This smartphone has a massive 10,900 mAh battery!

This smartphone has a massive 10,900 mAh battery!
One of the features we modern smartphone lovers crave the most right now is long and reliable battery life. For the past few years, manufacturers have gotten performance, camera, and displays down pretty well, but the race for thinning out devices has taken its toll on battery life. Currently, a regular smartphone with a display around 5 inches and proportions like the Galaxy S7 will have a juice box with a capacity of about 3,000 mAh. And sure, phone makers and software developers have managed to optimize energy usage immensely bu developing power-efficient hardware and not-so-power-hungry software, but there's still room for improvement.

Some manufacturers get that there are users out there that would rather carry a brick of a device that has a massive power bank in its trunk than a thin phone that can't last 5 hours of heavy usage. These are few and far in-between, but the resulting devices are usually worth a mention, if only for the "interesting facts" aspect of it.

So, we present to you the YAAO 6000 — a smartphone that will likely only be sold in China. What's so special about it, you may ask? Well, it has a whooping 10,900 mAh battery — that's around the capacity of a fairly large external powerbank! And, in all honesty, it doesn't look painfully thick, at least not on the promotional renders (no real photos available, sorry).

In terms of hardware, the handset is not really a jaw-dropper — it has a MediaTek MT6735 quad-core SoC, 1 GB of RAM, 16 GB of extendable memory, a 5.5-inch, 720 x 1280 TFT display, and a camera combo of 13 MP / 5 MP. Interestingly enough, the battery is also removable, presumably allowing users to swap it for a charged spare, in case the 10,900 mAh is not enough.

The phone is up for a fire pre-sale on website Jingdong for about $220. We wouldn't expect it to cross over to Western markets unless a company like Blu or Vivo picks it up, rebrands, and sells it here.

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1. Pabliell

Posts: 185; Member since: Mar 22, 2016

I won't comment on the design. But for the love of God! Why all smartphones with really big batteries have to have low end specs?! Can't we get a good and long lasting performer? Sigh...

3. TerryTerius unregistered

No godd**nit! You'll take your 10 minutes of use and like it!

8. Pabliell

Posts: 185; Member since: Mar 22, 2016

Aw hell nah! I need more than 10 minutes! That's what she said!

18. TheOracle1

Posts: 2329; Member since: May 04, 2015

Xiaomi redmi note 3 pro (sd version).

20. Martin_Cooper

Posts: 1774; Member since: Jul 30, 2013

Cause high end phones need to look nice and slim to have an excuse for their overpriced prices. At least thats what I understand from it.

28. Lsh99

Posts: 38; Member since: Sep 26, 2016

If you don't care what the phone looks like then why don't you just throw it in a mophie or zerolemon case and be done with it?

22. LiveFaith

Posts: 482; Member since: Jul 04, 2015

No! That precious .0006mm thinness advantage is more important. Especially after I slap that Lifeproof monster fatty case on it because it's so fragile. I actually like this design. Love love love that gigantic battery. Don't know, but it looks ruggedized too. Would love to have a Note with that thickness, monster 2-day cell, and durability.

26. kanagadeepan

Posts: 1264; Member since: Jan 24, 2012

Go for Samsung Galaxy A9 PRO (of course if its available in your country or can import it there). It comes with 6" FHD AMOLED screen, 4GB RAM, 32GB storage + micro SD (NOT hybrid), 4G LTE, Dual Sim, 16MPx camera with OIS and FINALLY 5000mAh battery...

2. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

Only $220? At first glance at the thumbnail I thought this was a luxury phone like vertu. It really looks like an expensive handset

4. Takeharu

Posts: 285; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

I'm pretty sure it's a stolen luxury phone design but with a huge hump on the back.

12. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

It looks absolutely nice and expensive and can fool anybody that you are using a luxury phone

5. Tyrion_Lannister unregistered

That TFT display and mediatek processor will insure that it doesn't last longer than regular 3000 mAh phones.

10. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

it's IPS TFT LCD, just like all those IPS used on other low-end devices... and that mediatek use quad-core cortex-A53, so it will be as power efficient as SD410 (probably even lower since it has lower clock speed)... btw, this phone is just oukitel K10000 with slightly cosmetic change

6. ebilcake

Posts: 1231; Member since: Jul 16, 2016

Big battery in a s**t phone, what a story.

23. LiveFaith

Posts: 482; Member since: Jul 04, 2015

Calm down. It's Italian. Like the cars, you better take what you can before it breaks down.

7. HugoBarraCyanogenmod

Posts: 1412; Member since: Jul 06, 2014

With such low specs the phone can last a week without charging

13. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

It looks very nice don't you think so?

15. HugoBarraCyanogenmod

Posts: 1412; Member since: Jul 06, 2014

Indeed, so gonna get one

9. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

oukitel K10000... is that you?

11. avishekmukherjee

Posts: 362; Member since: Apr 09, 2015

Copy of Tonino Lamborghini 88 tauri phone.

14. Moose

Posts: 418; Member since: Jan 05, 2015

With such pathetic specs, only 1GB RAM, you might as well just buy a feature phone, you won't be able to do much else with it other than make phone calls.

16. drifter77

Posts: 402; Member since: Jun 12, 2015

Such poor specs (and brand) for a great battery. I learnt my lesson after buying the Oukitel K10000, it may have a monster of a battery but daily performance suffers with low end specs... not to mention the terrible camera.

17. Boybawang

Posts: 205; Member since: Jun 02, 2013

Colorful fireworks when it explodes

19. tokuzumi

Posts: 1919; Member since: Aug 27, 2009

Overall, I kind of like the design. A menu button? What is this, 2012?

21. spiderpig2894

Posts: 597; Member since: Jan 10, 2012

Did Lamborghini gave them licenses?

24. Tanii

Posts: 132; Member since: Apr 30, 2015

What about exact dimensions & weight? (though won't consider it with 1GB Ram, low end processor & low resolution TFT in 2016/2017)

25. killer7D

Posts: 551; Member since: Sep 18, 2014

This is a battery pack that has a smartphone feature in it. So silly.. Who is still putting 1 GB RAM in his devices?????

27. uzbek-mobile-man

Posts: 118; Member since: Sep 27, 2014

If this is a CDMA phone that works on Perfectum of Uzbekistan, like Sprint and Verizon of the US, then it's Okay, otherwise, not. Because, there's Oukitel K10000 with 10000 mAh battery, but it's only GSM based phone. In addition, YAAO 6000 has a REMOVABLE battery!! It has a non-conventional design!!

29. uzbek-mobile-man

Posts: 118; Member since: Sep 27, 2014

you can connect with me, my friends, my email is iamuzbekman at gmail. see you there

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