The leading telecommunications company in the Philippines, Smart Communications will be offering Cherry Mobile One for free with their Postpaid All In Plan 500. The plan comes with free data allowance for Play Store downloads and Android updates for six months.
The telco will also offer the device on their upcoming Plan 499. Consumers who will subscribe to this plan will receive freebies like 1.5GB mobile data, 200MB data for apps and updates in Play Store (available during the first six months from activation date). 100MB for Android operating system updates (for the first six months from the activation date). There is also consumable worth P100 which can be used to avail other Smart services like unli text or maybe unli calls to other networks.
Cherry Mobile One Specs
4.5 inch FWVGA IPS Scratch Resistant Touchscreen display
Android 5.1 Lollipop (with 2 years android updates)
1.3GHz MTK 652m Mediatek Quad Core CPU
8GB of ROM expandable up to 32GB with microSD
1GB of RAM
Free 8GB microSD card
5MP Rear camera with BSI and LED flash
2MP front-facing camera
Dual micro SIM / dual Standby
WiFi / HSPA+ / 3G / GPS / Bluetooth
1700mAh Li-ion battery
To know more about these two offerings from Smart, visit their official website. Cherry Mobile One is also being offered by Sun Cellular under their Sun Plan 399. Their offering however has P500 one-time cash out, and 24 months holding period.
In case you do not like to subscribe to any postpaid plans, Cherry Mobile One is also available at CM kiosks and stores for P3999. It still comes with free 8GB microSD card.