The Saygus V² starts taking pre-orders for its $600 superphoneis a smartphone with a 5 inch full HD screen, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor and other specs you’d expect from a high-end phone including 802.11ac WiFi, wireless charging, and a big battery.
But the phone also has a few really surprising features: there are 2 microSD card slots for a total of up to 320GB of storage (including built-in storage). There’s a 21MP rear camera and a 13MP front-facing camera, and both have auto-focus and optical image stabilization.
Saygus showed off prototypes of the V² smartphone at the Consumer Electronics Show. Now the company is taking pre-orders.
Early birds can reserve a phone for $549 starting at 2:00PM Eastern time on Thursday, January 29th, 2015. The price will go up to $599 at some point in the future — and the discounted price will only be available to folks who pre-order.
Saygus says folks who pre-order will also be able to get limited edition accessories.
The smartphone supports GSM cellular networks, has 3GB of RAM, 64GB of built-in storage, features a dedicated camera button, a 3100mAh battery, an IR transmitter, Bluetooth 4.0, and NFC as well as a fingerprint reader.
There are stereo front-facing speakers with Harman Kardon sound and the phone has a case made with kevlar, brushed aluminum, and fiberglass.
The latst prototypes of the Saygus V² run Android 4.4 Kit and come with root pre-enabled, as well as support for booting from a microSD card if you want to multi-boot more than one operating system.