Obi Worldphone SF1 – To hit the markets in October 2015

Former Apple CEO has got a delicious treat for smart phone lovers in October 2015. Obi Worldphone SF1 might completely change the perpective of Smart phone industry.

Obi Worldphone SF1 will be launching in emerging markets in October 2015. John Sculley is the co-founder of Obi Worldphone and earlier he was the former Apple CEO. John has been in smart phone industry since long; also understands the needs of smart phone users.

John Sculley and Robert Brunner had decided to launch their product with something different. They wanted to deliver something that none of the so called ‘ Giants ‘ have dared to do.

Obi Worldphone SF1 has completely redesigned the looks of smart phone. It’s a pointed square; though not sharp. Just check below image to get the picture.


After all, what ultimately matters is the performance. Obi Worldphone will stick to the traditional Qualcomm and MediaTek processors, Sony camera, Corning Gorilla Glass and Dolby sound. It pretty logical not to mess with hardware part; users have been familiar with performances of these chipsets.



Obi Worldphone SF1 will cost around $199 and will be available in October 2015. The SF1 with 4G/LTE sports a reinforced fiberglass body with a five-inch display and flashes for both the front and back cameras. It runs a Snapdragon 615 processor and is $199 for 2GB or RAM and 16GB of storage and $249 for 3GB of RAM with 32GB of storage.

Launched by Region:

Initial countries where it’ll launch online and in-store include be Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, South Africa, Pakistan, Turkey and India. 

Specification of Obi Worldphone SF1 (As on Official Website):

Network GSM: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
WCDMA: 850/900/1900/2100 MHz
4G LTE: FDD B3 1800 MHz & TDD B40 2300 MHz
Body 146*74*8mm (7.8mm body with 0.2mm floating display)
Unibody with metallic accents and floating glass display
Display 5” JDI In-Cell IPS
Resolution Full HD (1080 x 1920 pixels)
Pixel Density 443 ppi
Protection Corning® Gorilla® Glass 4; Oleophobic Coating; Fully-laminated OGS (One Glass Solution)
Platform Android 5.0.2 Lollipop
Chipset Qualcomm® MSM8939 Snapdragon™ 615
Clock Speed 1.5 GHz 64-bit Octa-core processor; Adreno™ 405 GPU
Memory 32GB Internal Storage + 3GB RAM /
16GB Internal Storage + 2GB RAM
(DDR3 RAM and eMMC 4.5 ROM)
Card slot MicroSD™, up to 64 GB
Camera 13MP AF with LED Flash; Sony Exmor IMX214 Sensor; f/2.0 Aperture
5 MP with LED Flash
Audio Dual Mic for Noise Cancellation, Dolby Audio™ Surround 7.1, Quick Charge 1.0
Communication Dual SIM (Micro+Nano)
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Dual-Band, Wi-Fi Direct
v4.0, A2DP
MicroUSB v2.0
**This service is not available in all markets.
Battery Capacity Embedded 3000 mAh Li-Po battery with Quick Charge™ 1.0
Standby time up to 20 days*
Talk time up to 28 hours (2G)*
up to 23 hours (3G)*
Video playback time up to 10 hours*
Music Playback time up to 60 hours* (via speakers)
up to 100 hours* (via headphones)
*Values measured in controlled laboratory conditions. Actual time may vary.
Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity, Magnetic, Gyro, ALS (Ambient Light Sensor)