Obi Worldphone has launched its SF1 smartphone in the Indian markets in partnership with the recently launched e-commerce platform of NDTV, Gadget 360. The handset will be available for sale at a starting price of Rs. 11,999 for the 2GB RAM variant, while the company has priced the 3GB RAM variant at Rs. 13,999. The exclusive sale will commence on December 7 and registrations for the same are already started.
The Indian 4G LTE band supportable handset comes with a 5-inch JDI In-cell IPS Full HD display, which offers 443 pixels per inch of pixel density, 1920×1080 pixels of resolution and Corning Gorilla Glass 4 screen protection. It flaunts a unibody design with metallic accents and floating glass display.
The Obi Worldphone SF1 runs on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop operating system that is supported by a 1.5 GHz 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (MSM8939) SoC bundled with an Adreno 405 GPU. For storage purposes, the company is offering 16GB of internal storage with an expandability option up to 64 GB by using a microSD card.
On photography front, the smartphone boasts a 13-megapixel autofocus camera with LED flash, Sony Exmor IMX214 sensor, and f/2.0 aperture at the back of it. While, the 5-megapixel secondary camera is placed at the front with LED flash, above the display.
In order to serve quality product the company has provided dual microphones for noise cancellation, Dolby Audio, and Quick Charge 1.0 for fast charging with the dual-SIM (Micro+Nano SIM cards) based Obi Worldphone SF1 smartphone. It is fueled with 3000 mAh of battery and sports several standard sensors such as accelerometer, proximity sensor, gyroscope, and ambient light sensor.
Apart from 4G LTE, the device comes with 4G LTE support, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0 A2DP, GPS, GLONASS, Micro-USB 2.0 and a 3.5mm headset jack as connectivity options.
Commenting on the launch, John Sculley, Obi Worldphone co-founder and former head of Apple and Pepsi-Cola said:
Smartphones have emerged as one of the world’s greatest cultural tools for communication, entertainment and connection. Globally, for many people, the smartphone serves as a highly personal device that lifts up their lives. Obi has taken the best of Silicon Valley – creating a new standard for design, craftsmanship and performance, the SF1 seamlessly blends premium materials with the state-of-the-art technology to offer consumers an unmatched mobile experience at attractive prices. Our efficient cost structure and broad distribution combine to present a compelling value proposition that helps our customers achieve their aspirations.
Tech Specs for Obi Worldphone SF1
|Display||5-inch JDI In-Cell IPS full-HD (1080×1920) display|
|Camera||13MP rear and 5MP front-facing camera|
|Processor||1.5 GHz 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (MSM8939) SoC|
|RAM||2 GB/ 3GB|
|OS||Android 5.0.2 Lollipop|
First published on: Nov 28, 2015, 12:45 AM