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Star Wars-themed smartphone launched ahead of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story release

Good news Star Wars fans! Now there is a smartphone launched ahead of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story release.

  • Published: November 27, 2016 12:55 PM IST
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Nearly three weeks ahead of the next installment of Star Wars series “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”, Japanese mobile carrier SoftBank has unveiled a smartphone dedicated to the science fiction film, a media report said on Sunday. Available in two colors — Dark (black) and Light (White) side editions — the device lets you choose your “Force allegiance”. Also Read - Realme to offer 5G in every smartphone priced above Rs 15,000: Report

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The 7.6 mm thin Star Wars mobile phones are made by electronic products manufacturer Sharp and sport a 5.3-inch, full HD (1080p) display. It runs on Android 6.0 and has skin in both light and dark side themes. The device is powered by Snapdragon 820 processor with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage, which can be expanded by a microSD card. Also Read - Why it makes no sense to buy a Rs 15,000 phone in India right now

Apart from a 22.6-megapixel primary camera and 3,000mAh battery for extended running hours, the device also has “Live wallpapers” that make the phone look like an X-Wing or TIE fighter cockpit, a Star Wars Movie Player app that lets a user watch The Force Awakens until the year 2020 and pre-loaded Star Wars: Force Collection card game. ALSO READ: Star Wars porn sales increase 500% after The Force Awakens release

The phone, which will go on sale from December 2 in Japan, has Star Wars-themed alarm clock app, Star Wars emojis and Star Wars ringtones.

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  • Published Date: November 27, 2016 12:55 PM IST



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