Telenor launches most affordable 4G smartphone

  • Telenor customers get 6 months free data usage of 1GB/month
  • More than 64% of customers today are active data users

10th October, Yangon, 2016 – Telenor Myanmar Limited (“Telenor”) today introduced a new handset for customers. The T500 4G will be available in Telenor shops in across a range of Telenor branded and franchised outlets, and follows the successful introduction of the earlier Telenor handsets in Myanmar, namely T100M, T200M, T300M, T400M and T600M.

The T500 4G, one of the most affordable 4G smartphones in Myanmar, comes with an 18-month warranty for users. Telenor customers purchasing T500 4G will get six months free data usage of 1GB per month.

The T500 4G, a modern slim design with 2.5D arc glass screen, is Telenor’s latest 3G and 4G enabled Android smartphone with a hi-res 8 Mpx back camera and 5Mpx front camera. The dual SIM touch-screen T500 4G is a pocket friendly choice that will give users smooth feeling along with stylist look.

Handset comes in trendy colors of Champange Gold and Stylish Gray. The screen is 5’’ wide with 1 GB RAM, 8 GB built in storage capacity and higher specific energy Li-Polymer battery of 2700 mAh. The T500 4G smartphone is priced at only 110,000 Kyats including commercial tax.

“We are witnessing high level of smartphone adoption and higher demand for mobile data among our customers in Myanmar. Introduction of this affordable 4G smartphone will help our customers fully enjoy not only existing 2G and 3G services but also 4G services when they become available. Inexpensive but high quality device like T500 4G will enable our customers to conveniently experience benefits available via Internet,” said Joslin E Myrthong, Chief Marketing Officer at Telenor Myanmar.

Telenor has already launched 4G services in July initially in Nay Pyi Taw and based on availability of appropirate spectrum Telenor will expand the services to other cities gradually. Telenor, the largest and fastest growing data and distribution network in Myanmar, today operates more than 6,400 towers across the country offering services in all states and regions to more than 17 million customers.


Ms. Ni Ni Myint
Corporate Communications, Telenor Myanmar Ltd
(95) 9 79 100 0004