Obi Worldphone Launching In India In November

Obi Worldphone has announced that it is soon going to make its foray into the Indian market. To recall, Obi Worldphone was co-founded by John Sculley along with Obi CEO Neeraj Chauhan and other partners last year. The company has already launched Obi Worldphone SF1 and SJ1.5 smartphones in Vietnam and Dubai. Now it has announced its plans to enter in India this month in November 2015.

Both smartphones have been designed by San Francisco-based design studio Ammunition. Obi has partnered with Qualcomm, Dolby, Sony, Corning Incorporated, Google, MediaTek, Japan Display, Inc. and Samsung for both smartphones. Read on to find out specifications and features of Obi Worldphone smartphones.

Obi Worldphone SF1

Key Features Of Obi Worldphone SF1

  • Processor: Octa-core (ARM Cortex A53 – 4×1.5GHz + 4×1.0GHz) Qualcomm Snapdragon 615
  • GPU: Adreno 405
  • Operating System: Android 5.0.2 Lollipop
  • Display: 5-inch full HD (1920×1080 pixels resolution with Gorilla Glass 4 protection)
  • RAM: 2GB/3GB
  • ROM: 16GB/32GB (expandable up to 64GB using microSD card)
  • Rear Camera: 13 mega pixel with LED flash, Sony IMX214 sensor, f/2.0 aperture
  • Front Camera: 5 mega pixel with LED flash
  • Battery: 3000mAh
  • Connectivity: 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS
  • Dimensions: 146x74x8mm
  • Weight: 147 grams
  • Dual SIM

Key Features Of Obi Worldphone SJ1.5

  • Processor: 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6580
  • GPU: Mali 400 MP2
  • Operating System: Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • Display: 5-inch HD (1280×720 pixels resolution, Gorilla Glass 3 protection)
  • RAM: 1GB
  • ROM: 16GB (expandable up to 32GB using microSD card)
  • Rear Camera: 8 mega pixel with LED flash, OmniVision OV8865 sensor, f/2.2 aperture
  • Front Camera: 5 mega pixel
  • Battery: 3000mAh
  • Connectivity: 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS
  • Dimensions: 146x73x7.95mm
  • Weight: 131 grams
  • Dual SIM

Price & availability

The Obi Worldphone SF1 was launched at $199 (Rs. 13,100 approximately) for 2GB RAM variant with 16GB storage and $249 ( Rs. 16,400 approximately) for 3GB RAM variant with 32GB storage. The Obi Worldphone SJ1.5 was launched at $129 (Rs. 8,500 approximately). Pricing and availability details for the Indian market are likely to be announced later this month.

“We plan to launch Obi Worldphone in India within this month and are committed to work relentlessly to enthrall consumers with our innovations in design, state-of-the-art technology and high standards for manufacturing to deliver inspiring products that overturn the general assumption that great design has to come at a high price,” said Neeraj Chauhan, Co-founder and CEO of Obi Worldphone. 

Stay tuned with us for more updates!

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