TikTok’s parent company ByteDance launches Smartisan Jianguo Pro 3 Smartphone

ByteDance already dominating the app market with TikTok, will it be able to dominate the smartphone market too?

At the beginning of this year ByteDance, the company that created TikTok, acquired a series of patents from smartphone maker Smartisan and this week introduced the first result of the agreement with the Jianguo Pro 3 smartphone.

The device is equipped with a 6.39 inch FHD + AMOLED screen with DC Dimming, is powered by the SoC Snapdragon 855 Plus with up to 12 GB of RAM and runs Smartisan OS 7.0 based on Android 9 Pie.

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The Smartisan Jianguo Pro 3 photographic compartment includes a 48 MP IMX586 main sensor, a 13 MP wide angle 123 degree lens, an 8 MP telephoto lens with 2x zoom and a 5 MP lens for 2 cm macros, while frontally it is present a 20 MP camera housed in the drip notch.

Smartisan Pro 3

Smartisan Jianguo Pro 3 has a thickness of only 7.8 mm and uses an in-display fingerprint scanner, it is powered by a 4,000 mAh battery with 18 W fast charge, but the 3.5 mm audio jack is absent.

Specifications of Smartisan Jianguo Pro 3

  • 6.39 inch Full HD + Super AMOLED screen (1080 × 2280 pixels) with 100% NTSC color gamut, DCI-P3 / sRGB color gamut
  • Snapdragon 855 Plus 7 nm (1 × 2.96GHz Kryo 485 + 3 × 2.42GHz Kryo 485 + 4x 1.80GHz Kryo 485) with Adreno 640 GPU
  • 8 GB of LPDDR4x RAM with 128 GB or 256 GB (UFS 3.0) storage, or 12 GB of LPDDR4x RAM with 256 GB storage (UFS 3.0)
  • Dual SIM
  • Smartisan OS 7.0 based on Android 9 Pie
  • Rear camera made up of a 1 MP / 4 “48 MP Sony IMX586 sensor, 0.8 μm pixel size, f / 1.75 aperture, LED flash, a 123 MP S5K3L6 1.12 μm 13 MP wide-angle lens, an 8 MP OV8856 telephoto lens with 2x zoom, 5 MP S5K5E9 super macro lens for 2 cm macros
  • 20 MP front camera with f / 2.0 aperture
  • In-display fingerprint sensor
  • 4000 mAh battery with fast 4+ charging at 18 W, USB-PD 3.0
  • Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac dual-band (2 × 2 MU-MIMO), Bluetooth 5, USB Type-C
  • Dimensions: 156.66 × 74.38 × 7.8 mm; Weight: 185 g

Smartisan Jianguo Pro 3 is available in black, white and green at the price of 2899 yuan (about 368 euros) for the variant with 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage, while the variant with 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of storage costs 3199 yuan (about 406 euros). The high-end model with 12 GB of RAM and 256 GB of storage costs 3599 yuan (around 457 euros). Smartisan Jianguo Pro 3 can already be ordered in China and will go on sale from November 4th.

Sarah Walker
Sarah Walker
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