Obi Worldphone has unveiled two high-end smartphones, which will provide “great value” to people in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.
Designed by San Francisco-based product studio Ammunition, the Obi Worldphone SF1 and SJ1.5 will run a custom user interface for Android: Obi Lifespeed.
Obi incorporates high-end technology from Qualcomm, Dolby, Sony, Corning Incorporated, Google, MediaTek, Japan Display, and Samsung to deliver “powerful performance”.
John Sculley, former head of Apple and Pepsi-Cola, is behind Obi Worldphone. He founded the company with Robert Brunner, Ammunition’s founder and partner.
SF1 – Elegant Design and No-compromise Technology
Obi Worldphone SF1 is the company’s flagship 4G/LTE smartphone.
The SF1 has a raised 5-inch display made of Gorilla Glass 4, and features a reinforced fiberglass body and metal accents at the top and bottom of the phone.
The SF1 also features an easy-access battery, and dual-SIM slot with micro-SD expansion.
The SF1’s suggested retail price is $199 for the 2GB RAM/16GB internal memory version, and $249 USD for the 3GB RAM/32GB internal memory version.
SJ1.5 – 3G Smartphone with a Unique Silhouette
The Obi Worldphone SJ1.5 is a 3G smartphone powered by the MediaTek MT6580 quad-core processor.
The SJ1.5 has an asymmetrical design, with a squared-off top and a curved bottom that gives it a “distinctive silhouette”.
The screen is made from 2.5D curved glass built flush with the body of the phone.
In addition to featuring dual-SIM slots, the SJ1.5 comes with 16GB of internal storage and a card slot for memory expansion.
The SJ1.5 runs a custom Android Lollipop OS, with a suggested retail price is $129.