MTN, the mo bile network operator, disclosed plans to introduce more low-cost smartphones into the South African market following the success of the MTN Steppa.
The entry level Android smartphone, which retails at R499, was introduced at the beginning of the year amid a massive uptake by consumers."The response to the smartphone was very good.
"We are satisfied with the performance of the MTN Steppa, with hundreds of thousands sold,"
"However, it is not only about the MTN Steppa. There are other low-cost entry level smartphones that we are planning to bring into the markets.
These will be in the R500-R600 pricing range," added Dabengwa.
The MTN Steppa smartphone sports a 3.5-inch touch screen, a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor with 1GHz single-core CPU, and a 2 MP AF Camera with video recorder.
The device runs Android 2.3.5 (
It also boasts the popular BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) instant messaging service.
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