Altek, one of Taiwan’s contract camera manufacturer, has unveiled its latest smartphone with a 14 megapixel camera. Known as the A14 LEO, this is world’s first ever smartphone to feature a 14 megapixel camera along with a 3x or three times optical zoom and a camera sized Xenon flash as well.
Based on Android, the Leo features HSPA connectivity of up to 14 Mbps and works with 3.5G networks.
It has an unconventional plain look with silver and black dual colour tone. The back panel has a brushed metal finish which looks classy and adds a touch off sophistication to the device.
The camera is based on a Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor or CMOS, which is a technology for constructing integrated circuits. It is capable of taking full high definition or 1080 pixels resolution photographs, this smartphone can also record 720 pixels resolution video. The Leo can easily be regarded as a hybrid between a camera and a smartphone.
The display is a big 3.2 inch TFT LCD with a 480 x 800pixel resolution which can be used to playback high definition content on this device.
For wireless connectivity, the Leo features Bluetooth and the latest Wi-Fi 802.11n standard that supports a data transfer for up to 150 Mbps.
Pricing details are yet to be confirmed by the company but is expected to cost Rs 30,000. The company aims to ship this product to most parts of the world soon including India.