“Smartisan Jianguo Pro 3” TikTok’s First Smartphone
Tik Tok facing an investigation in the US over national security concerns, The parent company (ByteDance) of viral video-streaming app TikTok has unveiled its first smartphone in China market. The device is named Jianguo Pro 3, which inquiringly translates to ‘Nut Pro 3’ in English. To be marketed under the Smartisan brand,
A quick overview of the smart phone’s features reveal that while it does sport some flagship-grade hardware. The focus is truly on the choice of software features that the company believes will appeal to aspiring TikTok stars. The device comes with powerful selfie lighting and also offers quick access to the TikTok app with a single swipe on the lock screen.
Smartisan Jianguo Pro 3 Availability and Price
The Smartisan Jianguo Pro 3 has been priced starting at 2,899 yuan for the 8GB+128GB version, while the top-end 12GB+256GB model costs a cool 3,599 yuan. The phone is already up for pre-order in China in Green, Black and White colors and will be available for sale from Monday, November 4th. There’s no word on whether it will be available outside of China, but we won’t be holding our breath for it.
Smartisan Jianguo Pro 3 Features and Specifications
The Smartisan Jianguo Pro features a display fingerprint scanner, carries a 4,000 mAh battery with Quick Charge 4+ (18W fast charging) and runs Android 9.0 Pie skinned with Smartisan OS 3.0. The phone also has100 percent NTSC Color Gamut and 6.39-inch FHD+ (2280 x 1080) AMOLED screen with DC Dimming. It is powered by the Snapdragon 855+ SoC and comes with 8/12GB of LPDDR4x RAM alongside 128/256GB of UFS 3.0 storage.
On the imaging side of things, the device comes with a quad-cam setup that includes a 13MP Samsung ISOCELL S5K3L6 secondary sensor paired with a 123-degree ultra-wide lens, a 48MP Sony IMX586 primary sensor, an 8MP OmniVision OV8856 sensor with a 2x zoom lens and a 5MP ISOCELL S5K5E9 macro lens for 2cm macro shots. There’s also a 20MP camera on the front with 4-in-1 pixel binning. Connectivity features include Dual 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2×2 MU-MIMO ), USB Type-C and Bluetooth 5.