The Yotaphone 2 has clearly shown that Russia can make a modern smartphone with good performance. Moreover, distinguished by several unique features. However, the cost of the device, in fact, put a cross on the sales of the gadget.
Apparently realizing this, the Chinese company Siswoo copied the idea of Russian developers by offering a more affordable solution. Its a new device R9 Darkmoon has two displays on both sides of the case: an ordinary 5-inch and 4.7-inch based on E Ink technology.
Like the YotaPhone 2, a main panel R9 Darkmoon has a resolution of 1920 × 1080 pixels and 960 × 540 pixels. However, instead of the AMOLED, the Chinese chose an IPS panel for the main screen.
The basis of the Chinese machine is productive OCTA-core 64-bit processor MediaTek MT6752 with a clock frequency of 1.7 GHz, while the YotaPhone 2 is a 4-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 with 2.2 GHz. The amount of RAM in the Chinese smartphone is 3 GB vs 2 GB in Russian. In this capacity on a flash storage device is the same — 32 GB.
R9 Darkmoon received front-facing 8-megapixel camera and a rear 13-megapixel camera with led flash (YotaPhone 2 camera equipped with a 2.1 – and 8 Mpix). The battery capacity from Chinese smartphone also more — 3000 mAh vs 2500 mAh.
Among other characteristics R9 Darkmoon you can select the adapters Wi-Fi and Bluetooth as well as NFC and mobile networks fourth generation LTE and two SIM-cards. Operating system — Android 5.0 Lollipop.
Thus, on a number of parameters R9 Darkmoon wins YotaPhone 2. As for the cost, specific figures have not yet been announced, but claimed that the price of new items will be lower in comparison with the Russian machine.