MyPhone Iceberg vs Cherry Mobile Cosmos Z by Performance, Camera, Software Features, Aesthetics and Price

By Daniel Gubalane on Jul 26, 2013

MyPhone Iceberg vs Cherry Mobile Cosmos Z: Battle of the Best!

MyPhone Agua Iceberg and Cherry Mobile Cosmos Z are the best smartphones from these two companies at the moment. Let’s compare them and see which smartphone should you choose.

MyPhone Iceberg vs Cherry Mobile Cosmos Z
MyPhone Iceberg vs Cherry Mobile Cosmos Z

MyPhone Iceberg vs Cherry Mobile Cosmos Z by Performance

Specification MyPhone Iceberg Cherry Mobile Cosmos Z
Processor 1.2 GHz Quad Core MT6589 1.5 GHz Quad Core MT6589T
RAM 1 GB 1 GB
GPU PowerVR Series 5XT PowerVR 544X
ROM 16 GB 8 GB
External Memory via OTG only 32 GB via microSD only
Battery 2,600 mAh 2,000 mAh

It is clear that Cherry Mobile Cosmos Z wins when it comes to the processor. It has the latest chipset from MediaTek which is clocked at 1.5 GHz while MyPhone Iceber has a 1.2 GHz processor only.

Both Iceberg and Cosmos Z enjoys an ample amount of RAM in running apps and high quality graphics brought by their PowerVR graphics processing units.

MyPhone Iceberg’s 16 GB internal storage can be expanded using a USB Flash drive or HDD via its USB OTG feature while Cosmos Z has a slot for a 32 GB microSD card but lacks the OTG feature.

In terms of the battery capacity, MyPhone Iceberg has the longer lasting one. Add to that the fact that Cosmos Z’s full HD display will consume more energy.

MyPhone Iceberg vs Cherry Mobile Cosmos Z by Camera

Specification MyPhone Iceberg Cherry Mobile Cosmos Z
Main Camera 12 MP Autofocus and BSI with LED Flash 18 MP Autofocus and BSI with LED Flash
Front Camera 5 MP Autofocus and BSI 8 MP Autofocus and BSI

Again, MyPhone Iceberg’s cameras are taken over by the sheer number of Pixels of Cherry Mobile Cosmos Z’z cameras. Imagine the 18 and 8 Megapixel combo!

MyPhone Iceberg vs Cherry Mobile Cosmos Z by Software Features

Specification MyPhone Iceberg Cherry Mobile Cosmos Z
Operating System Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
Exclusive Apps Pinoy App
TARA Anti-theft Program
None Announced
Additional Features Clever Motion
Wireless Display
None Announced

When it comes to the software running in these two smartphones, MyPhone Iceberg has several sought after features. Although both are running Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, only MyPhone Iceberg is announced to have Wireless Display feature.

MyPhone Agua Iceberg also has the usual Pinoy App that comes with all MyPhone devices, TARA which is an anti-theft program and Clever Motion which is just another term for gesture control.

MyPhone Iceberg vs Cherry Mobile Cosmos Z by Aesthetics and Durability

Specification MyPhone Iceberg Cherry Mobile Cosmos Z
Screen Size & Type 5.7 Inch IPS 5 Inch IPS
Screen Resolution HD or 720 x 1280 Pixels Full HD or 1080 x 1920 Pixels
Pixel Density ~257 PPI ~441 PPI
Scratch Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 2 Corning Gorilla Glass 2
Casing Aluminum Back Cover Plastic with Metallic Brush Finnish

MyPhone Iceberg’s bigger screen and lower resolution puts it below Cherry Mobile Cosmos Z in this aspect. Cherry Mobile Cosmos Z offers a stunning pixel density of 441 PPI.

On the other hand both Iceberg and Cosmos Z are well protected by a layer of Gorilla Glass 2 but MyPhone Iceberg has a better covering at the back which is aluminum.

MyPhone Iceberg vs Cherry Mobile Cosmos Z by Price and Availability

Specification MyPhone Iceberg Cherry Mobile Cosmos Z
SRP ₱11,988.00 ₱11,999.00
Launch Date July 26, 2013 July 24, 2013
Release Date July 26, 2013 September 2013

MyPhone Iceberg and Cherry Mobile Cosmos Z has the same price level but Iceberg was released first. It was also available in a zero interest installment plan during the launching.

According to Cherry Angel, a Cherry Mobile retailer, Cherry Mobile Cosmos Z will be released around September of this year.

You might also want to consider the reputation of these two companies in terms of their after sales service.

With all the aspects that you’ve compared and contrasted between the two top of the line handsets by our local brands, which do you choose?