Android One expands to African countries with the launch of Infinix Hot 2 smartphone.
Android One program after debut in Asian countries is now expanded to African countries as the search engine giant has partnered with Infinix to come up with Infinix Hot 2 Android One phone.
The Infinix Hot 2 phone will be available in Egypt, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria and Ghana. Unlike first generation of Android One phones, the Android One Africa's first handset is with 5 inch HD IPS display and has decent mid-range specifications of the device.
Infinix Hot 2 Specifications
|Display: 5-inch 1280x720 touchscreen HD IPS display|
|SoC:1.3 GHz Quad-Core MediaTek processor|
|1 GB/2 GB RAM|
|Software: Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OS|
|Dual SIM: Yes|
|Main Camera: 8 MP rear camera with LED Flash|
|Front Camera: 2 MP front facing camera|
|Storage: 16 GB Internal + Micro SD card slot support up to 32 GB|
|Connectivity: 3G HSPA+, Bluetooth, WiFi tether, WiFi|
|Battery: 2200 mAh Li-ion battery|
|aGPS, FM Radio, 3.5 mm audio jack|
What We Liked
- Good internal storage
- Promised software update for a limited period
Infinix Hot 2 is priced at N17,500 [US $ 87] for the 1 GB variant and N19,500[US $98] for the 2 GB version in Nigeria. It will be sold in Blue, Red, Black and White color options.
Google Africa also teased video showing up the newest Android One Africa handset -