The leaks and rumors of Pepsi releasing a smartphone have finally become true with the launch of the new Pepsi P1s smartphone in China today. It does resembles the design what we have seen in earlier leaks, so it comes with an aluminum unibody and a fingerprint sensor as expected. Let’s jump right into the more details. Source
The Pepsi P1s flaunts a 5.5-inch Full HD display with a with 2.5D arc glass for the good viewing experience. Under the hood is powered by a 1.7GHz Octa-core MediaTek MT6592 CPU paired with Mali-450 MP4 GPU, backed by 2GB DDR3 RAM and 16GB of onboard storage with a microSD card slot support.
To excite you, the handset even packs a fingerprint sensor on the rear side above the Pepsi branding, and it comes with an easy and convenient operation along with 360-degree rotation fingerprint identification.
On the imaging front, the smartphone sports a 13MP rear camera with an LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, and 5P Largan lens as well as a 5MP front-facing camera. Connectivity includes 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v.4.0 and GPS. It packs a 3000mAh battery and will run on Android 5.1 Lollipop coated with Dido OS 6.1. The handset measures 152.2 × 76.2 × 7.7 mm and weighs 158 grams.
Pricing and Availability:
Pepsi has started crowdfunding in China via JD Finance (Jd.com) for P1s smartphone, if you go with a crowdfunding campaign, then you need to shell out 499 Yuan ($78). Otherwise, you need to pay prices like below mentioned;
- 699 yuan ($110) (Up to 1000 orders, if it will sell out)
- 999 yuan ($156 ) (Up to next 1000 orders, then after)
- 1299 yuan ($203) (Don’t worry, this could be the final price)
Also, the package contains a protective cover, USB cable, and a USB charger. To note, the manufacturing process will be dealt with Shenzhen Scooby Communication Equipment Co., LTD and the smartphone will be expected to release after December 3rd, 2015.
Stay tuned for more updates!
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