Altek Leo 3.5G Android Phone with 14MP Camera
Before we get started, let us familiarise ourselves with Altek. Founded in 1996, Altek are a Taiwanese corporation that develops digital camera products and technology. In 2008, Altek claim that they are the world’s number one original design manufacturer (ODM) of digital cameras. Apparently this achievement spurred them onto make a high-end camera phone(s) featuring the company’s high-resolution optical zoom lenses.
This device will indeed sport a HD-capable 14-megapixel camera. It will also offer a 3.2-inch WVGA multi-touch capable display and will ship with Google’s Android 2.1 (Eclair). It also offers Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and 3.5G (HSPA/WCDMA) wireless and network protocols. “Enjoy high-speed broadband connections via 5.76mbps HSUPA or 7.2mbps HSDPA.” The device also provides built in GPS, accelerometer, digital compass and handwriting recognition. It will support most major audio and video formats and the internal memory is expandable up to 32GB via microSD card.
So, more about the camera. The Leo will provide a 14-megapixel CCD and 3x optical zoom lens. This is capable of recording at 720p HD digital video. As you might expect, it offers smile and blink-detection technology along with the ability to edit the images on the fly.