Geeksphone’s versatile Revolution gets CyanogenMod 11 and another price cut


Geeksphone’s Revolution handset may not be very appropriately named: the Atom(s intc)-based Android(s goog)/Mozilla device will from 1 May see a price cut, little more than two months after it went on sale. It’s not a huge drop – from €239 ($331) down to €199 – but it does suggest sales haven’t been great, especially given that the small Spanish manufacturer already discounted the smartphone when it started selling it through Amazon(s amzn) a few weeks ago.

That said, the device is arguably becoming ever more of a bargain, particularly when you consider its versatility. The price cut wasn’t the only Revolutionary news Geeksphone emitted on Monday – the company also said the handset would get an update to Android “Kit Kat” 4.4 in the coming days, along with the option to use CyanogenMod 11, the latest iteration of the non-Google Android software.

In other words, the Revolution will…

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