Qihoo 360 has officially unveiled its latest smartphone called as 360 N6 Pro in China. As the name suggests, it is an upgrade to the already launched 360 N6. During the 360 N6 launch, it is the worlds most affordable 6GB RAM smartphone. The 360 N6 Pro is also first smartphone from the company to feature 18:9 display. It sports a metallic frame with glass on the front and rear. As seen with other 360 smartphones, the new 360 N6 Pro will also be limited to the Chinese market.
Earlier to this, the company sold its smartphone in few foreign markets under QiKU branding. With the lackluster sales, the company changed the smartphone brand name to 360 and limited its presence only to China. Talking about the new 360 N6 Pro, the smartphone comes with a 5.99-inch LTPS display with Full HD+ (2160 x 1080 pixels) resolution and 84.5% screen to body ratio. Under the hood is the 14nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 octa-core processor clocked at 2.2GHz.
Now, the 360 N6 Pro is one of the most affordable smartphones with Snapdragon 660 processor. The smartphone comes in 4GB and 6GB RAM variants with 64GB and 128GB storage options. There is also a MicroSD card slot for expanding the storage up to 128GB. On the rear, the N6 Pro sports 16MP + 2MP dual camera setup with LED flash. For selfies, there is also an 8MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture. The 360 N6 Pro supports dual SIM dual standby and offers 4G VoLTE connectivity.
It runs on Android 7.1 Nougat out of the box with the highly customized 360 OS skin laid on top. The device is backed by a 4,050mAh non-removable battery and comes with 9V/2A (18W) fast charging support. There is also a circular fingerprint sensor placed on the rear. It measures 157.2 x 75.64 x 8.15 mm and weighs 182 grams. On the connectivity front, the device offers 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, USB OTG, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, 3.5mm audio jack and MicroUSB 2.0 port.
The 4GB RAM variant of the 360 N6 Pro with 64GB of internal storage is priced at 1699 Yuan (approx $258 / Rs. 16,500). The 6GB RAM variant with 64GB and 128GB of storage is priced at 1899 Yuan (approx $288 / Rs. 18,500) and 2399 Yuan (approx $363 / Rs. 23,400) respectively. It is currently available for reservation and the open sale begins from December 14th.