Google has expanded its Android One program to Turkey, which becomes the seventh country to get Android One smartphones officially after India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, and the Philippines. It has partnered with General Mobile for its latest Android One smartphone that has better specifications compared to its earlier Android One phones. It also has leather-like back cover.
General Mobile 4G specifications
- 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) OnCell IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection
- 1.2 GHz Quad-Core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 (MSM8916) processor with Adreno 306 GPU
- 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable memory with microSD
- Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop)
- 13MP rear camera with dual LED Flash, 1080p video recording
- 5MP front-facing camera
- Dimensions: 140.5 x 69.75 x 9.3mm; Weight: 135g
- 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
- 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
- 2500mAh battery
The General Mobile 4G comes in Black and White colors and is priced at 699 Turkish Lira (US$ 262 / Rs.16870 approx.). It will go on sale in Turkey from May 15. We will have to wait till Google I/O later this month to find out if Google plans to bring the smartphone to other markets with other partners.