Beidou ‘Spring Onion’ another $130 MT6589T for China with WCDMA support

Chinese budget phone maker Beidou have been out of the limelight for a while now, but they are back with a new low-cost MT6589T quad-core smartphone.

Beidou are obviously eyeing the recent success of the Xiaomi Hongmi Android smartphone and are hoping to cash in on the success by launching a China Unicom WCDMA equivalent of their own.

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Sales for the ‘Spring Onion’ start tomorrow in China at 10am. The 799 Yuan Android phone comes equipped with a 1.5Ghz MT6589T quad-core Mediatek SoC, China Unicom WCDMA support (which is compatible with some international carriers), dual SIM, 1GB RAM, 8GB memory, 5-inch 720p display, 8 mega-pixel camera and 2000mAh battery.

The phone will only be officially launched in China, but with the interest the Hongmi is enjoying abroad we doubt it will take resellers long to start offering them.

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  1. September 11, 2013

    Honestly, where can I get this phone? I need this phone ASAP!!!

  2. September 11, 2013

    2014 we’ll have the turbo phones for less than 100usd

    • kleautzak
      September 11, 2013

      2014.. then we have MTK6592

  3. joop
    September 11, 2013

    Will this phone do the job in the Netherlands?

    • kleautzak
      September 11, 2013

      ik denk het wel, ff afwachten dan weten we het zeker..

      • Joop
        September 12, 2013

        Bedankt, afwachten dus gaan we doen

  4. Mateus
    September 11, 2013

    Is Beidou’s build quality good?