Cherry Mobile M1 review: unboxing + hands-on first impressions

Cherry Mobile M1 unboxing

We go hands-on with the Cherry Mobile M1, the company’s newest 5.5 inch flagship smartphone that boasts a Helio X20 SoC, the top-of-the-line chipset from Mediatek.

Aside from a very promising performance, it boasts top-tier features such as 4GB of RAM, Android 6 (Marshmallow), a 21 MP Sony camera, quick charging via USB Type-C, dual front-facing speakers, dual-SIM support, fingerprint sensor, and a 3600 mAh battery.

The M1 will be available by the end of June for Php 11,999.

Hit the play button to watch our unboxing video, or read about the launch of the M1. We also have a separate 3D gaming benchmark video of the Cherry Mobile M1 here.

Cherry Mobile M1 (D100) technical specifications

Dimensions 152.5 x 76.35 x 9.8mm
Weight 170g
Display 5.5 in 1920×1080 pixels IPS + Asahi scratch-resistant glass
SIM nano SIM (dual SIM) 4G LTE
OS Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
Chipset Mediatek Helio X20 (6797)
CPU 10-core 1.4 GHz/2GHz/2.3GHz
GPU Mali-T580
Memory 4GB RAM, 32 GB ROM
Expansion none
Camera 21MP rear (Sony IMX230) + OIS + LED flash, 8MP front + LED flash
Battery 3600 mAh non-removable
Features Fingerprint sensor, fast charging via USB type-C
Colors white, black
Price Php 11,999
GPS GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BDU
Antutu 92767 points
Epic Citadel 53 FPS


  1. "the company's newest 5.5 inch flagship smartphone that boasts a Helio P10 SoC, the top-of-the-line chipset from Mediatek."

    Sir, mali yung Soc na mi-nention nyo 🙂 from what I know, the device features a MTK Deca core X20 Chipset not Helio P10