Qihoo 360 the chinese brand who recently started manufacturing smartphones, in a bid to outperform the current behemoths of the smartphone market has launched its own contender to battle against all odds and let me tell you so far everything it has to offer is actually proving it to be true. The 360 N4S is the new budget super smartphone launched by the company. The 360 N4 is the most affordable Helio X20 powered smartphone that is priced at just 899 Yuan ($135), while 360 N4S with some additions costs 1199 Yuan ($179)
It has a vivid 5.5-inch In-cell display with Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) resolution and a 2.5D glass on top. Under the all metal body is the 2.0 GHz Helio X20 deca-core processor and is coupled with 4GB of RAM. It comes in 32GB/64GB/128GB storage variants and also a microSD card slot for expanding storage upto 128GB. It also has an IR blaster the top edge for controlling household electronics.
The device is backed by a humongous 5,000mAh non-removable battery with fast charging support provided by the 9V 1.5A adapter. Qihoo 360 claims that with 10 minutes of charging, the 360 N4S can give four hours of talk time. The device also supports Huawei P9 Max like reverse charging, so that we can charge other devices with the OTG cable. It has a hybrid SIM slot and offers 4G LTE with VoLTE support. Despite the bigger battery is measures only 8.35mm and weighs just 169gm.
In the camera department 360 N4S features a 16MP rear camera with PDAF and f/2.0 aperture which is the only difference between it and 360 N4 which came with a 13MP sensor with an LED flash. The device packs an 8MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture and features FotoNation 4.0 and this also comes with an LED flash. The device can unlock in just 0.38 seconds using its fingerprint sensor and can also be used for other purposes such as answering calls clicking photos.
360 N4S comes in Gold, Rose Gold, and Grey color options and while be available starting from July 20th. The device is power packed with specifications right now in the ‘budget’ segment although costs you only 1199 Yuan. It will be available from 20th July for purchase.