SKK Chronos Byte And Chronos Cross Announced, Metal Clad Sub 4K Devices!

SKK Mobile has been quiet for the past few months as they're prepping their next generation series that might replace the ageing Lynx line-up. As a matter of fact, they've been posting several teasers recently of their latest line of Chronos devices that's targeted for the masses. There are two models, the budget 5.5 inch SKK Chronos Byte and 6.0 inch SKK Chronos CrossFortunately, we have them with us right now to give you our first look and what's the specs inside those devices.
SKK Chronos Byte And Chronos Cross Announced,
Byte and Cross

Related: SKK Chronos Cross Review - Capable Phablet For Less?

First is the Chronos Byte, a budget metal framed 5.5 inch handset with HD resolution. It runs on a quad core MT6580 processor clocked at 1.3 GHz paired with Mali 400 GPU. It has 1 GB of RAM, 8 GB ROM expandable ROM and 2,300 mAh removable battery.

The Chronos Byte has a 5 MP shooter with single LED flash at the back and a 2 MP selfie camera.

Update: The metal ring in the center back part isn't a fingerprint sensor, but a part of the design.

SKK Chronos Byte Specs

Display: 5.5 Inch HD IPS 1280 x 720 resolution at 267 ppi
CPU:  1.3 GHz MT6580 quad core processor
GPU: Mali 400
RAM: 1 GB
ROM: 8 GB expandable via micro SD card slot
Back Camera: 5 MP w/ LED flash
Selfie Camera: 2 MP
Battery: 2,300 mAh
OS: Android 5.1 Lollipop
Connectivity: WiFi, 3G, Bluetooth, OTG, dual SIM

On the other hand the SKK Chronos Cross is huge 6 inch phone with beautiful 2.5D curved arc screen, but only has qHD resolution. Under the hood, it runs on 1.3 GHz SC7731 quad core processor, has 1 GB of RAM, 8 GB ROM and 2,800 mAh of battery.

It has an 8 MP shooter at the back with LED flash and 5 MP camera in front with LED flash as well.

SKK Chronos Cross Specs

Display: 6.0 Inch qHD IPS 960 x 540 resolution w/ 2.5D curved glass at 184 ppi
CPU:  1.3 GHz SC7731 quad core processor
GPU: Mali 400
RAM: 1 GB
ROM: 8 GB expandable via micro SD card slot
Back Camera: 8 MP w/ LED flash
Selfie Camera: 5 MP w/ LED flash
Battery: 2,800 mAh
OS: Android 5.1 Lollipop
Connectivity: WiFi, 3G, Bluetooth, dual SIM
Price: Under 3,299 Pesos
View in front
View in front

At first we thought that SKK will make the above mentioned devices run on Android Marshmallow OS and will boast LTE connectivity. However, both of them run with the older Android 5.1 Lollipop and only has 3G capability.

Related: SKK Chronos Ace Announced, Marshmallow For 2299 Pesos!

We got a confirmation that the exciting Marshmallow powered phone with LTE that they're talking about is their upcoming Chronos flagship phone.

What do you think guys?
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