Last month, Rwanda's Mara Group launched two models of the first ever 100% 'Made in Africa' Smartphones, called the 'Mara Phone'.
The two models are theMara X and Mara Z, Here are the details:
- Mara X model: 16GB storage. Retail: 120,250 Rwandan francs ($130)
Mara Z model: 32GB storage. Retail: 175,750 Rwandan francs ($190)
Both run on Google’s Android operating system. While the company admits they are a little more expensive than other options, like the popular Tecno brand phones made by a Chinese-owned company, they hope customers are willing to pay a bit more for quality and Made in Africa pride.
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