Pepsi announced it’s plans of marketing an Android phone. The soft drink maker is reported to be only licensing its brand and not manufacturing the device itself.
Yup, I didn’t believe it at first either but leaks came out about it and was quickly followed up by Pepsi telling Reuters that it was real. Calling the device the Pepsi P1, the smart phone will come with a 5.5-inch 1080p screen, a 1.7 GHz CPU, 2 GB of RAM, a 13-megapixel camera, and a 3,000 mAh battery. It will run on Android 5.1 Lollipop.
Pepsi has no plans of entering the mobile phone business. It will only allow its brand and logos to be used by a third party phone manufacturer.
The Pepsi P1 will only be released in China with a price tag of 1,299 yuan or roughly PHP 9,400.
Its important to note that this isn’t the first time Pepsi came out with a phone. There was this: