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Pepsi (yes, the soda company) is making its own Android phone

Pepsi (yes, the soda company) is making its own Android phone

Reuters has confirmed PepsiCo. will release an official licensed phone in China. The company will not manufacture the phones — an unnamed partner will produce the phones — but will lend its brand to the device. Our original story appears below.

No, this is not a joke.

PepsiCo. China is planning to announce its own Android smartphone for the Chinese market, according to the a report from Mobipicker, a blog that covers mobile phones.

The so-called Pepsi P1 looks to be your typical budget-priced Android 5.1 Lollipop smartphone. At about $205, the P1 will reportedly come with a 5.5-inch 1080p display, 1.7GHz processor, 16GB of internal storage, 2GB of RAM, and a 3,000 milliamp-hour battery.

It’ll also have a 13-megapixel camera on the back and 5-megapixel camera on the front.


Leaked Pepsi phone


leaked image (above) shows what appears to be capacitive buttons below the screen (though they could be physical ones) and possibly a fingerprint sensor on the back, just below the camera.

The phone looks to be pretty skinny; the leaked specs suggest a phone that’s 0.30-inches thick.

Pepsi will reportedly announce the P1 phone on Oct. 20.


Read the source article at Mashable

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