Lenovo OPhone to launch in Q1

More details are emerging about Lenovo's Android-based OPhone, that we've brought you brief snippets on previously.

China Mobile, the world's largest wireless carrier, plans to launch the device within the first quarter of 2009, a source "with direct knowledge of the issue" told Reuters.

The OPhone will be the first Android-based phone to launch in China and will run on the country's 3G network.

"The product is in the final testing stage at the moment," the source said.

The touchscreen OPhone will offer a 5-megapixel camera with auto-focus and flash, a microSD card slot and Bluetooth 2.0.