First Nougat-powered Android One smartphone announced
The good news for General Mobile fans is the company achieved another first with the announcement of the GM 5. It appears that this is the first Android One smartphone powered by Android 7.0 Nougat.
Aside from the Pixel phones there are few flagship smartphones that ship with Android 7.0 Nougat right out of the box, let along mid-range devices like those in the Android One family.
Although General Mobile did not offered details on the phone's price, we do know that it will be available in 20 markets, at least for the time being: Azerbaijan, Albania, Afghanistan, Belgium, Bosnia, Croatia, Cyprus, Georgia, Ghana, Greece, Iraq, Kenya, Luxembourg, Moldova, Netherlands, Pakistan, Serbia, Tunisia, Turkey and Uzbekistan.
Specs-wise, the GM 5 is a rather entry-level smartphone that sports a 5-inch display with HD (720p) resolution. According to General Mobile, the device is equipped with a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, probably a 4xx chipset.
The GM-5 packs 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal memory expandable up to 64GB via microSD. There's also a 13-megapixel camera on the back, while in the front there's a secondary 5-megapixel camera for selfies.
General Mobile's low-end smartphone is powered by a 2,500 mAh battery and comes in three different colors: Golden, Space Gray and Black.