While the Google Nexus project is dead and buried , the Android One initiative whose aim is to bring affordable smartphones to emerging markets is still very much alive and kicking .

GM 5 from Turkish OEM –  General Mobile is the latest Android one Phone to hit the emerging Markets and it happens to be the very first Android 7.0 OS powered Android one Phone . Like most Android One Phones released in the past , the General Mobile GM 5 is nothing but a  budget friendly phone whose  major aim is to dole out the nutty goodness of Nougat 7.0 OS  to its intending users .

On the specs front , the General Mobile GM 5 comes with a 5-inch 720p HD  display with Gorilla Glass 4 protection and powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 410 processor, . Supporting that is a 2GB of RAM with 16GB of internal storage expandable up to 64GB via  microSD card slot .

The General Mobile GM 5 carries a modest  13MP camera at the rear , while a 5MP unit  occupies the front .

The General Mobile GM 5 boots  stock  Android 7.0 (Nougat) out of the box with 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and fueled by a 2500mAh battery .

General Mobile GM 5 specifications

  • 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) OnCell IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection
  • 1.2 GHz Quad-Core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 (MSM8916) processor with Adreno 306 GPU
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 64GB with microSD
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Single / Dual SIM
  • 13MP rear camera with dual LED Flash, 1080p video recording
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • Dimensions: 140.5 x 69.75 x 9.3mm; Weight: 160g
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
  • 2500mAh battery

The General Mobile GM 5 without doubt is the cheapest Android 7 powered phone right now in the World . It is available in various parts of the World in  Golden, Space Gray and Black color options .

Though no official pricing yet  ,the General Mobile GM 5 is tipped to roll out first in  about 20 countries including  – Azerbaijan, Albania, Afghanistan, Belgium, Bosnia, Croatia, Cyprus, Georgia, Ghana, Greece, Iraq, Kenya, Luxembourg, Moldova, Netherlands, Pakistan, Serbia, Tunisia, Turkey and Uzbekistan .

general mobile GM 5

General Mobile GM 5 officially won’t make it to Nigeria , but may be available through unofficial means at various price points .

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