Also introduced was the $219 A859 smartphone, which has a 5-inch 1280 x 720 pixel screen, an 8-megapixel rear camera, two SIM card slots and a MediaTek quad-core processor. It is cheaper than the S-series smartphones, but is thicker at 9.2 millimeters.
The S-Series and A859 smartphones run on Android 4.2, recognize gesture controls, and have software that make it easier to take and edit photos. The products will be launched later this year in parts of Asia, Europe, Central America and Latin America.
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