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Armenia Unveils 1st Smartphone

Armenia Unveils 1st SmartphoneArmenia Unveils 1st Smartphone

An Armenian company called Technology and Science Dynamics on Monday unveiled five versions of the long-anticipated ArmPhone smartphone in Yerevan. Each of the options provides a slew of features, including up to 32 GB of internal storage, Android 6.0 or Android 5.1 OS, fingerprint sensors and 4G connectivity, with prices ranging anywhere between AMD 50.000 and AMD 150.000 (about $105 and $315), PanArmenian reported. One of the phones is the TSD Octa A0520P smartphone that comes with a 5.1-inch Full HD touchscreen with a resolution of 1920 pixels by 1800 pixels. This phone is powered by 1.3 GHz octa-core processor and is equipped with 3GB of RAM. The phone packs 32 GB of internal storage that can be expanded via a microSD card.  As for the cameras, TSD Octa A0520P has a 13-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel front shooter. This product supports two SIM cards. The US-Armenian joint venture has not announced if it plans to sell the phones in the Iranian market, but could find a favorable market considering people belonging to Armenian minorities living in Tehran and other cities.