Meet the P7000, the next "affordable flagship". The P7000 is made by the awkwardly-named Chinese manufacturer Elephone. This $229 beast of a phone (early birds price) will be up for pre-order in "late April". So, what makes this device this interesting? Some of the smartphone's specifications include a Sony 13 MP rear camera, an eight-core 64 bit Mediatek MTK6752 SoC, as well as a healthy 3 GB of RAM. A more detailed list of specifications is as follows: MTK6752 SoC 3GB of RAM 16GB of storage (SD-card expandable) 5.5" 1080p display 3450 mAh battery 13 MP F/2.0 rear camera, 5 MP front camera LTE, Bluetooth 4.0, etc. Pretty impressive yeah? The spec sheet looks awesome, and alongside its powerful internals, the P7000 will offer support for Android ROMs out of the box - including stock Android Lollipop, stock KitKat, Cyanogenmod, Xiaomi's MIUI, Meizu's Flyme OS, Huawei's EMUI, and Freeme OS. In addition, there's a fingerprint reader on the back panel, which is a component rarely seen on Chinese smartphones. The Elephone P7000 will be also available in gold, gun metal grey and white. Check out the promo video below: If you're interested in the P7000, then ghead over to Elephone's official online sales outlets and, if they're not already listing it, they should be listing the smartphone for pre-order in the next 24 hours or so.