Earlier this month, FOSSiBOT announced their first smartphone FOSSiBOT F101. With the combination of rugged features, huge battery, the loudest speaker, but still under a $100 price. All in all, F101 is much anticipated. FOSSiBOT plans to bring the F101 to market by March 20th. To greet the first smartphone global first sale, FOSSiBOT is also accepting subscription on their official website and will choose 6 lucky guys to give away the new F101 smartphone and extra smart watches to. While waiting for the official sale starts, we are also able to check its full specifications.
The FOSSiBOT F101 is an entry level rugged phone, but comes with certain highlight features too. It gets a tough body, which is designed for outdoor enthusiasts: anti-drop, anti-dust, and IP68 waterproof. The body is made of PC and TPU material processed with dual-color injection molding, while the main frame is made of aviation aluminum material. All for a tough enough body. The 10,600 mAh battery supports several days of power, then we get 24MP PDAF camera for wonderful outdoor shooting or 3.5W peak power loud speaker for no missed calls and stereo speaker sound, having parties or scary away dangerous animals in the field. While HAC certified receiver is also quite friendly for hearing-aid users as well.
But wait, there is more
The FOSSiBOT F101 is powered by MediaTek Helio A22 quad-core processor clocked at 2.0GHz. Then carries 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM and supports 128GB TF card expansion. Also F101 allows users to convert idle ROM memory to RAM memory (up to 3GB) through memory fusion technology for enhancing the smooth operation. Main rear camera is 24MP PDAF camera, which is normally unusual for 4GB+64GB storage entry level phones. The main camera also adds 2 auxiliary cameras, which are 5MP macro camera and 0.3MP bokeh camera. Then the front camera is 8MP with wide angle. F101 sports a 5.45 inch HD+ display with Dragontrail protective glass as well. The F101 supports press fingerprint on power button unlock and face ID unlock functions too. There is also a custom button on the left side and you can access the APP or function quickly.
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Full specs can be checked below:
|FOSSiBOT F101 Speficications|
|CPU||MediaTek Helio A22|
|Quad-core Cortex-A53 2.0GHz, 12nm, IMG GE8300 550MHz|
|Memory||RAM 4 GB+3GB extension, ROM 64 GB, TF card expansion up to 128GB|
|Screen||5.45″, HD+ 720*1440, IPS,18:9 aspect ratio, 16M colors, touch, capacitive, 5-points multi-touch, Dragontrail Glass|
|Rear Camera||Rear camera: Triple, Flash, Autofocus|
|— 24 MP, f/2.2, samsung S5K2L8|
|— 5 MP, macro|
|— 0.3 MP, bokeh|
|Front Cmaera||Front camera: 8MP|
|Battery||Li-Poly, 10,600 mAh, 18W fast charging, type-c charging port|
|Electric acoustic devices||Speaker: 3W rated, 3.5W peak power, 36mm diameter, 11.5 sound cavity, 123dB max loudness|
|Receiver: 1506 shrapnel type, HAC certified, friendly to hearing-aid users|
|Navigation||GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo|
|Sensors||Gyroscope, Compass, Proximity, Light-sensor, Geomagnetism, Fingerprint (side)|
|Unlock||Face ID unlock, fingerprint unlock|
|Custom Button||Yes, support|
|Certifications||UN38.3 / MSDS / Air Freight / Maritime Transport
CE( IEC62133 / ROHS / SAR ) IP68 Waterproof
|System Function||Gesture nagivation, Smart gestures, FOTA|
|Other Software||Privacy protection, guest mode, SoundMeter,Pic Hanging,Magnifier,Protractor,Plumb Bob,Warning|
|SIM Card Type||Nano sim+nano sim, or nano sim+TF card|
|Global Version||GSM: 850/900/1800/1900MHz
|EU & Asia Version||GSM: 850/900/1800/1900MHz
|Dimension||155.7*76.2*20.35mm (thickness on the speaker: 25mm)|
Coming soon foa great price
FOSSiBOT F101 is specially designed for outdoor enthusiasts, hardhats, couriers, underwater activists etc. It offers all necessary factors for all your needs in tough environments. Global first sale for early birds will be held on Aliexpress from March 20th to March 26th. It will offer an astonishing price, which is certainly even lower than usual 4GB+32GB entry level rugged smartphones. Now FOSSiBOT F101 is available for subscription together with a giveaway activity on the official website as well. Specified subscribers will also get the chance to get F101 smartphone and smart watch for free as a bonus. FOSSiBOT offers the lowest price of $89.99 for this rugged smartphone to beat all its competitors, but only for the global first sale from March 20th to March 26th. Want to buy it? Then add it to cart on Aliexpress right here.