A large population of people in Africa today still prefere 3G phones to any other, MTN has realised this and are prepared to pump in a new and extremely cheap smartphone with 3G network.
MTN will be rolling out an affordable and portable smartphone with 3G network. The said device will run on KaiOS and will be launched 2019.
MTN did partner with a few companies to make this a success such as China Mobile, Chipmaker Unisoc and software developer – KaiOS.
Research has shown that alot of subscribers still uses 3G network device in Africa. So Nigeria, Ghana and South Africa will be few of the countries where MTN will roll out the device.
The phone will go for $20(#7,200) and no brand name has been chosen yet for the device.
We will update you as the news unfold.