A continuation of KaiOS’ active expansion into the country
Hong Kong <27 January 2020> – Today KaiOS Technologies, maker of the leading mobile operating system for smart feature phones, and Mexican electronics manufacturer GHIA released the GHIA GK3G, the second KaiOS-enabled smart feature phone in GHIA’s mobile lineup in Mexico that combines functionality, durability, and affordability in one.
Since the first device launched in Mexico in early 2019, KaiOS has been continuing its expansion to enable hundreds of thousands of Mexicans to upgrade from 2G to digital services. KaiOS launched KoX1 last June, in collaboration with GHIA and OXXO. The success of this incursion in Mexico inspired this second device launch with GHIA – this time with GK3G, which is made available in more than 25,000 distributors, e-commerce, retails across the territory.
Available starting today, GK3G has a 2.4” screen, 4GB of storage, and a dual SIM slot that works with different SIMs from any mobile operators so users can choose the plans that cater to their needs. GK3G has an easy-to-use interface, which makes it ideal for any first-time internet users. The device retails at an affordable price point, and comes with 3G and access to essential apps such as WhatsApp, Google Assistant, Google Maps, YouTube, Facebook, and many other unique native content, allowing users to benefit from this valuable content at their fingertips.
About KaiOS Technologies
KaiOS Technologies powers an ecosystem of affordable digital products and services, and exists to empower people around the world through technology. Its flagship product, KaiOS, is the leading mobile operating system for smart feature phones with more than 135 million devices shipped in over 150 countries.
Their mission is to open up new possibilities for individuals, organisations and societies, by bringing mobile connectivity to the billions of people without internet in emerging markets, as well as providing those in established markets with an alternative to smartphones. KaiOS is based on HTML5 and other open web technologies. Devices running on the platform require limited memory, while still offering a rich user experience through access to apps like the Google Assistant, WhatsApp, YouTube, Facebook and Google Maps.
For more information about KaiOS, please visit www.kaiostech.com and www.twitter.com/kaiOSTech
GHIA is a Mexican computer, electronics, and accessories brand with 12 years of history in the market. Recognized for its excellent cost/benefit ratio and quality service, GHIA is one of the best-selling IT distribution channels. The company partners with strategic allies such as KaiOS Technologies to design and power the best technology in each of the products, with a mission to improve the people’s lives and close the digital divide in México. https://www.ghia.com.mx/productos-ghia/celulares/
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