Cherry Mobile’s Budget Flare J3 Has A Fingerprint Scanner And Costs Just Php 3,699


More and more budget handsets are starting to ship with fingerprint scanners embedded in them, and Cherry Mobile isn’t about to get left behind by its competitors. The local brand has officially announced their fingerprint toting J3 handset, promising biometric security at a budget price tag.

Cherry Mobile Flare J3 specs

  • 1.3GHz quad-core processor
  • 1GB of RAM
  • 5-inch HD display with 2.5D glass, 1280 x 720 resolution
  • 8GB of expandable storage
  • 8-megapixel rear camera with AF and LED flash
  • 5-megapixel front camera
  • Dual SIM
  • 3G, HSPA+
  • Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS, Fingerprint scanner
  • 1,900mAh battery
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow

The J3 sports a 1.3GHz quad-core processorm along with a 5-inch, HD IPS display with 2.5D curved glass on top. There’s 1GB of RAM on tap, as well as 8GB of expandable storage. The rear camera is an 8-megapixel shooter with AF and LED flash, while the front camera is 5-megapixels. A 1,900mAh battery provides juice, and Android 6.0 rounds out the feature set.

The Flare J3 has a very attractive price tag of just Php 3,699.

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.


  1. Magaganda ang mga specs ng mga bagong models ng CM. Deal breaker talaga ang battery. Kainis. Maganda na sana ito at yung flare x lite pero waley ang battery.

    1. Kaloka ka teh! Deal breaker talaga? Nahiya naman yung xiaomi redmi 3 series sa 4100 mAh battery nila with cheap price tags.

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