An unknown company hailing from Spain has released information about a brand new Android device. The Geeks'Phone ONE boasts some impressive specs, and the company expects to be able to sell it unlocked for about $375.
An unknown company hailing from Spain has released information about a brand new Android device. The Geeks'Phone ONE boasts some impressive specs, and the company expects to be able to sell it unlocked for about $375.The ONE, according to Geeks'Phone, runs the Android system stuffed into a Samsing i900 device. It has a large touch screen and slide-out QWERTY keyboard. It's interesting that Geeks'Phone has decided to skip tackling the hardware end of the equation. By licensing a design from someone else, it has allowed them to concentrate on putting Android to the best use possible.
Geeks'Phone has created its own user interface for the ONE, though it hasn't shared too many details about what that UI entails. The field of Android devices that are filtering their way to market is certainly ramping up speed. I am excited that a new company has taken on the challenge to customize it in their own way.
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