General Mobile has announced a new smartphone in the ‘Android One’ lineup, in partnership with Google, called GM 5. The latest budget 4G smartphone by the company runs on Google’s new Android 7.0 Nougat OS. The General Mobile GM 5 comes in Black, Space Gray and Gold color options. It will be available with Single and Dual SIM versions in November.
The General Mobile GM 5 sports similar specifications as the General Mobile 4G [introduced last year]. It comes with a 5-inch OnCell IPS display with HD (1280 x 720 pixels) resolution and a Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. The new smartphone is powered by a 1.2 GHz Quad-Core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 (MSM8916) processor with Adreno 306 GPU and 2GB of RAM. It comes with 16GB internal storage, expandable up to 64GB via a micro SD card.
The General Mobile GM 5 sports a 13MP rear camera with dual LED Flash and full HD [1080p] video recording capability. It also features a 5MP front camera. The new smartphone measures 140.5 x 69.75 x 9.3mm and weighs 160g. Connectivity options on the new Android One device include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, and FM Radio. It is backed by a 2500mAh battery.
The General Mobile GM 5 will be available in 20 countries via authorized sales points or carrier stores. These countries include Azerbaijan, Albania, Afghanistan, Belgium, Bosnia, Croatia, Cyprus, Georgia, Ghana, Greece, Iraq, Kenya, Luxembourg, Moldova, Netherlands, Pakistan, Serbia, Tunisia, Turkey, and Uzbekistan. No details about the price have been revealed as yet.