Browsing: MTN Steppa

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How Vodacom is outsmarting MTN

In May, Vodacom announced that it had 9,3m smartphones on its network in South Africa (as at end March, the end of its financial year). That is massive, especially considering that a year ago, the number was 7,3m. Total smart devices on its network

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MTN launches Steppa low-cost tablet

MTN announced a new low-cost tablet and an update to its Steppa smartphone on Wednesday morning. It hopes the new offerings will entice first time smartphone and tablet users, and those on a shoestring budget. “Access to

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And now for the R200 smartphone

Forget Vodacom’s R899 Smart 4 mini, launched last week. Forget, too, MTN’s entry-level, R499 Steppa smartphone, which the mobile provider launched earlier this year. British semiconductor firm ARM Holdings is predicting the cost of smartphones will drop to just

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Vodacom debuts low-cost smartphone

Vodacom has become the latest operator to debut a low-cost, own-branded smartphone aimed at getting more South Africans connected to the Internet. Following the launch early this year by MTN of the Steppa smartphone, which costs R499 – read TechCentral’s review of it – Vodacom has announced it will also begin selling a

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MTN’s R499 Steppa smartphone reviewed

MTN has released a low-cost Android smartphone with a touch screen at an affordable R499. It’s aimed at those who’ve never had a smartphone before. The Steppa handset has a 3,5-inch TFT colour screen, with a 320×480-pixel resolution. It’s powered by a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon