Best Mobile Devices Brand: DIAA 2015 Nominees Brief
Governments throughout the ecosphere are striving to bring information and communication technologies (ICT) to everyone. In a way to Drive Digital Communications Ahead, Policy-makers and telecommunications services providers need to dedicate time to educating consumers about digital content (data), devices, plus the various online hazards, so that customers can fully understand the potential of the digital ecosystem and truly benefit from being online and thus maximize the digital dividend.
More than a billion smartphones were shipped in 2013, representing 38 per cent annual growth and overtaking feature phone sales globally. Sales of smartphones in 2014 rose — by at least 400 million with more handsets in China and India.
Devices play a major role as we embrace the digital revolution. Today, we review the different nominees of the #DIAA Digital Impact Awards Africa Best Mobile Devices Brand category.
HTC is a Taiwanese multinational manufacturer of smartphones and tablets headquartered in New Taipei City, Taiwan. HTC brings to table stylish good quality phones at good price. A number of HTC’s latest smart products are run with the latest version of Android, software is simple, they are responsive and highly customizable and have full-HD resolution, yet affordable.
With gadgets as P8, P8Max, P8Lite, Ascend Mate 7, Ascend G7, Ascend P7, Meida Pad M2 8.0, Huawei Y635 and a whole wide range of other devices, Huawei has steadily established itself as one of the best mobile devices brand. Huawei is a Chinese multinational networking and telecommunications equipment and services company headquartered in Shenzhen, China.
Nokia is probably the most traditional Mobile Device Brand. Right from when Smartphones were not yet in vogue, all through to the smartphone revolution and transition, Nokia has been deeply rooted as one of the Best Mobile Devices Brands. Microsoft Lumia (the Nokia Lumia Series) is a range of mobile devices designed and marketed by Microsoft Mobile (Nokia).
From Smartphones to Tabs, Samsung is reputable for bold, classy and luxurious devices. The most popular among them is their Galaxy “S” series of devices which is primarily associated with affluence. Samsung is a South Korean multinational conglomerate company headquartered in Samsung Town, Seoul.
Mention Tecno and the word affordability will come to mind. Their wide range of phones, smartphones and tabs is incredibly affordable, yet without losing a touch of class. They have a device for you, no matter your budget.
From the market survey, some of the device available and their respective prices in UGX are presented in the table below.
|Huawei Ascend Y2211||160,000||Dual SIM|
|Huawei Ascend Y330||185,000||Dual SIM|
|Huawei Y625||510,000||Dual SIM|
|Huawei Ascend G630||550,000||Dual SIM|
|Huawei P7||950,000||13MP Camera|
|Huawei G7||1,150,000||Supports 3G and LTE|
|Huawei Mate 7||1,700,000||13MP Camera|
|HTC One Max||1,700,000||16GB Storage|
|HTC ONE M9||2,300,000||16GB Storage|
|Nokia Asha 210||199,000||Dual SIM|
|Nokia Lumia 530||225,000||5MP Camera|
|Nokia LUMIA 435||290,000|
|Nokia X||325,000||Dual SIM|
|Nokia Lumia 630||465,000||5MP Camera|
|Nokia XL||510,000||Dual SIM|
|Nokia Lumia 730||760,000||Dual SIM|
|Nokia LUMIA 640 XL||789,000||Dual SIM|
|Nokia Lumia 920||1,120,000||32GB Storage|
|Nokia Lumia 1520 Phablet||1,278,000||20MP Camera|
|Samsung Galaxy Trend Lite S7392||260,000||Dual SIM 3G Enabled|
|Samsung Galaxy SIII Mini||490,000||8GB Storage|
|SAMSUNG GRAND PRIME DUO||565,000|
|Samsung E5||795,000||8MP Camera|
|Samsung Galaxy Grand 2||850,000||Dual SIM|
|SAMSUNG GALAXY E7||870,000|
|Samsung Galaxy A3||900,000||Dual SIM|
|Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini||950,000||Supports 3G & 4G LTE|
|Samsung Galaxy A5||1,200,000||Dual SIM|
|Samsung Galaxy S6||2,225,000||Quad-core 1.5 GHz|
|Samsung Galaxy Edge||2,550,000||upto 100Mbps and LTE|
|Tecno Y4||195,000||Dual SIM|
|TECNO M6||340,000||Dual SIM|
|TECNO L7||530,000||Dual SIM|
|TECNO PHANTOM Z MINI||650,000||Dual SIM|
|TECNO PHANTOM Z||1,020,000||Dual SIM|