Remember that Altek camera that comes with a phone attached we showed you a week or so ago? It's back, with some nice action shots and even a video. Android 2.1 has been confirmed as the OS (According to vice president JS Liang, Froyo is being worked on) with a slightly customized UI. We also get some info about release in Asia -- Hong Kong, China and Taiwan in Q4 of this year, and the price will translate into about $499.00 USD. No word about this one hitting the west -- sorry guys.
Hardware specs are a little sketchy for now. Altek is a camera manufacturer, so they didn't realize that phone geeks wanna know what's under the hood. But we have all the camera specifications, and guess what? It looks like a true replacement for a point and shoot camera is finally here. 14 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch CCD, 3x optical zoom lens (at up to 36mm), xenon flash, and dedicated camera controls should make for a nice little digicam -- with a phone attached. Hit the break for a couple more pics, and a short video.
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