Unboxing the Cherry Mobile Astro

Top Philippine mobile company Cherry Mobile has entered a co-branding partnership with the country’s leader in mobile brand and purveyor of the Digital Lifestyle Globe Telecom that launched the new Cherry Mobile prepaid sim and phone bundles. This is a game changer for Cherry Mobile subscribers as it gives benefits once you purchase the Cherry Mobile prepaid phone package. The lowest Cherry Prepaid Sim and phone bundle starts as low as P399 and a sim-only option for P29, users can immediately make a call, send a text message and also surf the internet.

Here is one of the Cherry Prepaid sim and phone bundles, the Astro valued at P999.

Cherry Mobile Astro powered by Globe Telecom

This phone has dual slim slots that supports 2G and 3G, one is sealed with a Cherry Mobile prepaid sim powered by Globe. Only sim 2 slot is exposed. It comes built-in with Android KitKat 4.4.2 powered by a 1GHz single core processor, with a 256MB RAM and a 512MB but with an optional SD card slot for memory expansion.

The packaging comes with a USB charging cable, a slow charger and 1pc 1100mah removable battery that gives you 200 hours standby time. Also comes with a headset and mic for your music and calls. It has a 2MP back camera and a VGA front camera, comes with a 3.5 inch HVGA screen. The wifi of the phone supports protocols a,b,g and n.

To add, the bonus comes to every Cherry Mobile user for the prepaid kit. Depending on your starter package, you can receive P10 to as much as P300 bonus load monthly which you can use to surf the internet, text all networks, and text any Cherry Mobile prepaid subscriber.

For as low as P399 Lite Bundle that comes with a CP1 bar phone, a P999 big time bundle that comes with a Cherry Mobile Astro Smart Phone, and P1,699 partner bundle that comes with two mobile phones, a Cherry Mobile Comet smartphone and a CP2 bar phone. All Cherry Prepaid phone bundles come with a Cherry Mobile prepaid sim and freebies so one can immediately enjoy using the service.


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