Earlier months saw several rumours regarding the new smartphone with Pepsi branding. But it became true when Pepsi revealed their crowd funding campaign by selling Pepsi Phone P1s.Actually this handset is manufactured by Shenzhen Scooby Communication Equipment Company Limited and Pepsi is simply licensing its branding. The normal version of this smartphone will be called P1, while the China Unicom version loaded with FDD-LTE is known as P1s. Pepsi Phone P1s is just a mid-range handset with usual specifications like any other mid-range smartphones unleashed in the market.
Design and Display
The handset is coming with a dimension of 152.2*76.2*7.7mm with a weight of 158 grams. The outer case is made of aluminium that features a uniform design all along. This gadget is also integrated with a Fingerprint Sensor to its back panel. The display is loaded with 5.5 inches screen edge to edge loaded with a screen resolution of 1080*1920 pixels. The display also features Full HD screen integrated with 2.5D Curved Screen feature.
Processor, Storageand OS
The latest handset is powered by Eight Core MediaTek processor of version MT6592. The processor is loaded with a processing speed of 1.7GHz. This processor is also supported by graphics provided by Mali 450-MP4 GPU. The processor has got a RAM of 2GB and also has an internal storage of 16GB. This can be expanded with the help of an external microSD memory card. Pepsi Phone P1s functions on Dido OS 6.1 which is developed on Android platform of 5.1 Lollipop.
Connectivity, Battery and Camera
The latest handset features dual-SIM facility loaded with hybrid facility. It means that the additional sim slot can be used as microSD memory card slot also provided you don’t have any plan to have an additional network connection. This gadget also supports 4G LTE along with 3G, WiFi with the bandwidth 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth of v4.0 and also GPS.Handset remains live for the day long with the help of battery with a capacity of 3000mAh.
The main snapper of the handset is loaded with a lens of 13MP capacity. This snapper is also backed by dual-Tone LED flash which helps in capturing quality images even in dim light. The front snapper features a camera with 5MP lens which will be enough to capture selfies with your loved ones.
Pricing and Availability
Pepsi Phone P1s will be available in various colour variants of Blue, Silver and Gold. This handset can be ordered through jd.com in China. The early bid was for $78, approximately 499 yuan, was fully sold out. Now it is available for $110, approximately 699 yuan, but the stock is limited to just 1000 pieces. Then the next lot will be available for 999 yuan and the next lot will be available for 1299. This will continue till the goal of 3,000,000 Yuan is achieved. The handset is packed with a protective cover, charger and also with a USB cable. The user is allowed to choose the colour while ordering the smartphone.