Chinese brand Bird are another of those very large companies which don’t receive all that much coverage on GizChina (due to their boring products) but they have suddenly become a whole lot more special with the launch of the 8-core Dragon XL.
Bird are one of the oldest Chinese phone makers, and although popular tend to busy themselves with producing low-end, affordable feature phones rather than all out Android smartphones.
However times have changed and Bird are looking to grab some of the growing smartphone market share with the new Dragon XL. Confusingly the Dragon XL doesn’t run a Qualcomm chip but rather an 8-core Mediatek MTK6592! Which is still more than impressive. Also of interest is the 6-inch 1080 display and 6.5mm body thickness!
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Other features include 2GB RAM, dual-SIM support, SD card memory expansion and Aliun OS which is based on Android with built-in cloud features. Pricing and a launch date have not been announced.[ Source ]