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14-megapixel Altek Leo runs Android 2.1, shows itself off at CommunicAsia

14-megapixel Altek Leo runs Android 2.1, shows itself off at CommunicAsia

Jerry Hildenbrand 11

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 altek Leo 14MP smartphone -- possibly running Android, definitely gianormous

Jerry Hildenbrand 7

Sometimes we all like to sit back in our chairs and speculate about what fresh innovative ideas will turn up next in the smartphone world.  I'll bet none of us saw this coming.  Rather than put a camera on a smartphone, it looks like altek has put a smartphone in a camera.  Not a lot of details yet, and we're not even sure it will be running Android -- but the home, back and menu...