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Flare S8

Flare S8
Brand: Cherry Mobile
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.26 inch 720 x 1520 pixels HD+ display
  • Camera 13 + 2 MP Main camera
  • Memory 3GB RAM + 32GB ROM
  • Platform Helio P23 / Android 9.0

Our Rating

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

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

Flare S8 Highlights and Overview

The Flare S8 is a mid-range device from Cherry Mobile launched in the Philippines. The device is the direct successor of the Flare S7 launched last year. It has a 6.26-inch HD+ display, with 720 x 1520 pixels resolution, with a Waterdrop notch overhead, housing the front-facing camera sensor.

Specification-wise, the Flare S8 is powered by an 8-core Mediatek MT6763 Helio P23 CPU clocked at 2.0GHz, along with a Mali-G71 GPU. The device is available in a storage combination of 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage, expandable up to 128GB via SD card.

Coming to the camera department, you are getting a dual rear camera setup, of a 13 MP main sensor and a 2 MP secondary sensor. Also, within the overhead notch, there’s a single 13-megapixel front-facing camera for your selfie needs. But while there is no LED flash up front, the rear sensor has a single LED flash.

The device also comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, and has support for dual SIM slots, with 4G VoLTE network support on both SIMs. It is pre-loaded with Android 9.0 (Pie) out of the box, and fueled by a 2800mAh battery. Other key specifications and silent features of the Cherry Mobile Flare S8 are detailed in the table below.

Flare S8 Full Specifications and Features


Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network Bands HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Bands LTE band 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 7(2600), 12(700), 17(700)
5G Network Bands Does not have support for 5G Network
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps


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Dimensions 155 x 77 x 9 mm
Weight 175 grams
Build Front glass, plastic back
SIM Type Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.26 inches, 68.9 cm2 (~81.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1520 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~267 ppi density)


Operating System Android 9.0 (Pie)
Chipset Mediatek MT6763V Helio P23 (16 nm)
CPU Octa-core (4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU Mali-G71 GPU


Card Slot Yes, up to 128 GB via microSD card (uses SIM 2 slot)


Camera Type Double Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 13 + 2 megapixel main camera
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps, 720p@30fps


Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 13 megapixel
Video Resolution 720p


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


Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.2
FM Radio Yes


Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Polymer 2800mAh battery
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 49 hours
Stand-by Up to 800 hours


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

Flare S8 User Reviews and Opinions

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We CANNOT guarantee 100% accuracy for the specification table above.

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