Qihoo 360, formerly known as QiKU, has launched a smartphone called as F4 in China, as expected earlier. The 360 F4 has a metal unibody design and a fingerprint sensor on the back that, as per the company, can unlock the phone in 0.4seconds. It can also be used to make phone calls and capturing images along with unlocking the device. The device comes in White, Black, Pink, Gold and Blue colours.
The 360 F4 features a 5-inch HD (1280 x 720) IPS display. It is powered by a powered by 1.3 GHz octa-core 64-bit MediaTek MT6753 processor with Mali-T720 MP2 GPU. The device comes in two memory variants, 2GB RAM and 3GB RAM. The 2 GB variant comes with 16GB internal storage and 3 GB variant comes with 32GB internal storage. It has an expandable storage slot as well which can hold a micro SD card of up to 128GB capacity. The smartphone runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system and is backed up by a 2500 mAh battery.
The smartphone sports a 13-megapixel camera and an LED flash on its rear panel while a 5-megapixel camera is in its front. Further, the smartphone offers hybrid Dual SIM, 4G, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS/A-GPS and micro USB 2.0 port. The handset measures 142 x 77 x 9.3mm and weighs 155 grams.
The 360 F4 is priced at 599 Yuan (approximately Rs 6,150) for the 2GB RAM version and 799 Yuan (approximately Rs 8,200) for the 3GB variant. The first flash sale of the phone (for the China maker) starts on 25th March and will be available for registration starting from today. There is no information as of now about its launch in India.