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8 Energizer feature phones announced; will run KaiOS

One of the not so talked about news from Mobile World Congress 2019 is the announcement of 8 KAIOS-powered Energizer feature phones, or smart feature phones, to be more precise.…

So, 60% of mobile phones sold in Africa in 2017 were feature phones

Of the 225 million mobiles sold in Africa in 2017, 136 million were feature phones. While everyone else is singing about smartphone apps, Nigerian banks and telcos are making tons…

Get ready for a 4G feature phone soon – Qualcomm

Thanks to US-based chip maker, Qualcomm, you will be able to purchase a 4G feature phone in the very near future. The company has announced a new chipset that makes…

What is the difference between a smartphone and a feature phone?

What is the difference between smartphones and feature phones? In the beginning, there were basic cell phones. Then smartphones arrived. And now we also have smart feature phones. Mister Mobility…

Facts and Figures: The feature phone is evolving, not dying

You have probably heard of how people everywhere are buying smartphones. You may have read reports about how the feature phone is dying and will soon be forgotten. You have…

Microsoft may license Nokia name to Foxconn

There are rumours that Microsoft may stop manufacturing Nokia feature phones and license the Nokia name to Foxconn soon. Industry news say that Microsoft managed to sell only 15 million…

In Nigeria, the mobile phone keypad thrives on

If you think that Nigeria is a smartphone market, you must not get outside of the plush areas of the major cities much. You need to get on public buses…

3 things Microsoft needs to get right in the Nigerian phone space

Time for a little exercise. Walk up to someone, your colleague, a friend, neighbor or anyone you can talk to. Ask them what they know about Microsoft. Chances are they…