China Unicom's uPhone

Not to be outdone by its larger rival China Mobile and its Android-based OPhone smartphone OS, number 2 Chinese carrier China Unicom has shown that it is working on its own flavor of Android that is to be called UniPlus, with the products that feature the OS to be called Uphone.

According to a story posted by, the OS is set to be available in the third quarter of this year and products should show up running the OS in the fourth quarter of 2010.

China Unicom is also planning to open an Android app store for its Uphone devices that will be called UniStore.  More photos after the jump.

[via UnwiredView]