THL might not be a popular brand internationally but in its home country of China it is one of the few companies that makes quality Android devices. The company’s upcoming model called the THL T100 internationally or Monkey King 2 in China is set to be released in China this coming December 17 with an international release following this December 20. We’ve got information on its full specifications and pricing.
The THL T100 is a second generation flagship model of the company that has been redesigned from the ground up and is different from the first Monkey King model. This device sports a 5 inch OGS 1920 x 1080 display that uses a Corning Gorilla Glass protection. It comes with a Sony 13 MP rear and front camera just like the first Monkey King however it comes with an improved lens with an f2.0 aperture making it take excellent photos in low lighting conditions.
THL T100 (Monkey King 2) Technical Specifications
- Display: 5-inch OGS 1920×1060 Corning Gorilla Glass
- OS: Android 4.2
- CPU: 1.7Ghz MT6592
- GPU: Mali 450
- RAM: 2 GB
- Internal storage: 32 GB expandable via microSD
- Rear Camera: Sony 13 MP
- Front camera: Sony 13 MP
- Network support: dual-SIM, WCDMA 850/2100, GSM 900/1800
- Battery: 2700 mAh
- Dimensions: 144.3 x 70.4 x 8.4mm
- Price: $310
So how does it compare with the original Monkey King? Let’s take a look at its specs
- Display: 5.0-inch Full HD Display (1080p)
- OS: Android Jelly Bean 4.2.1
- CPU: 1.5GHz Quad-core Processor, MTK6589
- GPU: PowerVR SGX 544
- RAM: 1 GB
- Internal storage: 16 GB
- Rear Camera: 13 MP
- Front Camera: 13 MP
- Battery: 2000 mAh
- 8.6mm thin
The latest flagship model of the company is definitely an improvement over the previous one.
The company says that the T100 is currently in production and should hit the Chinese market this coming December 17 with a retail price of 1888 Yuan. International orders opens on December 20 with the device expected to cost $310.
THL has also said that it is considering releasing a 4G LTE version of the T100 in the coming months. This upcoming device will be using the Mediatek 8-core MT6595 processor which is going to be available to manufacturers this coming January.