Digital Pay TV service provider, Startimes has a couple of mobile devices under its belt, handled by subsidiary – Startimes Mobile. The company has announced three new devices – the Startimes Solar Mini, Startimes Planet Note and the Startimes Solar Note in Uganda. Pricing is yet to be disclosed.
Startimes Solar Mini
The Startimes Solar Mini is basically a low-end smartphone and runs the already dated Android 4.4 Kitkat OS. It sports a 4-inch (480 x 800 pixels) WVGA display, powered by a quad-core processor clocked at 1.3GHz with 512MB of RAM and 4GB built-in expandable storage space.
For photography, there is a front facing VGA (0.3MP) camera and a rear facing 8MP AutoFocus camera. It has Dual SIM slots (with Dual Standby), supports 2G and 3G networks and is backed by a 1500mAh Li-ion battery.
Startimes Planet Note
Also running Android 4.4 Kitkat OS, the Startimes Solar Note sports a bigger 5.5-inch display with an unimpressive 960 x 540 pixels (qHD) screen resolution. It relies on a quad-core processor clocked at 1.3GHz with 8GB built-in storage space and 1GB of RAM.
The device has a front facing 2MP camera, rear facing 8MP AutoFocus camera, Dual SIM with Dual Standby, HotKnot connectivity, supports 2G and 3G networks, and is backed by a 2400mAhh battery.
Startimes Solar Note
The Startimes Solar Note round off the trio with much more better specs than the duo above but uses the same OS version. The device sports a 5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD display, powered by an octa-core processor clocked at 2.0GHz with 2GB of RAM and 16GB built-in storage space.
In the camera aspect, there is a front facing 8MP camera and a rear facing 16MP AutoFocus camera. The Solar Note also has Dual SIM with Standby, supports 2G and 3G networks, and is backed by a 2700mAh battery.