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.
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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 ]