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Meet Smartisan R1, the world’s first phone with 1TB storage

Lenovo is also planning to launch a new smartphone with 4TB of storage.

tech Updated: May 18, 2018 16:23 IST
Indo Asian News Service
Indo Asian News Service
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Smartisan R1,Smartisan R1 Price,Smartisan R1 Specifications
With 1TB storage, this smartphone can run computers(Smartisan )

1TB smartphone is real. And we are not talking about the phones with expandable storages (via microSD cards). China’s Smartisan has launched a new R1 smartphone with a whopping 1TB of storage. The company claims the phone is capable of running computers as well.

The “Smartisan R1” is available online, with prices ranging from $549 for a 64GB storage device to $1390 for the massive 1TB version, reported late Thursday.

Smartisan also launched a “touch and talk (TNT)” workstation with a 27-inch multi-touch 4K display for the “R1” smartphone, which connects to it via a dock and is expected to be available from August for around $1570.

“When connected, the computer runs Smartisan’s ‘modified version’ of Android, Smartisan ‘OS 6.66’ that actually looks a lot like macOS,” the report added.

With a similar idea of melding a phone and a computer together, US-based gaming hardware company Razer designed a prototype “Project Linda” laptop that has a slot for the Razer Phone to dock into.

Lenovo is also planning to launch a phone with 4TB of storage. The company is teasing a smartphone with an all-glass front (with no notch). Lenovo Z5 is expected to launch later this month or early next month.

Smartisan R1 Specifications
The dual-SIM phone features a 6.17-inch fullHD+ display, Corning’s Gorilla Glass 3 protection, 12MP and 20MP dual primary cameras, 24MP selfie camera and is powered by a Snapdragon 845 SoC. The smartphone is available in 6GB/64GB, 6GB/128GB, 8GB/128GB and 8GB and 1TB storage variants.



153.3 x 74.5 x 7.9mm
Screen Size6.17 inches
Resolution2240 x 1080 pixels
Glass TypeLCD 2.5D curved glass
Operating system
Custom UISmartisan OS 6
ProcessorSnapdragon 845


Adreno 630
WirelessWiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5 LE, GPS, USB Type C
SIM SlotDual (Nano-SIM)
Face UnlockNA
Battery 3600mAh, QC 4+ Fast Charge
Camera12MP + 20MP Rear and 24MP Front

First Published: May 18, 2018 15:43 IST