TNM Plc, has launched the currently most affordable 4G enabled smartphone in Malawi, sold at K24 999, as the company’s Chief Executive Officer Michiel Buitelaar said the low-priced device has been designed to suit the communication needs of people in rural areas.
“The introduction of affordable smart feature phones is part of our ongoing program to provide more people with access to the internet and content that is genuinely useful.” said Buitelaar. The development follows a partnership between TNM and KaiOS Technology. Commenting on the initiative, the CEO of KaiOS Technologies, Sebastien Codeville, said the company will work with TNM to ensure that our devices carry content that is relevant and useful to the people of Malawi.
At K24 999, the phone offers a value back offer of K28 000 worth of bonuses in six months comprising 500MBs, 150SMSs and free Caller Tune every month. Specs of the affordable 4G phone are as follows; Wi-Fi, GPS, and Bluetooth. It has a 2.4” display, 4GB of storage (expandable to 32GB via microSD) and a powerful battery which enables extended 8 hours of talk time.