Chinese Smartphone start-up Geak launches Geak Eye smartphone with 13MP rear and 8MP front cameras!


If you thought that China’s phone market wasn’t fierce enough an all new start-up has joined the mix with 2 very impressive Android smartphones and a smart watch! Full details of the Geak launch event after the jump!

Although Shenzhen is where most of the Chinese factories and manufactures are based, it seems most of the exciting developments are start-up in the capital Beijing!

All new Chinese smartphone start-up Geak has just launched it’s all new range of device in Beijing this afternoon. The launch event acted as the launch pad for the Geak Eye and Geak Marks Android smartphone, the Geak Smartwatch and even a Geak ring!

Geak Eye Android smartphone

The Geak Eye is priced at 1999 Yuan ($320) and features a 13 mega-pixel rear camera with F/2.2 apertures and ISO of up to 3200. Those of you who like to take self portraits will be excited to learn the Eye sports an 8 mega-pixel front camera, rumoured to be the same unit as found on the back of the iPhone 5!

The Geak Eye also comes equipped with a 5-inch HD display with 2.7mm narrow bezels, 1GB RAM, 16GB ROM, quad-core MT6589 processor, built-in 2000mAh battery and Android 4.2 Jelly Bean with Geak’s own Geak ROM!

We’ll bring you more details of the Geak Eye as we get them!

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10 Comments

  1. Simon
    June 17, 2013

    Correct me if i’m wrong but wasn’t Xiaomi a Beijing startup, and look at them !!!

    • June 17, 2013

      Yup, exciting stuff!

  2. Simon
    June 17, 2013

    Should be good, even if the name is slightly off.

  3. June 17, 2013

    I think that in description of Mtk 6589 processor I read that, this processor can’t support 8mp front camera, only upto 5mp…….!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • airyl
      June 17, 2013

      Which is why I’m hoping it’s MTK6589T.

      • sivaprasad
        June 19, 2013

        if it is a MTK6589T processor then why didn’t they add 2GB ram

  4. Aditya
    June 17, 2013

    Why doesn’t India have such startups/manufacturers!? Its really sad when we see such good specs at such lower price! 🙁

    • June 17, 2013

      India concentrate on IT services and not manufacturing.

  5. andrew
    June 18, 2013

    1GB of RAM just doesn’t cut it, particularly with only a couple of apps running in the background.
    What does an extra gig of RAM cost anyway?

  6. June 18, 2013

    Wait for some months, by end of Q3 this year, 2-4GB of RAM will be common on phones and 2014 will see a lot of them.