MWC 2016: Obi Worldphone launches 4G LTE enabled MV1

Obi Worldphone has launched its latest model, the MV1 across Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Europe.

The MV1 is an unlocked 4G LTE, dual-sim Android phone. It is backed by a 1.3 Ghz Qualcomm quad-core processor, it claims to deliver premium-tier graphics, speedy download times and fluid multitasking.

MV1 comes equipped with both Android Lollipop 5.1 and Cyanogen OS 12.1.1, the latest operating system from Cyanogen.

Cyanogen OS is an Android-evolved operating system that allows users to personalize and customize their device experience from icons and themes to boot animations and lockscreens.

In addition to improved security and privacy options, the OS provides enhanced features like Truecaller, which allows users to block incoming spam calls, and LiveDisplay, which intelligently adjusts the user’s screen based on ambient light.

It features a 5-inch full, high-definition in-cell display. High-definition (720×1280 pixels), and 294 ppi. The screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

It comes with 1GB RAM with 16GB internal storage or 2GB RAM with 16GB internal storage, both expandable up to an additional 64GB with microSD.

Camera wise the device boasts an 8 MP AF camera with LED Flash; f/2.2 aperture; autofocus; records 1080p @ 30fps, while there is a 2MP front facing camera also on board.

On the connectivity front, it offers GPRS/EDGE/WCDMA/HSPA+/4G/LTE and the sensors include Accelerometer (gravity) proximity, ALS (light).

The device is priced $149 USD for 16GB Internal Storage and 2GB RAM and $139 USD for 16GB Internal Storage and 1GB RAM.