Coolpad, a Chinese smartphone maker, announced today Dashen (literally means “the great god” in Chinese), a smartphone brand run by the company, will be operated independently. At the press conference, the company released five hardware products under the brand, including the much-anticipated Dashen F2, Dashen F1 (China Telecom version), Dashen F1 (Youth version), a mobile charger and a 3D AR helmet.

Dashen F2 is positioned as a 4G smartphone for the youth. It supports LTE+GSM dual-card and dual-standby mode and is configured with 2GB memory and 16GB flash memory plus 32GB micro SD card expansion. Powered by an octa-core MT6592 processor clocked at 1.7GHz, Dashen F2 features Mali-450MP4 GPU (700MHz), 1280×720 resolutions and 5.5-inch screen. The camera is 5-megapixel on the front and 13-megapixel on the rear.

In addition to the marketing channels directly under Coolpad, the smartphone is open for pre-order at several other platforms like QQ Zone, JD, WeChat, Mobile QQ and China Mobile 10085. The product will be shipped on Sept. 2.

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Emma Lee

Emma Lee is Shanghai-based tech writer, covering startups and tech happenings in China and Asia in general. We are looking for stories related to tech and China. Reach her at lixin@technode.com.