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Cherry Mobile Aqua S9 Max

Cherry Mobile Aqua S9 Max
Brand: Cherry Mobile
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.53 inch 1080 x 2340 pixels Full-HD+ display
  • Camera 48MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Main/ 32 MP front
  • Memory 4GB RAM with 128GB ROM
  • Platform Helio G90T CPU / Android 10

Our Rating

The rating is based on the opinions of users and reliable reviewers.

  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 10 / 10
  • Camera Quality 10 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 8 / 10

Cherry Mobile Aqua S9 Max Highlights and Overview

Aqua S9 Max is Cherry Mobile’s first smartphone to run Mediatek Helio G90T gaming CPU. It actually has the stronger CPU in the Aqua S9-series, and comes in 6.53-inch Full-HD+ display, with 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution. It has a design very similar to the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro, and come with a dewdrop notch as well.

On the inside, there is the aforementioned Octa-core Mediatek G90T SoC, clocked at 2.0 GHz, along with Mali-G76 GPU, 4GB RAM and 128GB internal storage, expandable up 256 GB via microSD card.

On the camera department, the Aqua S9 Max has four (4) camera setup at the back, which includes a 48-megapixel main sensor, a secondary 8-megapixel wide angle lens, a tertiary 2-megapixel depth sensor and the fourth 2-megapixel dedicated macro lens, along with a single-LED flash, while a single 32-megapixel selfie sensor seats in the notch upfront.

There is also a physical fingerprint scanner placed at the back of the device, and it comes with dual SIM slot with 4G LTE network on both SIMs, USB Type-C interface, and run the latest Android 10 out of the box. Power is supplied by a 5130mAh battery with 18W fast charging. Other key specifications of Cherry Mobile’s Aqua S9 Max are detailed in the specification table below.

Cherry Mobile Aqua S9 Max Full Specifications and Features


Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
5G Network Bands Does not have support for 5G Network
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat9 450/50 Mbps


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Dimensions 162.86 x 77.05 x 10.15 mm
Weight 216 grams
Build Glass Front
- Plastic back
- Plastic body
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.53 inches, 104.7 cm2 (~83.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~395 ppi density)


Operating System Android 10
Chipset Mediatek Helio G90T (12nm)
CPU Octa-core (2x Cortex-A76 & 6x Cortex-A55)
GPU Mali-G76 GPU


Card Slot Yes, up to 256 GB via microSD card (uses dedicated slot)


Camera Type Quadruple Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 48MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP main camera
Camera Features Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical zoom
Digital image stabilization
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Scene mode
Macro mode
Sensor size - 1/2"
Pixel size - 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel
Phase detection
Laser autofocus
Contrast autofocus
Sapphire crystal glass lens cover
6-element lens
8 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/4", 1.12µm
2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5", 1.75µm (dedicated macro camera)
2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5", 1.75µm, depth sensor
Video Resolution 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, (gyro-EIS)


Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 32-megapixel
Camera Features f/2.0 aperture
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps


Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Chin, below display
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack,


Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
GPS Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS
FM Radio No


Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 5130 mAh battery
Wireless Charging No
Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower. Up to 32 hours
Stand-by Up to 680 hours


Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

Cherry Mobile Aqua S9 Max User Reviews and Opinions

Comments 4

  1. AJ says:

    Cherry Mobile Aqua S9 Max is a triple slot dual SIM not a hybrid dual SIM phone, two separate SIM card slots and 1 dedicated memory card slot. And the front camera is 32 megapixels, it has an FM Radio as well.

    I knew it because I am a user, you can also check Cherry’s online store for the specs sheet as reference: https://cherryshop.com.ph/products/cherry-mobile-aqua-s9-max-with-free-wireless-speaker-game-controller-premium-casing-cherry-prepaid-lte-sim

  2. Francis Hernandez says:

    Does this Cherry Mobile Aqua S9 Max really has Gorilla Glass 5 Protection? In this website from Corning, this model is not even included: https://www.corning.com/gorillaglass/worldwide/en/full-product-list.html

  3. Mark says:

    The front of aqua s9 max is Gorilla Glass the Back also… why you write plastic?

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