Don’t want to carry around a handheld gaming console and a phone, but hate gaming on a touchscreen-only device? There’s a phone that splits the difference.
The Much i5 is an Android smartphone with a 5 inch display, a MediaTek quad-core processor, and buttons built into the side of the case that you can use to play games.
While the Much i5 looks like a gaming tablet, it can also make phone calls and support 2G and 3G mobile networks.
Here’s an overview of the specs:
- 5 inch, 1280 x 720 pixel capacitive touchscreen IPS display
- 1.2 GHz MediaTek MTK6589 quad-core CPU
- PowerVR SGX 544 graphics
- 1GB of RAM
- 4GB of storage
- microSD card slot
- 2G GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
- 3G WCDMA 850/2100 MHz
- 802.11b/g WiFi
- Bluetooth 2.1
- FM Radio
- 8MP rear camera
- mini HDMI port
- micro USB port
- headset jack
- 3550mAh battery
- 7.2″ x 3.5″ x 0.6″
- 9 ounces
Willgoo has posted a series of videos showing the Much i5 playing games (including a few emulated PlayStation games), and working as a phone. Performance looks pretty good — although I’m still kind of wondering how you’d hold this phone to your face without leaving impressions of the buttons on our cheek after you end the call.
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