General Mobile GM 9 Pro has been introduced by the Turkish brand as an update to the GM 8 smartphone. The GM 9 Pro looks absolutely exquisite from the design straight to the internal features.
It sports dual rear cameras which scored an impressive 90 points on DXOMark, a tall FHD+ display and a very attractive glass back. It’s powered by the Snapdragon 660 chipset with 8-cores of processor clocking at 2.2GHz. Let’s find out more about this device.
General Mobile GM 9 Pro Specs and Features
・6.01-inch FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2160 pixels
・Android 8.1 Oreo with 4GB RAM
・Octa-core 2.2GHz Snapdragon 660
・64GB built-in storage
・12MP + 8MP rear camera and 8MP front camera
・3800mAh non-removable Battery
Design And Display
The body of the GM 9 Pro would definitely keep you glued it. It has a metal body and frame that offers that sleek texture to users and it has been complemented with a Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
The Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on the front and back of the device offers durability and scratch resistant. It measures 7.9mm in thickness and weighs 170g overall. You can also get it in Silver, Gold and Space Gray.
Turning to the front, you will be greeted by the full view display. It’s obvious, General Mobile didn’t want to try the notch on this new smartphone. The bezels at the top and bottom corner are still very thick. It sports a tall 6.01-inch FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels and 403 pixels per inch density for sharp visuals. The screen also stretches up to 78% screen-to-body ratio.
Hardware and Software
Running the race here is the Snapdragon 660 chipset with it’s newer 14nm process node. It has an 8-core processor with a clock speed of up to 2.2GHz offering smooth performance. There’s an Adreno 512 handling graphics.
For multitasking, you get a standard 4GB of RAM space available to multitask through all your heavy apps. You also get 64GB storage space to store all your files, you can expand up to 256GB as well using a memory card. It runs on the latest Android 8.1 Oreo as well.
Camera, Network And Connectivity
At the rear, the device sports dual 12MP + 8MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture and scored an impressive 90 points on DXOMark. The cameras are equipped with portrait mode, PDAF and other features. While the 8MP selfie camera has f/2.0 aperture.
The GM 9 Pro supports 4G LTE connectivity and accommodates dual Nano SIMs. It also has support for Bluetooth 4.2, USB 2.0, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Hotspot and A-GPS, GLONASS.
Battery, Price And Availability
The General Mobile GM 9 Pro is powered by a non-removable 3800mAh battery with fast charging technology. General Mobile GM 9 Pro will be available on shopping stores, starting from $399 to $449, that’s about (N140,000 – N160,000).
Full Specification Of General Mobile GM 9 Pro
・Announced: September 2018
・Status: Available. September 2018
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: WCDMA: B1 2100MHz / B8 900 MHz / 1900 MHz / 850 MHz
・4G Support: LTE band FDD : 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5 (850), 7(2600), 8(900) 20(800) TDD : 38(2600), 40(2300)
・Dual SIM Support: Yes (Nano + Nano)
・Material Type: Metal + Glass
・Dimensions: 159 x 75.8 x 7.9mm
・Colour: Silver, Gold, Space Gray
・Screen Type: HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
・Resolution: 1080 x 2160 pixels
・Pixel Density: 403ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 78%
・Operating system: Android 8.1 Oreo
・Processor: Quad-core 1.3GHz
・Chipset type: Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660
・Graphics Processing Unit: Adreno 512
・Memory Card Slot: Yes, up to 256GB
・Internal storage: 64GB
・Back Camera: 12MP + 8MP
・Front Camera: 8MP
・Back Flash: Yes, LED
・Front Flash: No
・WiFi Hotspot: Yes
・Face Unlock: Yes
・Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (Rear)
・Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, ambient light, compass, gyroscope
・3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes
・Standby Time: –
・Fast Charging: Yes