Just earlier in the launch at the Vanilla Cupcakes, Mother Ignacia St., Quezon City, Cherry Mobile Philippines officially unveiled the Cherry Mobile G1, a 64-bit LTE Google Android One smartphone. Cherry Mobile continued to strengthen its relationship with Google by going with another Android smartphone release today.

Cherry Mobile G1
It has been less than a year when Cherry Mobile released it first Android One phone and just yet today they managed to release another one. Way to go Cherry for this initiative to have a better Google Android experience here in the Philippines. Gone are the days of fragmented Android phones from local companies here in the country, at least these are the first steps where the operating system of a smartphone could be updated directly with Google servers for updates and waiting too long or #forever.

Back portion of the Cherry Mobile G1 smartphone
The Cherry Mobile G1 boasts the 1.2 GHz Quad-Core processor it has which is backed by an Adreno 306 GPU. It's a total upgrade of its predecessor in which it doubled its RAM and storage capacity by 16GB internal storage which can still be expanded up to 64GB via microSD card. This smartphone is officially certified by Google like the Nexus flagship they have. 

The Cherry Mobile G1 supports up to 2 years of OS updates by Google
It also comes out of the box Android Lollipop 5.1 in which can receive future updates like the upcoming Android M in which the device is guaranteed to receive support up to 2 years. The battery capacity is also beefed up and the software manages the battery saving efficiency to make use out of more of the device. It also a 5.1 IPS display which is protected by a Dragontrail Glass panel. Also a 13 Mega-pixel rear camera and a 5 Mega-pixel front facing camera.

Cherry Mobile G1 Specifications
  • Screen: 5-inch IPS display with Oncell Technology @ 1280 x 720 resolution 
  • Glass: Dragontrail Glass Panel
  • Processor: 64-bit 1.2GHz Snapdragon 410 quad-core processor 
  • GPU: Adreno 306 
  • RAM: 2GB 
  • Storage: 16GB internal storage which is expandable up to 32GB 
  • Camera: 13MP rear camera with dual LED Flash 
  • 5MP front camera 
  • SIM: Dual-SIM, Dual-Standby 
  • Networks: 4G LTE, 3G 
  • Wi-Fi: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 
  • Bluetooth 4.0 GPS 
  • OS: Android 5.1.1 Lollipop 
  • Battery: Removable Lithium Ion 2,500 mAh
  • Price: Php5,999 (around USD 131)

Sweet Cherry Mobile treats for everyone! 
Well, this is an overall sweet treat by Cherry Mobile and Google that is partnering here in the Philippines to make better and affordable phones without losing the quality. I must say I'm impressed by the specs and the price, considering this is even a Google Certified phone which only costs Php 5,999. By the way, before I forgot, this will become available 2 weeks from now, yes folks, you heard it right, in just 2 weeks! Prepare your budget now and this one is a must for grabs!

We'll release our first impressions of the phone and some exclusive shots on every angle of it, so stay tune! Let us know what you think by commenting below :)

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