Google has revealed that it is set to bring its Android One initiative to Africa. According to Google the launch, which is set to be in Nigeria, will be a combined effort by Google, MTN and smartphone manufacturer Infinix.
The Infinix Hot 2 smartphone will form part of the campaign. According to Infinix, its latest device is now available through MTN Nigeria stores for NGN 19,500. The dual-Sim Android 5.1 device comes with a 5-inch HD screen, 1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek processor, 1 GB RAM, 16 GB internal storage, 8 megapixel rear-facing camera, 2 megapixel front-facing camera and 2,200 mAh battery.
Google first launched Android One last year to work with manufacturers to bring simpler, low-cost smartphones to emerging markets. In Africa it plans to launch the Infinix phone in the coming weeks also in Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Egypt and Morocco.