Amidst the plethora of Chinese brands for mobile devices, European brands might be overlooked at times. Here we will acquaint you with one named Siswoo
. According to their presentation, the company is based in Madrid, Spain and has more than 500 employees. It aims to expand globally, but currently it has only two smartphones in its portfolio. The more interesting one of the two is the Siswoo R8 Monster
, which packs a MediaTek MT6595M chipset, which features an octa-core CPU with four 2GHz Cortex-A17 cores and four 1.7GHz Cortex-A7 cores. These are coupled with a 450MHz PowerVR 6200 GPU and 3GB of RAM. The internal storage measures 32GB. The screen is fully laminated with an IPS OGS panel, a 5.5-inch diagonal size and a 1080p resolution. The battery is also worth mentioning as its capacity is set at 3350 mAh providing 16.6 hours of talk time and 400 hours of standby time. The Siswoo R8 Monster
supports quad-band 2G GSM, tri-band 3G WCDMA and tri-band 4G LTE networks as well as Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, GPS, GLONASS, A-GPS. The camera department includes a 13MP primary shooter and a 5MP front one. The smartphone is available in black only and is 8.9 mm thin. Pricing and availability are unknown. The device itself sports pretty decent specifications, but whether Siswoo will end up being a sustainable business is still vague.
Siswoo launched an updated version of its C50 Longbow that aims at the US market. The new variant is called C50A Longbow and is virtually identical in terms of hardware to the previous one, but supports a whole bunch of US LTE bands including 700, 1700/2100, 1900, 2600MHz. The model awaits approval from the FCC, so it should be released pretty soon. In terms of specs there are no surprises. The dual-SIM smartphone...
11 Septembre 2015
Spanish smartphone maker - Siswoo - has presented on its website the Siswoo R9 Darkmoon - a rival of YotaPhone 2 as long as it concerns its dual-display set-up. Yep, there is another company that offers you a smartphone with a regular display on the front and an ink-display on the back for comfortable reading. The main display of the Siswoo R9 Darkmoon has a 5-inch diagonal size and a 1080p resolution, equaling to a...
16 Mai 2015