QiKU Q Terra with fingerprint scanner, metal unibody launched in India
India is now favorite spot for Chinese smartphone maker. In India, number of Chinese companies are already selling its smartphones. Now, QiKU, the Chinese smartphone brand and a venture between Qihu 360 Technology and CoolPad, has entered the Indian mobile market. The company launched its high-end QiKU Q Terra smartphones today. The handset has a full metal body and flagship features such as fingerprint scanner.
The QiKU Q Terra has a 6-inch full-HD (1080×1920) IPS display with a pixel density of 386ppi. The screen to body ratio of the display is 83% and the bezels are just 1.7mm thin.
The phone is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon MSM8992 808 SoC clocked at 2GHz with Adreno 418 GPU, 3GB of LPDDR3 RAM, and 16GB of internal storage. The storage can be further expanded via a microSD card of upto 128GB.
The phone has an all metal unibody build. The company claims that this is the first phone to use high-precision five-axis CNC Aluminum alloy in the build. At the back of the phone, their is a fingerprint sensor which the company claims can unlock the phone in 0.5 seconds.
On the camera front, the QiKU Q Terra sports dual 13-megapixel rear cameras with dual-tone LED flash, support for 4K video recording. The dual camera at the back of the QiKU Q Terra house Sony sensors (IMX 278 sensors). However, while One 13-megapixel sensor is a colour sensor, the other one is a black and white sensor. QiKU Says, the dual camera setup offers better low light photography.
At the front, the phone features an 8-megapixel camera which has a f/2.4 aperture, capable of shooting videos in full-HD resolution.
The dual-SIM capable handset (Micro-SIM and Nano-SIM) supports 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi, and other connectivity features. To match that large display, the phone comes with a fairly large 3,700 mAh battery which supports fast charging. QiKU claims that 5 minutes worth of charge, gives the phone about 2 hours of battery life.
The handset is running on QiKU’s Qihoo 360 OS which is based on Android 5.1 Lollipop with additional security features. The company adds QiKU Q Terra users will be able to uninstall any stock app other than Dialer and Messages.
Specification For QiKU Q Terra
|OS||Android 5.1.1 Lollipop-based Qihoo 360 OS|
|CPU||Qualcomm’s Snapdragon MSM8992 808 SoC clocked at 2GHz with Adreno 418 GPU|
|Screen||6-inch full-HD (1080×1920) IPS display|
|Camera||Dual 13-megapixel rear cameras and 8-megapixel front camera|
|Storage||16GB, expandable up to 128GB|
The latest QiKU Q Terra will be available via Gadgets 360 and is priced at Rs. 19,999 with an invite system in place. One can also buy the phone without an invite for Rs. 21,999.