The Google Nexus smartphone might be a thing of the past, as Pixel devices have taken over, but Android One phones still seem to be interesting smartphones. General Mobile has announced a new budget 4G smartphone in the ‘Android One’ lineup in partnership with Google dubbed as ‘General Mobile GM 5’. It has 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) OnCell IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection and powered by 1.2 GHz Quad-Core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 (MSM8916) processor with Adreno 306 GPU.
It packs 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage (expandable up to 64GB with microSD). It runs on Android 7.0 (Nougat) out of the box. It will be available with Single and Dual SIM versions. As far as the camera is concerned, it has a 13MP rear camera with dual LED Flash, 1080p video recording, and a 5MP front-facing camera. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS. It also has 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio and packs 2500mAh battery.
General Mobile GM 5 specifications
- Display: 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) OnCell IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection
- Processor: 1.2 GHz Quad-Core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 (MSM8916) processor with Adreno 306 GPU
- RAM & Storage: 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, expandable storage up to 64GB with microSD
- Operating System: Android 7.0 (Nougat)
- SIM Slot: Single / Dual SIM
- Rear Camera: 13MP rear camera with dual LED Flash, 1080p video recording
- Front Camera: 5MP front-facing camera
- Connectivity Options: 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
- Other Features: 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
- Battery: 2500mAh battery
- Dimensions: 140.5 x 69.75 x 9.3mm
- Weight: 160g
Price And Availability
The General Mobile GM 5 smartphone comes in Black, Space Gray and Gold color options. It will be available with Single and Dual SIM versions in November 2016. At the start, it will be available in 20 countries through authorized sales points or carrier stores. Below is the list of countries-
The company has not disclosed any price related information of General Mobile GM 5 smartphone.