05.11 2019 11:16h

Creator of TikTok Bytedance Just Launched Its Very Own Smartphone

TikTok super fans, start clearing your bank accounts.
TikTok, Smartphone, China, Bytedance, Social Media

TikTok’s parent company, Bytedance, had some exciting news: It just launched its first smartphone.

The Smartisan Juanguo Pro 3 is finally available across stores in China - and we know content creators will be excited to get their hands on this new device.

Users of the new smartphone will be able to directly access DouYin (the Chinese version of TikTok) by swiping up on the lock screen. 

They will also be able to apply filters and effects to videos on any length on the smartphone making it a dedicated device to sharing features and apps from TikTok.

Rumors started in January about the smartphone being in the works started when Bytedance acquired a number of patents and talent from phone-making company, Smartisan.

Despite the phone still being under the Smartisan brand, most of the features and updates shared will be dedicated to Bytedance’s TikTok platform making it the perfect phone for superfans on the app. 

At the moment, the smartphone is only available in China and selling at 2,899 yuan or $412 with up to 256GB of storage and four cameras.

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