If the $99 Cherry Mobile Fusion Bolt tablet got your attention when it was launched in the Philippines last week, then you’re going to like the latest bit of news about it that just became available courtesy of Cherry Mobile itself. As earlier reports have already mentioned, it will indeed be released some time in March. And now we know exactly when: March 6.
So mark your calendars for next Wednesday, March 6, as Cherry Mobile plans on releasing the world’s most affordable quad-core 7-inch tablet with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean then, in three major Philippine cities: Manila, Quezon City, and Cagayan de Oro. Here are the names of the stores where it will first become available:
- Cherry Mobile Concept Store at SM City North EDSA – The Annex
- Red Label Cherry Mobile Store at Robinson’s Place Ermita
- Graphic All-in Stores at Capt. Vicente-Roa Ext. Cagayan de Oro.
Cherry Mobile also plans to release the Fusion Bolt all throughout the Philippines at some point in the not-too-distant future. And that is good news, considering the fact that it’s one of the world’s cheapest feature-rich Android tablets ever announced to date. Its hardware and software specs rival those of the Google Nexus 7 and Acer Iconia B1.
It’s really quite a promising device on paper, especially for something so affordable. So we’ll try to get ahold of one and give you a proper rundown on it as soon as possible.
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I’m still disgusted at how I had to go through 4 malls in Cubao last December just looking for Cherry Mobile Flares only to be told there were no stocks, and even more disgusted that when these stores managed to stock up by January 2013, those crooks had the Flare “bundled” with some overpriced accessory you could afford not to have. Itaga ninyo sa bato, stores here in the Philippines WILL do the same thing with the Fusion Bolt. Instead of you getting it for only Php 4k, they’ll sell it for maybe 5k or 6k because it’s on a bundle with an extended battery or a fake leather casing.
@Karlo, got mine, my titan and cruize at the advertised retail price. Itaga mo sa bato, you were looking at the wrong places. i did not encounter any bundled sales kit at any Cherry Mobile stores. Weird huh?
good to hear that @ june. Kc im realy interested with d fusion bolt.actualy when i read karlo’s post i was like worried bout that bundle thing . Bsta sana kung ano ung released price ganon din nla i-grant sa consumers.
I hope online stores will have this first….
Meron pa bang stock ng Cherry mobile fusion bolt sa Red Label Cherry Mobile Store at Robinson’s Place Ermita, saan pwede mag inquire bago pumunta dun, sayang biyahe (dasma cavite to manila) kung pagdating ko wala o kaya mataas ang presyo kesa s dineklara nila. thanks