ZTE launched Project CSX, a competition which empowered customers to submit their vision of the next great mobile device, in 2016. At CES 2017, ZTE unveiled the result of its Project CSX – the company settled on a winner: the Hawkeye, an eye-tracking phone that adheres to the surface of tables, walls, and chairs.
At that time, the company refrained from announcing any official specs, and just put up a concept phone on display. Now, ZTE has unveiled the specifications of the Hawkeye smartphone. The Hawkeye can be backed on Kickstarter for $199. The main highlight in the specifications is the dual camera setup at the back.
However, the Kickstarter page still has the prototype design, and doesn’t sport the dual camera setup at the back. ZTE should unveil the final device sometime in the near future.
The ZTE Hawkeye sports a 5.5-inch (1080 x 1920) full-HD display. The smartphone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor bundled with 3GB of RAM. It offers 32GB of internal storage which is further expandable up to 256GB via microSD card.
In terms of optics, the ZTE Hawkeye sports a dual camera setup at the back, one sensor at 12-megapixel and the other at 13-megapixel with optical zoom. At the front, the smartphone will house an 8-megapixel camera. It is backed with 3000mAh non-removable battery with quick charging support.
The ZTE Hawkeye is a dual-SIM smartphone that accepts .It runs on Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box. Other connectivity options include – Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, USB Type-C port, Bluetooth, GPS, and NFC. Sensors on the phone includes – Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer and Ambient Light Sensor.