Obi Worldphone MV1 entry-level Android smartphone with 4G support launched

With the increasing demand for affordable 4G smartphones, Obi Worldphone has now launched the Obi Worldphone MV1.


Obi Worldphone has announced the launch of the Obi Worldphone MV1, which is the company’s latest affordable 4G smartphone. The device has a 5 inch in-cell touch display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, oleophobic coating and resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The smartphone is powered by the entry-level 1.3 GHz quad core Snapdragon 212 processor with 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The Obi Worldphone MV1 has an 8 MP rear facing auto focus camera with OmniVision OV8865 sensor, f/2.2 aperture and LED flash. There is also a front facing 2 MP camera. The device runs on the Android Lollipop version with a 2500 mAh battery. The handset is priced at $139 and is available in red, white and black colour options.

Speaking about the Obi Worldphone MV1, Obi Worldphone Co-founder John Sculley, said, “This is an industry with 200 different brands vying for consumers’ attention. There will be 1.4 billion Android phones produced in 2016 alone, so there needs to be a way to stand apart from the pack. The components for all these different phones are mass produced, in the same countries, and often in the same exact factories.”

Obi Worldphone MV1 specs:

  • 5.0 inch display
  • 1280 x 720 pixels resolution
  • 1.3 GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 16 GB internal memory
  • 8 MP primary camera
  • 2 MP front facing camera
  • Android v5.1 Lollipop
  • 2500 mAh battery