Monday, 22 February 2016

Obi Worldphone MV1 with Snapdragon 212 SoC, Cyanogen OS announced

Obi Worldphone, backed by John Scully has introduced the MV1 smartphone at MWC 2016 in Barcelona. The MV1 sports a unique design with the brand's signature floating display and rounded corners, and has been co-designed by San Francisco-based product studio Ammunition. The phone rocks a matte-finished polycarbonate body, with an anti-fade UV coating.

The Obi Worldphone MV2 features 5-inch HD (1280 x 720 pixels) in-cell display protected by a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and an anti-fingerprint oleophobic coating. Inside there is a 1.3GHz quad-core Snapdragon 212 processor with Adreno 306 GPU, 1GB/2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage, further expandable via microSD card up to 64GB.

The MV1 sports 8-megapixel auto-focus OV8665 sensor camera with an LED flash, f/2.2 aperture and 1080p video recording capabilities. The selfie camera is 2-megapixel. The Dual SIM (micro + nano) phone runs Cyanogen OS 12.1.1 based on Android 5.1 Lollipop and supports 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi direct, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS with A-GPS, and GLONASS connectivity. It is fueled by 2500mAh battery.

The Obi Worldphone MV1 is priced at $139 (Rs. 9,350) for the 1GB RAM variant, while the 2GB RAM version costs $149 (Rs. 10,000). It will be available in Asia and Africa starting this month, followed by Latin America and Europe in March 2016.


  1. wow, i really liked its cool camera features.. MV1 actually gives more than just mega pixels...

  2. When I first saw this phone I was like here comes another expensive phone through its looks. But to my surprise this phone is very affordable and has decent specifications and a design which is totally incredible

  3. Wow! cant believe they are selling this phone at this price. Its truly unique in looks. Also Cyanogen, will it have Marshmallow?