Freetel Rei Smartphone from Japan with 5.2-inch Full HD Display Announced

by Vishal Toshiwal 0

Freetel, a Japanese mobile manufacturer of affordable smartphones has launched their new smartphone today at the MWC stage in Barcelona, it’s called Rei. The company is quite new in the smartphone industry, as they announced their entry into the United States during CES 2016 event earlier in January. Now the brand has showcased their latest handset for its European audience.

The Rei smartphone comes with a 5.2-inch Full HD display resolution and is powered by an Octa-core processor, unspecified SoC. It is accompanied by a 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage, which can be expanded via microSD card slot. It would be running on the latest Android Marshmallow 6.0 with possibly custom interface. It can be argued that device takes its design cues from iPhone 6S, but its little less rounded on those edges. Meanwhile, the physical button on the front looks like the one you’ll find on most Galaxy phones.

Sporting an aluminum back cover, where the device packs a 13-megapixel image sensor whereas on the front side, it has an 8-megapixel sensor acting as a selfie camera. It is quite the camera package. The device will come in four colors; which will vary by market. The colors would be in Black, Silver, Gold and Rose Gold. The device doesn’t have an exact shipping date, but it’s expected to come along with couple other handsets as well. The second quarter of 2016 is when you should expect it to go on sale. There is no price mentioned, but rather a company has indicated that it would have an affordable price tag.

We will get you more information about this device if you’re interested. Give us your feedback in the comments section below as we are at the MWC grounds covering live.

Vishal Toshiwal

Born in West India, raised in the North and currently chasing dreams in the southern part of India- Vishal is an entrepreneurial spirit, a tech enthusiast and a writer by profession, who is busy taking pictures when he is not writing. He would love to talk to you about the latest movies, TV shows and DC/Marvel comics. As a personal rule, he doesn't let a day get by without at least one dessert. Because, why not?