Obi Mobiles has launched the much-anticipated smartphone – Obi Octopus S520 in India at an initial price tag of Rs. 11,990. It is exclusively available through online marketplace Snapdeal. It comes in white color and it packs extreme performance and multitasking capabilities. It comes with free flip cover, screen guard and in-ear headset in the box.


Commenting on the launch, Ajay Sharma, CEO, Obi Mobiles said,

“S520 is a beautifully designed product. It is engineered to highest quality specifications to reliably deliver a superior performance. This flagship device is an affirmation of our stated commitment to extend the best in class smartphone experience. From hardware specifications to the quality of accessories there are no compromises whatsoever, because we know our young customers conduct their lives around their smartphones.”

Speaking about this launch, Tony Navin, Senior Vice President, said

“The Mobile market in India is growing by folds as customers are increasingly demanding newer technology and innovative products and are willing to support brands that deliver this. In order to meet the growing demand of new technology we have tied up with Obi Mobiles to further enhance the shopping experience of the 25 million+ users of our portal. The latest launch by Obi Mobiles comes packed with features and is sure to offer a great smartphone experience to its users. We are very excited in launching this phone and we look forward to a long term and mutually beneficial relationship with Obi.”

On the specifications front, it features a 5 –inch HD IPS display with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels & has pixel density of 294ppi and it is powered by a 1.7GHz octa-core MediaTek (MT6592) processor which is paired with 1GB of RAM. It runs on Android 4.4.2 KitKat and has 8GB in-built memory which can be expanded further up to 32GB via microSD card.

On the imaging front, it has 8-megapixel autofocus rear-camera with LED flash and 2-megapixel front-facing camera.

It has dual-SIM support (regular SIM + micro-SIM) and connectivity features like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, micro-USB, GPRS/EDGE and 3G.

It measures 145 x 75 x 8.4mm

It packs 1,800mAh Li-Ion battery which lasts up to 4 hours of talk time & has 180 hours of standby time.

The company also confirmed that it has 95 service centres across India for the after sales service of its Obi handsets. It will compete with offering from vendors like Intex, Micromax, Karbonn, Motorola’s Moto G and Xiaomi Mi3.

Specifications of Obi Octopus

Specifications Obi Octopus
Display 5-inch HD display with a resolution of 1,280 x 720 pixels
Processor 1.7GHz Octa-Core MediaTek MT6592 procesor
Operating System Android 4.4 KitKat
Memory 1GB RAM, 8GB in-built memory which can be further expanded up to 32GB via microSD card
Camera 8MP rear-camera with LED flash, 1080p video recording and 2MP front-facing camera
Connectivity 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS
Battery 1800mAh

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