Last week, we told you about General Mobile 4G, an Android One smartphone from Turkey. It has been launched today exclusively at Daraz Mobile Week for just Rs. 13,500 and if you buy with EasyPay, the price will be reduced further by Rs. 1,000.
Keeping the specifications in mind, our initial price estimates were between Rs. 15,000 to Rs. 20,000. However at a price of Rs. 12,500, it is one heck of a deal.
You might be thinking what’s so special about this phone? Well it’s an Android One. Which means it is using the latest version of Android OS at the moment and will get future updates without any problem and even before costly flagship devices.
Android One devices are especially tailored for developing world and Google itself manages the development and support ─ You can think of them as budget Nexus smartphones.
The key specifications of General Mobile 4G are as follows:
- 5″ Display, 720p Resolution
- Corning Gorilla Glass 4 Protection
- Faux Leather Design, Premium Build Quality
- 1.2GHz quad-core, Qualcomm Snapdragon Processor
- Qualcomm Adreno 306, 400MHz GPU
- 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB of Storage (Expandable via microSD card)
- 13 Megapixel Rear camera with auto-focus & Dual LED Flash
- 5 Megapixel Selfie Camera
- 4G LTE Dual SIM support
- WiFi, Bluetooth, OTG support
- 2500mAh Li-Polymer Battery
- Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
- Available in 2 Colors, White & Black
We can’t say much about the actual performance of this device before using it but these specs on the paper look really great for the price, especially the camera setup and 4G LTE connectivity.
In my opinion, people who are looking to buy a budget smartphone should give it a try. It packs a lot more power than other smartphones available in this price range and comes with the goodness of Android One so you are guaranteed a good experience.
Do share your opinion in the comments section below, we will also try to do a full review of this device in the coming weeks.