Mi-Fone one of Africa’s fastest growing mobile device brands with over 1 million handsets activated in less than 3 years, generating more than $15 million dollars in revenue has announced the launch of four budget Android smartphones.
Considering the huge success of Huawei Ideos on the African continent, these smartphones might also end up in customer pockets for a reasonable price.
“Our new low-cost range of Android phones will enable our African consumers to achieve higher levels of productivity simply by having a more efficient user experience in terms of Hardware technology coupled with the Android operating system.” said Alpesh Patel, CEO of Mi-Fone.
The newly launched models include Mi-A100, Mi-A150, Mi-A160, and Mi-A300. These smartphones will be available in stores starting September: in Kenya, South Africa, Ghana, Rwanda, Nigeria, Tanzania and other African countries.
Mi-A300, Mi-A100 and Mi-A150 features a Qualcomm MSM7227 processor, 3.2-inch HVGA TFT display, Polyphonic sound, FM, GPS, WiFi and Bluetooth 2.1, all running on Android 2.2 Froyo operating system and have the same 1200mAh battery. There is no official information to confirm the exact date of launch nor the price tag.