ViewSonic announces ViewPhone 5e: 5-inch screen, dual-SIM gargantuan phone

ViewSonic announces ViewPhone 5e: 5-inch screen, dual-SIM gargantuan phone
ViewSonic has just officially lifted the cover off its ViewPhone 5e: one of the first Android 4.0 handsets with dual-SIM functionality, and it's a gargantuan one with a 5-inch screen. It should be a relatively affordable option for those wanting a huge display as it only sports a mediocre 480 x 800 pixel resolution. The dual-SIM functionality hints that it will target developing markets.

The ViewSonic ViewPhone 5e arrives with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich pre-loaded, and it’s flavored with a custom skin looking somewhat like HTC Sense with a huge clock widget on top and rounded-icons on the bottom strip. 

The ViewPhone 5e release date is set for Q3 2012, and the retail price stands at below $599 initially. Sadly, we have no further details about the processor powering this device, but we’ll update you as soon as we get them.

source: ViewSonic

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4 Comments

1. redmd

Posts: 1926; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

800 mHz according to rumors.

2. Bluesky02

Posts: 1439; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Not bad the design..

3. Whateverman

Posts: 3295; Member since: May 17, 2009

480 x 800 pixel resolution on a 5" display? Yeah, these things are gonna FLY off the shelves!

4. RamyAbdelbadea

Posts: 17; Member since: Nov 07, 2011

480 x 800 on 5'' display !! not good really :(

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