A smartphone with a 4.7″ screen, dual-core Atom 1.6GHz CPU, 2000mAh battery, 8 megapixel camera plus a 1.3 megapixel front shooter. It’s nothing unusual in the mobile market of today, but the Geeksphone “Revolution” phone can boot both Android 4.4 (Kit Kat) or Mozilla’s FXOS (Boot2Gecko) OS. Not only that, but it’s to be available for 199 Euros which, all things being equal, is £164.
It’ll be available to buy in just a few days on May 1st via www.geeksphone.com and on Amazon. The company tell us that you can choose either standard Android 4.4 or have a CyanogenMod 11 version of Android.
Get more details on the handset below. do let us know if you’re looking to get one.
Geeksphone updates its ‘Revolution’ terminal with new software features and a retail price of 199 euros
· The engineering team in charge of the new device, that lets you choose between Android or Mozilla’s FXOS (Boot2Gecko) operating system, is already working on the latest Android 4.4 Kit Kat and FXOS 2.0 updates.
· In addition, from May 1, the device will be priced at 199 euros (164 euros excluding VAT) and it will be available both at its online store www.geeksphone.com as well as at major European Amazon shops.
Madrid, April 28, 2014-. The Spanish company Geeksphone, a pioneer in the design and manufacture of new generation smartphones, is finalizing updates related to its Geeksphone ‘Revolution’ terminal. In the upcoming days it will incorporate Android 4.4 Kit Kat and CyanogenMod 11, a new and more stable modification of Android 4.4 operating system, which offers more freedom to the user.
According to Antutu Benchmark, an application that measures device performances, Geeksphone ‘Revolution’ gets a score of 19,964, which makes it a leader in its segment. Furthermore, the performance of this device is significantly higher than the average of CPUs ARM quadcore equipped terminals, while battery life has an average of 3 days of normal use with FXOS (Boot2Gecko Mozilla) operating system. Geeksphone also announces today the compatibility with the future version of the FXOS 2.0 operating system, which will soon be available as beta.
All this at a very competitive price: 199 euros (164 euros excl. VAT). Thus, the Spanish company reaffirms its commitment to fans of technology and innovation, offering a high-end terminal to all pockets.
Moreover, the new device features 1.6GHz Intel® Atom™ Z2560, with Intel ® Hyper-Threading technology processor, capable of delivering advanced multi-tasking capabilities, higher performance and longer battery life. In addition, besides being a powerful device, its most innovative feature is the ability for users to alternate their operating system without voiding the warranty.
Rodrigo Silva-Ramos claims that “Geeksphone’s philosophy has always consisted in giving maximum possible freedom to users, who ask for it every day. Therefore, we keep on innovating and offering the best solutions as in the case of the Geeksphone ‘Revolution’, a fully revolutionary device with the latest versions of the different mobile operating systems available. Besides, I am glad to announce that we are working with other open operating systems. ”
The terminal is available at the company’s online store www.geeksphone.com and at major European Amazon stores.