If you thought the rumor leaked the past few days on the Pepsi Phone P1 could be an early April Fool’s joke, now today we have confirmation that it was not. Starting December 3, the smartphone will be available to buy through JDFinance in Chinese market for a retail price of $200. As expected, this smartphone will not be produced by the Pepsi Company, but the production will be entrusted to a Chinese company such as Shenzhen Scooby Communication.
The Pepsi Phone P1 is a device with a 5.5-inch full HD display, aluminum chassis, octa-core MTK MT6592 processor at 1.7 GHz, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of ROM (expandable via microSD). In photographic industry there is the 13-megapixel main camera and a front-facing has 5. In addition, it will have LTE connectivity, dual-SIM support, a fingerprint reader and a battery of 3000 mAh. It will be released on the market with OS 6.1 UI Dido “retouched” by Pepsi based on Android 5.1 Lollipop. The colors available at launch will be blue, gold and silver.(Source: Weibo)