smartphone maker Bluboo has announced a new smartphone, the XFire 2 that comes
with a fingerprint scanner. The XFire 2
is priced just at $60 making it the cheapest smartphone in the market to comes
with this technology.
XFire 2 has a 5-inch 720p display with 2.5D curved glass. The body is mate
entirely out of metal and has a thin arc design. The device is powered by an
MTK6580 quad-core processor and Mali 400 GPU. There will also be 1GB of RAM on
board and 8GB of internal memory which can be expanded by up to 32GB via
XFire 2 is equipped with 5-megapixel rear camera (interpolated to 8-megapixel)
accompanied by LED flash and 2-megapixel (interpolated to 5-megapixel) front
snapper with LED flash as well for clicking selfies. The fingerprint sensor
sits below the rear camera which has a square shape with rounded corners.
On the connectivity front, the phone supports, 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth
and GPS. It comes in single-SIM and Dual-SIM variant, unfortunately there is no
4G support. The XFire 2 is packed by a 2150mAh battery,
The Bluboo XFire 2 single SIM
and dual SIM variant is up for pre-order at Gearbest. The dual SIM variant
will set you back by $74 (Rs. 5,000). Shipping starts from February.