Nano SIM format
Dual SIM
Dual Standby
Nano SIM format
Hybrid
Display5.99-inch FHD+ IPS
2160 x 1080 resolution
~403ppi
18:9 aspect ratio
5.7-inch HD IPS
1440 x 720 resolution
~282ppi
18:9 aspect ratio
Processor2.0GHz Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor
1.5GHz MediaTek 6750T octa-core processor
RAM4GB4GB
GPUAdreno 506Mali-T860 MP2
Storage64GB internal
expandable via microSD up to 128GB
64GB internal
expandable via microSD up to 128GB
Front camera5-megapixel
LED flash
16-megapixel +
5-megapixel
LED flash
Rear Camera12-megapixel
PDAF
LED flash
16-megapixel +
5-megapixel
LED flash
SecurityFingerprint scannerFingerprint scanner
ConnectivityHSPA+
4G LTE
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.2
GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
microUSB 2.0
HSPA+
4G LTE
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.1
GPS, A-GPS
USB Type-C
Dimensions158.5 x 75.45 x 8.05mm156.5 x 73.10 x 8.6mm
Weight180g168g
ColorBlack
Gold
Light Blue
Rose Gold
Gray
Gold
Battery4,000mAh non-removable3,000mAh non-removable
PricePhp9,990Php9,999

The majority of the rounds in this battle were clearly won by the Redmi 5 Plus. However, the Flare S6 Plus didn’t lose without a fight.

The Redmi 5 Plus’ larger and sharper 5.99-inch FHD+ IPS screen has clearly destroyed the 5.7-inch HD+ panel found on the Flare S6 Plus. Xiaomi’s offering also has a newer version of Android, better chipset, and a noticeably larger battery.

Xiaomi Redmi 5 plus specs list

But still, the Flare S6 Plus took the crown on the camera department with its quad-camera setup. You can check out the quality in our full review of the device. Cherry Mobile has also fully implemented the use of USB Type-C in most of their higher priced phones.

See also

Cherry Mobile Flare S6 Plus camera quality

The Redmi 5 Plus is now available on both Xiaomi’s official Lazada store or via their official authorized Mi stores in TriNoma and SM Megamall. On the other hand, you can get the Flare S6 Plus in Cherry Mobile stores, kiosks, and third-party resellers nationwide.

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