The NuAns Neo was a standout amongst the most particular handsets around, yet as Windows 10 Mobile’s share of the worldwide cell phone advertise has been dropping like a stone as of late, the gadget’s prospects were looking not as much as empowering.
We’ve known for a considerable length of time that NuAns has been dealing with another form of the Neo, however. a week ago, it developed that the organization was wanting to run Android on its successor, dumping Windows 10 Mobile. Today, NuAns has formally declared the new gadget and opened pre-orders.
The Neo Reloaded has a somewhat bigger, higher-determination show than the first, and furthermore gets a redesigned processor, changing to a Snapdragon 625, as opposed to the more established 617. Like the Windows form, the new Android 7.1 Nougat model is accessible with an extensive variety of “Twotone” back spreads, which permits clients to redo the outline of their handsets with different blends of hues and materials, including denim, cowhide, stone and wood.
Key specs of the Neo Reloaded include:
- 5.2-inch LCD with Full HD (1920x1080px) determination and Dragontrail Pro glass
- Octa-center Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC
- 3GB RAM
- 32GB capacity (in addition to microSD card opening)
- 13MP back camera with f/2.0 opening, stage identify self-adjust and LED streak
- 8MP front-confronting camera with f/2.2 gap
- Unique mark sensor
- Bluetooth 4.1
- 802.11ac Wi-Fi
- USB Type-C with Quick Charge 3.0 support
- 3.5mm earphone port
- 3450mAh battery
On top of that, the Neo Reloaded is IP54-evaluated for tidy and water-resistance. That implies that it’s “tidy secured”, and can manage light sprinkling of water with no destructive impacts. NuAns is likewise encouraging to convey “safe security fixes and overhauls” to the gadget.
NuAns’ choice to abandon Windows 10 Mobile for Android isn’t altogether astounding. The first Windows-based model propelled just in Japan, yet the organization wanted to crowdfund its worldwide dispatch a year ago. The Kickstarter crusade attempted to increase any genuine footing and finished in August with only 20% of its financing objective, and less than 500 sponsors the world over.
In a meeting with Neowin at CES a month ago, NuAns CEO Tetsushi Hoshikawa communicated his mistake over Windows 10 Mobile, and said that prior talks with Microsoft had prompted to higher desires for the OS.
The new is accessible to pre-arrange today from the organization’s site, and from different retailers in Japan, estimated at ¥49,800 JPY ($440 USD).
Twotone cases are valued at what might as well be called around $20 to $30 for a couple, and a “Flip” cover is likewise accessible from around $25, which incorporates kickstand-style usefulness.