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The phone will be sold in either Platinum Grey or Ion Gold and had already hit the shelves in Russian Federation and Australia. The pricing details of the smartphone have not been revealed yet. In Australia, Platinum Grey is available from The Good Guys and Ion Gold is exclusive to JB Hi-Fi. The device comes with a unibody metal design.
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It runs on an older Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system and also houses a fingerprint scanner as well, which sits on its back panel. Up front, it comes with a 2.5D glass on top of the display, with the volume rocker and power button on the left and right-hand side respectively. It also has 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6753 octa-core Cortex-A53 processor with Mali-T720 MP3 and 2GB of RAM.
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The device comes equipped with a 13MP rear camera with LED flash and autofocus. It features an expandable storage option through microSD card up to 128GB.
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Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, A-GPS, Bluetooth v4 LE (Low Energy), microUSB (no USB Type-c), 3.5 mm headphone jack and FM Radio. The smartphone packs a 2500mAh battery that is rated to offer up to 9 hours of talk time and 220 hours of standby time. The dimensions measure at 148x72x7.5mm, and the smartphone weighs 143 grams.