Cherry Mobile’s new Android collection

Local phone and tablet maker Cherry Mobile has recently introduced its new Android-powered handsets to further strengthen its position in the “affordable mobile phones” segment.

According to Cherry Mobile brand alliance manager Agnes Conopio, the company is pursuing a serious goal to equip the mass market with affordable smarpthones and tablets that will make them enjoy cloud features such as social networking and web browsing.

The newest Cherry Mobile Android lineup includes the full-touchscreen dual-SIM capable Candy and also dual-SIM capable Candy Chat (the touch & QWERTY type). Both units run on Android 2.2 Froyo and are Wi-Fi capable. They also support micro SD card up to 16GB, come in hip and vibrant colors and retails for only P3,699.

Retailing for only P7,899, the full-touchscreen Cherry Mobile Stellar already runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread and is powered by Qualcomm 800 MHz mobile CPU. It also features a 3.5 inch HVGA capacitive touch panel, a 5 MP camera, Wi-Fi and GPS capabilities. As an Android handset, it can also function as a portable Wi-Fi hotspot to share Internet access to other Wi-Fi capable devices like a notebook.

Cherry Mobile also came out with an improved touch smartphone in the form of Magnum 2X, a 3.8 inch screen smartphone powered by NVIDIA Tegra 2 Cortex A9 dual core processor, each running at 1 GHz. It’s installed with Android 2.2 Froyo but upgreadable to Gingerbread for full smartphone experience and multitasking capabilities. It retails for P15,899.

Cherry Mobile also introduces its first dual core tablet the Supreme. This powerful and premium tablet comes with Android 2.2 Froyo, upgradeable to a higher version. Supreme is built with Nvidia Tegra 2 Dual Core processor, running at a speed of 1 GHz. It features a 10.1” capacitive screen display and HDMI output. It retails for P16, 899.