Accessories and smartphones of Pepsi Brand were announced last month. This popular Pepsi brand introduced Phone P1 and P1s in China. A crowdfunding campaign is being run in the company for producing the smartphone.
It is worth noting that this brand is being licensed for use on accessories and smartphones, while Shenzhen based communication company would be manufacturing the first smartphones. 2 versions of the smartphone have been revealed, one is the Phone P1, which is the regular version and the other one is the Phone P1s which has compatibility with the FDD-LTE support. Specifications of both the variants are not different.
Now, the availability of Pepsi phone P1s is seen through the crowdfunding campaign in China. A price of CNY 499 was offered by early bidders. Then the availability of the phone was seen at a price of CNY 699 for next 1000 bidders. After this, its availability would be seen for CNY 999 and after that for CNY 1,299 until the target is achieved. A target of CNY 3 million had been set by the company by the 3rd December.
Talking about the specifications, the P1s has a 5.5 inch 2.5D curve display having a pixel resolution 1080×1920. It runs on the platform Android 5.1 Lollipop. It has dual-SIM card slots and the 2nd one is used as a SIM card or a microSD card.
A 1.7GHz octa-core MediaTek processor coupled with 2GB. The inbuilt storage capacity is 16GB and can be expanded up to 64GB with microSD card. The phone has a 13megapixel rear camera along with a 5megapixel front camera. A 3000mAh battery backs the phone. Connectivity options on the phone include GPS, Micro-USB, EDGE, GPRS, EDGE, 3G and Bluetooth. There is also a fingerprint scanner at the back below the camera.
The handset has proximity sensors, ambient light and an accelerometer. The availability of Pepsi Phone P1s is seen in Silver, Gold and Blue colors.