Nokia 1 is the final phone in the Nokia smartphone portfolio to receive an upgrade to Android 9 Pie, which means that the entire range now has an option running the latest Android OS from Google.
“For too long consumers have had to accept older OS versions as the norm on entry-level smartphones,” says Shaun Durandt, general manager at HMD South Africa. “We are living our promise to deliver a phone that can keep getting better over time through the latest experiences and always being up-to-date. And with the Nokia 1 upgrade to Google’s latest OS, fans can get up-to-the-minute software experiences and innovations from Google in the most affordable segment.”
Over the past two years, Nokia phones have received over 300 security updates and have successfully upgraded handsets to the latest OS twice as fast as competitors, says HMD. This means that users always potentially receive a “just-out-of-the-box-fresh” feeling throughout the phone’s lifecycle.
Android 9 Pie (Go edition) comes with a new range of apps from Google designed to run faster while consuming less data. Optimised to be smooth and fast, these include Google Go – a web search app, Google Maps Go, YouTube Go and Google Assistant for Android (Go edition), to send messages, make calls and set alarms by using voice.
With fewer pre-installed and much lighter apps, users are promised get two times more available storage compared to standard Android version.
The Nokia 1 is available at major retail and network operator stores in red and blue, starting from R799.
Vox’s Green Week offers discounted fibre speeds
Vox is offering businesses the chance to double the speed – and pay the regular price – for fibre, in its Double Up promo.
Vox, a leading integrated ICT and telecommunications company, is not joining in the Black Friday frenzy. It’s going one better, with a Green Week. From 25 November to 2 December it is running a Vox Fibre to the Business (FTTB) Double Up Promo.
FTTB orders signed between 18 November and 2 December 2019, will automatically receive double the speed for the duration of their contract with Vox ,at a 33% saving.
FTTB Promo Offer
|FTTB BUNDLE||PURCHASE PRICE||WHAT YOU GET|
|20 Mbps||R 2,499||40 Mbps|
|50 Mbps||R 4,499||100 Mbps|
|100 Mbps||R 8,999||200 Mbps|
|200 Mbps||R 12,999||400 Mbps|
|500 Mbps||R 16,999||1 Gbps|
The promo is applicable to 20 Mbps, 50 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 200 Mbps and 500 Mbps packages on the Frogfoot Fibre network and applies to all new links and re-sign orders.
The Green Week sale includes limited specials ranging from mobile data to ADSL, satellite, indoor and outdoor camera and voice services. The discounted deals are available for one week only until midnight on 2 December 2019.
Says Vera Romano, executive head of marketing at Vox: “Our Green Week is fast becoming a popular annual event and as always, we have something for everyone – be it for the consumer or business market. Our key focus has been to provide packages that add value to the customer. So, keep an eye out over the next few days – there is something to suit everyone.”
To find out more visit https://www.vox.co.za
Second chance to get discounted Xbox One
Last year’s Black Friday deals for the Xbox One were epic, and this year they return to being heavily discounted.
With 9 days to go until the shopping extravaganza that is Black Friday (29 November 2019), Prima Interactive has revealed its Black Friday deals for Xbox One.
The deals remain roughly the same as last year’s Black Friday prices, suggesting that these are the absolute minimum at which retailers can sell the consoles.
Xbox fans won’t have to wait until 29 November but will be able to purchase the following deals from 25 November to 2 December 2019 from all leading gaming retailers:
Xbox Box S (1TB) Console for R 3 599.00
Xbox Box One S + Wireless Controller for R 4 699.00
Xbox One X for R 6 999.00