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OBI Worldphone Launches 2 Silicon Valley Design Flagship Devices

Obi Worldphone, headed by former Apple CEO John Sculley has come up with two low-cost smartphones. Both of these smartphones cater to different segments of target audience. As mentioned by Mr. Sculley, this time they decided to give more attention to the details of design by keeping lower prices at the same time.

Obi Worldphone SJ1.5

Let us talk about their low-priced smartphone named Obi Worldphone SJ1.5. It is a 3G smartphone with a Quad Core Processor by Mediatek (MTK6580) running at 1.3 Ghz. The display of the smartphone is built with a 2.5 D curved glass which provides a seamless feel to your hands. It comes with a camera of 8MP with aperture of f/2.2 at the back and a 5MP camera with f/2.2 aperture is the front. This smartphone has been built using polycarbonate material with a curved touch panel. It comes with Android 5.1 out of the box and a customer UI.


Key Specifications

Model Obi Worldphone SJ1.5
Display 5 Inches IPS 720p
Processor Mediatek MTK6580 (1.3 GHz Quad Core Processor)
Internal Storage 16 GB
OS Android 5.1.1
Camera 8MP / 5MP
Battery 3000 mAh
Connectivity 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth
Price 6,500 INR Approx

Display is of 5 IPS Inches and 720p resolution, this is protected by a coating of Gorilla Glass 3. It claims that its viewing angles are really good and hence this display will throw out accurate color at any angle of display. Another thing that should catch your attention is the oleophobic coating which is rare to be seen on any smartphone at this price mark of 129 USD. It comes with 1GB RAM and 16GB of internal memory which can be expanded up to 32GB. In all the device looks fine and suitable competitive for this price range.

Obi Worldphone SF1

This smartphone targets the mid-price range smartphone users. It is a 4G smartphone with a lots of focus towards its audio, camera and design features. Fiberglass and Metal have been primarily used to manufacture this device, which ascertain its premium look. There are two variant of this device, one comes with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of Internal memory, whereas the other one comes with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal memory.

Key Specifications

Model Obi Worldphone SF1
Display 5 Inches IPS 1080p
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (Octa Core 1.5 GHz)
Internal Storage 16GB/32GB
OS Android 5.0.2
Camera 13MP / 5MP
Battery 3000 mAh
Connectivity 4G, WiFi, Bluetooth
Price 13,500 INR Approx

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It has got a 13 MP camera with Sony IMX214 Exmor sensor which will make sure that you smartphone captures every tiny bit of detail. This smartphone also has a new feature by Qualcomm named as Qualcomm OptiZoom which will allow a user to zoom at highly extensive levels without breaking out on the details of that image. User will also be able to change the focus on the image after clicking it, this will be done with the help of Qualcomm UbiFocus. Apart from all this, audio feature of the smartphone will be enhanced by Dolby Audio effect. Its secondary camera is of 5MP which has LED flash for nice selfies even in low-light scenarios.


As far as its display is concerned then we have a 5 Inche display panel which will have Full HD resolution covered by Corning Gorilla Glass 4 coating. Both of these memory variants will be expandable up to 64GB of memory. The processor running on this smartphone will be Snapdragon 615 tuned at 1.5 GHz with eight cores. The battery size is of 3000 mAh supported by quick-charging 1.0 supported by Qualcomm processor.

These devices will be initially shipped to Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, South Africa, Pakistan, Turkey and India.


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