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This hexagonal smartphone was designed for 'the small hands of women'

This hexagonal smartphone was designed for 'the small hands of women'

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There are lots of good things in life that are hexagon-shaped. Honeycomb (from beehives), Honeycomb (the cereal), Super Hexagon, ASTM and ISO standard bolts, and five-eighths of the panels on a soccer ball.

The Keecoo K1, the first smartphone from Keecoo Mobile, hopes to join these illustrious geometric ranks, with a unique hexagonal design that the company refers to as the "double v."

Keecoo Mobile is a newly launched Chinese company that, according to their website, makes "the Smartphones for Women." It hopes to accomplish this by marketing several features of the K1 directly to female customers, including an 8-megapixel front-facing Sony camera and custom software that "automatically makes your skin look delicate and smooth," and a 5-inch 720p display chosen for "the small hands of women."

Keeco K1

Rounding out the specs are a 13-megapixel rear camera, Gorilla Glass display, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage that’s expandable by MicroSD (up to 128GB), and a 1.3GHz quad-core processor. Software-wise, the K1 runs a custom-skinned version of the dated Android 5.1 Lollipop, which alongside the hardware makes the K1 sound somewhat underpowered, especially when compared to flagship Android phones like the Galaxy S7 Edge or Nexus 6.

The hexagonal shape of the phone itself is extremely similar that of the Meitu V4, which appears to also run similar custom software, albeit with far more powerful hardware then the Keecoo K1, making it possible that the K1 is simply a cheaper model or rebranding of the Meitu.

The K1 will be available in white, red, and green options. Pricing and availability for this geometric miracle, however, have yet to be announced.