Though everyone is saying software is eating the world, it has to run on hardware and Nigeria’s Knack wants to provide Africa with hardware.
The firm has launched Knack Ace 276, a tablet dubbed the people’s Tab.
According to Eyiolawi Gbenga, Founder and CEO, Knack International Limited the firm behind the people’s tablet,”It was designed to be the most affordable quality tablet PC in Africa going into the market at $100 only. Our aim is to allow Africans the opportunity to get a quality luxury Tablet PC at the price of a regular phone.”
Gbenga tells TechMoran Knack is dedicating a percentage of the profit from every unit of Knack Ace 276 sold to girl education in the northern part of Nigeria to support girl education in partnership with a girl-child focused NGO.
TechMoran is yet to receive the tablet but here are the specifications for the people’s Tab:
Screen size : 7.0″
RAM : 1GB
Memory : 8GB (16GB optional)
Extended memory(micro SD) : 32GB
Operating system : 4.2.2
Warranty : 18months
Screen resolution : 1024*800
Shape/design : Ultra slim,Sleek and handy
Available colours : Silver, Black, Green, White, Red
Camera : Dual Camera(Front 2.0MP, Back 5.0MP) with camera flash
Processor/Speed : Dual core/1.5Ghz
Connectivity : In-built 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth,
Sim slots : Dual sim(regular/micro sim)
Dimensions : 188*108*9mm
Cover :Light aluminium/Metal back cover
G-sensor,Light sensor, Proximity sensor available
Low power consumption.
Also, the package that comes with it include:
A knack Tablet flip cover
A Knack power bank
A screen protector
6 months free data for Nigerians
The product will be commercially available in June and distributors are needed across Africa.
Distributors can contact them through: