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Cherry Mobile Finally Releases Lollipop Update For Flare X

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You’ll have to do it manually though

We have good news for all Flare X owners out there! Cherry Mobile has officially released the Lollipop update for their Flare X smartphone. Unfortunately, there’s a catch – for one, the update is pretty big, clocking in at almost 1GB in size, so we suggest that you find a nice stable WiFi hotspot before attempting to download the file, which can be located here.

Cherry Mobile Flare X

  • 1.7GHz MediaTek 6752 octa-core processor
  • 3GB of RAM
  • 5.5-inch full HD IPS OGS display, Gorilla Glass 3, 1920 x 1080 resolution
  • 16GB of storage expandable via microSD card
  • 13-megapixel rear camera, Sony IMX214 sensor, BSI
  • 5-megapixel front camera
  • 3G, LTE
  • WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC
  • 3000mAh battery
  • Android 4.4 KitKat with OTA for Lollipop
  • SRP: Php6,999

The other catch is that the update has to be done manually, through a PC. Thankfully Cherry Mobile has also included a comprehensive how-to guide on the update. Rooted phones need not apply – you’ll need to find a way to return it to factory specs before you try to apply the update.

John Nieves

John is a veteran technology and gadget journalist with more than 10 years of experience both in print and online. When not writing about technology, he frequently gets lost in the boonies playing soldier.

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15 Comments

      1. No may 3gb ram pa ding available 6999 kaso 1.3ghz nga lang. Kaya nila binawasan kasi baka langawin ang S4 series kasi 1.3 din gamit ng mga yun.

        1. Meron na nga 1.3ghz na 3gb ram. sana hinda na flare x ang ipinangalan sa kanya kasi basically ibang phone na siya. Yung flare x 1.7ghz/3gb ram ay based sa Jiayu s3. while yung falre x 1.3ghz/3gb ram ay based sa Jiayu s3+.

  1. The download link is no longer active, confirming as of 12/6/2015.

    Filehosting site says the file no longer exists. Please update the links or other mirrors where the file can be found.

  2. I went to a cherry mobile store the other day, ask ko sila if bat 1.3 na lang yung flare x and not 1.7, the rep said that is was a typo error daw, 1.3 lang daw talaga yung flare X, sabi ko EH DI OK….hehehehe

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