Imagine buying yourself an Android smartphone for just $1 (N500). That is a wish by many and it seems their wish is about to come to pass thanks to BeepTool CIS Limited. The company will be unveiling the world’s cheapest smartphone ever in Abuja Nigeria. Known as the Oyi-1, the phone is designed for people living less than N1000 per day.
According to the company which is based in Lekki, Lagos;
The affordable smartphone concept is one where smartphone manufacturing and ancillary costs are covered by investors and stakeholders and handed to users who live on less than $2 a day at $1 or nearest local single currency note preloaded with advertising services platform capable of generating revenue for investors and stakeholders to cover the cost of the smartphone and further revenue for investors and stakeholders
While the Oyi-1 may be the cheapest smartphone in the country, it also comes with some pretty decent specs. The phone sports a 5inch FWVGA display, with a screen resolution of 854 x 480 pixels. It has a dimension of 144.1 x 71.9 x 9.8mm and supports 4G LTE as well as dual SIM. The smartphone packs 1GB RAM, 8GB internal storage and comes with an external memory support of up to 32GB.
The Oyi 1 is powered by a MediaTek MT6580 Quad-Core processor clocked at 1.3GHz. It runs on Android™ 7.0 Nougat Operating system backed at a 2000mAh battery capacity. The phone sports a 5MP rear camera with LED flash, and a front facing shooter of 2MP. The phone is designed by BeepTool CIS Limited, an ICT firm, based in Lekki, Lagos.
OYI-1 4G LTE Android Smartphone Full Specifications
Android™ 7.0 Nougat Operating system
Reinforced Frame & Screen, Unbeatable Value,
Screen: 5inch FWVGA 854*480
4G LTE Dual SIM (Dual-SIM): Micro SIM + Nano SIM
Memory/Storage: 1GB RAM /Built-in: 8GB, Micro-SD (Support up to 32GB)
Processor: MT6580 1.3GHz Quad-Core
Frequency Band: GSM 850/900/1800/1900 |WCDMA 900/2100 |FDD-LTE B1//3/7/20
Connectivity: WiFi 802.11 b/g/n Dual-SIM Bluetooth 4.1 3.5mm Headset Jack
Dimensions: 144.1 x 71.9 x 9.8 (mm)
Camera: Rear: 5MPx ; Front: 2MPx
A long battery life: (2000mAh plus one extra) USB
GPS: Support and Durable 4G Smartphone
You can visit BeepTool CIS Limited official website to pre-order the phone