ByteDance acquired a set of patents from Smartisan, earlier this year and has confirmed that it is developing a smartphone.

Some Smartisan employees also transferred to ByteDance, as part of what the latter company called a “normal flow of talent.”

“The product was a continuation of earlier Smartisan plans, aiming to satisfy the needs of the old Smartisan user base,”[Bytedance/via]

What features would you expect from this phone? How would you envisage a differentiation, if you were leading this initiative?

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