Beijing, November 2: Nearly a year after reports said ByteDance - the Chinese tech giant which owns video sharing app TikTok - is planning to launch its own smartphone, the company has finally released its mobile phone in the market. ByteDance has launched the Smartisan Jianguo Pro 3 aka Nut Pro 3, which is available in three variants for customers in China. As of now, the company has not disclosed when it would be able to export its smartphones to other nations including India.
Price: Smartisan Jianguo Pro 3 is available in three prices for the three different variants of the phone. For the basic model - 8GB + 128GB storage - the company is levying a charge of CNY 2,899, which approximately translates to Rs 29,000. TikTok Takes Down Accounts of Users Posting Propaganda Videos for Islamic State.
For the higher version - 8GB + 256GB storage variant - the price has been pegged as CNY 3,199 (Rs 32,000). Both the versions of the phone are available in black and white colours. The third variant, which is available only in green-ish Matsutake colour, offers 12GB + 256GB storage. The premier version is being sold at CNY 3,599 (approximately Rs 36,000).
Specifications and Features: All versions of the phone are equipped with dual sim (nano) feature. The screen size of the gadget is 6.39-inch, with full HD quality of display with a contrast ratio 100,000:1 contrast ratio and pixel density of of 403 ppi.
The Nut Pro 3 - as the phone is also being referred to - is being powered using Snapdragon 855+ SoC. The operating system is said to be Smartisan OS 7, but the android version could not be confirmed. The battery size is 4,000 mAh which could be charged using Quick Charge 4+ (18W) fast charging technology, or the USB C-Type charger.
On the camera front, the phone features five rear snappers, with the main one being a 48-megapixel with the Sony IMX 586 sensor. The front camera is of 20 megapixels and uses the 4-in-1 pixel binning technology to snap the pictures.
A striking feature of the phone is that the popular app of TikTok - which has turned into a sensation among several social media users across the world - will be opened up immediately with a swipe at the lock screen. Sounds interesting? But gadget lovers in several parts of the world would have to wait as the phone is available for sale only in China for now.