Meet MTN Smart, an affordable Kai OS Powered feature phone now available in Uganda

In a moment when MTN is still nursing wounds from security organs that plucked the company CEO together with his top committee from Uganda. The Yello telco is not done with spoiling customers through awesome campaigns after the Bosco Katala AD made it to the 2018 top charts as Gaga Wednesdays paved way for Airtel’s Freaky Friday offers.

Through a press brief held today, MTN Uganda unveiled its new affordable feature phone designed for low end users with a smartphone texture. The Kai OS powered phone packs Google assistant as the main navigation companion together with Youtube, Facebook plus Whatsapp occupying the allocated system apps storage balance.

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Although MTN Smart nicknamed “Kamunye” is a feature phone. It’s touch and feel is close to that of Android Go smartphones we’ve managed to review. As a matter of fact, the MTN smart is simply a smartphone dressed in a feature phone suite since this particular model has Wi-Fi capabilities unlike the rest rocking in the same league.

MTN Smart Kai OS Phone
The MTN Smart packs Facebook, Whatsapp, Twitter and Google Maps as some of the pre-installed apps

Interestingly, the phone has its own app store where a user can easily download or update apps with ease. However, as MTN joins Airtel in unveiling a feature-packed powered phone on the market, here is a snippet of the MTN Smart specifications.

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MTN Smart Specifications

Device: MTN Smart
Region Available: Africa and Middle East
Launched: Q1 2019
KaiStore: Yes
Type: Bar
CPU: Quad Core 1.3 GHz (UNISOC SC7731)
Screen size (inches):2.4
RAM: 256MB
Internal storage: 512MB
Camera: Rear 1.3 megapixel, Front 1.3 megapixel
Battery capacity (mAh): 2,000 mAh
Standby time: 2-5 days average usage
Network: 3G

The Price Tag

Talk about feature phones and listen to the league where you can own a device for as low as $10 (UGX 36000) in Uganda. However, the MTN Smart is a UGX 89,000 priced phone encroaching the MTN Fero popularity lane from a distance.

Additionally, the phone is available in all MTN service centers countywide as major smartphones shops might also book the Kai OS powered device for sale. Furthermore, as the Jumia mobile week draws closer, we hope to see a discount on this newly unveiled Smartphone like feature phone soon.

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