Obi Worldphone SF1 is now official in India. It will be available in the country from December 7, 2015 exclusively from NDTV Gadgets360. It comes in black colors and has 2 variants.
The model with 2GB RAM and 1 6GB Storage is priced at Rs. 11,999 while the 3GB RAM with 32GB storage variant is priced slightly higher at Rs. 13,999. This smartphone was first announced back in August.
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.John Sculley, Obi Worldphone co-founder and former head of Apple Inc. and Pepsi-Cola
Obi Worldphone SF1 Specifications
The Smartphone sports Hybrid Dual SIM Slots ( Micro SIM + Nano SIM) of which second slot can be used for MicroSD Cards. It has measurements of 146 x 74 x 8 mm and weighs 147 Grams. The handset runs on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop OS with Obi Lifespeed UI and is powered by 3000 mAh built-in battery.
The Obi Worldphone SF1 specs include 5-Inch JDI In-Cell IPS display with floating glass technology. It has 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution with Oleophobic coating and has Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection for scratch resistance.
Inside is a 1.5GHz Quad Core + 1GHz Quad Core (both Cortex-A53) Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Processor with Adreno 405 GPU. The phone comes in two variants of 2GB RAM with 16GB storage and 3GB RAM with 32GB Storage ROM. Both have MicroSD card slot that supports up to 64GB.
The Worldphone SF1 features a 5MP front camera with LED Flash. On the back is 13MP snapper with Sony IMX214 Sensor, F/2.0 Aperture, LED Flash and Auto Focus capabilities.
Connectivity options include 4G-LTE, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Dual Band, Bluetooth V4.0, MicroUSB V2.0, GPS / GLONASS, 3.5mm Audio Jack etc. The phone also has Dolby Audio for enhanced sound output.
Neeraj Chauhan, Co-founder and CEO of Obi Worldphone
We are launching in India as there is a significant opportunity for Obi – each element of an Obi Worldphone has been designed with intention from the very beginning from the details of the industrial design to the custom UI that highlights the iconic silhouettes of the phone. And they reflect their birthplace: Silicon Valley, which carries a unique mind set and a way of doing things that creates original, no-compromise form and function products to help consumers step ahead. We have defined our offering around what is relevant to our target customers. The attempt is to deliver high quality, iconic designs at attractive prices.