Newman have announced that the Newman K1A Panda will go on sale in just a few, and earlier adopters will enjoy a generous $65 discount!
The Newman K1A panda is a larger version of the current K1, Mediatek powered phone which budget a few cost cutting measures thrown in to keep the retail price low. Like the current K1 the K1A panda is a quad-core Mediatek powered phone, but in this cases uses the MT6589M variant which is slightly less powerful. Another difference is the screen size which is 5.3-inch on the Panda with a resolution of 960 x 540.
Other details and specs are pretty much identical to the K1 including 1GB RAM, 4GB built-in memory, SD card expansion, 8 mega-pixel rear camera, Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and 2000mAh battery.
Chinese customers will be able to begin ordering the phone online from 24th June at a introduction price of just 899 Yuan ($146), this will later rise to 1299 Yuan ($212) so don’t expect stock to last very long at all!