You’ve probably heard of MTN’s Android-powered phones dubbed MTN Smart announced a few weeks ago. Today, the firm announced it had signed an exclusive deal to have Jumia sell them online in Nigeria.
For starters, Africa Internet Holding which runs Jumia is 1/3 owned by MTN, so the exclusive is not a surprise to many. Now on sale at Jumia Nigeria the MTN Sm@rt is powered by Android, and is touted as the cheapest and most affordable smartphone in Nigeria starting from N8,000.
The Sm@rt range 620 AND 720i smartphones come with pre-loaded Jumia shopping App, BBM which is so popular in Nigeria, Facebook and a Music App. The phone has a processor speed of 1GHz, between 3.5 – 4.0inch screen, runs on Android 4.2 OS, comes with an inbuilt memory of 4GB and it has dual sim slot.
Jeremy Doutte Managing Director Jumia Nigeria said, ‘We are going all out with our assortment and making sure we satisfy the demand of the Nigerian customers with the best gadgets. Also having our customers in mind in terms of what they will buy, We are doing so with the New MTN Sm@rt range that is available online to us. Customers can be sure to get a free Sim with their phones and free data from MTN.”
The phones can be bought here.