Meet Jelly, quite possibly the world's smallest Android 7.0 Nougat smartphone

04 May, 2017, 00:37 | Author: Sam Montgomery
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The device is powered by 1.1 GHz Quad-Core processor coupled with a Gig of RAM and 8GB internal storage (3.5GB user accessible) which is expandable via a dedicated microSD card.

But believe it or not, Unihertz, the little known Shanghai-based company behind the 2.45-inch (!!!) Jelly, has managed to raise an expectation-crushing $124K (and counting) within less than 24 hours of its crowdfunding campaign's launch. It will be coming with two Nano Dual-Sim support and in four color variants. The Jelly smartphone is backed up by 950mAh battery which is rated to offer three days of battery and seven days on standby. Do take note that there are two different versions to choose from - the vanilla model, or the Pro version.

The Jelly's most impressive feature, however, is battery life.

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The team explains on the Kickstarter page that it developed the Jelly for those who might already have a big, expensive smartphone like the Galaxy S8 or iPhone 7, but don't necessarily want to bring it with them all the time. The phone will be ready for shipping in August. In those instances, the Jelly could be their companion. While the company had hinted that the device would be upgraded to Android Nougat, Honor 6X owners have been waiting eagerly for the company to release the promised update.

"Jelly is created to be small, but for a reason", the team wrote. The kickstarter is looking for crowd funding which is now have seen $125,000 pledged for its $30,000 goal, with 34 days to go. In fact, the company behind the Jelly smartphone would like to create an armband, ensuring that it will cater to fitness buffs during their workout sessions. There's also a Jelly Pro, which costs $95 in return for double the RAM and on-board storage. And maybe that's going to be the main draw of the Jelly.

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