Android One Debuts in Africa Via Infinix Hot 2 Handset (Video)
Android One has slowly expanded into Asia over the past year and now it’s changing continents, as it has reached Africa. That happened via the freshly launched handset called Infinix Hot 2. This model is pictured below and it will be available in Nigeria, Egypt, Kenya, Ivory Coast, Morocco and Ghana.
The device is available in these countries via an online retailer called Jumia. In Nigeria the recommended price tag for the handset is $88 and the local carrier MTN offers 1 GB of data for a discounted price, together with the handset. Infinix Hot 2 comes with Android 5.1 Lollipop and it’s supposed to get Android Marshmallow, once it debuts.
Infinix Hot 2 packs a 5 inch screen with a 720p resolution, a quad core MediaTek processor clocked at 1.3 GHz and 1 GB of RAM, as well as 16 GB of storage. At the back there’s an 8 megapixel camera with LED flash, while upfront rests a 2 MP shooter. We’ve got a microSD card slot in the mxi as well and connectivity options include 3G, Bluetooth, FM radio and WiFi 802.11 b/g/n.
It measures 8.8 mm in thickness and the product will be available in 5 colors, including red, blue and gold. The gold model will be a premium one, with 2 GB of RAM.