Unlocked smartphone on the cheap
A company called Blu Products has announced a new smartphone that will launch in the United States in January of 2013. The smartphone will be sold as an unlocked device costing $299.99 without a contract. The manufacturer says that the smartphone will be available at major US retailers and will launch in Latin America and parts of Asia later.
The smartphone has a 4.65-inch HD Super AMOLED display. The screen is probably one of the best features of the smartphone. Other hardware features include 1 GB of RAM, a 1.2 GHz dual core processor, support for 3G/HSPA networks, and an eight megapixel rear camera.
The smartphone supports dual SIM cards and both cards can be active and received calls at the same time. The operating system for the device is Android 4.0. The price of $299.99 is for an unlocked device that will operate on compatible networks.