In a Press statement Obi Worldphone confirmed to launch the plans in India in November 2015 (this month). The company is owned by John Sculley (ex-CEO of Apple). Furthermore, the Co-founder and CEO of of the company, Neeraj Chahuan, revealed more about the company plans saying, “We plan to launch Obi Worldphone in India within this month and are committed to work relentlessly to enthral consumers with our consumers with our innovations in design, state-of-the-art technology and high standard for manufacturing to deliver inspiring products that overturn the general assumption that great design has to come at a high price”
Recently, Obi worldphone has launched its Obi Wordlphone SF1 and Worldphone SJ1.5 in Dubai and Vietnam markets and the company is now targeting Indian market this month itself.
Obi Worldphone SF1 has been launched in two variants- one with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage costs around 13,000/- INR or $199 approximately. While the second variand of Worldphone SF1 is packed with 3 GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage costs approximately 16,500/- INR or $249. On the other hand Worldphone Sj1.5 is being expected at the price of around 8,500/- INR or $129.
Coming to the proper specification of worldphone SF1 supports FDD B3 1800 MHz and TDD B40 2300 MHz bands featuring unibody with metallic accents and floating glass display. SF1 has 5.5 inch JDI in cell IPS full HD display providing 1080 x 1920 pixels and 443 pixel per inch pixel density. SF1 includes Gorilla Glass 4 for display protection and it runs on android v5.0.2 (lollipop) having 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 of 1.5 GHz. The phone has a 13 mega pixel rear camera with auto focus and LED flash feature with a 5 mega pixel secondary or front camera with LED flash.
Bothe the smartphones SF1 and SJ1.5 have been designed by a San Francisco based product studio ammunition.