Obi Worldphone SF1 now available from Snapdeal in India starting at Rs. 9999

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Obi Worldphone SF1, the company’s flagship smartphone was launched in India back in November last year. It went on flash sale starting December 7th and was also available from Amazon.in from earlier this year. Now it is also available from Snapdeal as well. Continue reading “Obi Worldphone SF1 now available from Snapdeal in India starting at Rs. 9999”

Obi Worldphone MV1 with 5-inch HD display, Snapdragon 212, 4G announced starting at $139

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Obi Worldphone, backed by John Scully has introduced new budget MV1 smartphone designed by San Francisco-based product studio Ammunition. It has a 5-inch HD in-cell touch display, is powered by a quad-core Snadpragon 212 processor and runs both on Android 5.1 (Lollipop 5.1) or Cyanogen OS 12.1.1. It has a 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and 2-megapixel front-facing camera. It has dual SIM support and 4G LTE connectivity Continue reading “Obi Worldphone MV1 with 5-inch HD display, Snapdragon 212, 4G announced starting at $139”

Obi Worldphone SF1 gets a temporary price cut, available starting at Rs. 10599 till Feb 14

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Obi Worldphone today announced a Rs. 1400 price cut for the SF1 smartphone ahead of Valentine’s Day. The smartphone was launched in India last year and went on sale on Amazon.in last month. It packs a 5-inch 1080p display from JDI, which is slightly raised giving a floating feel, comes with 4G LTE connectivity, is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 615 SoC, has a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. Continue reading “Obi Worldphone SF1 gets a temporary price cut, available starting at Rs. 10599 till Feb 14”

Obi Worldphone SF1 now available from Amazon in India starting at Rs. 11999

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Obi Worldphone SF1, the company’s flagship smartphone was launched in India back in November last year. It went on flash sale starting December 7th, exclusively on Gadgets360, today the company has announced that it will be available from Amazon.in as well starting today. It packs a 5-inch 1080p display from JDI, which is slightly raised giving a floating feel, comes with 4G LTE connectivity, is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 615 SoC, has a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. Continue reading “Obi Worldphone SF1 now available from Amazon in India starting at Rs. 11999”

Obi Worldphone SF1 Review

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Obi Mobiles, backed by ex-Apple CEO John Sculley, in August re-launched itself as Obi Worldphone and introduced two new smartphones. Last year after its debut as Obi Mobiles in India, the company had created some buzz in affordable smartphone segment before it decided to take a sudden backseat. Continue reading “Obi Worldphone SF1 Review”

Obi Worldphone SF1 with 5-inch 1080p display, 4G LTE launched in India starting at Rs. 11999

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Obi Worldphone, backed by John Scully has launched Obi Worldphone SF1, it’s flagship smartphone in India, as it promised. It was introduced back in August and has a 5-inch 1080p display from JDI, which is slightly raised giving a floating feel, comes with 4G LTE connectivity with support for FDD B3 1800MHz and TDD B40 2300MHz bands for India, is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 615 SoC, has a 13-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front-facing camera and a fiberglass body and metal accents at the top and bottom of the phone. It is designed by San Francisco-based product studio Ammunition.

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Obi Worldphone SF1 launching in India this November

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Obi Mobiles, backed by John Scully got re-branded to Obi Worldphone back in August. It even introduced two new smartphones – Obi Worldphone SF1 and SJ1.5 designed by San Francisco-based product studio Ammunition. These phones were launched in Vietnam and Dubai recently, today the company said that Obi Worldphone will launch in India this month, but only the Worldphone SF1 is expected. Obi said that it has partnered with Qualcomm, Dolby, Sony, Corning Incorporated, Google, MediaTek, Japan Display, Inc. and Samsung for these smartphones. Continue reading “Obi Worldphone SF1 launching in India this November”

Obi Worldphone SF1 with 5-inch 1080p display, 4G LTE and Worldphone SJ1.5 announced

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Obi Mobiles, backed by John Scully is now Obi Worldphone. It has introduced Obi Worldphone SF1 and SJ1.5, two new smartphones that are designed by San Francisco-based product studio Ammunition. The Obi Worldphone SF1 has a 5-inch 1080p display from JDI, which is slightly raised giving a floating feel, comes with a 4G LTE connectivity (FDD B3 1800 MHz and TDD B40 2300 MHz) and runs on Android 5.0 (Lollipop) with Obi’s own UI on top. It has a fiberglass body and metal accents at the top and bottom of the phone. Continue reading “Obi Worldphone SF1 with 5-inch 1080p display, 4G LTE and Worldphone SJ1.5 announced”

Obi Alligator S454 vs Micromax Canvas Fire A104 comparison

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Indian smartphone market is flooded with budget smartphones in low-mid range segment. Smartphones that belong to this segment are compact, offer a small screen less than 4.5-inches, and offer specifications usually seen in mid-range smartphones that are priced over Rs. 10,000. We recently compared the Obi Alligator S454 with the Lava Iris X1, here we have a comparison between the Obi Alligator S454 and Micromax Canvas Fire A104. The Obi Alligator S454 was launched last month for Rs. 6,450 and the Micromax Canvas Fire A104 was launched back in July for Rs. 6,999.

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Obi Alligator S454 vs Lava Iris X1 comparison

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In recent months several Indian smartphone manufacturers have targeted low-mid range segment. Smartphones in this category are compact, offer a small screen that is less than 4.5-inches, and offer specifications usually seen in mid-range smartphones that are priced over Rs. 10,000. The Obi Alligator S454 and Lava Iris X1 belong to this category, so we decided to compare these smartphones. The Obi Alligator S454 was launched last month for Rs. 6,450 and the Lava Iris X1 was originally launched back in May for Rs. 7,999 and the company relaunched the smartphone in August in 8GB variant for the same price.

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How good is the Obi Hornbill S551’s camera?

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The low mid range is decidedly a hard-fought battle between manufacturers. Here, on paper specifications win the consumer but most of the times, the results hardly match expectations. The Obi Hornbill costs Rs. 9,250 but has a 13 megapixel camera, which is hardly seen at this price. It is well known that Megapixels don’t always matter, so we are putting it head on with the Xolo Q2100, a phone that is priced slightly higher, to see which comes out as the better stills camera in a tough challenge. So, how good is the Hornbill’s camera? Let’s find out.

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Obi Alligator S454 Unboxing and Photo Gallery

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Obi Mobiles launched the Obi Alligator S454 smartphone in the low-mid range segment few weeks back. Priced at Rs. 6,450 (MOP), the Obi Alligator S454 competes with the likes of Micromax Unite 2, Motorola Moto E and even the Android One devices that lies in similar price range. Check out the unboxing and photo gallery. Continue reading “Obi Alligator S454 Unboxing and Photo Gallery”

Obi Hornbill S551 Benchmarks

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Obi Hornbill S551, the company’s budget mid-range smartphone went on sale in India recently for Rs. 9,230. We already brought you the unboxing and photo gallery and its unique features recently. Here we have the benchmarks of the smartphone.  It is powered by a 1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6582 processor with Mali 400 GPU. It packs 1GB of RAM and has a 5.5-inch HD IPS display. Let’s find out how it performs in range of synthetic benchmark tests. Continue reading “Obi Hornbill S551 Benchmarks”

Obi Hornbill S551 – Unique features and differentiation

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Obi Mobiles is a relatively new player in the extremely crowded smartphone space in India. Naturally, differentiation is key for sustenance and plays an important role in product design and marketing. The Octopus S520 was the company’s first smartphone, with value for money as the key differentiator. Following that trend, the Hornbill S551 was announced recently. We recently unboxed this device and showed you some photos, but in this article, we are going to see what its unique features are, that differentiate it from the crowd.

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Obi Hornbill S551 Unboxing and Photo Gallery

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Obi Hornbill S551, the company’s budget mid-range smartphone went on sale in India recently for Rs. 9,230. Here we have the unboxing and the photo gallery of the 5.5-inch phablet that comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera. Check out the unboxing below.

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