Dialog introduces lowest cost 4G Phone; 50% cash-back offer to facilitate inclusiveness

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Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider, has introduced Sri Lanka’s most affordable 4G phone with crystal clear voice and video entertainment capabilities. 

Used as a Wi-Fi hotspot, the phone can boost legacy cellular or other Wi-Fi based devices to 4G speeds. The manufacturer is Micromax, a leading consumer electronics company based in India.

Housed in a sleek black design the phone comes with a 1.0 GHz dual core processor and has a 2.4-inch TFT Display, together with an easy to use keyboard. The phone has a 512 MB RAM and 4G ROM and runs on Android KitKat version 4.4.2, inclusive of a Dual Camera, GPS and Wi-Fi. A crystal-clear voice experience is supported by VoLTE (Voice over LTE) technology, and apps such as Facebook, WhatsApp and YouTube have been inbuilt for immediate use. The phone comes with a one-year warranty. 

Commenting on the launch, Dialog Axiata PLC Group Chief Operating Officer Dr. Rainer Deutschmann said: “Dialog is committed to its vision of making technology inclusive, thus providing every Sri Lankan an opportunity to experience the benefits of the latest 4G technology on the widest and fastest network. The country’s lowest cost 4G phone gives an opportunity to a segment currently using legacy voice centric feature phones to also access data services such as YouTube and social networking platforms.” He added, “In addition, we offer an innovative 50% cash back scheme, whereby we honour loyal active users of the phone on our network.”

The low cost 4G phone is available for Rs. 4,990 only, and Dialog will extend a 50% cash back (Rs. 2,499) offer to customers for continuously using the connection while maintaining a minimum usage over a period of two years. The offer is valid until 31 July or until stocks last. Customers can purchase the phone at Dialog Customer Care Centers island-wide, or order online at Sri Lanka’s leading e-commerce site wOw.lk.