Verykool's Jet $140 Smartphone Debuts in U.S.
The Jet SL5009 budget smartphone features a 5-inch screen, a 1GHz quad-core CPU, Android 5.1 Lollipop and an 8-megapixel main camera.Verykool's newest budget smartphone, the Jet SL5009, launched in the United States with a $139.99 price tag as the San Diego-based company continues to work to spread its smartphone line beyond Latin America. The Jet SL5009 includes a 5-inch IPS-LCD touch-screen display (480 by 854p) that's covered with tempered glass, a 1GHz quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage, which can be expanded with a microSD up to 64GB. The 4G LTE-capable smartphone also includes an 8-megapixel rear-facing main camera, a 1.3MP front-facing camera, LED front-facing flash and a 1,900mAh Li-ion battery. The handset runs on the Android 5.1 Lollipop mobile operating system. The Jet SL5009, which is available in single or dual SIM models, also comes with a semi-transparent clear gel case, a screen protector, a stereo headset, a travel charger and a microUSB cable. The device is 5 inches high, 2.8 inches wide, 0.33 inches thick and 3.7 ounces. The handset also includes WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity.
The phone can be used with T-Mobile, AT&T, MetroPCS and other major GSM wireless networks, according to InfoSonics Corp., which builds and sells the Verykool line of devices.