Google to Launch $40 Smartphones in Nigeria.

Google launching smartphones
Affordable smartphones

Google is set to launch an affordable smartphone for the Nigerian market- the ICE 2 smartphone. Sundar Pitchai, Google‘s chief executive officer, said, “Yes, Google is set to launch an Android device in September. One cool thing about this device is the price. The Ice 2 would be sold at N13,000 ($40) when it is launched.”

Sundar Pitchai, Google‘s chief executive officer, said, “Yes, Google is set to launch an Android device in September. One cool thing about this device is the price. The Ice 2 would be sold at N13,000 ($40) when it is launched.”

Pichai also revealed that the device will come with Google Play Protect, which continuously works to keep devices, data and apps safe.

Cesar Segunutpane, VP, Product Management at Google, elaborated on the company’s intentions to empower Africans through the internet. He said “We don’t want to create internet for African rather enable them to create the internet they want through the access, platforms and products we create. Access is important, by making sure they are connected to high internet. Whether students or workers, MTN, Mainone and others have done a lot on internet/broadband deployment to empower these people in Nigeria. We strongly believe faster broadband will Improves Africans Lives and Innovation”.

For more information: itnewsafrica

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