In the past, Android One devices were launched by Google to offer pure Android experience to people at a cheaper price point. Google had even collaborated with various mobile manufactures like Micromax, Spice, and Karbonn to launch affordable Android One smartphones in India. However Google failed to garner that much positive responses from the masses as expected.
Surprisingly, now General Mobile Inc. unveiled a mid-range Android One smartphone, the GM 5 Plus, at the ongoing Mobile World Congress (MWC) enent, in Barcelona, Spain. The new Android One smartphone is priced at around $300 (approximately Rs 20,582).
The GM 5 Plus comes with a metal frame and a textured back cover that is available in four different colors options. The smartphone features a 5.5-inch Full-HD (1080p) 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 processor, which is paired with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage, which can be further expandable up-to 128GB via microSD card.
The GM 5 Plus flaunts an 13-megapixel auto-focus shooter on the front and as well as on back panel. The rear camera comes with Dual LED flash, where as the front camera comes with LED flash. Being an Android One device, it runs on latest Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow operating system. Besides, it has a 3100mAh battery, which comes with Quick Charge 3.0 support. The 4G smartphone also offers reversible USB Type-C connector.