If you are looking for brand new, affordable Android devices, you should know that there is a new toy in town that can meet your needs. The phone has a full-screen display, which is obviously an excellent design to win a new Guinness Book world record. All you have to do is use more than 1000 devices to create a large dynamic display to get it. And because it's Christmas, the screen has the shape of a Christmas tree. That said, the handset cannot make it to the states and other international markets.
That's because it's made by Chinese smart phone maker Xiaomi, which focuses on the local Asian markets before bringing their devices to other regions of the world. Mi Play is incredibly affordable, priced at only 1
Specifications include a 5.84-inch display with 2280 x 1080 resolution and 19: 9 aspect ratios, eight-core 12nm MediaTek P35 processor, 4 GB of RAM, 64 GB of storage, 12 megapixels and 2 megapixel rear cameras, 3000 mAh battery, microUSB port, rear fingerprint sensor and 3000 mAh battery. Buyers in China will also receive one year of free data, or 10 GB of traffic per month.
To market the new Mi Play phone, Xiaomi created the large dynamic screen in the image above, in the form of a Christmas tree. Located inside a mall in China, the display with its 1,005 units won Xiaomi a new Guinness Book record. The previous disc was held by a screen of only 504 units, PhoneArena reports.
In addition to serving as a monitor, the huge dynamic Christmas tree also functions as a mobile hotspot, providing Wi-Fi access to buyers in the mall. It took 12 hours to mount the monitor, with the hardest part synchronizing phones, so the screens all show the same image at the same time. The last phone was placed in the display by Xiaomi's CEO Lei Jun, the report says