As expected, General mobile has introduced two Android-powered smartphones(General Mobile GM8 and GM8 Pro) based on Android One platform, while also showcasing the last minute rumored GM 8 Go based on Android Oreo Go OS.
The General Mobile GM8 and GM8 Pro are both mid-range devices and are basically the same in terms of internal configuration, but with slight variations in RAM and storage sizes.
Made entirely out of metal with a rear fingerprint scanner, the General Mobile GM8 and GM8 Pro flaunt a 5.7-inch HD+ (1440 x 720) display and powered by a Snapdragon 435 64-bit octa-core processor with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage for the General Mobile GM8 and 4GB RAM+ 64GB RAM and storage for the pro variant. Been on the Android One platform, both devices will get timely and prompt delivery of any available update.
Both devices use a 13-megapixel rear and front snapper. The camera is accompanied by a LED flash, but the front-facing cam gets with a f/2.2 aperture as against the f/2.0 of the rear camera. Both devices get a 3075mAh non-removable battery and will run Android Oreo out of the box.
General mobile has also joined the number of OEM to have embraced the Android Oreo Go edition with the unveiling of the General Mobile GM 8 Go, a variant of the GM8 and GM8 pro targeted at those in search of devices that can deliver smooth and satisfying user experience, which the Android Oreo Go offers.
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It flaunts a 5.5-inch HD + (720 x 1440) display with the trendy 18:9 aspect ratio and powered by a 1.3GhZ Quad-core MediaTek MT6739 SoC with just 1GB RAM and 16GB of storage. The storage can be expanded up to 256GB and will come powered by a slightly larger 4500mAh battery.
The rear camera remains the same as that of the General Mobile GM8, but the front-facing camera has been ditched for a lower 5MP shooter with f / 2.2 aperture. All devices are scheduled to hit the shelves later in March.