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Hot 2 Handset | Google Launches Cheap Phones For Africa

By Samuel Thinkler / Published on Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015 16:12 PM / No Comments / 756 views

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Google has launched a low-price smartphone in Africa. The Hot 2 handset, which comes with limited features, will initially be available in six countries.

It will cost between $85 and $100. That’s going to be out of reach for a lot of people in Africa but is certainly cheaper than the Apple iPhone 6, which may Google has launched a low-price smartphone in Africa.

The Hot 2 handset, which comes with limited features, will initially be available in six countries. It will cost between $85 and $100. That’s going to be out of reach for a lot of people in Africa but is certainly cheaper than the Apple iPhone 6, which may cost you $1,000.

The launch is part of Google’s efforts to tap into a rapidly growing smartphone market on the continent, where most consumers still can’t afford an internet-connected device.

Google has tried these phones in India and Indonesia, and they have been successful.

Now it’s time for people in Egypt, Ghana, Morocco, Ivory Coast, Kenya and Nigeria to get a chance to buy one of these phones.

Credit: BBC

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