Obi Worldphone SF1 was launched in India back in November last year. It went on flash sale exclusively on NDTV Gadgets360 starting from December 7, 2015. Now, the company has announced that the smartphone will be selling on Amazon India as well.
Obi Worldphone SF1 Specifications
The Obi Worldphone SF1 features a 5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD JDI In-Cell IPS floating display, which is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4 and has oleophobic coating. It is powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 64-bit (Quad A53 – 1.5 GHz + Quad A53 – 1.0 GHz) processor along with Adreno 405 GPU. It has 2 / 3 GB of RAM and comes with 16 / 32 GB of internal memory which can also be expanded up to 64 GB via microSD card. The device runs on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop out of the box with Obi Lifespeed UI on top of it.
The SF1 comes with a 13 megapixel rear primary camera with LED flash, Sony IMX214 sensor and f/2.0 aperture. On the front, it has a 5 megapixel front-facing camera with LED flash for selfies and video calling. The smartphone supports Hybrid Dual SIM (micro + nano) where the second SIM slot can be used as a microSD card slot and comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack. It is 8 mm thick and weighs 147 grams. It also has Dolby Audio.
The Obi Worldphone SF1 includes 4G LTE (Band 3 & 40), 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (Dual Band), Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS / GLONASS as connectivity options. The smartphone packs in a 3,000 mAh built-in battery under the hood.
The Obi Worldphone SF1 is available in Black color and has been priced at Rs 11,999 for the 2GB RAM + 16GB ROM variant whereas the 3GB RAM + 32GB ROM variant will cost Rs 13,999 in India.
Commenting on expansion of sales to Amazon India, Neeraj Chauhan, Co-founder and CEO of Obi Worldphone, said:
“We are thrilled to extend Obi SF1 to the Amazon.in platform to expand our reach within India, making our devices more widely available to young consumers. With our clutter-breaking, design-led approach extended to a global platform, we stay committed to making the Obi Worldphone a consumer’s delight.”
Noor Patel, Director Category Management, Amazon India, said:
“We are excited to partner with Obi Worldphone to launch the SF1 on Amazon.in, enabling an easy and convenient access to this great device for our customers across India. This aligns with our vision of enabling customers to find, discover and buy anything that they wish to buy online and have a delightful shopping experience every time they shop on Amazon.in. We are the fastest growing eCommerce marketplace in the country today and this tie-up is a validation of the faith customers as well as brands place in our platform.”