Qihoo 360 has launched its second smartphone after renaming its brand. Earlier this year, the company launched the entry-level 360 F4 with an aggressive price tag which makes its good alternative for Xiaomi Redmi 3 in China. Today the company launched its first smartphone in the all new N series dubbed as 360 N4. It comes with unibody design featuring high-end specifications.
It sports a 5.5-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) display with a 2.5D glass on top. The device is powered by Helio X20 deca-core processor clocked at 2.3GHz along with 4GB of RAM. It has 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage that can be further expanded via MicroSD Card slot. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow based in-house 360 OS.
The 360 N4 supports dual SIM dual standby and offers 4G LTE for faster internet speeds. It sports a 13 Sony IMX258 rear sensor with PDAF and f/2.0 aperture which can focus in just 0.1 seconds. On the front is an 8MP front camera for selfies. The SIM card slot can be found the left edge of the device while the power button along with volume rocker is placed on the right edge of the device.
The fingerprint sensor placed on the rear of the device can unlock in 0.4 seconds. It is backed by a 3,080mAh battery with 360’s turbo fast charge support. It can be fully charged in 90 minutes and 10 minutes of charge lasts for 3 hours of social networking. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, OTG, GPS/A-GPS, and MicroUSB 2.0 port.
It measure 149.09 x 75.79 x 8.47 mm and weighs 161 grams. The device will be available in white, red, and yellow colors. The registrations are already started for the sales starting from May 13th in China. With all those high-end specifications, the device is priced at just 899 Yuan (approx $138 / Rs. 9,200). The recently launched LeEco Le2 also came with few similar specifications but is priced on the higher side at 1099 Yuan.
Along with this, the company also announced to launch the IPX7 certified 360 N4 by crowdsourcing. The complete detail of the crowdsourcing will be announced soon. As of now there is no info about launching the device outside China.