Advertised price of a smartphone-clamshell Samsung Hennesy

On the eve of China’s smartphone Samsung has officially unveiled the Murphy on Android Samsung Hennesy and we gave details of its stuffing. The only thing that then remains unknown – the cost of the device, but we were told that we need this information is unlikely to be useful, because outside of the Middle Kingdom gadget does not appear. And it looks like we were wrong: the price of Samsung Hennesy SCH-W789 is worth a look.

What do you think the cost of a smart phone, which is among the toppings – 3.3-inch HVGA display, 5 megapixel camera, quad-core processor with a clock speed of 1.2 GHz and 1 GB of RAM? 150, 200, 250 dollars? Well, add $ 50 for the opportunity to simultaneously work with two SIM-cards, and another 100 dollars for an unusual form factor and a second screen. As a result, the maximum price of the gadget are $ 400, which will give for such a smartphone is it that a man who very much wants to buy this model.

But, according to numerous reports of Chinese websites, the price of Samsung Hennesy was not 400 or even $ 500, but note 5000 yuan or about $ 800. This is more than the cost of the flagship Galaxy S IV, while we are talking about China, where the gadgets are much smaller than we are used to seeing.

Well, according to the specifications, Hennesy – or budget smartphone or gadget middle segment, and is near its lower limit. Are there many people who are guided by the average cost of the devices in these bands are willing to pay $ 800 for this device, despite the fact that for less money you can buy a top unit with incomparable best stuffing? The answer, it seems obvious, and will be able to buy a smartphone that really wealthy people, which is only important to the design, rather than performance. Although what really so surprising when we remember the price another clamshell “phone Jackie Chan”, which amounted to $ 3,000.

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