Do you remember the days of having a thick battery on your Nokia phone so that you can use two SIM cards in your phone without removing the battery and replacing the SIM card with the other one? Cherry Mobile is a new player in the local mobile communication industry that provide dual SIM technology at a low price. Cherry Mobile is not actually the first to provide the dual SIM technology in the Philippines in fact, there’s already the existing one which is My Phone.
D20 Life @ Php 2,990 SRP
The selling point for these new mobile phones is its affordability and usability for the common Filipino. Most Filipinos have 2 or more mobile phones in their possession so to be able to just bring one phone for two SIM cards of different networks would already lessen the hassle of bringing 2 or more phones everytime you leave the house. Cherry Mobile’s dual SIM units cost from Php 2,999 up to Php 5,690. Imagine how cheap that is for a basic phone.
D50 Inertia @ Php 3,690 SRP
M35 Integra @ Php 5690 SRP
S11 Blade Single Sim @ Php 2690 SRP
Their units are really just basic phones. When I say basic it means they are capable of calling, texting and a little entertainment. Do not expect that you can surf the internet fast enough because it only GPRS capable. Also do not expect them to produce very clear mobile phone photos because they only offer VGA or 1.3 MP. These phones are for the Filipino who need to use the basic technology to communicate to anyone whether it’s for personal or for business. This is a good idea for Filipinos who have pre-paid and post-paid SIM Cards.
Cherry Mobile will be having service centers nationwide so no need to worry when your units will have problems.
When we were at the launch of Cherry Mobile at the Bureau, they introduced their endorser, John Lloyd Cruz. I guess Cherry Mobile targeted the right celebrity with mass appeal .