Saygus uploads a bunch of new videos, giving us a look inside and out of the V2

Saygus uploads a bunch of new videos, giving us a look inside and out of the V2
Polishing up one’s image in the face of today’s online scrutiny is an extremely difficult task, especially when you are a small company trying to make a big impression in an extremely large market.

Saygus is in just such a position. The Utah-based company made a big splash at CES this year, earning awards for what was promised to be a disruptive smartphone amidst an ocean of iPhones and Galaxies, the Saygus V2.

Then like all plans of products under development, the plans changed, then changed again, with an occasional sputter of information that created more questions than it answered. Saygus was getting bogged down in maintaining a message, until recently with a promise of new talent to help straighten things out.

After a couple wobbles, it looks like some time mingling at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles finally helped Saygus spread its wings a bit, and show off the goods.

Throughout the expo, Saygus was showcasing the V2 smartphone to attendees, and responding to requests on Twitter. We are treated to a look at the redesigned insides that accommodate two SIM cards, two microSD cards, and a user-replaceable battery.

We get an idea about how robust the audio is from the dual front-facing speakers tuned by Harman Kardon. Saygus also shows off the camera interface, wireless charging, the fingerprint sensor, and expandable storage.

Given the revised timeline, and perhaps a little unease from some about new orders being taken through Indiegogo, Saygus’ recharged campaign to showcase real hardware was timely to say the least. Orders are not expected to ship for another few months, but on the bright side, if you want a V2, you do not need an invitation.

For those still on the fence, the Saygus V2 features a 5-inch 1080p display, dual-front facing speakers, a fingerprint sensor, dedicated shutter key for the 21-megapixel OIS main camera, has a 13-megapixel OIS front-facing camera, 64GB of highly expandable on-board storage, and 3GB of RAM. The quad-core Snapdragon 801 runs the show, and the V2 will ship with Android 5 Lollipop.

There are a number of new to market features with the V2 as well, such as a 60GHz WiHD transmitter, multi-boot from the SD card capability, and fractal antenna technology.

Most of these videos are quick “show-me” features, but they are more than what we have been seeing since CES, and that change is good.


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17 Comments

1. Darkerm

Posts: 322; Member since: Jan 31, 2012

do want

11. waddup121 unregistered

dam thats a lot

13. My1cent

Posts: 370; Member since: Jan 30, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving.(here's your phone) Thank you for your patience and continued support....

2. LuckySwitz

Posts: 26; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

Will it be available worldwide?? Sorry..didn't watch the videos..lol..

8. dimas

Posts: 3342; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

You can order it in their indiegogo page but you have to wait 'til september to get it. I am also hyped but I'd prefer waiting for the official reviews of the product before getting one just to make sure that my money won't be refunded again.

3. Ashoaib

Posts: 3276; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

This phone is good... I can keep it as my second phone because I am not fond of small phones... Note series or similarly large size phones are the cream of my cake

5. dimas

Posts: 3342; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

In their facebook, they posted the wireless android to tv streaming feature with katie wilson playing tobuscus adventures wizards. I'm pretty sure that the game is not yet available for android.

15. An.Awesome.Guy

Posts: 636; Member since: Jan 12, 2015

They made their videos in E3 where there is a lot of games announced. I guess they used an alpha or beta version of that game.

7. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

I am really hyped for this phone, it will be tough choice, get 6S or V2, looks like everything I ever wanted in a phone, but I hope that Audio quality through headphones will be more than satisfying because it's pretty important factor to me. Other than that, waterproofing? SD? Big battery? Better than excellent specs? Vanilla Android? What's not to like in this phone!

9. mike2959

Posts: 694; Member since: Oct 08, 2011

Really? Another example of a device getting announced 6 month's ago.. Taking customers money 6 month's ago! You can order a exotic auto & it will be delivered quicker than this thing. By the time it's truly available it's not so spec'd out.

14. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

But it still performs great doesn't it? But I agree they should change the pricing

16. Planterz

Posts: 2120; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

This'll be the ultimate phone...if they can ever get the frigging thing on the market.

17. Ericzhf

Posts: 18; Member since: Nov 27, 2012

I still don't believe they will release it, just like Saygus V1

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