The phone is the Changhong H5018 built by Foxconn and will be the first mobile device powered by Baidu’s "Cloud Smart Terminal" environment. Establishing a new era of sub $150 (1,000 RMB) devices in China.
A 100 GB storage area on Baidu’s cloud Netdrive will be given to each new phone customer, on Wangpan. The Google Drive-like service stores clouded multimedia while linking to the desktop service. The phone will include standard services like Baidu Music, Baidu Map and a broad host of other applications.
Baidu is also preparing its own dedicated app store — the Baidu Cloud Store — which it says will provide access to “a huge range” of apps to cater for the needs of smartphone owners."