The Cherry Mobile Flare S6 Premium was first seen used by Cherry Mobile endorser Kim Chiu which she shared on her facebook. The Flare S6 Premium is a limited edition device, there are only 500 of them so you won’t be able to buy one in retail stores.
Cherry Mobile was generous enough to give us one of this limited edition Flare S6 Premium, so here’s our Unboxing and Quick hands-on with Flare S6 Premium.
Unboxing – Packaging and contents
The Flare S6 Premium comes in a retail white box just like the Flare S6 Selfie, the front has the Cherry Mobile Flare S6 Premium “Limited Edition” label while at the back is the tech specs of the device.
Opening the box will reveal the Flare S6 Premium device, USB Type-C cable, charger, FREE jelly case, earphones, paper materials and a micro USB to Type-C adapter. It supports fast charging if use together included USB cable and charger.
Cherry Mobile Flare S6 Premium Specs
Android 7.1.1 Nougat
5.5-inch IPS LCD FHD (1080 x 1920 Pixels) 401 PPI
2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 3
MediaTek Helio X27 (MT6797) Deca-core processor
4GB RAM / 64GB storage
Expandable up to 256GB via microSD
13 + 13 MP (Dual Sony Camera) rear camera f/2.0 Aperture with Dual Tone Quad LED Flash
13 MP Selfie camera Fixed Focus with Soft-LED Flash
Dual SIM (Nano-SIM Hybrid)
4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, 2G EDGE & GPRS Networks
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac (Dual Band)
3680mAh Li-Po Battery
Design – Premium Look
The Flare S6 Premium comes in unibody aluminum metal with a really nice rich red color for sure people will notice it when its used in public area. It has a rounded edge making it easy to hold and pull out from a pocket.
The front has the 5.5-inch Full HD (1080 x 1920 pixels) display at 401 ppi and above are the 13-megapixel selfie camera, mic and LED flash.
Going to the back, the dual 13-megapixel Sony IMX 258 sensors camera is positioned at the upper left side and beside it is the LED flash. There is also a visible antenna lines on top and below of the device.
On the right side is the power button and above it is volume rocker while on the other side is the SIM tray (need the ejector pin to open).
At the bottom is Type-C port at the center flanked by speaker and microphone. The 3.5mmauio jack is positioned at the top.
For the 3.5mm audio jack is located at the top of the Flare S6 Premium.
The design and build of the Flare S6 Premium comes in red unibody metal built with curves. Holding it is easy and nice, the buttons can be reached easily whether you use your right or left hand. It has premium look and the built looks really solid.
It runs on stock Android 7.1.1 Nougat and it looks like missing the Cherry OS overlay. It’s a snappy device, its responsive to touch and launching apps are quick and it can handle multiple apps running at background. Its powered by MediaTek Helio X27 deca-core CPU clocked at 2.6GHz, 4GB RAM and Mali-T880 GPU which is already a good specs for a mid-range device.
It has a 5.5-inch Full HD display with 1080 x 1920 resolution at 401ppi with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for protection. The screen has a good color balance with adequate brightness, its a great multimedia and gaming device will try latest NBA 2K18 soon.
The FLare S6 Premium is a midrange device, with dual 13-megapixel Sony IMX 258 sensors camera and a nice 5.5-inch Full HD screen. Its a featured pack smartphone that for sure Cherry Mobile fans would love to have, too bad it will be sold the public.