While the tech world is eagerly awaiting the launch of the highly anticipated phablet of the year– the successor of the hottest selling Galaxy Note – the South Korean giant's next biggest offering to the global smartphone market -- Samsung Galaxy Note 2 on August 29. In the meantime, the low cost tech consumer goods manufacturers are trying to take the full advantage of the situation and are releasing their wallet friendly offerings in the markets to secure some share of the phablet market category, before the Android heavyweight is unwrapped.
Following on the similar lines, India-based tech firm Wicked Leak has also released a massive phablet flavored with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, dubbed by the name of Wammy Note at a price of Rs 11,000.
Commenting on the launch of the smartphone, a company spokesperson said, ”The different form factor, features and Price point makes Wammy Note unique even in the 5-inch smartphone category which we expect will catch on once they become more widely available".
At the same time the start-up company has also announced that it will release three Android 4.1 Jelly Bean based tablets in September, namely Wammy 7, Wammy Ethos and Wammy Plus.
"The Jelly Bean update for the existing Wammy users will be available in the last week of September. Users will be able to update their tablet over the air (no need to connect to PC) and also through the ROM image , shortly after the updated tablet starts shipping to the users", the company added.
Wammy Note – What Features to Expect?
Wicked Leak Wammy Note has been launched by the company sporting a screen of 5 inch Super HD capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels, measuring a dimension of 144 x 89 x 12 mm.
Furthermore, Wammy Note is equipped with a 1GHz processor, 512MB RAM and 4GB internal memory, which can be expandable to 32GB through a micro SD card slot.
Also, Wammy Note has an 8MP rear camera and a 1.3MP front facing camera for video calling. It comes packed with connectivity features like 3G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. The device is powered by a 2,500 mAh Li-ion battery, which provides a talk time of 8 hours and a standby time of 260 hours.
Price & Availability
Wammy Note is priced at Rs 11,000 and will be available from August 30,2012 on the official website of Wicked Leak.