Quad-core Tegra 3 Beidou Little Pepper Q1 Unveiled for $160

Quad-core Tegra 3 Beidou Little Pepper Q1 Unveiled for $160


We knew it was only a matter of time before the quad-core, Tegra 3 equipped Beidou Little Pepper Q1 would arrive, so when the phone launched this weekend we weren’t all that surprised.

Beidou cut their teeth in the phone market early last year with their dual-core Little Pepper, and then just before the end of the year they launched a 5-inch budget phone, but this is the first model with a quad-core processor, and one which is comparable to bigger brand phones.

nvidia tegra 3 quad-core beidou little pepper frontRather than choosing the MT6589 processor, Beidou have chosen the old faithful Nvidia Tegra 3, which is clocked at 1.3Ghz. It’s good to see the Nvidia chip being used as it has proven performance and isn’t likely to suffer from shortages like the new Mediatek chip likely will.

Beidou Little Pepper Quad Core Q1 (2013) Specifications

 Beidou Little Pepper Q1
Resolution1280 x 720
Size138 x 70 10.3mm
ExpansionMicro SD card slot
CPUQuad-core Nvidia Tegra 3 1.3Ghz
Memory1GB RAM
OSAndroid 4.1 Jelly Bean
CamerasFront: 2 mega-pixels
Rear: 8 mega-pixels

Beidou are really offering a bit of a bargain with their latest phone. For $160 we get some real stand out features such as a SD card slot, powerful performance, good size screen and larger than average battery, features which more costlier phones sometimes ship without.

nvidia tegra 3 quad-core beidou little pepper back colours nvidia tegra 3 quad-core beidou little pepper back colours

On paper the Q1 appears to be a value packed phone, and one which is likely going to see strong demand in the weeks before the Chinese New Year!

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  • Chael

    wow. amazing phone. I badly want this phone. Hoping this will be available before the end of january or first week of february.

  • dr prashant kumar

    where to buy it from????

    • chris

      leave me a message 😉

      • Khan

        Hi I want to buy this phone. Could you please tell me how much will be cost including Shipping to Kuwait.

  • Vlastimil

    Hi why tegra 3 doesnt support Glonass? And could you write something about these phone..? http://item.taobao.com/item.htm?spm=a1z10.1.7245023-1993313664.6.kl5HGk&id=18329567995 Aliexperss sell for very good price..

  • sam

    Now that is a great phone, hope they have it available in black. Much faster than cortex a7 1.2ghz that the mt6589 has. I want one!

  • andres

    Chinese phones are better and better and give us a lot of options to select (a problem 🙂 )this is a great option, a better battery and gorilla glass would be the perfect combo! However is still a deal!!!
    I had a sopo zp200, amoi n820 (yet) waiting for my jiayu g3 (traveling) all of them has not support for 3g band in Argentina! Damn why not quadband for 3g too?
    Anyway i will be chosing chinese phones 🙂

  • nobitakun

    I’ve been following news from this mobile since it was first announced months ago! (I mean Beidou + Tegra3).

    But I haven’t read an important thing for me about this phone: does it have HDMI-out? because when I’m home I usually use it for playing games on TV, and my current Changhong Z-Me does the job very well despite of having 1Ghz Snapdragon S2 and 512MB of RAM.

    Otherwise, so pity I would have to search other model to buy.

    Nice job Abbie!

  • dandy

    the trillion dollar question is, from where i can buy this? I live outside china.

    • chrisu

      HI, I am also interested in it.. may i have your contact?

  • Squirrl

    Looks very interesting!

  • Sply3r90

    This phone phone work in 3g and hsdpa connection?

  • Dudebro

    None of the usual sites have it not even fastcard 🙁

    Andi, any idea where I can buy one?


    • Fastcardtech does have this but it sold out very quickly. I bought one and is on the way. It is out of stock now.

  • Ash

    I want to buy this, where from?

  • trevor mason

    where can i buy this phone from

  • dylan chaos

    Where can i get this phone?

  • Genelle

    I Agree i want to buy this phonebut i need to know where to go

  • Genelle

    With that said. Lol where can i buy one from.

  • Anurag Awasthi

    Buy Intel Xolo-Play. Its the same phone re branded by Lava