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Low-cost phones from Nokia, MTN, Vodacom, make waves

A phone for the price of a handful of groceries? More and more low-cost yet feature rich handsets could change the world, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK



Nokia 105 (2019)

Price: R249
Network: GSM
Display: 1.77” colour display at 120 x 160 pixels
Camera: None
Storage: 4MB for contacts and messages
OS: Nokia Proprietary OS
Battery life: 800mAh, 619h standby, 14h talk time
Additional features: Flashlight, FM Radio, Games

Vodacom Vibe 4G

Price: R299
Network: 4G, WiFi
Display: 2.8” colour display at 320 x 240 pixels
Camera: 2MP rear with flash
Storage: 512MB internal, Micro SD card expandable
OS: Vodacom Proprietary OS
Battery life: 1600mAh
Additional features: WhatsApp, Facebook, 150MB data x 12 months

MTN Smart S

Price: R249
Network: 3G, WiFi
Display: 2.4” colour display
Camera: 1.2MP rear with flash, 1.2MP front
Storage: 512MB internal, Micro SD card expandable
Battery life: 2000mAh
Additional features: WhatsApp, Facebook, KaiOS App Store, 1GB WhatsApp data and 100MB data x 6 months

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