Obi Worldphone, backed by former Apple CEO John Sculley, has launched two new smartphones, SF1 and SJ1.5.
The SF1 flaunts a uni-body design language with metallic accents and on the front, features 5.0-inch full HD display with Gorilla Glass 4 shield. Under the hood, it houses Snapdragon 615 Octa-core processor, backed by 2GB/3GB RAM, 16GB/32GB inbuilt memory, 13mp Sony IMX214 camera, 5mp front-snapper with dedicated LED flash and a 3000 mAh battery, which can run the phone for close to 23 hours of 3G talk-time.
On the other hand, the SJ1.5 is a watered down version of the SF1. It sports a 5.0-inch HD display and runs on the less superior MediaTek quad-core processor, 1GB RAM, 16GB storage, 8mp camera, 5mp snapper on the front and a 3000 mAh battery.
Obi Worldphone SF1 and SJ1.5 Release and Price Details:
The company has reportedly confirmed that both SF1 and SJ1.5 will be initially made available in Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, South Africa, Pakistan, Turkey and India in October.
The Obi Worldphone SF1 will come in two variants - 16GB storage/2GB RAM and 32GB storage/3GB RAM - and cost $199 (around €176/Rs 13,120) and $249 (around €221/Rs 16,410), respectively. The Obi Worldphone SJ1.5 will cost $129 (around €114/Rs 8,510).
Obi Worldphone, previously known as Obi Mobile, had launched the Obi Octopus S520 in India last year.
Key Specifications of Obi SF1, SJ1.5:
|Models||Obi SF1||Obi SJ1.5|
|Display||5.0-inch full HD (1920x1080p) JDI In-Cell IPS screen with Gorilla Glass 4 shield and OGS (One Glass Solution) Technology||5.0-inch HD (1280x720p) IPS with curved glass touch panel
|OS||Android 5.0.2 Lollipop OS||Android 5.1 Lollipop OS|
|Processor||64-bit class 1.5 GHz Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 Octa-core processor||1.3 GHz MediaTek MT6580 Quad-core processor|
|RAM||2GB/3GB DDR3 RAM||1GB|
|Storage capacity||16GB/32GB (eMMC 4.5), expandable up to 64GB||16GB, expandable up to 32GB|
|Battery||3000 mAh Li-Po (embedded)
||3000 mAh Li-Po (embedded)|
|Add-ons||Dual SIM (Micro+Nano), Bluetooth v4.0 (with A2DP), Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n; dual band), microUSB v2.0, microSD card slot, A-GPS/GLONASS, Dual Mic for Noise Cancellation, Dolby Audio Surround 7.1, Quick Charge 1.0||Dual SIM slots (micro+micro), Bluetooth v4.0 (with A2DP), Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), A-GPS, Polycarbonate unibody with curved touch display,
Magnesium-Titantium Alloy chassis for added strength
|Dimensions||146.0 x 74.0 x 8.0 mm||146.0 x 73.7 x 7.95 mm|
|Weight||147 g||131 g|
||$129 (around €114/₹ 8,510)|
[Image credit: Obi WorldPhone.com]