Zest & Afrihost Sell 3000 T1 Units on Day One


South African Smartphone maker Zest Mobile sold over 3000 units yesterday on its day 1 of sales of the Zest T1 and Afrihost data package.

The sales promotion was limited to Afrihost clients only and included the Android smartphone and Afrihost’s mobile data. Afrihost ClientZone clients received a Zest T1 Android smartphone and 1GB free mobile data per month for 12 months for R1,999. The 3000 sales was record-breaking as the firm had only planned to sell 1,000 but the firm kept adding by 1000 to fufil the growing number of orders.

Afrihost and Zest are open for the public today via the Afrihost website: www.afrihost.com and Afrihost is looking to ship over 4,000 units to fufil orders in  48-hours. The firm’s expect the stock to run out following yesterdays 3000 sales in a few hours.

The Gauteng, Johannesburg-based firm Zest Mobile says introducing its Zest T1 to empower Africa, by putting powerful, current technology in the hands of everyone. The smartphone runs on Android KitKat 4.4.2, has a Quad Core  1.3 Ghz Chip processor and an 8MP Camera plus 8GB internal storage and a card slot for expansion. The T1 comes uniquely in matte black and pearlescent white finishes.