This is the Chief Executive Officer of Google, Sundar Pichai is currently in Lagos for Google Nigeria event. They also came with the idea of introducing New Google Phone, this is the ICE 2
He tweeted a photo of Computer Village in Ikeja this morning and wrote: ‘Hello from Lagos.’ #GoogleforNigeria.
— Sundar Pichai (@sundarpichai) July 27, 2017
Google launched an Android device called Ice 2 in September for the Nigerian market and in partnership with FreeTel.
However, MTN also partnered TD Mobile, a sub-Saharan Africa’s mobile device distributor, to unveil an ICE 2 smartphone designed for the Nigerian market.
Instead of the Google ICE 2, what name we are looking at is Freetel ICE 2 Smartphone and it also goes for N13,000.
Freetel ICE 2 Specification
Network and Software
*. GSM: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
*. 3G: HSDPA 2100
*. 4G: No
*. SIM Type: Dual Micro-SIM
*. OS: Android OS
*. Processor Type: Quad-Core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53
*. Processor Name: MediaTek MT6580
*. Graphics Processor: ARM Mali 400
*. RAM: 1 GB
*. Internal Storage: 8 GB
*. External Storage: Dedicated Micro-SD card up to 32 GB
Design & Connectivity
*. Dimensions: 155 x 79 x 9 mm
*. Weight: g
*. Display: 5.5 inches, 1280 x 720 pixels (267 PPI), 2.5D
*. Sensors: Accelerometer, Proximity, Light Sensor
*. Build: Plastic
*. Colours: White. Black.
*. Bluetooth: v4.2
*. WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
*. GPS: Yes
*. USB: microUSB v2.0. NFC
*. Rear: 5 megapixels, auto-focus, and LED flash
*. Video recording: 720p
*. Front-facing: 2 megapixels
*. Music Support: mp3, aac, aac+, eaac+, amr
*. Loudspeaker: Mono
*. Video Support: mpeg4, h.263, h.264
*. FM Radio: NA
*. Charging: Regular
*. Battery: Lithium-Ion 2800 mAh
Powered by Google’s latest Android operating system – Android 7.0, the ICE 2 comes fully equipped with the latest software and security updates including Google Play Protect: a newly-developed software which continuously works to keep one’s device, data and apps safe.
The telco company said, “Massive incentives await the first 200 subscribers to get Freetel ICE 2 devices. In addition, all customers who buy the device will enjoy double data bonus on every data bundle they buy for three months, courtesy of MTN.
And reports says, there is Google Protects that keep the device, data, and apps safe. More reports coming soon