Telenor launches new affordable smartphone

  • Telenor customers get 3 months free data usage of 1Gb / month, unlimited data for Capture
  • More than 60% of customers today are active data users

Yangon, June 24, 2016 – Telenor Myanmar Limited (“Telenor”) today introduced a new handset for customers. The T600M 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, and T400M.

The T600M comes with an 18-month warranty for users. Telenor customers purchasing T600M will get three months free data usage of 1Gb per month, as well as unlimited data for using the Capture app - a cloud based storage service from Telenor to help users backup their phone photos securely.

The T600M is Telenor’s latest 3G Android dual SIM smartphone with a touch-screen and a hi-res 8 Mpx back camera and 5Mpx front camera. With a soft matte finish and coming in at under 10mm thinness, the T600M is a pocket friendly choice that feels great in your hand. It has a dual camera with LED flash on both sides, LED on front camera will give an enhanced ‘selfie’ experience. Handset come in basic colors of metal gold and black. The screen is 6’’ wide with 1 GB RAM, 8 GB built in storage capacity and better capacity battery of 2580 mAh. The T600M smartphone is priced at only 99,900 Kyats including commercial tax.

“We have seen high levels of smartphone adoption among customers in Myanmar, and more than 60% of Telenor’s 16 million customers today are active data users. We want to enable easy, low cost smartphone ownership to help more customers in Myanmar enjoy the richness and benefits of mobile internet, on Myanmar’s largest data network. We have in the past launched co-branded, high quality devices with world-renowned smartphone manufactures Alcatel, at affordable prices – now at less than 1 Lakh MMK,’’ said Joslin E Myrthong, Chief Marketing Officer at Telenor Myanmar.

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