After Cherry Mobile Omega and Cruize smartphones launches last month, Cherry Mobile is on a roller coaster. The journey doesn’t seem to end for a while now as they have come up with another smartphone with dual core processor with dual SIM Support.

Update- Also Cherry Mobile has launched Thunder smartphone priced at PHP 4999.Cherry Mobile Thunder

Cherry Mobile Thunder

Cherry Mobile already has flurry of budget friendly Android phones and Cherry Thunder addition refreshes the lineup with beautiful specifications. Featuring the 4.5 inches qHD display screen with capacitive touch it provides a maximum resolution of 854 x 480 pixels. It will be powered with lower 1 Ghz dual core processor in comparison with Cherry Mobile Flame which is available at PHP 6299, infact that is the only major difference between these two smartphones. That processor unit difference has led to price cut of Philippine Peso 1300 which is a big difference.

We see a 5 mega pixel camera on the rear side of the device with face detection, smile detection, auto focus, zoom and also there is front facing basic VGA camera which can be used for face to face video chat via various social networks like Google Hangouts at Google+, Skype, Nimbuzz Messenger, Facebook Messenger. It has 4 GB internal storage capacity and removing the system files you can store up to 3.6 Gb of data on to that. Plus there is a micro SD card slot, providing storage up to additional 32 GB in size using the microSD card.

It will include Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich version pre-installed on the device with access to Google Play Store, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi tethering capabilities. There is 512 MB RAM which is just good enough for an entry level smartphone.

Cherry Mobile Thunder has following specifications –

  • 4.5 inches FWGA capacitive touchscreen display
  • 854 x 480 pixels resolution
  • Dual SIM GSM +GSM Support
  • 1 Ghz dual core processor
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 5 mega pixel main camera
  • Front facing VGA camera
  • Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS
  • Wi Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 3G, aGPS, Bluetooth
  • 4 Gb internal memory
  • 32 Gb micro SD card support

Cherry Mobile will be selling Thunder Android smartphone at PHP 4999 solely in Philippines. In US currency it comes to $128. Overall, Cherry Mobile Thunder is a wonderful budget buy. It will be available for purchase via from February 9, 2013.