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Airtel Nigeria introduces 4G smartphones

July 24, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West Africa

Airtel Nigeria introduces 4G smartphones

Airtel Nigeria introduces 4G smartphones. (Image source: Livemint.com)

Nigerian Telecommunications provider, Airtel, announced on Wednesday, 24 July 2019, the introduction of two new 4G Smartphones — the Airtel Diva and Airtel Top Notch. These devices come on the heels of Airtels commitment to accelerate mobile Internet uptake as well as enrich the data experience of telecoms consumers across the country. 

With the Airtel Diva retailing at $55 and the Airtel Top Notch at $65, these smartphones are said to allow consumers the opportunity to enjoy the Airtel 4G experience at a much more affordable price.

Also, customers who purchase any of the 4G smartphones will receive an Airtel Double Data offer which gives 100% bonus data on every data bundle starting at $2.

On purchase of the Airtel Diva and Airtel Top Notch Smartphones, customers are required to insert their Airtel SIM cards and send the keyword ‘get’ to the Shortcode‘141’ in order to connect to the Airtel 4G network. 

The Airtel Diva comes with a 5-inch display screen size, a 5mp back camera and a 2mp front camera plus an 8GB + 1 GB storage capacity. It has an Android Go operating system and a battery capacity of 2000 mAH.  

The Airtel Top Notch has a 5.5-inch display screen size, 5mp back camera and a 2mp front camera; an 8 GB + 1GB storage capacity, and an android Go operating system. It has a battery capacity of 2500 mAH. 

Both phones are dual SIM smartphones with the first SIM slot locked to the Airtel smartphone network.

Commenting on the new Smartphones, Chief Commercial Officer of Airtel Nigeria, Dinesh Balsingh, says “Airtel is committed in its drive to extending the 4G experience to more telecoms consumers as well as enriching the lives of more Nigerians”.

“It is our hope that the Airtel Diva and Airtel Top Notch, both very affordable Smartphones, will help crash the barrier of enjoying the 4G experience. We are committed to empowering more Nigerians as well as connecting more telecoms consumers to their dreams,” adds Balsingh.

Edited by Jenna Cook

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