One of the showcases of the CES 2017 at Los Angles, ZTE’s Kickstarter campaign Hawkeye. There had not been any concrete details of the phone, but the company has been revealing the phone details piece by piece. Today, the company has revealed full hardware specs of the phone. If the Kickstarter campaign is successful, the company plans to begin shipping and selling by September.
Previously, ZTE said the Hawkeye would have a 5.5-inch HD display, dual rear cameras, a fingerprint sensor on the back, and Android Nougat out of the box. Today, the company confirmed that Hawkeye would have a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor running things inside, along with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of on-board storage, with microSD support up to 256GB. The dual rear cameras will have sensors of 12MP and 13MP, with optical zoom support. It will also have a 3000mAh battery, with support for Quick Charging 2.0 and a USB Type-C port.
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|Processor||2.0GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625|
|MicroSD||Yes, up to 256GB|
|Cameras||Rear: Dual 12 and 13MP sensors with optical zoom, PDAF|
|Ports||3.5mm headphone jack|
|Network||GSM bands: 850/1900/900/1800|
LTE bands: B2/B4/B5/B12(MFBI)/B7/B13/B66
|Dimensions||156.4 x 75.8 x 7.9mm|
Hawkeye has some unique features you show know about. The design of the front-facing camera is to detect the motion of a person’s iris, which can then be translated into standard Android commands. There will be a self-adhesive case for the phone that will allow it to stick to walls and other surfaces so that the phone can be used without any kind of finger interaction at all.
ZTE plans to conduct a poll on its CES website so that 15 different colors and materials for the Hawkeye can be chosen according to the vote of people. The Kickstarter campaign is slated to end in just over a month, but only a small percentage of its $500,000 goal has been raised. The only reward tier in this campaign is $199, which will allow you to get one Hawkeye phone when it is released, again assuming the campaign reaches its goal. If it does not make its goal, ZTE will still give all of its $199 Kickstarter backers one of its current phones that
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