General Mobile 5 Android One Smartphone comes with Android 7.1.1 Nougat & 4.5G Network


Android One smartphones was first spotted in 2015 targeting all first-time smartphone users in emerging markets. One of the early adopters was the Infinix Hot 2 which was later followed by others like, Mircomax Canvas A1, Spice Dream UNO, Karbonn Sparkle V and the likes.

General Mobile 5 Android One

Android One smartphones are stock Android OS from Google, Google manages the design, development, marketing, and support of these devices while all manufacturing are carried out by collaborating original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).

It is no more news that most Android one smartphones have already gotten the Nougat Android 7.1.1 update while others are still waiting.

While working on something online i stumble upon an Android One smartphone made by General Mobile with the latest version of Android 7.1.1 (Nougat). It comes with a 5-inch screen, 2GB of RAM with 16GB of on-board storage, also comes with the most up-to-date version of Google Now and also it is a 4G powered Android phone.

The phone is available in Kenya at an affordable price but we do not know yet if it will be that much affordable in Nigeria and other African countries.

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  • 16 GB

Weight and Dimensions

  • Dimensions: 140,5 x 69.75 x 9.3 mm
  • Weight: 160 grams (5.64 oz)


  • IPS, 16,7 mil. Color
  • 5" Touchscreen (12,7 cm)
  • 1280 x 720 px resolution
  • Corning® Gorilla® Glass 4, Dynamic Brightness 400cd/m2 (min),
  • Oncell technology
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  • 64 bit architecture - New generation architecture
  • Qualcomm 1,2 GHz X 4 (64bit) processor


  • 13 Megapixel, Dual LED Flash
  • Resolution up to 4160 x 3120 px
  • 4x Digital Zoom, AutoFocus
  • Photosphere, Panoramic Shooting, GeoTag
  • 5 Megapixel Selfie Camera
  • Full HD Video Player
  • Full HD Video Recorder

Basic Features

  • Advanced contacts list
  • Advanced messages box
  • Clock, World Clock, Alarm Clock, Chronometer, Countdown Timer
  • Vibrating Alert, Caller ID
  • Motion Sensor (G-sensor), Accelerometer,
  • Magnetic sensor, Proximity sensor , Light sensor


  • GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz, WCDMA: 900/2100 MHz
  • 4G: B3/B7/B20
  • Internet at 4G Speed
  • 150 Mbps download speed over 4G, 42Mbps download speed over 3G
  • 0.288 W/kg SAR value
  • Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP (Multiple connection)
  • GPS Satellite Connection (A-GPS Compatible)
  • Wireless Network Connection (802.11 b/g/n)
  • HotSpot
  • WiFi Direct
  • Contacts synchronization with Gmail and Exchange Server


  • YouTube Video, Facebook Video, MobilTV
  • Mono Speaker
  • 3,5mm Earphone and Microphone port
  • Ability to play in MP3/AAC/WMA/WAV/AMR formats
  • Ability to record in OGG,3gp,Amr formats
  • Music Library
  • Google Drive
  • Google Play Store, ability to download games and apps
  • FM Radio Available


  • GPS Satellite Connection (A-GPS Compatible)
  • Digital Compass
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cellular

"Ok Google"

  • When you wish to start a voice call or want Google to do something for you while on your phone or tablet, you can simply say "Ok Google".

Power and Battery

  • 2500mAh Li-Po Battery

Operating System

  • Android 7.1.1 Nougat

What is General Mobile 5 Price and Availability Status?

Price: KSh 10,499 (N33,000)

This device is available on Jumia Kenya, I don’t know if it will get to Jumia Nigeria.

You can click on the links below to view latest GM 5 price & availability.

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