We recently wrote an article about the N500 Beeptool Oyi-1 android device that was launched 2 days ago in Abuja.
Well it turns out that there are certain terms and conditions you need to know before you get the device.
Terms and Conditions
1. PRODUCT DEFECT, DAMAGE, AND RETURN
BeepTool’s supplied devices have a manufacturing defect(s) warranty. Any device that has significant manufacturing defect shall be repaired or replaced, depending on the severity of the defect, free of cost to you.
(a). Product with manufacturing defect should be returned as soon as they are noticed.
(b). Devices that are received damaged should be reported immediately and returned within a week of delivery, a replacement or repair will be done free of cost. Device damage that is reported long after delivery shall be deemed to be caused by the user.
2. PRODUCT REGISTRATION
All devices sold under the ($1 or local currency single note equivalent rate) are automatically registered on BeepTool’s device management server.
BeepTool reserves the right to use geolocation services to know the location of the device
3. LOST, STOLEN OR BROKEN DEVICES
You agreed that any case of device loss including robbery and damage to the device is at the user’s risk and the following apply
(a). In case of robbery or stealing, such must be reported at the nearest police station and BeepTool authorized to track and retrieve the device. The cost of this service shall be borne by the user.
b). In the case where the device could not be recovered, BeepTool will demand a payment of $75 or local currency equivalent which is due immediately. The device will be locked and made unusable to the thief.
(c). In case of physical or software damage caused by the user, BeepTool will replace broken or damaged parts or restore services with the cost borne by the user.
(d). You are not allowed to repair any damage or defect of the device on your own without a written permission of BeepTool or its agent.
4. DEVICE CONNECTIVITY
Devices are not smart without connectivity, you, therefore, agree to recharge your data plan with a minimum of NGN800 monthly in exchange for 1GB data and 30 minutes bundled local calling plan. Refusal to pay for connectivity in two consecutive months will lead to remote locking of the device and attempt to recover the device by BeepTool.
5. REMOTE SERVICES AND ADVERTISEMENTS
You Understand and Agree
(a). That all devices sold under the ($1 or local currency single note equivalent rate) are the property of BeepTool CIS Ltd for a period of 24 months after registration
(b). That BeepTool reserves the right to remotely operate the device and make changes to software layout, install and uninstall apps, without prior notice or your approval.
(c). That BeepTool can send you text-based, graphical, interactive, rich media, social, e-mail, video or other online advertisements through the device.
(d). BeepTool reserves the right to remotely lock and attempt to recover a device if you are found to be using it for negative contents including but not limited to harassment, intimidation, terrorism, etc.
(e). That BeepTool may provide third party content to the user through the device
(f). The device would be released to the user completely, free of any listing, remote services, and advertisement after 24 months.
(g). That anyone earning more than $50 per month is not eligible for the BeepTool $1 smartphone.
(h). That anyone earning more than $50 per month can own the smartphone by sponsoring the TRUE COST OF MANUFACTURING the BeepTool $1 smartphone at (NGN23,000) or $60. Hence sharing revenue with BeepTool within 24 months.