Gigabyte GSmart Simba SX1 is the world’s first smartphone to feature “three-way talking”
Dual SIM Android smartphones are nothing out of the ordinary these days, but Gigabyte’s latest dual SIM handset is something special. Called GSmart Simba SX1, the new device has been announced as “the first smartphone with three-way talking feature in the world.”
The Simba SX1 keeps both your SIM cards active all the time, providing the option to “put the first call on hold and invite the other incoming call to conference group” – without requiring any extra application or mobile operator service.
The handset runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, and offers mid-range features, including: a 5 inch HD display, HSPA+ (up to 21Mbps), Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 3.0, 2MP front-facing camera, 13MP rear camera with flash, dual-core 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor, 1GB of RAM, 4GB of internal memory, MicroSD card support, and a 1,900 mAh battery.
According to Gigabyte, the GSmart Simba SX1 will be released this month in in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Taiwan, with a global roll-out to follow in December. The handset seems to be already available to order in some markets – like Romania, where it costs 1,299 RON (about €291, or $392).
Another recently unveiled Gigabyte smartphone is the 7.2mm-thin GSmart Guru G1.
Also running Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, the G1 is the company’s first handset to have a Full HD display (5 inches). The rest of its features include a quad-core 1.5GHz processor, 13MP rear camera, 5MP front-facing camera, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of internal memory, and a 2,500 mAh battery. You can check out the Guru G1 here. Pricing and launch details aren’t known at the moment.
Via Press release