Elephone, a little-known smartphone brand from China has been launching some decent devices like Elephone S7, R9 & P9000. Now the company is teasing few details about its upcoming smartphone Elephone S8. Recently, Xiaomi attracted the global attention with its bezel-less (edgeless) smartphone, Mi MIX. Now, Elephone announced its upcoming Elephone S8 also feature the similar three-sided bezel-less display on the front. Unlike the Mi MIX which came with a ceramic body, the images reveal the device to feature curved glass on the back. It gives a nice grip to hold on to the device which is missing on the Mi MIX.
The company also mentioned the device to come with a special design for fingerprint sensor and cameras. The Xiaomi Mi MIX came with a front camera placed on the bottom edge of the device as there is no placed on the top. It even lacks the physical earpiece and the regular proximity sensor; instead, Xiaomi used the Cantilever piezoelectric acoustic technology which transfers the sound through the metal frame inside the device and sports an ultrasonic proximity sensor that sits behind the display panel. More details about the Elephone S8 will be revealed in the coming days.
The design of the recently launched Elephone S7 looks almost similar to the Galaxy S7 Edge. It has a curved glass laid on front and back of the device. The device is priced at $200 for the 4GB RAM variant and comes with 64GB of internal storage. It sports a 5.5-inch display with Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) resolution and Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Under the hood, it comes powered by Helio X20 deca-core processor coupled with Mali T880 GPU. There is also a MicroSD card slot for storage expansion. Coming to the cameras, there is a 13MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture and LED flash.
On the front is a 5MP selfie camera with f/2.4 aperture. It is backed by a 3,000mAh battery that supports fast charging with the provided 5V/2A power adapter. Connectivity options include 4G, VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a / b / g / n (2.4GHz & 5GHz), Bluetooth, GPS, and MicroUSB 2.0 port. The device runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with the customized UI on top. Along with the Blue, the S7 is also available in Black, Green, and Gold colors. Stay tuned on Phone Radar for more updates!