Thursday, January 31, 2013

Boost your Android's battery life!

How do you get the best battery life from your Android device? Here are 13 useful tips to boost your droid’s juice:

1. Switch to a 2G network. (2G networks are slower than 3G, but 3G uses more power.)
2. Deactivate Wi-Fi when not needed.
3. Turn off Bluetooth if not in use.
4. Switch off GPS.
5. Reduce brightness display.
6. Turn off vibrations.
7. Set your screen timeout to the shortest length.
8. Use plain, static wallpapers instead of colourful live wallpapers.
9. Get an Android battery saver app (e.g. Battery Booster, Juice Defender, Easy Battery Saver, etc.)
10. Disable automatic updates for widgets.
11. Uninstall unnecessary apps.
12. Disable auto-sync.
13. Keep your gadgets cool. (Batteries work best in cooler temperatures.)

We hope this post helps you. Until next time...

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Cherry Mobile makes it official: Meet the OMEGA

After endless rounds of speculation and countless leaked images and rumors, the Cherry Mobile Omega is finally here! At Php6,699, the device is the priciest smartphone in our Android lineup. However, you do get a lot of bang for your buck due to its sleek design, swift and smooth processor, large display, and good battery life.

The 3G-capable handset comes with Google's Android 4.1 Jelly Bean software out of the box, which is more advanced than its predecessor - the Ice Cream Sandwich. With the OMEGA, you’ll get a dual-SIM phone with dual-core chipset and a big 5.2-inch capacitive display, which makes it easier to check and send e-mails and to view Web pages and videos with the phone in your hand. A 5 megapixel camera is present at the back, along with a VGA front snapper for video chat. It has 512 of RAM, 4GB of internal memory and an expandable memory card slot.

Visit a Cherry Mobile store near you and find out why your next smartphone should be an OMEGA!  

Cherry Mobile OMEGA full specifications:

SIM Slot: Dual SIM
OS: Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Processor : 1GHz Dual Core
Camera: 5MP (main); VGA (front)
Dimensions: 152.3 mm x 80 mm x 11 mm
Screen Type: Capacitive
Screen Size: 5.2 inches
Multitouch: 5 point
Internal Memory: ROM: 4GB; RAM: 512MB
Memory Expansion: microSD, up to 32GB
Battery Capacity: 2300mAH
FM Radio: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes
USB Port: Yes, micro USB
Wi-Fi: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g
GPS: Yes
Sensors: Accelerometer, Proximity, Light
Available Colors: Black, White
Suggested Retail Price (SRP): Php6,699

Cherry Mobile T2i: Affordable, but packed with features

Some say feature phones are not cool anymore, but that doesn't mean there are not enough options for people on a budget.

Meet the Cherry Mobile T2i, our most affordable touchscreen phone with mobile TV! This device has a 1.3MP camera, Bluetooth, and a 2.8-inch full-touch LCD. It’s portable, light-weight, and you'll have enough space with its microSD card slot that can handle up to 8GB. But the big selling point for the T2i is its mobile TV function, and it comes paired with an FM radio and an easy-to-use multimedia player.

Sure, this dual-SIM phone is not as advanced as its higher-end cousins – but for Php1,399, it’s an absolute steal.

Click here to know more about the Cherry Mobile T2i.

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Get into the world of tablets with SUPERION TV and FUSION ICE

Products like the cherryPAD Turbo and Cherry Mobile Supreme have proven that you don't have to spend much to have a useful and fun tablet computer. If you're shopping on a tight budget for an inexpensive tab, don’t worry, because we just added two new Android devices that won’t hurt your wallet.

The first one, named SUPERION TV, is Cherry Mobile’s first tablet with mobile TV function. It is designed for people who spend much of their time on the road. It runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and flaunts a 1GHz processor, 4GB onboard storage, 512MB RAM, and an expandable memory up to 32GB via microSD card.

SUPERION TV also has call and text function, camera, and built-in Wi-Fi so you can connect to your online friends whenever there’s a wireless network available.

Next, we have Cherry Mobile FUSION ICE. With its excellent design, useful features, and a Php3,699 price tag, it is truly one of the cheapest ways to experience the best that the Android OS has to offer.

Running on 1GHz processor and Android ICS, FUSION ICE has a 7-inch HD LCD, 4GB of internal storage, and 512MB of RAM. It may not be as powerful as your dream tablet, (yes, we all know what that is) but this gadget still features the fundamentals of what a good tab should deliver: Internet, usage of applications, and fun games.

Will you be getting one? 

Cherry Mobile SUPERION TV Specifications:

Processor: 1GHz
SIM Slot: Single SIM
Screen Type: Capacitive
Screen Size: 7.0 inches
Navigation Key: Touchscreen
Multi-touch: 5 point
Operating System: Android 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Internal Storage: 4GB
RAM: 512MB
Memory Expansion: microSD, up to 32GB
USB Port: micro USB
Bluetooth, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g
Entertainment: mp3 Player, mobile TV
Camera: VGA
Sensors: Accelerometer, Light
Battery: 3200mAH
Color: Black
Price: Php5,999 (Official SRP)

Cherry Mobile FUSION ICE Specifications:
Processor : 1GHz
Screen Type: Capacitive
Screen Size: 7.0 inches HD LCD
Navigation Key: Touchscreen
Multi-touch: 5 point
Operating System: Android 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Internal Storage: 8GB
RAM: 512MB
Memory Expansion: microSD, up to 32GB
USB Port: micro USB
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Entertainment: mp3 Player
Camera: VGA (front)
Sensor: Accelerometer
Battery: 3000mAh
Color: Black/White
Price: Php3,699 (Official SRP)

Cherry Mobile P9: What it lacks in size, it makes up for in style

It's all too easy to fixate on the latest handsets boasting powerful processors and massive screens. But not everyone is looking to spend thousands on the latest smart phones. Some people just need something simple (and cute) to handle the essentials, and then spend all those saved cash on handbags, kicks, or movie tickets.

Since its launch in 2011, the Cherry Mobile P9 (aka Cutie) has become a popular choice among consumers who are looking for a small phone that offers the basic features of a communication device. Yes, this phone won't handle gaming and social networking tasks, but it will cope with your messaging needs and even the occasional movie marathon (yes, P9 is almost as small as a Cricket lighter but it plays videos!)

Gaining popularity as dependable handset fit for students, commuters, and sneaky folks, this phone has practically become synonymous with the term "iwas-snatch"!

The Cherry Mobile P9 is affordable, stylish and extremely cute! What it lacks in size, it makes up for in style. Revitalize your boring weekdays with this colorful midget!

 Click HERE to know more about this Cutie.

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

We Want to Keep You Virus-Free!

With the popularity of smartphones and tablets, even Android devices are now being targeted by malware and other online threats. And once you're infected, these bugs can wreak havoc on your system. While there's nothing that will protect your phone completely, you can avoid viruses by doing the following:

• Password-lock your phone.
• Keep confidential or private data off the handset.
• Do not insert anyone's memory card without scanning it. Android is based on the Linux operating system, which is very secure, but viruses, Trojans rootkits, spyware, etc. do exist.
• Update your system software.
• Do not accept MMS from unknown numbers.
• Do not install dubious apps.
• Install an antivirus application. We have to admit that paid antivirus apps work better, but there are free versions that are dependable too (e.g. AVG AntiVirus FREE for Android, Lookout Security & Antivirus, avast! Mobile Security).

If you are concerned that your Cherry Mobile Android device may have been infected by malware, please contact our Customer Solutions.

Cherry Mobile FLAME: A Hot New Smartphone that Offers Maximum Bang for your Buck

Upgrading to a new smartphone doesn't have to be expensive.  In fact, there are lots of great, affordable handsets out there and the new Cherry Mobile FLAME is one of them.  

Slim and light, the device features a 4.5-inch qHD capacitive touchscreen. It also packs a 5-megapixel camera and a VGA front-facing snapper. Like FLARE, FLAME houses a 1.2GHZ dual-core processor, 512MB RAM, 4GB internal storage, a microSD card slot expandable to 32GB, and a very affordable price tag.

It might not have the best-looking design, but for just Php6,299, it looks and feels much pricier. If you’re looking for a big, high resolution smartphone with a decent camera, then you’ll struggle to find a better deal than this.

The Cherry Mobile FLAME is now available at all Cherry Mobile concept stores, kiosks, and accredited dealers nationwide.

Cherry Mobile FLAME Specs:

Dual SIM/ Dual Standby

4.5-inch qHD (960x540) IPS capacitive display

245ppi, 16.8M colors with 5-point multi-touch feature

1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm MSM8225 Snapdragon S4 Processor

Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

Adreno 203 GPU

512MB of RAM

4GB of internal storage

microSD slot up to 32GB

5MP autofocus camera with flash

720p@15fps HD video recording

VGA front-facing camera

3G (HSDPA 7.2Mbps) on SIM 1 only

3.5mm audio jack / microUSB 2.0 / FM Radio

Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n / Wi-Fi Direct / Wi-Fi hotspot

Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP / GPS with A-GPS support

Tri-Band GSM 900/1800/1900MHz; UMTS 2100MHz

Gravity / Proximity / Light sensor

1800mAh Li-Ion battery

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Cherry Mobile Blaze: An Affordable Smartphone with Sleek Design and 8MP Camera

You've probably given up on your 2013 resolutions already, but – you can still start the new year right by owning a sleek, new Android smartphone that won’t hurt your pocket.

We give you the Cherry Mobile BLAZE, a dual-SIM and 3G-ready touchscreen phone which runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwhich (upgradeable to Jelly Bean). Despite its low price point, BLAZE is equipped with a large 4.7-inch capacitive display, an 8-megapixel auto-focus camera with LED flash, and a 0.3-megapixel front-facing snapper for video chats. To match the power of the display and cam, a 1Ghz dual-core processor and 512MB RAM is installed to make every touch and swipe extremely responsive.

Since this is an Android handset, you're looking at has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS support. There is also, of course, access to thousands of apps via Google Play, and the "pogi" factor doesn't end there. For storage, BLAZE is armed with 4GB of internal storage and an expandable memory of up to 32GB.

The Cherry Mobile BLAZE has a suggested retail price of P6,499. It is available at all Cherry Mobile concept stores, kiosks and accredited dealers nationwide. If you decide to shell out for its price tag, we promise that you won’t be disappointed.

Cherry Mobile BLAZE Specs:

Dual SIM / Dual Standby
4.7" FWVGA (854x480) capacitive display
208ppi with 5-point multi-touch feature
Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (upgradeable to Jelly Bean)
1GHz Dual-Core MT6577 Processor
PowerVR SGX531 GPU
512MB of RAM
4GB of internal storage
microSD card slot up to 32GB
8MP AF camera with LED flash
720p HD video recording
VGA (0.3MP) front-facing camera
GPS with A-GPS support / Bluetooth v2.1
WiFi b/g/n / WiFi Hotspot
3G capable / UMTS 2100MHz
GPRS / EDGE / GSM 900/1800MHz (Dual-band)
Motion Sensor / Proximity Sensor / Light Sensor
3.5mm audio Jack / MicroUSB v2.0 / FM Radio
Li-Ion 1500mAh battery