General Mobile planning dual-SIM Google Android mobile phone?

General Mobile DSTL1

Dual-SIM phones are not new to General Mobile, having released the DSTW1 about a year ago. It is about to launch new dual-SIM models, perhaps at the upcoming Mobile World Congress. One in particular, the DSTL1, appears quite interesting.

According to the specifications published, it is possible that the DSTL1 could be powered by Google Android. While the specific OS is not revealed, it will use the Linux 2.6 kernel, the same as Google Android.

The DSTL1 will be powered by a 624MHz Marvell processor. It will come with tri-band (900/1800/1900MHz) GSM/GPRS/EDGE connectivity, a 3-inch WQVGA touchscreen display, 128MB RAM and 256MB ROM with an additional 4G of internal memory, 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.0+EDR/A2DP, an FM radio,a 5MP auto-focus camera, and a 1200mAh battery.

The General Mobile DSTL1 should ship in Q3 2009. Pricing information has not been revealed yet.

The other two upcoming dual-SIM models are the DST700 and the DST250.

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