Cherry Mobile Flare vs Cherry Mobile Burst at Php 3,999 Only

Apr 13, 2013

Both phones are priced at Php 3,999. Both are released by Cherry Mobile. Let us compare their specifications to help us decide which is better.

Like the previous specifications fight I published, Cherry Mobile Thunder vs Cherry Mobile Hyper at Php 4,999 Only, let me lay it out simply less words more numbers. These phones are at the same price so it would be a better comparison. Here are the links to the previous articles I made about the Cherry Mobile Flare and Cherry Mobile Burst. On the right the Cherry Mobile Flare, opposite to it the Cherry Mobile Burst.

Cherry Mobile Flare vs Cherry Mobile Burst at Php 3,999 Only

DUAL SIM
Flare: Yes
Burst: Yes

DISPLAY
Flare: 4.0″ IPS capacitive touch panel (800 x 480)
Burst: 4.0″ IPS capacitive touch panel (800 x 480)

PROCESSOR*
Flare: 1.2GHz dual-core processor Qualcomm MSM8225 Snapdragon S4
Burst: 1GHz dual-core processor Qualcomm MSM8225 Snapdragon


OPERATING SYSTEM
Flare: Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
Burst: Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

RAM
Flare: 512 MB
Burst: 512 MB

ROM
Flare: 4 GB (microSD up to 32GB)
Burst: 4 GB (microSD up to 32GB)

CAMERA
Flare: 5-megapixel rear camera with flash; VGA front
Burst: 5-megapixel rear camera with flash; VGA front

CONNECTIVITY
Flare: 3G / HSDPA WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi hotspot, Bluetooth 2.1 GPS w/ aGPS support
Burst: 3G / HSDPA WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi hotspot, Bluetooth 2.1 GPS w/ aGPS support\

BATTERY*
Flare: 1500 mAh
Burst: 1500 mAh

And the winner is?
Clearly, its the Cherry Mobile Flare. Why?
1. Clock Speed. The Cherry Mobile Flare's processor is clocked at 1.2 GHz while Burst is at 1 Ghz
2. Battery. 1600 mAh for Cherry Mobile Flare while Cherry Mobile Burst is only 1500 mAh

However, these phones are almost identical. And some resellers tag the Cherry Mobile Flare higher than Php 3,999. So the Cherry Mobile Burst is a good alternative. And Flare is almost always out of stock. :)

Hope this helped you out in choosing your phone! Androidify your life with Cherry Mobile. If you have comments, suggestions or reactions feel free to comment below.

Other Specs Fight:
Cherry Mobile Thunder vs Cherry Mobile Hyper at Php 4,999 Only

@NicoCalunia

313 comments:

  1. may wifi hotspot ba na spec/feature tlga ang flare?how come nagtanong ako,eh d nila alam at wala mismo sa box ng flare ang ganung spec/feature?thnks po

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    1. Explore your phone kung di ka busy hehe

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    2. @Anonymous: Capable po mag-Wi-Fi hotspot ang Cherry Mobile Flare. Nasa wireless networks po ang setting na yan. So if unlimited ang data-connection mo you can use this as a broadband modem. :)

      @akoito: Maybe hindi pa siya nakabili. :D Just curious if maka-Wi-Fi hotspot ba ang Flare. Thanks for the advice.

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  2. thnks nico calunia..ganyan ang gusto kong sagot..ty..ill buy one..

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    1. You are welcome. Sana makabisita ka ulit. :) Or refer mo iba sa blog na to. Thank you.

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  3. i have a flare and my sister has a burst and seeing both phones side by side, the flare beats the burst. i dont know how other bursts are performing but her phone seems to have some bugs, like at some point mawawala ang photos niya, maghahang ang phone niya, which leaves her nothing but to keep on rebooting her phone. and sabi autofocus daw ang cam ng burst which isnt true. cant believe they still claimed it to be (i'd still give it a chance, maybe i just wasnt able to find it yet on the settings). but what i like about it is ung sound output ng headphones when you play music. even thought about swapping phones kasi we know naman na mahina ang sound output ng flare, but eventually tumanggi ako dahil mas marami pa ring pros ang flare.

    hope my comment helps. :-)

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    1. For me, experience from users is really more important than comparing spec sheets. This comment will help visitors who will visit this site. Thanks a lot for this! :)

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    2. Sir a little question lang po, based on your experience, madali bang uminit ang Flare? At kapag uminit siya gaano kainit? May Burst kasi dito sa bahay, wala namang problema ang bilis pa nga niya at very snappy actually; ang problema lang talaga, madali lang talaga siya uminit at kapag uminit siya, mainit talaga.
      I'm planning to replace my old phone kasi and I don't know what to choose between the two.
      Your answer will bring a lot of help. Thanks!

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    3. If you are just using the Flare for little texting, calling, browsing (Wi-Fi) hindi umiinit. But if you play with it (Hill Climb, Racing Games, Candy Crush) for long hours, talagang umiinit pero manageable na man. (Ibig sabihin mahahawakan pa, hindi nakakapaso).hehe
      But if you are browsing using 3G or HSDPA, mapapaso ka sa init after 2 hours of continuous use.
      A cheaper alternative to the CM Flare/CM Burst is the CM Click. You can check it out. :)

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    4. Thank you very much Nico, you're answer really helped me and I like the way you answer, polite and corteous.
      By the way, I have checked out the Click but I think I'll go for Flare. Thanks anyway!

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  4. This is the simplest way to compare phones and I like it. Thanks a lot!

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    1. Welcome and thank you tari. This weblog was first made for mobile surfers that is why simple lang. :) Keep visiting the site and thanks a lot for the compliment.

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  5. Im using flare for almost 3 months...good naman sound output nya..malakas nga gumamit kyo ng rocket player apps... then S Net mabilis naman....free nga s TM ang Net Using proxy

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    1. Thank you for commenting. :) The apps you are using would be good for those who are visiting this site. They have something to make their Flare better. Is S Net a browser?

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  6. I want to buy flare so i can try this if its good quality. Hope its not out of stocks:-)

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    1. Ok po talaga ang Flare. But to tell you the truth, ubusan talaga ang stocks. Thanks for commenting. :)

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  7. ok din nman ang burst..kng lag ang problema..root it 1st para mawala ang bloatwares..lamang lng ng flare is marami silang devs and mods..

    pero wait lang din kaming mga burst user sa mga update pa ;))

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    1. Thanks for the information. :) If I may ask, how did you root your burst? Can you place a link here if you can? Because there are also Burst users who would like to try it out. Thank you. :)

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  8. Paki sagot po nito please. Hindi po ako makapag-GM. I mean makakasend ako pero hindi sa karamihan. Gumawa nlng ako ng group para iclick ko nalang at isend pero pag gawa ko ng msg tas mag sesend na sana ako, walang groups nakalagay, contacts lng lahat so para naring i-check ko yung box sa mga sendan ko, so hindi parin ako makakapag send kasi marami yung sesendan ko. Please help po..

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  9. Ano po phone nyo? Flare? Iclick mo lang yung contact icon sa upper right ng To:. Tapos makikita po sa top navigation: RECENT, CONTACTS, GROUPS. Sana nakatulong.

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  10. flare ako dati ok xia.. pero nung nasira kasi ung flare ko lagi na wala stock kaya baka switch n lng ako sa burst sguro.. "nasira flare ko kasi nalunod sa dagat ^^"

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    1. Haha sayang na man yang Flare mo. :D Dito sa Cagayan de Oro wala nang Burst puro Flare na nandito. :)

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  11. Burst po. Ako po yung hindi maka send nga maramihan. Pag gagawa po ako ng msgs tas isesend na, CONTACTS lang ang nakalagay tas mga contacts ko. Paano po ba mahanap at maka send sa Groups? Cherry Burst po yung phone ko please help :[[

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    1. Ahh...Truth is I have and used the Flare. I have not really had a hands-on sa Burst. But if ever I would be able to handle it, I would immediately advice you. Sana po makaprovide kayo ng e-mail or something so that I can contact you. Or you can just visit the site from time to time para sa updates.

      A call to all Burst users, please help na man po how to send to GROUPS using the CM Burst. Thanks in advance.

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  12. Tanong ko lang po kung bakit nir'root yung phone? Lagi kasi akong nagbabasa ng mga blogs, reviews at comment from the users na, may nabasa akong i-ROOT daw muna.. Blahblah. Di pa po kasi ako Android-user at may balak pa lang akong bumili ng CM Flare. Pakisagot naman po. Thanks :)

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    1. Rooting an adroid phone means you have the administrator rights sa phone mo. If you are admin, you can get bloatwares that hamper your phone from optimized performance. In simple terms, you can make your phone smoother and faster. Caution lang, if rooted po ang phone, void na warranty mo. :)

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    2. Thank you po. Godbless :D

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    3. God bless you too! I hope you can visit this site soon. And if pwede, recommend nyo po sa iba. :)

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  13. hi rooting is the best way to enjoy your phone totally. you can customize your phone for better, install custom rom {xda developers] and remove unnecessary programs bloatwates that eat ram.

    But be careful rooting will void your warranty and may brick your phone :}

    Brick phones are categorized to two types

    Hard Brick and Soft Brick

    Soft brick phones usually hangs at boot and boot loop sometimes { can be fixed by softwares programs ,usb and etc]

    Hard brick phones do not open when you press power button { probably cannot be fixed by softwares and can only be fix at datacenters] be careful hardbrick will totally make your phone a trash.

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    1. Thanks for the comprehensive information. :) I am hoping you will unmask the anonymous name so that I can link you in the acknowledgements on this weblog.

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  14. may autofocus na ang mga BAGONG release na Burst ngayon. Di na rin laggy ang Burst, thanks sa xda devs ng Burst nag improve ang performance ng phone.

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    1. Wow! Thanks sa info allyn. Ngayon it will really compete with the CM Flare. :)

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    2. Hello. Meron bang new ROM ang burst with auto focus na? Pa-link naman po. Thanks. :)

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    3. Try to go to CM store po para matingnan yang Burst mo. Mas okay po kasi sa technician talaga. Baka kasi may virus ang ROMS. :)

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    4. hi po..im rhea..ask lng po, mkkdownload po ng LINE app o WeChat app ang flare?

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    5. Yes pwede ang mga apps na yan. :)

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  15. I just bought a burst phone yesterday hnd ko alam pno magroot haha and pno mlalaman kung latest release ng burst to?thanks ask narin may screenshot po ito db?di ko lam pano help naman po hehe

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    1. Thanks for taking the time to comment. Let me chop up your questions. :D
      Rooting: Wala pang nakakaroot ng Burst at this time. Wait lang tayo dyan. Interesado din ako kung paano.:)
      Latest: Hmmm hindi ko pa nakita ang firmware ng bagong release na burst, but as stated by allyn cubero, may autofocus daw. Try the camera if it can autofocus. If it can, probably latest release ito.
      Screenshot: Try to press and hold Power Button + Volume Down or Power Button + Volume Up.

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    2. dowload ka superuser and root checker from play then check kugn rooted na...baka kasi pre-rooted nayang burst like fusion bolt.

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  16. uhm tanong ko lang po kung anung suitable na pwede ipalit sa battery ng burst kc ang bilis pag lowbat pag nag ggames pero kung txting lng mtagal.. thnk you..

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    1. Bago pa po kasi itong Burst. I still do not know any compatible battery for the Burst. Mostly, Samsung batteries are suitable for CM phones. Hope someone will answer this question soon. :) Thanks for commenting! :D

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    2. Thank you. ill try to find batteries from samsung if i found some compatible ones i will post it here, :)

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  17. hello po. maganda ba talaga ang Cherry mobile flare?? i am planning to buy one po kase. ano po ba ang mga advantages nya sa ibang phones?

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    1. Hi po! Thanks for commenting. :) Para sa akin ok po ang Flare. But what I can advice you is research po on what you really want. I have posted here a lot of good phones from Cherry Mobile and other local brands. Gamitin nyo na lang po ang search box sa taas. Meron pong CM Click, Burst, Hyper, Flame, Thunder etc.

      Advantage po nito is that there are a lot of Flare users, marami kang matatanugan kung may problema. Ok din ang performance ng phone na ito. Medyo batt lang po ang mahina. Pero research po kayo dito sa site marami po kayong mapagpipilian.

      Sana nakatulong. :)

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    2. I own a Flare and these were the things that I have noticed.

      Cons:
      1. Coming from iPhone 4G and Sony Xperia Neo V, the camera sucks. Even with taking videos.
      2. The battery is so low that it's wont last a day with constant text and calls, plus music playing and browsing.
      3. Creaky back cover.
      4. Problem with reading external SD card.
      5. Bug with messaging.
      6. Most of all, the thing that I really hate about my Flare, sobrang hina nang sounds. I even using Phillips Oneil Thread In-Ear and Skullcandy Earphones.

      Pros:
      1. IPS display.
      2. Easy to root and flash.
      3. Dual core Qualcomm Snapdragon Chipset clocked at 1.2Ghz.
      4. Dirt cheap for only P3999 (some do sell it for P4200 with jellycase).

      Just get the CM Hyper instead. Or buy a CM Basic phone for P700 plus CM Fusion Bolt Quad Core Tablet for P3999.

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    3. Tama itong review mo sa Flare. But for me ok lang ang volume ng Flare. Hindi kasi ako sanay sa loud noise. :)
      I have not encountered any problem with SD cards and also sa messages.

      But anyways, thanks for this bro! Balance reporting talaga no biases in terms of Flare.

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    4. minsan di na nadedetect si SD card...regarding messaging, yung thread messages/chat messages nya dapat di SENDER > RECEIVER > SENDER, naencounter ko yung next message nung person to me napupunta sa taas. pero ok na sya nung inupgrade ko to V37 and galaxy flare. sa sounds talaga mahina sya. mas mahal ko pa din sa FuBo ko kesa sa kanya pagdating sa sounds.

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    5. try nyo po bumili ng higher class na micro SD (class 6 and up)..... na encounter ko na po to na problem CM burst user po ako ma dali lng nya ma dedetect and ma scan ang sd card.. and also sa messaging baka out of date po young date/time ng phone kaya na pupunta sa itaas ung new message...

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    6. @SceneNatcher: Salamat for helping! I appreciate this. Tama ka, ngayon ko lang naalala na mapili ng SD card ang Flare sosyal na SD gusto nyan.hehehe kaya pala bumili ako ng Sandisk na SD para dito..hehehe One theory din po yan when it comes to messages. Baka rin sa network yan. :)

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  18. okay. thank you po :) malaking tulong po galing sa inyo :)

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  19. I bought my CM Burst last may 6 and so far i have no problem on this phone yet... i guess, it is the new version of burst because it is so smooth and fast... doesnt even lag when i open so many apps and games all at once. the internet experience is so fast that u dont have to wait for the loading process... is somebody know here how to have a free internet using this phone?

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    1. congrats to your burst.hehe however we avoid discussions here about free internet. :( go to symbianize.com or pinoyden to satisfy your curiousity. Hope this helped.

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  20. hi according to the official website of CM..
    battery specs of Flare is Lithium Ion 1500 mAH NOT 1600 mAH and also Burst
    pero im planning to buy flare with extra battery hehe
    sa lahat ng napagtanungan ko ok ang flare battery lng problem

    http://www.cherrymobile.com.ph/products/smart-social/flare

    http://www.cherrymobile.com.ph/products/smart-social/burst

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    1. TY po for pointing that out. i will edit this soon. nakamobile lng po kasi ako now. Nice idea po yan na bumili ng spare batt. meron po ngsasabi pwede ang s3 na battery. :)

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  21. Kakanili ko lang ng flare kahapon. At curious talaga ako sa pag ruroot ng phone. May mga nag sabi na yung pag rurroot daw ng flare eh naghahang siya. Patulong naman ako after 1year para naman may warranty pa ako haha :)

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    1. totally not true...rooted flare ko pero di naman nanghahang...

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    2. @anon: If you would want to relish your warranty then I advice you not to root it. However, if you really want to optimize your phones capacity then rooting is one way of achieving it. :) I hope nakatulong.

      @vinci: thanks! :)

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  22. ask ko lng po kung may screen protector na po ba agad ang CM Flare o CM Burst kung bibilhin? Please Reply..

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    1. nung bumili ako nang burst may nakadikit na tapos my free pang case. :)

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    2. @anon1: mayroon na po screen guards yan. pgbuy mo may plastic na nakalagay pro generic po yan na plastic hindi matibay na screen guard.
      @anon2: ty po. :)

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  23. maganda na rn po ba ang CM Burst sa Flare?

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    1. now po with the less buggy burst. it can really compete with the popular flare. :) ty for commenting.

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    2. aa ok..bibili kc kmi sa 18 e..Flare sna ung bibilhin nmin kso out of stock na dw kya Burst nlng..Halos same specs nmn kso pinagkaiba lng ung clock speed..thanks po :)

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    3. baka po magkastock ang flare ngayong 18..hehe yup i think obly clockspeed ang difference. i hope you can give us feedback soon on ur experience in using the burst/flare. TY for ur time. :)

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  24. May ibang burst na may problema sa audio. like ung burst ko, i had to replace it 3 times ksi ung music player nia laging putol putol ang pag play. kaya naghanap nlng ako ng ibang phone na mabibili instead of sticking sa burst.

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    1. @jhen if you're into music playing, try Sony Xperia Tipo Dual. nakasale na sya sa sony at 4900 ata basta nasa range sya nang 4k.

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    2. Sony is bring the price down? But no doubt with the performance ng Sony products. Ang higpit kasi ng check nila. :)

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    3. and they are the one designing their own phones unlike our rebranded phones...mas optimized talaga OS nya sa hardware. Im a Sony users and no questions about quality and durability.

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  25. kakabili q lng poh ng flare...bt ang bilis mag lowbat...d mkaabot ng 24h,,fb lng nman ang ginamit q,,,minsan stanby lng,,d rin aq ngtetex...tnx po

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    1. yes, it normal. why, take note our Flare is only using 1500mAh battery and its a dual core phone plus its an android, which is a power hungry mobile OS.

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    2. For me normal lang po.:) Pero I got used to it. Sa akin naka1 day ako na walang charging. :)

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  26. Hello po, just wanted to ask kung pano magsend ng music files sa burst? Di ko alam kung paano eh.. Thanks po :)

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  27. Hello po, just wanted to ask kung pano magsend ng music files sa burst? Di ko alam kung paano eh.. Thanks po :)

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    1. give me a minute...aayusin ko lang flare ko at nabricked..

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    2. you mean to say, kung paano magsend thru Bluetooth...dahil parehas lang naman ang Flare sa Burst...ito po gawin nyo...go to FILE MANAGER > OPEN YOUR MP3 > HOLD THAT FILE THEN > SEND lalabas lahat nang options patI Bluetooth. Hit THANK YOU kung nakatulong ako...hehehe...ala palang option na ganun dito...

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    3. hahaha walang THANKS button dito vinci.hahaha hirap nyan iintegrate sa blogger platform..haha except kung forum siguro. :)

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  28. I just bought my burst yesterday.. May I ask? Madilim ba talaga sa dim light yung front camera nya? I mean for example sa room ko, dim light lang kasi gamit ko eh.. O maayos ba un sa setting? Please help po.. Thanks. God Bless.. ^___^

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    1. Hindi po masyadong clear basta dim light ang burst. :( Pero workable din yan kapag ok ang lighting. :D

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    2. @anon...VGA lang kasi and sabi mo pa dim light gamit mo...definitely grainy and mas marami kang noise artifact nyan...di lang naman Burst ang may ganyan. try mo kapag nasa maliwanag ka ok quality nya.

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    3. nics patawa lang at nabricked ko si Flare...ito pala mangyayari kapag nireflash mo ulit si flare sa stock rom na V37...mawawala yung pagka-ROOT nya...twice kong ginawa and same result, UNROOT si Flare.

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    4. hahaha gamitin mo na lang yung galaxy flare mo vinci. Nakastock rom pa itong sa akin. Natry ko ng flash noon pero luggish eh. Binalik ko na lang sa v37.hehe pero thru sdcard ako nagflash. :)

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    5. Pero I am sure kaya mong buhayin yan...hehehe yoko na iflash itong Flare ginagamit ko kasi sa work. Sana may extra phone para flashing galore..hehehe

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    6. nics wag kang matakot magflash kasi pwede namang ireflash agad yung stock ROM ni Flare...walang problem sa ROM na di need CWM recovery. yung mga ROMs lang talaga like xperiaflare ang need pa CWM. try mo tambay sa xdadeveloper dun lang din ako natuto.

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    7. vinci24 pala to...anon muna as office e...

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  29. Hi Nico, just got my CM flare, TBW592241_8572_V000041, just wanna know if this was the latest update? I haven't explore this phone yet, twas a b-day gift from my bro... i've been reading blogs, reviews about this intriguing phone. Also, I wanna know what's the ideal microSD (brand, GB, class) to buy, it doesn't come up with a free one. Thanks!

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    1. yes it is, that's the latest FW for Flare...what android version yan...it is 4.0.4 or 4.1.1?

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    2. Yes latest po yan. I think it is 4.0 ICS. In terms of SD, go for SanDisk (4GB). Yan kasi gamit ko. :) Pihikan po kasi ang Flare sa SDcard. Ipatry nyo na lang. :)

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    3. Hi vinci24 & nico, android ver. 4.0.4 ics. thanks for the replies. so far in two days exploring the phone medyo different talaga experiencing android on this kinda unit. tagal ko na-stuck sa iphone and its a whole new experience on its u.i. can you guys suggest android apps that are worthy useful for this phone? i've put flipboard for a start.. many thanks!

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    4. wattpad if you want free ebooks, camera 360, viber for free call/text via wifi...and my favorite photo app, PHOTOGRID...You may also use moborobo for backing/restoring of apps...check my post regarding Fusion Bolt at vinci24.blogspot.com andun yung link. ~ vinci24

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    5. maganda yang suggestions ni sir vinci.hehe simple lang sa akin. locker app, avast antivir, insta, fb, echofon,subway surfer..hehe depends on how you use ur fone po.just ask here para makatulong kami sa apps mo. :)

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    6. hello again guys, would you know if both my numbers (dual sim accounts) can be both used for viber app? i mean both accounts functioning in the same phone (flare)? advance thanks to you and vinci24

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    7. hey guys i noticed lately sa flare ko everytime i access my phonebook a red border flashes, its annoying and contacts seemed duplicates itself 3x... im bothered by it, is it possible it could be virus, bug or what? need your advice on this...many thanks again.

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    8. guys, need your opinion sa flare, lately whenever i scroll my phone-book contacts.. a flashing red border appears.. its annoying and it seems phone book contacts also has duplicated itself 3x... bothered by this, i hope you guys can share some advice how to manage this. thanks nico & vinci24

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    9. Baka nasync ang mga contacts mo from sim to google account tapos napuno ang phonebook mo. It would be best to bring it to a CM tech para matingnan. :)

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    10. anon...reset mo/factory setting...vinci24

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    11. hirap sumagot sa daming anonymous na walang pangalan...


      "AnonymousMay 17, 2013, 10:16:00 PM

      hello again guys, would you know if both my numbers (dual sim accounts) can be both used for viber app? i mean both accounts functioning in the same phone (flare)? advance thanks to you and vinci24"

      Nope...One number per unit lang po...unless may way ka to have 2 Viber apps sa isang unit mo. Viber is an App which will integrate to your phone not on you SIM. ~vinci24

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  30. Michay

    hi im planning to buy flare bukas here in CDO =) is this really a good phone??? im reading all the comments and i like some comments kaya i decided na to buy flare. kasi ang gusto ko talaga is the FLAME kaya lang may na basa ako na hindi user friendly ang wifi or any internet connections sa flame. hindi daw maka connect directly sa wifi mahal pa naman its 7k round off.

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    1. @Michay Flare user here

      Cons:
      1. Coming from iPhone 4G and Sony Xperia Neo V, the camera sucks. Even with taking videos.
      2. The battery is so low that it wont last a day with constant text and calls, plus music playing and browsing.
      3. Creaky back cover.
      4. Problem with reading external SD card.
      5. Bug with messaging.
      6. Most of all, the thing that I really hate about my Flare, sobrang hina nang sounds. I even using Phillips Oneil Thread In-Ear and Skullcandy Earphones.

      Pros:
      1. IPS display.
      2. Easy to root and flash.
      3. Dual core Qualcomm Snapdragon Chipset clocked at 1.2Ghz.
      4. Dirt cheap for only P3999 (some do sell it for P4200 with jellycase).

      Again, if you're into browsing a lot, get the Fusion Bolt or any phone with at least 2000mAh battery.

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    2. @Michay: Hi fellow Kagay-anon!hehe

      I am quite happy marami nang Kagay-anon on this blog.hehe Tama si sir vinci sa pros and cons. But I talked to one Graphics agent and they said that the new releases are better in audio and gyro. If you are looking for a phone, then I recommend this. You should try the model first before purchasing.

      Try the audio first. Insert a sim at tawagan mo yung unit. If are unsatisfied marami ka pang pagpipilian. Ang dami pang stocks sa graphics nakita ko nung election day.hehe

      They should me the new releases and it has software updater. Parang balak ng CM na mag OVER THE AIR na update ng Jellybean.

      @vinci: sir yung bagong release may updater and they have a software update. Sabi ng technician sa Graphics dito sa CDO baka OTA ang JB update. :)

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    3. ok lang kahit DL nang ROM nalang then manual update gamit stock recovery. BTW wala an pala Flare ko nabenta ko na tapos ko nang nakalikot e...atsaka di ko na kinaya ang battery nya...ito pala natry nyo na to para makasave nang battery...ilagay nyo brightness ni Flare sa 0% tignan nyo malinaw pa din. vinc24

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    4. waht i really like about Flare, meron syang Panorama shot (nagagamit ko sa paghahike. gusto ko itry CM OmayGad...tempting yung review ni hubpages kasi... vinci24

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    5. buti ka pa may budget pra OHD..haha ako il settle for my flare and click..hehehe

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  31. Bought a Burst last week. Performance wise e okay nmn xa. Rooted and Tweaked(Personal Custom ROM), ito 6 hrs. Gaming(straight) 12+hrs Wifi(likewise) Snappy and d nag'llag s mga HD games (Cut the Rope). So far, mas gusto q n ang Burst kesa s Flare ng pinsan q kase s handling size. :)

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    1. thanks for this review paul. marami na ang likers ng burst kasi less buggy. hope you can visit again and help out others. :)

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    2. wild guess lang to...feeling ko pareho lang FW ni Flare and Burst...

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  32. San po magkakastock ng Flare sa 18?

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    1. Manila-based po kayo? Baka mayroon nyan sa SM, baka lang. Hindi po kasi ako manila based. Hanap-hanap lang po. :)

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  33. may 3G po ba ang CM Burst??

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  34. kung may 3G po ang Burst, pano po ba ito gumana?? nagload kasi ako ng unli-internet 1day.. hindi ko nman nagamit. :((

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    1. I.on nyo po yung data connection. Magkakaroon ng arrow sgnal bars at H/E..sana nakatulong.

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  35. sir panu po yung sinasbi nilang free internet browsing without Wi-Fi or load . flare user dn po kasi ako. salamat :)

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    1. Sorry po..i will not give you explicit details on how to achieve that. You can search other sites/blogs for those. As much as possible i will not mention illegitimate ways of internet browsing. :(

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  36. pano po magsend ng mp3 gamit ang flare?

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    1. by bluetooth

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    2. Tama anon..thru bluetooth or sideload sa pc..

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    3. go to file manager then go to the file you want to send...hold it then lalabas mga options to send...~vinci24


      back read lang po tayo minsan baka po tanong natin nasagot na:)

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  37. ask q po kung bkit n ccorupt un mga iba applicatiom n dowmlod q at ang bagal po ny mg loading s net, ano po b pwd gawin d2 s flare q pls help., tnx

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    1. Saan po nyo nadownload ang apps? Ano gamit mo para makanet wifi or 3g? Depende po kasi yan sa speed ng connection.

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  38. unlinet 50 po ng globe by 3g po s google play store po aq ng downlod mga ilan days po nppansin q nwala s screen un n downlod q kya inuulit q nlng uli bkt po kya mgkkaganun, tnx po uli

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  39. @myrna: baka naabot po ninyo yung cap ng unli50..makikita nyo po ang mga downloads nyo sa googleplay by pressing the menu button (katabi ng home) sa cp nyo tapos click APPS. nandyan po installed at downloading na apps. try to use wifi po if downloading apps. :)

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  40. Hi, tanung ko Lang poh, bakit nde aqu makaconnect sa i'net .. 2networks n kase nagamit ko, I've tried globe first unli for 1 day, nde ako nakaconnect then after nun ung sun naman tnry qu .. Parehas nmang malakas ung signal pero bakit gnun?sayang po load .. :(

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    1. Try t turn on the data connection sa phone nyo then wait po kayo mgchange color or makira ang E or H sa signal bars..connected po yan. ;)

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  41. iSa pa po pala, khit sa wi-fi connection Hindi parin ako maka access ng net..

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    1. Baka po may problema yan sa phone..let cm technicians diagnose po..aana nakatulong

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  42. Gud evening po ask k lng kc db dual sim ung flare and nilagay ko po sun postpaid ko at globe prepaid ko' ung globe ko po naka unlisurf po ako kya inopen ko po ung mobile data ko to surf kaso nung gnwa ko po un nakaon dn b ung mble data ko for sun' kc natatakt po ako bka ma billed naman ako s sun pag gnun ng internet rates' pano po gagawn ko thank u po

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    1. Just make sure na naselect mo yung sim ng globe for mobile data. Hindi po kakainin ng load ng sun.pero just to make sure, off nyo po data connection nyo if not in use.

      Make sure lang lagi yung sim ng globe ang may data connection.

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  43. thank you po sa answer' pero pano ko po masusure na ang naselect k ay for globe o for sun kc wla naman po selectn s mble date ang nakalagay lng po ay on and off. pasenxa n po sa abla ko tlgang nlilto po ako. thank you po

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    1. Nasa settings po ito sa Flare parang nasa data connections menu ata. Nasa bahay kasi Flare ko. CM Click gamit ko. I will reply later pag-uwi.. :)

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    2. @anon di ba kapag nagbabrowse ka naman tatanungin kung what sim gagamitin mo? kalikutin mo po settings or ito gawin mo...delete mo yung wap setting nung sun mo para kahit maopen mo di magcoconnect. basta ang gagana lang dyan sa browsing e sim1 since sya lang may 3g/wcda. gsm network lang yung sim2. ~ vinci24

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  44. correction po, 1400 mah lang ang battery ng flare po.
    pasenya na kung naulit tong post ko na to d kasi nag back read :D

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  45. I bought my flare 1 month ago and been happy with it, no problem with the battery snayan lang, it depends on how you use yur phone, I play high graphics games, music, txt, abot sya hanggang paguwi ko from work then charge it to full pra nxt day use....recomendable for its price....

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    1. Depende po talaga sa use yan. But most of the time nagiging gaming console ang phone due to apps. :)

      Thanks for for your tips. Ganyan din ginagawa ko noon. :)

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  46. Ano po mas magandang bilhin ung flare,burst o ung hyper po?? Salamat

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    1. between the 3, pinaka ok po ang hyper. Yung hyper kasi parang pinalaki na Flare. :)

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  47. pano po kaya gagawin ko para di maghang ang burst ko? need reply po.

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    1. Marami po dahilan bakit ng hang. Baka software or hardware. Try uninstalling not needed apps para mas maraming space. Or let technicians look at it baka kasi hardware issue yan. Sana nakatulong. :)

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  48. i'll settle with cm burst, bukod sa laging walang stock ang flare, OP pa price dito sa paranaque. i will not go a long way just to get a flare na 3999, sayang pamasahe. besides di naman laging 100% ginagamit ang 2 cores, pang candy crush saga and sms, fb on the go lang naman and some music

    btw nice blog :)

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    1. Yan ang dapat gamit ng android, a little gaming and social interaction. Ginagawa kasing gaming console ang phone kaya madaling malowbatt. Pero di ko sila masisi ang sarap kasi paglaruan..hahaha
      Thanks for leaving a comment jjay. I appreciate your effort in writing this and complimenting my work. :)
      Sana makavisit ka ulit.

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    2. i think i might get CM flare.. those retailers selling overpriced flares dropped to 3999php .. now i'll for with flare instead sa sahod. haha.

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    3. Sana may stocks po pagnaka sahod po kayo. :)

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    4. got the flare just today .. bud sadly ... nung nabili ko na paglabas ko sa mall nakita ko may inaabot na flyers. CM burst for only 3499php may31 til june2 only.

      haha ok na din to

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  49. bibili sana aq ng phone pag sumahod na aq sa trbaho.hindi ko alam kong alin ang magandang phone sabi ng mga katropa ko maganda daw ay flare sabi ng iba daw burst daw lagi daw out of stock ang flare hindi ko alam kung ano ang maganda flare or burst pumunta aq sa sm santarosa sabi ng iba sakin maganda talaga ang flare dahil gasing bilis daw ng flare ang htc desire x tunay poba yon???

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    1. Tama po yang ginawa nyo na nagtanong-tanong kayo bago bumili. I am also a flare user. In terms of performance ok po tlga. I am not so sure about the Flare being compared to the HTC desire. Wala po kasi akong HTC phone, mahal kasi.hehe but in terms of benchmark scores Flare is in the top heap. Kaya di ka magsisisi basta dala ka lang ng charger. :)

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  50. May available p kyang cm flare jan sa CdeO? I was planning to buy ksi pgblik ko jan, laging out of stock dto sa Bicol e..
    Nice blog! Two thumbs-up Nico!:)

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    1. Last time I went to Graphics mejo ubusan na rin ng Flare. But mayroon na mang Burst. Ang di ko nakita ulit ang Skyfire 2.0... Sana pagbalik mo dito cdo mayroon pang Flare. :)

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  51. sa opinyon nyo po ano mas
    ok alcatel inspire 2 or cm flare?
    performance & specs

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  52. pinagpipilian ko po kasi ung flare & inspire 2
    tulong naman po sa pagdecide. tnx

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    1. I go for the inspire 2.hehehe mas ok kasi walang issues. :)

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  53. Curious lang po ako... bakit po kailangan pang I Mod and battery S3? Diba pwede namang ilagay nalang sa Flare? anu nga ba purpose nung pang Mod ng S3 battery?

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    1. Mahaba po kasi ang battery ng Flare. yung S3 maliit xa pero ang mga connections sa battery saktong sakto kaya mod tawag nila dyan lalagyan ng pampahaba para swak talaga sa height. Sana nakatulong. :)

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  54. Kung sa battery lang po, wag nyo laruin ng laruin ung mga HD games, lakas makaubos ng battery yun. Sa internet naman, TM subscriber po ako, ASTIGFB15 valid for 2days, nakakasurf/browse ako. Try nyo bumili ng powerbank, extrabattery rin yun. Sa sounds naman, try nyo ung poweramp, may PREAMP kasi sya, increase ur sounds. Tsaka depende sa earphone na gamit nyo. Tsaka naka custom rom po ako, nakaroot sya. Ang bilis ng performance. Sana makatulong po @jrpeteza

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    1. Thanks dito sa mga suggestions mo. Ok talaga ang flare pero kelangan na ma.adddress mo ang issues on your own. :)

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  55. Pwedi kaya sdcard na kingstone 32gb class10

    ilang oras tinatagal nyo sa gaming hmm :D

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    1. Ok yand SD mo. Gaming, mga 6 hours lang...lalo na kung continuos..naku bring ka nang charger. :)

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  56. Ask lang po... bkit yung ibang tao may modded battery na tinatawag... para saan po ba ang pag mod ng battery?

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    1. Yung stock battery ng flare is 1500 mAh. Ang moded kasi 2200 mAh lalo na from Samsung S3. :)

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    2. diba kahit ndi na i mod ung battery gagana parin sa Flare... balak ko bumili ng S3 battery pero may nabasa ako sa net na modded daw... anu ba purpose nun? bkit kailangan pang imod?

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  57. Ask ko lang po.... pwidi din siyang pang video call sa skype?

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  58. I want to buy pero I fell dought it kasi baka hindi magamit yong front camera for Skype video calling.... pwidi po ba?

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    1. Pwede po gamitin front cam ng Flare for skyping. :)

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  59. merong radio yung burst, kaya I think patas lang.

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    1. Meron din po ang Flare but you have to update it. :)

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  60. pwde po b s skype video call ang burst ask ko lang poh

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  61. Ano po masmaganda phone bilhin Burst or Flare? Ung Flare ba po paghindi nakaroot, same great quality pa rin?

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    1. in terms of user reviews mas ok ang burst. pero if you need support go for Flare. :) Hindi nakaroot Flare ko. Stock ROM ako satisfied na man. :)

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  62. Sana makabili n rin aq ng flare :)
    I want it to be my first android phone...

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    1. hehehehe pwede rin ang Flare 2.0...save ka na lang ng 5k. :)

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  63. Sir if I may ask, yung sa battery ba ng CM Flare na sinasabing pwede gamitin yung sa S3, kelangan pa ba ng modifications para doon at hindi naman delikadong icharge kung sakali? thanks. planning to buy kasi e. hehe

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    1. Parang lalagyan lang ng papel sa baba ng battery. yun lang. Di ko pa kasi natry yan pero find youtube videos mayroon po nyan. :)

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  64. Sir may freebies ba if bumili ka sa cdo graphics ng CM Flare?

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    1. Not sure po if mayroon freebies. :) Pero you can always ask if mayroon. :) Noong bumili ako ng Click wala freebies..bag lang. :)

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  65. sir nico, may balak po sana ako bumili ng android phone. alin po mas maganda, flare or hyper? nalilito na ako eh.hehe. *tnx :)

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    1. mas maganda hyper. :) But if you want the best ngayon, go for CM Omega HD 2.0.

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  66. Guys ok lang ba kapag ginagamit mo flare mo,tuland ng pag lalaro ng games, habang nag chaharge d ba yan masisira?

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    1. avoid playing na lang po while charging para tumagal device nyo. :)

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    2. tnx sa pag reply,,,,,tlaga bang madali tong malowbat? :)

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    3. Yup madali po pero if hindi masyadong ginamit magtatagal po tlaga. Pero if gaming here and there talagang malowbatt po yan. Kahit ibang phone (branded or locally made) madaling malowbatt. :)

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  67. kuya nicO ,naka update na ba ang flare kapag bumili ka ngayun sa mall,at panu po ba i update ang flare sa latest? kailangan ba tlaga mag update? :))

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    1. dami questions ah..hehe hindi po guarantee na if ngayon mo nabili updated yan. No update available for Flare to be Jelly bean. Hindi kailangan iupdate optional po yan.

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  68. hey nico calunia hndi ba madali masira ang flare..i was planning to buy one..kaya lang i have my doubts..may mga nagsasabi kase na madali daw masira..at kung makakakuha ka naman ng matibay na cherry mobile branded phone its like choosing with ur eyes close...

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    1. Depende rin po sa gamit yan. Yung Flare ko ok na man hanggang ngayon. Walang problema. Pero if gamer ka kahit anong phone madali pong masira. :)

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  69. Mabilis po ba talagang malowbat ang flare. balak ko po kasing bumili this monday.
    please reply
    battery specification naman po sir :)
    thanks !!

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    1. Battery specification? Wla po nyan.. battery capacity lang po. Yup madaling malowbatt ang Flare pero magagawan yan ng paraan para di madali malowbatt. ;)

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    1. salamat din po. Sana makavisit kayo ulit. :)

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  71. mejo mabagal po ung burst ko..tas nagwhite screen siya.
    kakabili ko lang nung friday.papalitan po kaya ng service center un?

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    1. papalitan nyo po yan kasi nasa 7 days pa naman. :) Kung mejo galit-galitan ka papalitan po yan. :)

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  72. so far my flare works great.rooted and removed those cm apps na hindi naman needed.sayang lang jb update ng flare hindi pa narelease

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    1. yup hindi pa nga narelease. :( Pero ok po talaga ang Flare kahit Stock ROM. :)

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  73. boss anu po b ang maganda na mem0ry card s burst kbibili q lang poh kahap0n ala p lang mem0ry card

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    1. Sandisk or Imation po. Or kahit anong branded na SD card, pwede nga rin ang CDR-King..hehe

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  74. tanong lng po kamusta po durability ng cm flare? kz ung my phone bagsak dun e.. kya ive been reviewing flare..

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    1. ok na man po basta ma-ingat lang po talaga. :)

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  75. ung flare ko ok nmn .ang kaso mabilis talagang ma low batt.anu ba ung magandang paraan para d mabilis ma low batt ?hoping for reply thanks.

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  76. ano po bang mas magandang bilhin
    cm flare or cm cruize?
    pls reply.. TY..

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