6 December 2012

Nigeria: TECNO Partners Airtel, Qualcomm On Android Smartphone

Tecno has launched its latest product, the Dual SIM 3G Android smartphone known as N3 in partnership with telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria and Qualcomm.

The device, which was unveiled in Lagos last week was specially designed to excite and engage Nigerian youth with a variety of features at an affordable price.

The Director of Operator Department in Tecno, Arif Chowdury, who spoke at the press briefing, stated that the vibrant nature of the African youth has constantly placed Tecno to provide customer satisfaction for the users.

According to him, Tecno as a mobile phone company, understands the need to constantly engage the youths and is committed to connecting with the African youth's motivations and passions.

Chowdury added that the new device is designed specifically for the young African consumer and offers a great mobile phone experience, with access key features that young people look for such as social networking, access to thousands of apps and entertainment at a good price point.

Also speaking at the event, the Chief Marketing Officer of Airtel Nigeria, Mr. Olu Akanmu, who was represented by the company's Chief Sales Officer, Mr. Inusa Bello, said the partnership with Tecno will provide more opportunities for telecoms consumers to enjoy the best, widest and fastest 3.75G network in Nigeria, adding that Airtel is committed to enriching the lives of Nigerians.

"As the best friends network, Airtel will always explore opportunities to delight Nigerian youth as this is in line with our brand vision of becoming the most loved brand in the daily lives of Nigerians. With this partnership, N3 users will now have an amazing opportunity to enjoy the fastest 3.75G internet in all 36 states in Nigeria," Akanmu said.

TECNO also partnered Qualcomm, a leader in 3G and next generation mobile technologies to provide N3 with a powerful chipset of Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM7225A, which will give consumers the best 3G smartphone experience.

The dual SIM smartphone TECNO N3 runs on the high performing Android 2.3 operating system supports both 2G & 3G networks and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM7225 chipset with 1GHz processing speed to allow consumers to enjoy a higher Internet speed.

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