Gigabyte’s first GSmart Android phone gets pictured

We’ve recently told you that Gigabyte might make Android smartphones, and it looks like the Taiwanese company already has a handset based on Google’s open source OS.

The Gigabyte Android smartphone doesn’t have a name yet, but it’s part of the GSmart series – which, until now, included only Windows Mobile devices.

The new handset runs Android 1.6, it has a trackball and measures 103 x 54 x 13.4 millimeters. Mobile-review has some photos of the device:

Gigabyte GSmart Android smartphone

The phone’s specs include:

  • GSM / GPRS / EDGE connectivity
  • 2.8 QVGA touchscreen display
  • Trackball
  • G-sensor (accelerometer)
  • Wi-Fi
  • GPS
  • Bluetooth 2.0
  • 3.5 mm audio jack
  • 2MP autofocus camera
  • Qualcomm ESM7225 528 MHz CPU
  • 256MB RAM, 512MB ROM
  • MicroSD card support
  • 1,500 mAh battery

The Gigabyte GSmart Android phone should be released in Russia next month (February). It’s said that its price will be of only 9,000 RUB ($300 or €212).

Author: Ilinca Nita

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