Tanzania’s leading digital lifestyle company, Tigo Tanzania, announced the launch of their first 4G smart feature phone, Kitochi 4G Smart, powered by KaiOS, the leading mobile operating system for smart feature phones in early November. The new device is now available for pre-order from all Tigo shopes across the country and retails for Tzs 49, 000 ($21 USD).

Designed for customers with affordability and accessibility in mind the Kitochi 4G Smart, features 4G connectivity and enables access to over two hundred essential and popular apps such as WhatsApp, Google Assistant, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Google Maps. Tigo is also offering free three month access to Facebook for customers to welcome more people into the social community.

This launch marks another successful addition to the powerful lineup of KaiOS-powered devices — continuing our mission to provide internet access to users across the globe. It is also a key step to connecting the users in the East African region as KaiOS-powered devices have been rolling out in Uganda, Rwanda, and now expands to Tanzania.

KaiOS is now the third largest mobile operating system worldwide, running on over 100 million devices shipped across Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas.

For more information about the Tigo Kitochi 4G Smart, please refer to the Tigo website  here.