For those who are not in the know, Elephone is one of the smartphone companies that emerged from China. The company made its name like every typical startup company by producing great smartphones with jaw dropping price tags. Elephone’s latest offering has drawn quite an attention, the Elephone S7 is the company’s latest device. The devices main outstanding feature is that it is explosion proof. The company has spared no opportunity to make this known to the public. Without question, this Elephone S7’s unique sales pitch is drawn from the misery of the late Galaxy Note 7, which until it’s demise was a fire hazard and held an explosion threat to all. However, it is still hard to see how this sales pitch will influence the sales of the Elephone S7 because no sane person intends to buy a phone with a potential for explosion or fire hazard. Elephone S7 even comes with curved sides making the device even more evocative of the late Note 7.
That said, let us look at the other specs of the Elephone S7. The device comes with a metal and glass body. It has a sealed battery compartment and extra metal protection to make the device explosion proof. It carries either a 5.5-inch or 5.2-inch screen with a Full HD resolution. Under the hood, a deca-core Helio X20 processor runs the devices processes and an ARM Mali T880 GPU powers the graphics. Depending on the variant, the S7 will come with 2GB RAM\16GB\32GB\64GB ROM, 4GB RAM\32GB\64GB ROM.
For pictures and videos, Elephone S7 is equipped with a 13MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera. The device is powered by a 3,000mAh battery and runs Android Marshmallow out of the box.
Among other features, Elephone S7 comes with NFC, external storage support, Bluetooth, WiFi, Hotspot, GPS. The device will come in several colors, including gold, blue, black, and green.
As for pricing and availability, the device currently available for pre-order in China and will become available to the international market in the coming weeks. The devices price ranges from $139.99 for the 2GB/16GB version, all the way up to $249.99 for the 4GB/64GB/green option.
Elephone S7 us most certainly an interesting phone for the specs and price. What do you think? Is it a device you would like to own? Share your thoughts in the comment box below.