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Huawei Finally Pulls Out From Low-End Smartphone Production

Huawei, a brand name many Nigerians find difficult to pronounce has made a great announcement. The world’s 3rd largest OEM and China's highest smartphone maker said it's company bade goodbye to low-end smartphones.
Huawei Pulls Out Fron Low-End Smartphone Production

A low-end device is such that lacks premium features, and Huawei is pulling out from that production line, in order to boost sales and profits. The company opted-in for mid-range and upper-range smartphone productions, also stating reasons for it. According to Huawei:
We are giving up the very low-end devices because the margin in this is extremely low, and it’s not making enough profit for us.

Companies like HTC, Blackberry and Apple had already given up production of low-end smartphones. In 2014, Huawei earlier announced a cut in production of low-end devices, and now, the brand has followed through on the logical path following that move.


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As from now, smartphones that will bear Huawei name & logo will have quality specs and premium features. However, since the price of such mid and high-end devices are high, brands like Tecno, Infinix, Gionee, etc will serve as good low-end alternatives.

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Watch Video of How Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Explodes in India

The rate at which smartphones are exploding in recent times is becoming alarming. Last year, popular phones like Galaxy Note 7 had over 70 explosions recorded in the US, an iPhone 7 was in flames in China, some months back here in Nigeria, reports came in that Infinix Hot 4 blew up in a lady's pocket causing burns & bruises on her skin.

The latest phone explosion case is of Xiaomi redmi note 4, which happened in a shop in Bengaluru, India. Sources hinted that the owner of the phone took it to the service center for inserting a new SIM card, but immediately the shopkeeper ejected the SIM slot to insert the SIM card, the phone bursted into flames, without it even being connected to a charger. Thankfully, nobody was injured inside the store.
Watch Video of How Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Explodes in India

The entire incidence has been captured by the CCTV camera used inside the shop and was uploaded on Youtube, prompting the owner of the exploded Xiaomi redmi note 4 phone to file a case against the manufacturer at a police station in Bengaluru.

The incidence occured on July 17, 2017, and according to reports from Indiatimes, Xiaomi recalled the device to investigate, saying that this all happened because of using a faulty charger. The company had also claimed that they found signs of physical damage.


However, Xioaomi had still replaced the damaged phone with a brand new Redmi Note 4 within two days.

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Meizu Pro 7 With Dual Screen - Full Specifications And Features

I'm sure you've heard of dual-SIM, dual-camera, etc. But what about dual screen? Aside Yotaphone - the first dual-screen phone, - Meizu Pro 7 also has this amazing feature, which means both the front and back of the phone has a screen.

This devices has two variants:
  • Meizu Pro 7 with 4GB RAM / 64GB ROM / No MicroSD slot
  • Meizu Pro 7 Plus with 4GB RAM / 128GB ROM / No MicroSD slot
This smartphone sports a normal 5.2-inch AMOLED display screen in front, and yet another unusual 2-inch display screen at the back making it a dual-screen phone.
Meizu Pro 7 With Dual Screen - Full Specifications And Features

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That's not the only selling point of Meizu Pro 7. The phone features dual 12 MP primary camera with autofocus, phase detection and dual-LED flash. You also have 16 megapixel front camera for amazing selfies and video calls on the phone.

To keep you going, Meizu Pro 7 accompanies non-removable 3000mAh battery capacity. With other impressive specifications such as stock Android 7.0 Nougat, support for 4G LTE, front-mounted fingerprint sensor and powerful processor.


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MEIZU PRO 7 FULL PHONE SPECIFICATIONS

NETWORKS
Technology
GSM / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO & TD-SCDMA
4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Speed HSPA, LTE-A
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes

LAUNCH
Announced 2017, July
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2017, August

DESIGN
Dimensions 147.6 x 70.7 x 7.3 mm (5.81 x 2.78 x 0.29 in)
Weight 163 g (5.75 oz)
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY
Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.2 inches (~71.8% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (~423 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
- Secondary 2" AMOLED display, 240 x 536 pixels
- Flyme 6

PLATFORM
OS Android 7.0 (Nougat)

PROCESSORS
Chipset Mediatek MT6757T Helio P25 - standard edition
Mediatek MT6799 Helio X30 - high edition
CPU Octa-core (4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A35)
Deca-core (2x2.6 GHz Cortex-A73, 4x1.9 GHz Cortex-A35, 4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU Mali-T880MP2
PowerVR 7XTP

MEMORY
Card slot No
Internal 64/128 GB, 4 GB RAM

CAMERA
Primary Dual 12 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
Features 1/2.9" sensor size, 1.25 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video [email protected]
Secondary 16 MP, f/2.0

MEDIA
Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
- 32-bit/192kHz audio
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

CONNECTIVITY
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n or a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes
Radio No
USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

SENSORS
Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

FEATURES
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Java No
- Fast battery charging (mCharge 3.0)
- MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
- MP4/H.265 player
- Document editor
- Photo/video editor

BATTERY
Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery

MISCELLANEOUS
Colors Black, gold, red

PRICE
UK: 400 EUR

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3 Easy Steps to Upgrade Your Infinix Hot 4 X557 to Android 7.0 Nougat Via OTA

Just like their normal tradition, Chinese OEM, INFINIX has officially released Android 7.0 Nougat over-the-air (OTA) update for all Infinix Hot 4 (X557) users. This article will show you how to upgrade from Marshmallow to Nougat operating system.

Unlike some other brands who deny their users new OS updates, Infinix has made this a necessity for almost all smartphones bearing their brand name & logo to frequently have system updates, thereby opening the users to a world of new features.
Android 7.0 nougat update for infinix hot 4 x557

After getting series of backlashes, Tecno promised to release latest Android 7.0 Nougat update for specific devices. Progress towards this have been made, as Camon CX air is now running Nougat.

You can now enjoy full features of Android 7.0 Nougat such as:
  • Split screen support: by long pressing recent button for partial apps.
  • Brand new pull down button added
  • Horizontal swipe added to change wallpapers in Magazine lockscreen interface.
  • XOS 2.2 customized user interface support
  • Brand new Music 2.0 added and to optimized the interface display.
  • Optimized system stability and performance while fixing other issues.
  • ... And many more.
.

3 EASY STEPS TO UPGRADE INFINIX HOT 4 X557 TO ANDROID 7.0 Via OTA (over the air)

NOTE: Make sure your phone is not rooted, if not, unroot it now. Also, ensure your battery charge percentage is 50% or above. And finally, make sure you have enough data, then proceed.
  1. To upgrade, navigate to your phone settings fand tap on About Us.
  2. You'll see 'System Update' from there, tap on it, then click 'Download and Install.'
  3. Download will start, your phone will reboot and welcome you with Android 7.0 Nougat new interface.

Your comments are welcomed!

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Bluboo S8 Full Phone Features - Budget Galaxy S8 Competitor

Never underestimate the might of an unpopular phone brand. Here is Bluboo S8, an Android smartphone competing with the like of Galaxy S8 in terms of specifications and features.

With serveral brands rolling out smartphones with premium features, it's either you buy the much expensive or budget-friendly one. The Bluboo S8 cost only $90/140 compared to the $725 cost of Galaxy S8, with Bluboo S8 having almost same specs with - if not greater than - Samsung Galaxy S8.
Bluboo S8 Full Phone Features - Budget Galaxy S8 Competitor

The device sports a 5.7-inch Sharp HD+ display at 1440 x 720 pixels resolution. For image duties, Bluboo S8 has dual 16MP + 3 megapixels rear camera with aperture, auto-focus and LED Flash features. On the other side, there is 8MP front-facing shooter which also has LED flash for crystal clear selfies & video calls in low-light areas.

Bluboo S8 comes in 3 variants
  • normal Bluboo S8 with 1GB RAM/16GB ROM,
  • Bluboo S8 Lite with 3GB RAM/32GB ROM
  • Bluboo S8 Plus with 6GB RAM/128GB inbuilt storage.
All variants with microSD card support up to 256GB, and powered by MT6750T Octa-Core 1.5 GHz processor.

To keep the lights on, Bluboo S8 has Non-removable 2,730 mAh battery capacity, with fast charging tecnology. The phone runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box, with support for 4G LTE network and fingerprint scanner.

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BLUBOO S8 FULL PHONE SPECIFICATION

Network and Software
*. GSM: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
*. 3G: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
*. 4G: LTE
*. SIM Type: Nano-SIM
*. OS: Android 7.1.1 Nougat

Design
*. Dimensions: 149.5 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm
*. Weight: 207 g
*. Display: 5.7 inches, 1440 x 720 pixels (282 PPI), Sharp HD+,
*. Sensors: Fingerprint, Accelerometer, *. Proximity, Light Sensor
*. Build:
*. Colours:
*. Infinity Display: Yes, 83% screen-to-body ratio

Hardware
*. Processor Type: MT6750T Octa-Core 1.5 GHz
*. Processor Name: Mediatek
*. Graphics Processor: Mali T860 MP2 650 MHz
*. RAM: 1 GB/3 GB/6 GB
*. Internal Storage: 16 GB/32 GB/128 GB
*. External Storage: MicroSD card up to 256 GB


Camera
*. Rear: 16MP + 3 megapixels, f/2.0 aperture, auto-focus, and LED flash
*. Video recording: 4K Video, 1080p video, 720p video, 30 fps
*. Front-facing: 8 megapixels, f/2.0 aperture, LED flash
*. Depth of Field: DSLR autofocus

Multimedia
*. Music Support: mp3, aac, aac+, eaac+, amr
*. Loudspeaker: Mono
*. Video Support: mpeg4, h.263, h.264
FM Radio:

Connectivity
*. Bluetooth: v4.2
*. WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
*. GPS: Yes
*. USB: microUSB v2.0. NFC. USB Type-C

Miscellaneous
*. Charging: Fast Charging
*. Battery: Non-removable 2,730 mAh
*. Announcement: July 24 2017
*. Availability: TBA
*. Launch Price: $80/$140

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Google CEO Pichai Hits Nigeria: Ready to Train 100,000 and Launch Range of Products

In a company conference held in Lagos on Thursday, Sundar Pichai, the chief executive officer of Google Incorporated has said his firm would prepare 10 million Africans for ‘jobs of the future’ in the next five years.
Google CEO Pichai Hits Nigeria: Ready to Train 100,000 Nigerian Software Developers, Launches Range of Products

The pledge will see the idea Google launched in April 2016 to train young Africans in digital skills extended. Having also announced in March that the company had reached its initial target of training one million people.

Google Inc further disclosed that a combination of physical and online training would be offered in Swahili, Hausa and Zulu languages, where at least 40 percent of people trained will be women.

“Nigerians have to write software for the local economy and we have a program to train over 100,000 software developers in Nigeria,” Mr. Pichai.

A $20 million commitment was also pledged by the company to assist nonprofit organisations in Africa in the next five years. Google announced plans to provide more than $3 million in equity-free funding, mentorship and working space access to more than 60 African start-ups over three years.


New range of products, such as:
  • Posts with Google,
  • Gboard,
  • Google Street View,
  • Launchpad Accelerator and
  • YouTube Go,
were launched by the giant tech conpany in Africa, starting with Nigeria at the event.

Posts with Google, a product that allows up-to-date posts from verified people, places or things appear directly in search results is now launched in Nigeria, making her the third country in the world (after the United States and Brazil) to have the application.

“Museums, sports teams, sports leagues, and movies in the US, and all of the above plus musicians in Brazil and Nigeria are the only ones with access to the new product, however experimentation is ongoing in other regions of the world," a statement by Google read.

The Gboard, another product from Google is a keyboard specially designed to make it easy to type in Nigerian languages like Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba with the proper alphabets readily available. Google also unveiled an improved search engine capable of saving 90 percent data, which is five times faster with faster web pages from search results.

Google Street View enables users to view any location in the world in a video form from their devices.

“Google maps are just as relevant to a user in Lagos as it is in London. You can view the streets of Lagos from the comfort of your couch,” Suhen Ruhela of Google Maps said.

According to Johanna Wright, vice president of YouTube, YouTube Go was being tested in Nigeria as of June, and the trial version of the app will be offered globally later this year.

Youtube Go allows users to save videos for offline viewing, giving file size and quality options so you'll know how much data a download will consume. This will help save data and browse faster, as statistics reveals Nigerian internet speed is slow compared to countries in the Middle East.
average internet speed in Africa and middle east

The company says it was built on four pillars, “it is relatable, connected, cost effective and Social. YouTube Go will give users control over the videos they love,”

Also speaking, Google Country Director for Nigeria, Juliet Ehimuan Chiazor, said Nigeria ranked number one among African users and the eighth in the world.

A live performance by popular Nigerian musician, Adekunle Gold thrilled guests, and the presentation of a plaque to Popular Nigerian YouTube personality, Mark Angel Comedy for hitting one million subscribers on his YouTube account as side attractions at the event.

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Airtel Boasts Of Highest Data Subscribers, 9Mobile and Glo Loses A lot

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) dicslosed that in June this year, the internet users and data subscribers in Nigeria's telecommunications networks slightly increased by 33,747 new users.
Airtel Boosts Of Highest Data Subscribers, 9Mobile and Glo Loses A lot

Telco networks like 9Mobile - formerly called Etisalat, - and Glo didn't add any value to the increment, as reports revealed that Airtel and MTN gained more internet subscribers during the month, while Glo and 9mobile lost so many of them.

NCC Monthly Internet Subscribers Data revealed the total number of internet users in the month of May were 91,565,010, which increased by 33,747 to 91, 598,757 in June.

MTN, which played a huge roll in the increment by revamping some data plans and in many other ways increased its data subscribers to 31,691,070 from 31,406,441 in May, accounting for 284, 629 new users.

Globacom, who has the cheapest data plans lost 218,482 internet users probably due to poor network conditions. Thereby having just 27,184,002 data subscribers remaining on its network in June, against 27,402,484 internet users they had in May.

Airtel network, which had 19,912,661 in May, gained the most with 261, 428 new internet users. The telco now have 20,174,089 internet users. Congrats!


9mobile, the financially troubled network, formerly known as Etisalat had 12,843,424 internet users in May, but the telco now have 12,549,596 users in June. This shows that 293,828 data subscribers left the network, recording the highest lost.

Countless number of time, we've urged Glo to improve her network, and 9Mobile to increase her data plan value which is the poorest in the country. But it all fell on deaf ears. Now the result is clear!

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Hurray! WhatsApp Now Has One Billion Active Daily Users

A big CONGRATULATIONS goes to WhatsApp for reaching a new milestone today, by having 1 billion active daily users.

As at last year, this popular messaging app, WhatsApp had 1 Billion 'monthly' active users. But they have recorded a tremendous growth. Now Whatsapp have one billion active daily users. This the company disclosed in a blog post, also stating that its monthly active user base has increased to 1.3 billion.
WhatsApp Now Has One Billion Active Daily Users

Additionally, almost 55 billion messages are sent every day in 60 supported languages. 1 billion Videos are also shared daily on this platforn, and photos shared has increased to 4.5 billion.

Excerpt from Whatsapp blog post:
"Just last year, we shared that one billion people around the world use WhatsApp every month. Today, we are excited and proud to share that one billion people around the world use WhatsApp every day to stay in touch with their family and friends."


However, Whatsapp's traffic is little compared to Facebook. FB announced back in June that her monthly users is around 2 billion, with its messenger app accomodating over 1.2 billion monthly users as of April. On the other hand, in June, Instagram announced it has 250 million daily active users, while Snapchat announced 166 million daily active users back in May.

I wonder who in Nigeria is not using WhatsApp.

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Chinese Gov't: You'll be Jailed For 10 Days if You Don't Install This App

"Install Jinwang surveillance app or go to jail" is the new mandate by the Chinese government to its citizens. The main reason behind this is to minimize or stop terrorism and terrorist attacks.
Chinese Gov't: You'll be Jailed For 10 Days if You Don't Install This App

Radio Free Asia reportedly disclosed that an announcement was made from authorities in the autonomous region of surveillannce, home to a majority Muslim population (including millions of Uyghurs who have roots in Turkey), instructing citizens to install a surveillance app on their phones.

Anyone who fails to install this application will be detained for up to 10 days if found at random check points.

Jinwang is the name of the surveillance app. Its work is to monitor files on your phone and automatically detect terrorist and illegal religious videos, images, e-books and electronic documents.

Peradventure such contents are found on your device, you will be prompted to delete them. Jinwang will also have access to your Weibo and WeChat (popular social networks in China) records, SIM card information and Wi-Fi login data and then transfer them to a government sever. When you do something even remotely shady, this app will report you to the authorities.

Running this app requires a lot of data for the end-users and government. I hope they are also providing free data or Wi-Fi to download and use it. Is this kind of app not needed in Nigeria?

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Xiaomi Mi 5X Features, Specifications And Price

China's number one smartphone OEM, Xiaomi has launched Xiaomi Mi 5X today. This Android phone accompanies great specifications and features.

Xiaomi Mi 5X sports a 5.5-inch full-HD LTPS display at 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution. The phone features 12 megapixel dual rear camera, while for selfie & video call duties, Mi 5x has 5MP front camera with instantaneous beautification.
Xiaomi Mi 5X Features, Specifications And Price

Enjoy smooth multitasking, enough space to accomodate large files and run heavy apps with 4GB RAM, 64GB internal memory and MicroSDcard support up to 128GB. Xiaomi Mi 5x is powered by a 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon 625 SoC clocked at up to 2GHz.

The dual-SIM (Nano) mobile uses 3,080mAh battery capacity to keep the lights on. Xiaomi Mi 5X will run on MIUI 9 based on Android 7.0 Nougat. The phone supports 4G LTE and fingerprint scanner mounted at the back.

Xiaomi is priced at $220, roughly N82,500 Naira in Nigerian market.

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XIAOMI MI 5X KEY SPECIFICATIONS
Display: 5.5 inch 1920 x 1080 pixels screen
CPU: Snapdragon 625 Octa Core 2.0GHz
GPU: Adreno 506 653MHz
System: MIUI 9
Memory: 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM
Cameras: front 5.0MP + rear 12.0MP + 12.0MP with AF and flash light
Sensors: Ambient Light Sensor, E-Compass, Gravity Sensor, Gyroscope, Proximity Sensor, Hall Sensor, Accelerometer
Features: GPS, Glonass, Beidou, A-GPS
Bluetooth: 5.0, Bluetooth HID
SIM Card: dual SIM dual standby, dual nano SIM cards

Networks:
GSM: B2/B3/B5/B8 CDMA1X/EVDO BC0
WCDMA: B1/B2/B5/B8
TD-SCDMA: B34/B39
FDD-LTE: B1/B3/B5/B7/B8
TD-LTE: B38/B39/B40/B41
Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 3080 mAh battery
Price: $220 (N82,500)

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9Mobile BlazeOn: Enjoy Time Based Unlimited Browsing And Downloads

9Mobile BlazeOn is a time based data plan which will restrict you to a certain period of time to enjoy unlimited browsing and downloads. If you have a very large file to download but don't have enough data, you can opt-in to this service.
9mobile BlazeOn

With 9Mobile blazeon, you can enjoy unlimited internet browsing for:
  • 10 minutes at N50
  • 15 minutes at N70
  • 30 minutes at N120
  • or go for 1 hour plan.


So within the jurisdiction of this usage, you can download without limit until your time expires, but make sure you have strong network before activating to avoid stories that touch.

HOW TO ACTIVATE 9MOBILE BLAZEON
Download BlazeOn app from playstore or download BlazeOn.apk here, launch it and choose the duration of time you want.

I'm sure you know that MTN magic sim unlimited free browsing cheat came as a result of a loophole in MTN's time-based data, who knows, 9Mobile might be next.

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Full List of All 9Mobile Tariff Plans, Opt-In Codes And Benefits

Each 9Mobile tariff plans offers amazing bonuses and adds more value to your recharges. Formerly, we used to hear of EasyCliq, EasyStarter, EasyFlex, etc from Etisalat. But this time around, 9mobile is offering 'more.'
Full List of All 9Mobile Tariff Plans, Opt-In Codes And Benefits

9Mobile has 7 different tariff plans, which consits of:
  1. 9Mobile Moretalk
  2. 9Mobile morecliq
  3. 9Mobile moreflex
  4. 9Mobile morelife
  5. 9Mobile moreflex advancement
  6. 9Mobile talkzone
  7. 9Mobile cliqlite.

As a reference book to choosing the right plan that fits your lifestyle and pocket, this post gives a detailed revelation of the benefits of each 9mobile plans, and their opt-in code.

9MOBILE TARIFF PLANS, MIGRATION CODES AND BENEFITS

1. 9mobile MoreTalk

  • Recharges of N200 gives you 300naira to call five 9mobile numbers on your You & Me list, with 7 days validity.
  • You get N100 weekly for 7 days when you recharge 100naira.
  • Enjoy 10MB data when you recharge 100naira within a week.
  • If you run out of airtime, you can use "Receiver Pay," where the call receiver can pay on your behalf.
  • Normal call rate is 40kb/sec, however, it drop to 25kb/sec when you use 25naira daily.
  • To migrate to 9mobile Moretalk tariff plan, simply dial *244*2# or dial 200 and select 1 to migrate.

2. 9mobile MoreCliq

  • You get free midnight calls from 12:30am to 4:30am to all 9Mobile lines.
  • 9mobile Morecliq to Morecliq call rate drops to 15kb/s when use 25naira daily. 20kb/sec to ordinary 9mobile lines and 30kb/sec to other networks.
  • Recharge of N200 or more gives you free 15MB data every week.
  • Migrate to 9Mobile Morecliq by dialling *244*1#

3. 9mobile Moreflex

  • You get 300% reward when you purchase flex 4000, 10,000 and 20,000.
  • Flex N300, N500 and N1000 gives you more than 300% reward, and you also get 150% reward when you purchase flex of 2000 and 5000.
  • You get the third bundle free when you purchase the same flex bundle of 2000 and 5000 sequentially.
  • Default call rate is 40kb/sec and N4 per SMS. However, this may vary on different bundles.
  • When you make a recharge of N5000 or more in a month, you enjoy free incoming calls while roaming on selected networks in 6 nations. UK (vodafone), US (T-mobile), South Africa (vodacom), UAE (9mobile), Netherlands (KPN) also, Saudi Arabia (mobily). Service is valid for 30 days.
  • Dial *232# to check your balance and to quit from all packages, dial
    *344*0#.

4. 9mobile Morelife

  • N5 daily fee applies, with 15kb/sec call rate to all networks and 7 nations (UK, USA, China, Canada, India, Germany and Malaysia).
  • SMS is charged at N4 each.
  • When you recharge 5000naira or more in a month, you'll enjoy free incoming calls while roaming on 14 networks in the nation (USA (T-mobile), Uk (Vodafone), UAE (Etisalat), South Africa (Vodacom), Spain (Vodafone), Ghana (Vodafone), Kenya (Safaricom), France (Orange), Saudi Arabia (Mobily), Morocco (IAM), Netherlands (T-mobile), Germany (T-mobile), Turkey (Turkcell), and Egypt (Vodafone).
  • Service is valid for 30 days, you can check your balance by dialling *232# or affirm the bundle by dialling *244*3#.
  • To opt-in to 9Mobile MoreLife, SMS 1 to 620 or dial *620*1# to subscribe.

5. 9mobile Moreflex Evolution

  • You get 300% reward when you purchase Moreflex evolution of 500, 1000, 5000 and 10,000 voice plans.
  • You'll however get more than 300% when you purchase 2000 voice+.
  • Enjoy up to 7GB data when you purchase flex evolution 10,000 data.
  • Recharge of 5,000 or more in a month gives free incoming calls in 14 nations, which are: USA (T-mobile), Uk (Vodafone), UAE (Etisalat), South Africa (Vodacom), Spain (Vodafone), Ghana (Vodafone), Kenya (Safaricom), France (Orange), Saudi Arabia (Mobily), Morocco (IAM), Netherlands (T-mobile), Germany (T-mobile), Turkey (Turkcell), and Egypt (Vodafone). Meanwhile, service is valid for 30 days.
  • To migrate, dial *320#, dial *232# to check balance and to quit all Moreflex evolution packages, dial *300*0#


6. 9mobile TalkZone

  • You will enjoy 80% off on calls to other 9mobile networks at the rate of 12kb/sec.
  • You can make calls at rate of 12kb/sec from 12:30am till 4:30am.
  • To activate, dial *244*8#

7. 9mobile CliqLite

  • For the young at heart, get 10MB weekly on N100 weekly recharge, to browse all websites and 5 other educational & social websites
  • Every recharge will give you 250% bonus, if only you are a new cliqlite users. Bonus can be used to call all networks.
  • 100% monthly data bonus is guaranteed if you purchase any data from 100MB to 10GB to browse 5 educational websites and 2 social sites.
  • Normal calls rate is 40kb/sec. However, when you spend N25 daily, you'll get 20kb/s for calls to fellow cliqlite lines, 25kb/s to other 9mobile lines, and other networks at 30kb/s.
  • To migrate to MoreCliq, dial *200# and select 5 in the options, while existing customers should dial *244*10#.

The ball is now in your court. You can check your current tariff plan by dialing *200*1*6#. After seeing the various 9mobile data plans, which will you opt-in for? Kindly share and comment below.

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MTN Latest Revised 50MB, 150MB, 5GB Data Plans And Price

MTN revamped her daily data plan, and added some extra bundles to the list. This is the kind of development we want from our telcos, and MTN seems to be at the first lane of implementing it.

OLD MTN DAILY DATA BUNDLE
  • 30MB for N100
  • 100MB for N200

REVAMPED MTN DAILY DATA PLANS

  • 50MB is N100
  • 150MB is N200

Apart from the revamped daily data bundle. MTN re-introduced the 150MB for ₦300 data bundle, which is valid for 7 days, and successfully included 5GB for N3500 valid for 30 days.


Though MTN started with these few bundles, other data plans we're expecting to be revamped are the 3.5 GB, 1.5 GB and 500MB data plans.

To subscribe to any MTN data plan, simply dial *131# and select the first option from the list, then select your preferred data.

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Tecno WX4 / WX4 PRO Features, Specifications And Price

Here is another amazing smartphone from Chinese OEM, Tecno. Added to it's W series, the phone accompanies decent specifications and features. It goes by the name Tecno WX4 and Tecno WX4 Pro, coming instantly after the launch of Tecno WX3.
Tecno WX4 / WX4 PRO Features, Specifications And Price

The specs of Tecno WX4 and it's Pro version are not premium, but they're quite decent. With just 4G LTE network support, increased storage RAM and - offcourse - the price differenciating Tecno WX4 from WX4 Pro. Yea! 4G LTE network and 2GB RAM is present only in Tecno WX4 Pro, while WX4 has 1GB RAM and other features being shared.

Both Tecno WX4 and WX4 Pro sports a 5.0-inch IPS LCD display at 1280 × 720 pixels resolution. The phone debuts in Rose Gold, Champagne Gold, Anthracite Grey and 4 other colors. For image duties, WX4 and WX4 Pro has 8MP front camera, with LED flash for clearer selfies in low light. It also features same 8MP back shooter, also with flash.

Tecno WX4 has 1GB RAM and 16GB inbuilt storage specification, with external storage support up to 32GB, while Tecno WX4 Pro has 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage with microSD support up to 128GB. Tecno WX4 and WX4 Pro are powered by Quad-Core MediaTek processor, clocked at 1.3 GHz speed. Both phones run on stock Android 7.0 Nougat which enables users utilise the split screen mode, where two apps can be launched simultaneously in one window.


To keep the lights on, Tecno WX4 and WX4 Pro offers 2,800mAh battery capacity. Both variants also supports fingerprint scanner, so there'll be no need to cram unlock passwords or patterns anymore. 4G LTE network is supported only on WX4 Pro.

FULL SPECIFICATIONS OF TECNO WX4 & WX4 PRO
Operating System: Android 7.0 Nougat based on HIOS 2.0
SIM Dual' Micro SIM
Battery Capacity 2800mAh Li-Polymer
Camera: 8MP AF, with Flash - Front and Back
Memory 1GB/2GB RAM, 16GB ROM, 32GB/128GB external storage
Connectivity: GPS, WiFi, BT 4.2
Colours: Sky Gray, Champagne Gold, Elegant Blue
Display: 5.0” HD - 2.5D Corning Gorilla

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Network
GSM/WCDMA/4G LTE
Band GSM (2G):850/900/1800/1900
WCDMA (3G):900/2100
LTE(4G):Band 1/3/5/8/40 (India/Southeast Asia) for WX4 PRO
LTE(4G):Band 1/2/3/4/7/8/28A (Latin America) for WX4 Pro
Processor: MT6737 Octa-Core 1.3GHz
Resolution: 1280*720
Dimensions 142.3*70.9*7.5mm (3.45mm Visual Slim)
Sensor G-Sensor, Fingerprint, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, E-Compass

Tecno WX4 price ranges from 30,000naira to 35,000naira, while Tecno WX4 Pro costs between 35,000naira to 40,000naira.

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Fair Usage Policy: Why Airtel Unlimited Data Plans Have 3 Different Prices

Airtel recently launched her unlimited data plan, but it left people asking a lot of questions due to incomplete informations about the plan by the telcos.
Fair Usage Policy: Why Airtel Unlimited Data Plan Has 3 Different Prices

AIRTEL UNLIMITED DATA PACKAGES

  • N10,000 Unlimited Packages / 30 days Validity.
  • N15,000 Unlimited Packages / 30 days Validity.
  • N20,000 Unlimited Packages / 30 days Validity.

As you can see, Airtel unlimited data plans comes with 3 different price tags, but all with the same 30-days validity. People asked why the expiring date for the N10,000 plan is same with the N15,000 and N20,000 plans. And a lot of Techpaddicts also enquired about what differenciated the 10k unlimited package from that of 15k and 20k.

Now, Techpaded has officially confirmed that the reason for the different price segregations of the Airtel 3G unlimited data plan is speed throttling & speed difference.

Unlimited 10 : full 3G speed up to 40GB usage, then throttled
Unlimited 15: full 3G speed up to 65GB usage, then throttled
Unlimited 20: full 3G speed up to 100GB usage, then throttled


In simple words, speed/bandwidth throttling means limiting how fast you can access something on the internet. So if you opt-in for the package with higher price, you'll get faster connection and delayed throttling. Airtel further disclosed the throttle speed is 256 kbps till expiry. Full 3G speeds here mean you should expect speeds in the vicinity of 1-4 Mbps on good days and less then 1 Mbps on bad days.

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All 9Mobile Data Plans, Prices And Subscription Codes

Here are the official 9Mobile data plans, price and subscription codes for Android devices, iOS and PC. This post covers all monthly, weekly, daily, hourly, night, weekend and time-based 9Mobile data plans.
All 9Mobile Data Plans, Prices And Subscription Codes

9MOBILE DAILY DATA PLANS

  • 9Mobile 10MB Daily Plan:

    This offers 10MB For N50 which is valid for 24 hours. To Subscribe for the 9Mobile daily 10MB data bundle, dial *229*3*8# or alternatively, Send MI3 to 229.
  • 9Mobile 50MB Daily Plan:

    For N100, you get 50MB data which is valid for 1 day. To Subscribe for 9Mobile Weekly 50MB, Dial *229*3*1# or Send MI1 to 229 via SMS.

9MOBILE WEEKLY DATA PLAN

9Mobile gives you 200MB data bundle which is valid for 7 days, at just N200. To subscribe for 9mobile 200mb weekly data bundle, dial *229*2*10# or Send LCD to 229.

9MOBILE MONTHLY DATA PLANS

9MOBILE MONTHLY DATA PLANS

  • 9Mobile 500MB Monthly Plan:

    With just 500 Naira, 9Mobile offers you 500MB which has 30 days validity period. To Subscribe for 9Mobile Monthly 500MB data bundle, dial *229*2*12# or Send LCD2 to 229 via SMS.
  • 9Mobile 1GB Monthly Plan:

    Enjoy 1 gigabyte data bundle for N1000, which is valid for 1 month. To subscribe for the 9Mobile monthly 1GB data bundle, dial *229*2*7# or Send AND1 to 229 by SMS.
  • 9Mobile 3.5GB Data

    This Plan gives you a total of 3.5GB of data and is valid for 30 days for N2,000. To Subscribe for the Etisalat 3.5GB monthly data bundle, dial *229*2*8# or Send AND2 to 229 via text message.
  • 9Mobile 6.5GB Data

    : Activate heavy 6.5GB of data which is valid for 1 month for juat N3,500. Working on Android, laptops and desktop computers. To Subscribe for the 9Mobile 6.5GB data bundle, dial *229*2*33# or alternatively, send AND3 to 229.
  • 9Mobile 16GB Data:

    When you activate this plan, you will receive 16GB of data, which is valid for 1 month at 8,000 Naira cost.To Subscribe for the 9Mobile 8GB data bundle, dial *229*2*5# or Send MB6 to 229.
  • 9Mobile 22GB Data

    : Enjoy 22GB data for N10,000 naira, and valid for 30 days. To subscribe for the 9Mobile 22GB data bundle, dial *229*4*1# or Send SM1 to 229 via SMS and text message.
  • 9Mobile 100GB Data:

    Enjoy a whooping 100GB with 30 days validity period, for #84,992 only. To subscribe for the Etisalat 100GB monthly data bundle, dial *229*4*5# or text SM5 to 229 via SMS.


9Mobile Quarterly Data Plan

The 9Mobile 30gb quarterly plan is for heavy data users. It costs N27,500, giving you 30GB which is valid for 90 days. To subscribe to the 9Mobile 30GB data plan, dial *229*5*1# or Send 4M to 229 via SMS.

9Mobile Bi-Annual Data Plan

The 9Mobile bi-annual plan accompanies 60GB which is valid for 120 days (6 months) and costs N55,000. To Subscribe for the 9Mobile 60GB bi-annual data plan, dial *229*5*2# or SMS 6M to 229.

9Mobile Yearly Data Plan

Browse with peace of mind for 365 days with 120GB for just N110,000. To Subscribe for the Etisalat 120GB annual data plan, dial *229*5*3# or send 12M to 229 through SMS.

9Mobile SmartPak Plans

9Mobile Smartpak, which was formerly known as Etisalat Social Me packs is a data package for browsing social media sites and apps. 9Mobile smartpaks is further divided into VideoPak, SocialPak and Chatpak.

9Mobile Chatpak:

Enjoy unlimited access to WhatsApp, Facebook Messanger, WeChat, BBM, all instant messaging apps for just #50 daily, #150 weekly, or N400 per month.

9Mobile SocialMepak:

This gives you unlimited access to Facebook, Twitter, BBM, Instagram, eskimi, all instant messaging apps. for N100 per day, #300 per week and #700 every month.

9Mobile Videopak:

Activats now to enjoy 2 hours of uninterrupted videos streaming from Youtube and similar apps. Videopak costs #400 for 2 hours of unlimited streaming.

9Mobile Smartpak Subscription Code

Simply dial *200# and select option 3 for the data menu, then proceed to choose option 3 for smartpaks.


9Mobile BlackBerry Data Plans

When other networks like Glo & MTN has discontinued their BB data services, 9Mobile still got Blackberry 10 and usual Blackberry users covered.

Blackberry 10 Lite With Ulimited BBM

  • Monthly: 260MB for #1000 – dial *599*2# or text MLITE to 399 to subscribe
  • Weekly: 70MB for #350, dial *599*2*1# or text WLITE to 399 to subscribe
  • Daily: 10MB for #70, dial *599*2*2# or text DLITE to 399 to subscribe.

Blackberry 10 MID With Unlimited BBM

  • Monthly: 500MB for #1,500 – dial *599*3# or text MMID to 399 to subscribe.
  • Weekly: 125MB for #550 – Dial *599*3*1# or text WMID to 399 to subscribe.
  • Daily: 15MB for #100 – dial *599*3*2# or text DMID to 399 to subscribe.

Blackberry 10 max with unlimited BBM

  • Monthly: 1536MB for #3,000 – dial *599*4# or text MMAX to 399 to subscribe.
  • Weekly: 360MB for #1100 – dial *599*8# or text WMAX to 399 to subscribe.
  • Daily: 50MB for #200 – dial *599*7# or text DMAX to 399 to subscribe.

9Mobile Blackberry OS Data Plans


Blackberry Absolute
Monthly: #1,500 – dial *499*1#
Weekly: #550 – dial *499*6#
Daily: #100 – dial *499*5#

Blackberry Complete
Monthly: #1,000 – dial *499*3# or SMS COM to 399
Weekly: #500 – dial *499*3*1# or SMS COW to 399
Daily: #100 – dial *499*3*2# or SMS COD to 399

9Mobile Weekend Data Plan

From Friday 11:59 pm to Sunday 11:59 pm, 9Mobile offers you 1GB data to browse every WEEKEND for just N500. To Subscribe for 9Mobile 1GB Weekend Plan. dial *5995*2#. Remember, it's usable only on weekends!

How to check 9Mobile data balance

Whatever 9Mobile data plan/bundle you are subscribed to, simply dial *228# to check your remaining data balacnce. Also, data roll over and auto renewal applies on 9Mobile data plan. To opt out of any data plan, dial *229*0#, the opt-out code.

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Checkout 7 Abnormal-Looking Smartphones in The World

This is just reminding me of 'Nkan Nbe' Yoruba TV program, meaning 'strange but true.' When a smartphone deviates from being in a flat rectangular shape (which is considered the standard phone shape), then you'll get something strange and abnormal.
Checkout 7 Abnormal Looking Smartphones in The World

Nowadays, few smartphone companies have passed all breaking points and added unique designs that drifts off from the 'standard,' and I bet you haven't seen anything like this before. So here are the 7 abnormal looking devices, check them out.

1. Cat S60
cat s60

This phone has millitary looks, very bulgy! Being one of the most durable smartphones in the world, it has a drop-to-concrete resistance up to 1.8 m- MIL-STD-810G certified – salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport, thermal shock resistant and IP68 certification for water resistance. Those bulgy cameras is also a selling point.


2. Yotaphone
yotaphone

I'm sure you've heard of dual-cameras, dual-sim, etc. But what about dual screen? Yotaphone is the world's first dual-screen smartphone. Meaning both front & back of this device is an always-on screen which you can customise with state-of-the-art widget. Wawu!!

3. Dior Reveries
Dior Reverie

Don't be surprised, this phone costs about 4.4million naira, making it one of the most expensive phones worldwide. The device sports an LCD touch screen which is decorated with 1,539 diamonds, 46 pieces of pearl and 18-carat white gold.

4. LG G Flex
LG G Flex

Everything in this phone is curved, even the battery. LG G flex is the world’s first smartphone with a curved display. It also has a self-healing back panel that heals itself from scratches.

5. Moxi Bendable Phone
Moxi Bendable Phone

Moxi is a Chinese OEM, and this flexible prototype from them uses graphene to accomplish the task of bending. The phone can be also be worn as a bracelet or wristband.

6. Runcible
runcible

Runcible probably looks like a pancake make-up kit, but it's not. It's a smartphone in circle shape, made of sustainably sourced hardwood and upgradable electronics. Runcible can do all what a smartphone does like making calls, texting, taking pictures & videos, browsing the web, etc.

7. AQUOS Crystal
AQUOS Crystal

Sharp's AQUOS Crystal is simply bezelless! With groundbreaking edgeless screen design, which makes you feel totally immersed in whatever you're viewing. It also comes with a "Framing Advisor" to help you align images well.

What's your take on them? Kindly share.

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