US based company WhartonBrooks has been building hype around a “ground breaking” Windows 10 Phone that would “breaks the mold of current technological thinking to create a new path” featuring their own “disruptive technology.”
It appears after a little bit of sleuthing by Winfuture.de that the handset is question is simply a rebranded Coship device.
In fact while only one device is expected, their website actually shows off two, both by Coship.
Above on the left is their device, while on the right is the decidedly mid-range Coship Moly X, an LTE Windows 10 Phone with a Snapdragon 410 processor (You can read our hands-on review of that handset here.)
They have also added another device, which Winfuture.de notes is just a very lazily photoshopped Coship Moly PCPphone.
That 6 inch handset does in fact have USB-C and a Snapdragon 617 processor with Continuum support, so will presumably be the one eventually released, when WhartonBrooks gets their act together.
The full spec of that device includes:
- Display: 6-inch FullHD display, Gorilla Glass 3
- Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 617
- RAM: 3 GB
- Memory: 32 GB, expandable via MicroSD card
- Camera: 13 megapixel with LED flash, front camera: 5 megapixels
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi ac, Dual SIM
- Battery: 3900 mAh, not replaceable
- Dimensions 160 x 82.3 mm 7.9
- Other: USB Type-C
Of course given the state of Windows Phone these kind of white label devices are going to be par for the course, but I suspect all the hype in the world is not going to move the needle much if its backed up by deception.
For your amusement read the earlier press release below.
Ground breaking technologies from WhartonBrooks coming in the Fall of 2016
Disruptive technology breaks the mold of current technological thinking to create a new path. WhartonBrooks is bringing new products and services that will radically change the mobile computing industry. WhartonBrooks’ disruptive technologies and innovative approach will define the future of computing. Coming this Fall, WhartonBrooks will bring customer-centric advancements that will enable computing to be more personal, flexible, and secure. We accept the challenge to bring forth the loyalty and excitement that has been historically a description of the Windows Phone fan base.
The current approach to balancing work, home, and play is to just add more and more devices. That raises the question… Is “more” better? Not always. There are times when less is more. With less devices, a person’s balancing act (multiple devices) can be simplified. We aim to simplify the computing you do at work, home, and while on the go. Fluid computing is our vision for helping you be productive, be creative, and have fun. We have the one device that takes care of all your needs. It changes with you throughout the day to meet your office and personal needs in every Moment. With our products, coming this fall, we have teamed up with Microsoft and Qualcomm to develop technologies that will allow you to use your smartphone as a PC, a tablet, and even make phone calls.
When connected to our wireless display adapter, your phone can stream its content to any screen. This opens up a whole new level of Modular Computing, allowing your phone to serve as the only computer you will ever need. For desktop computing, you can wirelessly connect to a keyboard and mouse and have a full PC experience. Now you have the capability to duplicate your enterprise environment while at home or travel. On any size display, browse the web, develop software, create that killer pitch with PowerPoint, send an email, and have a remote session with your desktop applications at work-all from your smartphone. The apps on our platform are built to work with any screen size because they adapt to the mode of work or play. For us, Modular Computing is at the heart of our new products. It is quite simply, your phone functioning as the hub of all that connects you to the world around the corner or around world.
With your phone as the center of your professional and personal world, consistency and security are critical. WhartonBrooks’ smartphones are built with Windows 10, which features the latest in whole disk encryption, secure email, secure boot, multifactor authentication, and multiple biometric methods to authenticate device access. In addition, access to enterprise systems is further protected with VPN and secure remote desktop access. Using these technologies, the corporate data doesn’t touch the smartphone and never leaves the facilities of the enterprise.
The innovations we are bringing to our devices will be the most disruptive since the advent of the smartphone in 2000. The key to our success is the incorporation of your feedback into our products. We want you to love our products and enjoy the experience. Our customers (current and future) have direct access to our engineers, developers, and support teams. This technological disruption (our new path for consumers) is guiding the development of WhartonBrooks and our Cerulean smartphones. With an unbelievable drive to succeed, WhartonBrooks strives to create the best devices for our customers.