The Turkish smartphone manufacturer- General Mobile which is operating in nearly 20 markets, has launched its latest Android One smartphone – the GM 6 at MWC 2017 in Barcelona. This smartphone features a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS display with a pixel density of 294ppi and Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection and runs Android 7.0 Nougat without any customization.
Inside, this device is powered by a 1.5GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737T SoC that is coupled with 3GB of RAM along with 32GB internal memory. The inbuilt storage is expandable via microSD card (up to 128GB). It packs a 13-megapixel rear camera with dual LED flash, similar to the GM 5 that was introduced a few months back. It also has an 8-megapixel front-facing camera that also has LED flash.
Connectivity options on the General Mobile GM 6 include 4G LTE + 4.5G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, and a Micro-USB port. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, magnetometer, and proximity sensor. It also includes a fingerprint sensor on the home button, and the company says it can detect fingerprints within 0.2 seconds. It is powered by a 3000mAh non-removable battery. It measures 144.00 x 71.30 x 8.60 (height x width x thickness) and weigh 150.00 grams.
Commenting on the announcement of fourth Android One smartphone of the cooperation with Google, Sebahattin Yaman, Chairman of General Mobile said:
General Mobile 4G, the first product of our collaboration that we developed within the Android One program, has achieved great success in many countries, and it positioned among the top as one of the most preferred smartphones in the researches. Then, we carried this success to global scale by selling our General Mobile ’GM 5‘ and ’GM 5 Plus‘, the second and third models of Android One in 20 countries this year. With the new “GM 6”, we aim to increase our success by selling General Mobile products in 45 countries.
General Mobile GM 6 specifications
- Display: 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) OnCell IPS 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection
- Processor: 1.5GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737T processor with Mali-T720 GPU
- RAM & Storage: 3GB RAM, 32GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 128GB 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: 8MP front-facing camera with LED flash
- Connectivity Options: 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS
- Dimensions: 144 x 71.3 x 8.6 mm
- Weight: 150g
- Battery: 3000mAh battery
- Color Options: Space Grey, Gold, and Rose Gold color options
Price And Availability
The pricing and the availability of the above devices have not been shared by the company as of now. But it will be available with Single and Dual SIM versions in near future.