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Jumia and MTN Partner to Give Free Internet On Their App

We have often heard that 'there is no such thing as a free lunch'. Ironically, we were also advised that 'The best things in life are free'. Quite opposite statements! Count on Jumia, the leading online shopping destination in Africa, to make the second saying a reality with its latest initiative developed in collaboration with telecom mogul MTN. We are of course talking about the JumiaZero Data App! This latest initiative aims at further reducing data costs which are the greatest barrier so far to extending internet mobile access in Nigeria. Indeed in Lagos alone, one gigabyte of data on mobile networks—the only means of accessing the internet for most—is not less N1,000. With this in mind, Jumia’s Zero Data App will offer full access to online shopping through its app for free, meaning it will not charge the users of the MTN mobile network for the data they consume while using the Jumia app.The initiative is the biggest so far in terms of democratizing access t

Innjoo Fire Plus Specifications

Innjoo has been pulling strings in the smartphone market in Nigeria lately, eating even deeper into the customer base of the likes of Tecno, Infinix, Samsung and even BlackBerry. Their latest device known as Innjoo Fire Plus is another great phone that is becoming fast popular. It is so popular, it got sold out in couple of minutes and still sold out as at this writing.  The specifications for the Innjoo smartphone is as described below in case you are wondering what makes the device so popular. SIM and Network Innjoo is a dual SIM smartphone with dual standby, something most Chinese smartphones are famous for. Furthermore, it is supported on a 2G, 3G, WCDMA and HSPA+ network and can operate in HSPA+ only on SIM 1 while SIM 2 can operate on only 2G network. Form and Design The design of the Innjoo Fire Plus is similar to that of the Samsung Galaxy S6. It has rounded edges, flushed and completely flat at the front but slightly curved at the back from one edge to the othe

Samsung Galaxy S7 Smartphone Specs Revealed

Samsung Galaxy S6 is still very fresh in the minds of the smartphone community but recent leaks and reports suggest that a new Samsung Galaxy S7 is in the works. Samsung Galaxy S7 which was first noticed by GSMArena when the device made its way to Geekbench with the codename "Samsung LUCKY LTE" and a report from SamMobile claims that the device is indeed a prototype of Samsung Galaxy S7.  A specification information was captured by the benchmarking software as show in the images below. Furthermore, it was revealed that the prototype Samsung Galaxy S7 has a powerful 20 MP camera, 4 GB RAM, Android 5.1.1 and a 3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor with 8 cores. One of the thing we noticed about the image posted is back case that looks like it has a solar panel design to it to charge phone battery without the need for a charger. Of course, this is just speculation but we know that Samsung likes to push the boundaries of innovation on their devices.  As th

Infinix Mobility strives for the Africa's number one smartphone position

18th of August, Lagos, Infinix Mobility marked a significant turning point in the telecommunication ecosystem.  In collaboration with Google, the No.1 Internet giant. Not only that, Infinix Mobility also released Infinix Hot 2 as the 1st official Android One product with lollipop 5.1 in Africa.  In only three years, Infinix Mobility has built a strong reputation in the Nigerian market and more globally from the East to the West of this world; including Middle East, Europe and South East Asia region. A successful brand is built by people who know the industry; otherwise brand comes and disappears as fast as it comes. No High-tech companies are reaching their goals without any strong overview of the market. Infinix Mobility has settled its benchmark and here is how. Infinix Mobility is a Hong Kong based company with headquarter in Shanghai for its research and development center (R&D) and Paris as design center. Shenzhen, the electronic hub of the world, is Infinix's p