Geak Eye 5″ smartphone launches in Beijing tomorrow for $320
Chinese smartphone start-up Geak is all set to launch its first Android offering, the Eye, in Beijing tomorrow for 1999 Yuan ($320).
The Eye features a 5-inch 720p screen, MediaTek MT6589 SoC that has a quad-core Cortex A7 1GHz CPU, a PowerVR Series5XT GPU, 1 GB RAM, 16 GB internal memory, a 13MP backside-illuminated camera as well as a front shooter that is 8MP and a 2,000 mAh battery. The Eye comes with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean along with Geak’s own skin.
Geak has already unveiled wearable tech like its smartwatch, dubbed the Geak Watch, which runs on Android and includes a host of sensors which can monitor your sleeping pattern, pulse, blood pressure, body temperature, mood and number of steps walked. It also launched a NFC ring that stores your identity information called the Geak Ring. With the Geak Ring, you will be able to unlock your mobiles and log in to secure services automatically.
Geak is heavily backed by Shanda Interactive Entertainment, which is one of China’s biggest game publishers.