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Commodore to launch an Android phablet with 5.5-inch display

A company which was a leader in personal computers in the 1980’s will be returning back to the game but this time it will launch a mobile device. Its none other than Commodore.


Commodore is all set to launch an Android phablet in Europe this week, according to Wired. The phablet has been dubbed as PET. Lets take a look at the specifications.

The device will feature a 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS display which is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. It will be powered by a 1.7 GHz octa-core MediaTek processor. It will 2 GB of RAM along with 16 GB of internal memory and also a 3 GB RAM variant coupled with 32 GB of internal storage. They will also have expandable storage via microSD card and a free 32 GB microSD card will come with both the variants. It will run on Android 5.0 Lollipop out of the box.

The phablet will rock a 13 megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 8 megapixel front-facing camera with a dedicated shutter button. It will pack in a 3,000 mAh battery under the hood. It will presumably come loaded with 4G LTE and the usual WiFi, Bluetooth and GPS for connectivity.

The Commodore PET will be available in France, Germany, Italy and Poland initially and the company plans to expand to USA and other European countries soon. The 2GB RAM variant will cost US $300 whereas the 3GB RAM variant will set you back by US $365.

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