The Japan-based smartphone maker, Freetel at the MWC 2016 event launched a new mid-range smartphone called as Freetel Rei for the US and European markets. Today, the company has launched a clamshell smartphone for its home country called as Freetel Musashi. The device comes with a beautiful design and features entry-level specifications. The Musashi is priced at 24,800 Yen (approx $219) and is available for purchase in the country.
Coming to the specifications part, the Freetel Musashi features dual 4-inch (800×480 pixels) WVGA display that offers a pixel density of 233ppi. Under the hood, it comes equipped with 64-bit MediaTek MT6735M quad-core processor clocked at 1.0GHz paired with Mali-T720 GPU and 1GB of RAM. The device supports dual sim dual standby and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop based company’s customized UI out of the box. The smartphone comes with 8GB of onboard storage that can be further expanded via a microSD card slot upto 128GB.
On the camera front, the smartphone sports an 8MP autofocus rear camera with LED flash and a 2Mp front-facing shooter for video calling and selfie lovers. The handset packs a 2000mAh battery that the company claims can deliver upto 8 hours of talk time and upto 210 hours of standby time. It includes standard connectivity options like 4G-LTE, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, GPS and microUSB 2.0 port. The dimensions of the handset measure 123.1 x 63.1 x 17.6 mm weighs around 198 grams and comes in Black, Champagne Gold and White color options. Stay tuned for more details about the availability of the smartphone in other markets.
Talking about the Freetel Rei, the smartphone features a beautiful all-metal unibody design and unique aluminum back cover with a diamond cut edge. The device also includes a physical home button with an integrated fingerprint sensor for enhanced security. The device comes with a 5.2-inch 1080p display, 2GB RAM, 32GB internal storage, 13MP Camera and runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box.