ByteDance, the parent company of popular instant video app TikTok has launched its first smartphone, dubbed Smartisan Jianguo Pro 3. This is the company’s first smartphone, after acquiring the smartphone manufacturer Smartisan. TikTok has close to 120 million users in India. The TikTok smartphone comes with top of the end specifications, and includes the high-end Snapdragon 855+ processor and has up to 12GB RAM. The phone lets users access the TikTok app directly by swiping up from the lock screen.
TikTok smartphone price
Smartisan Jianguo Pro 3 is priced at Yuan 2,899 (approximately Rs 29,000) for the 8GB RAM/128GB storage variant, Yuan 2,199 (approximately Rs 32,000) for the 8GB RAM/256GB storage variant and Yuan 3,599 (approximately Rs 36,000) for the 12GB RAM/256GB storage variant. It is currently available in Black, White and Matsutake colour options. The device is initially being made available only in China. And as a launch offer the company is offering a discount of Yuan 200 (approximately Rs 2,000) during its first sale.
TikTok smartphone specifications
Smartisan Jianguo Pro 3 sports a 6.39-inch full HD+ AMOLED display with a resolution of 2340×1080 pixels. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ processor paired with an Adreno 640 GPU. It comes with up to 12GB of RAM and up to 256GB of storage. There’s also an 8GB RAM and 128GB storage variant. The 128GB version comes with UFS 2.1 storage, while the 256GB version has UFS 3.0 storage, which is faster.
The device runs its own custom skin based on Android, called Smartisan OS 7. The company has not detailed as to what version of Android the device is running. All of this is backed by a 4,000mAh battery with support for Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 4+ technology.
The phone features a quad camera setup on the back, consisting of a 48MP Sony IMX586 primary sensor paired with a 13MP wide-angle camera, an 8MP telephoto camera and a 5MP macro camera. On the front, it sports a 20MP sensor for selfies. The macro camera can take shots as close at 2 cms distance from the subject. The telephoto camera supports 2x zoom.