African mobile tech brand AG Mobile has arrived in Nigeria with the launch of four smartphones – the AG Mobile Zoom, AG Mobile Boost, AG Mobile Ghost and AG Mobile Style.
AG Mobile is recognised as one of Africa’s first ODM (original design manufacturer). It was the first South African brand to release its own mobile device in 2007.
The four smartphones launched are now available at over 40 retail outlets in Nigeria including Ringo Arena in Lagos, Abuja, Kano, and Port Harcourt.
The AG Mobile Ghost and Style, which run on Android 5.0 Lollipop has a commercial price of 45,500 Naira and N19,200 respectively.
The AG Mobile Zoom costs N9,000 while the AG Mobile Boost has a price tag of N10,400. They both run on Android 4.4 KitKat operating system.
AG Mobile Ghost
The AG Mobile Ghost comes in a 5.5 inch HDIPS screen which is protected by Gorilla Glass. It is powered by an ARM Cortex processor clocked at 1.3GHz and 2GB RAM. There’s a 13MP rear camera and a 5 MP front camera. It also has 16 GB of internal memory and 2700mAh battery.
AG Mobile Style
The AG Mobile Style has a 5.0 inch IPS screen and is powered by a Mediatek quad-core procesor clocked at 1.3GHz.
It has 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal memory which can be expanded via a microSD card up to 32GB. There’s an 8MP rear camera and a 3 MP front snapper. The phone is backed by a 1900mAh battery.
AG Mobile Boost
The AG Mobile Boost on the other hand sports a 4.0 inch screen and 4GB of internal memory which is expandable up to 32GB.
Powering it is a Mediatek dual-core processor with a speed of 1GHz and 512MB of RAM. There’s also a 3.2MP rear camera and a 1350mAh battery.
AG Mobile Zoom
The AG Mobile Zooms comes in a 3.5 inch screen and sports the same processor, RAM and internal memory as the AG Boost. It has a 2MP rear camera and packs a 1450mAh battery.
AG Mobile CEO Anthony Goodman said the launch is part of the firm’s plan to expand in Nigeria.
“As a proudly African brand we believe that we will bring great value to Nigeria. We’ve started by building relationships with well-respected brands such as MTN, Etisalat, Ringo and Jumia, creating employment opportunities, and supporting the networks’ objectives to advance Nigeria’s connectivity from 2G to 3G,” he said.