Unihertz, the renowned manufacturer of compact smartphones, is once again making waves with its latest creation, the Jelly Star. This unique device, recognized as the smallest smartphone running Android 13, combines a compact design and impressive performance upgrades. With Jelly Star, Unihertz aims to revolutionize the market for ultra-compact smartphones, offering a powerful and feature-packed device in a pocket-friendly size.
Jelly Star features significant improvements over its predecessor, Jelly 2E. Equipped with the powerful MediaTek Helio G99, an octa-core SoC built on a 6 nm process, this small smartphone provides exceptional performance. In fact, it outperforms the Helio A22 over the Jelly 2E by an impressive factor of three. With 8 GB of RAM, double the capacity of its predecessor, multitasking and app management are smoother than ever. The device also offers plenty of storage space, with 256 GB of UFS 2.2 flash storage and a MicroSD card reader for storage expansion.
Despite its small size, the Jelly Star doesn’t compromise on camera quality. It boasts an amazing 48 MP rear camera, which captures high-resolution photos and videos with incredible detail. The 8 MP front camera ensures crisp selfies and clear video calls. The device’s 3-inch LCD display, with a resolution of 480 x 854 pixels, enhances visuals and text, delivering vibrant and sharp viewing experiences.
Unihertz has cleverly packed all these impressive components into a small form factor. With dimensions of 95.1 x 49.6 x 18.7 mm and a weight of only 116 g (including battery), the Jelly Star fits easily in your pocket. The smartphone also features a convenient capacitive fingerprint scanner on the back, which ensures safe and easy unlocking.
Interestingly, the Jelly Star is currently available for backing on Kickstarter, with a price of HKD1,329 (~US$170). Supporters have the option to choose between vibrant blue or red color variants. Unihertz plans to start shipping to backers in October 2023, with a projected retail price of approximately HKD1,675 (~US$214) once it hits the market.
The Unihertz Jelly Star is a game-changer in the world of ultra-compact smartphones. With powerful performance, impressive camera capabilities, and compact design, it offers a unique user experience. Whether you’re a tech enthusiast or simply looking for a reliable smartphone that fits in your pocket, the Jelly Star is undoubtedly worth considering. Stay ahead of the trend and embrace the future of compact smartphones with Unihertz.