Chinese brand, imoo, which shares the same parent company – BBK Electronics, as OnePlus, Vivo and Oppo, has announced its second smartphone – the imoo C1. Like its predecessor, the C1 comes pre-loaded with various learning resources and targets both kids and teenage demography generally.
Pre-installed with Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS layered with the company’s optimised User Interface (UI), the imoo C1 has a general mode and a password-protected student mode. The latter mode has all of the educational resources including time control learning model, learning applications, etc).
Available in Gold colour with white front panel, the C1 sports a laser-carved metal body, 5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display (267 ppi), an octa-core Mediatek Helio P10 (MT6755) processor clocked at 1.8GHz paired with ARM Mali-T860 MP2 GPU, 3GB of RAM and 32GB built-in expandable storage.
Photography is handled by a rear facing 13MP camera with Sony Sensor and Phase Detection AutoFocus (PDAF) alongside a front facing 8MP camera for selfies. The device has Dual SIM slots, supports 4G LTE networks with Voice over LTE (VoLTE) and backed by a 2945mAh battery. It is on retail in China for CNY 1699 (US$ 247) and not expected launch outside the home country.