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Huawei and Microsoft announce Huawei 4Afrika

05 February, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Huawei and Microsoft announce Huawei 4Afrika - read the full textHuawei and Microsoft have announced a new Windows Phone for the African continent, called Huawei 4Afrika. This phone is essentially a slightly modified version of the Huawei Ascend W1 that we saw back at CES. On the hardware side the Huawei 4Afrika retains the 4.0-inch, 800 x 480 resolution...

 

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I want to download Whatsapp for my Huawei 4Africa windows phone. I do not how to go about it.

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  • 2014-02-02 14:20
  • NuUD

> In reply to Edd @ 2013-09-28 22:02 from fnE5 - click to readthat was insulting

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  • 2013-12-16 20:00
  • NvTr

I honestly dont have an issue with huawei. Thy've made a name esp after Ideos. But Huawei-4-Africa? C'mon guys? I dint knw the phone was less till i got alittle curious. And just any product remixed n rebranded for africa happens 2b a dump! I want the real deal.

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  • 2013-09-28 22:02
  • fnE5

my huawei afrika phone does not recognise an SDcard in the store, so i cannot install XAP files, is there another way to install xap files? please help me

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  • 2013-09-14 00:33
  • f0BC

i like trying new stuff... and i am liking it so far. Its obviously different from android/iOS/symbian etc.... of cos i expected that; otherwise what would be the point of getting it. Oh and my apps i use regulary are ALL there.... battery life is good. i get 2 days of normal use.
VERDICT: so far sooo good.
seeing these differences is why i appreciate trying out new tech. Guys, go for it. resist the usual!!!
Why: its pocket friendly...going for KES15000. the fairly similar lumia is KES25000. if its brand u want, nokia is an option. If your a game bugg/app tester who uses their fone to play games and browse meaningless apps...and not basically communicate stay away--or get a game console!(i hav the xBOX 360S to game away on till dawn)
So, at cheaper price, i get to experience same windows 8 also found on high end devices (read Lumia 920!) For me it scores adequately on functionality,design!! it fits in my hand, it fits in my pocket. I say, whose smarter now....hehehehe!

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  • 2013-05-28 04:21
  • Nsm}

If you are used to Android like me, stick to it or you will regret having the windows. The phone is good though.

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  • 2013-05-23 07:54
  • Mfxk

Nice phone but i don't like the windows 8...i feel like my phone owns me n not the other way round.I don't have control over it and the fact that there are very few applications available on Microsoft store is just another pain in the ass. Is it possible to install Android on this phone????

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  • 2013-05-23 07:53
  • Mfxk

> In reply to Frags @ 2013-03-21 15:36 from fuDt - click to readHey man,its a wonderful cost effective phone.how and where did u get the phone?ive been waiting for ages now.im in kenya.would really love to get myself one.thanx

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  • 2013-04-27 18:12
  • 0mI1

> In reply to Frags @ 2013-03-21 15:36 from fuDt - click to readwhere is this phone available?anywhere in the world!and cost.tired of waiting for it kenya.

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  • 2013-04-03 15:31
  • rraK

> In reply to Patski @ 2013-03-11 16:57 from Sbcq - click to readRelease is sometime within the next 30 days. (between the recommended 10,200 and 15,000)

http://www.businessdailyafrica...-/index.html

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  • 2013-03-21 15:39
  • fuDt

> In reply to MadeAndy @ 2013-02-06 11:00 from fsVb - click to readI've had this phone for 2 weeks now... I promise you , you will never get more value for money than this!
That is a 1.2Ghz Dual Core KRAIT S4 Snapdragon. The Lumia 920 has a 1.5Ghz Dual Core S4 - So all those saying this phone has low specs clearly do not know Minimum specs for a Windows phone and are in for a surprise.

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  • 2013-03-21 15:36
  • fuDt

Nice specs, equal to lumia 620 if not better and definitely better than lumia 510
Hope it does better in the app area if its going to compete with the droids.

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  • 2013-03-19 06:35
  • Nsd1

Is it readily available in Kenya and at how much?

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  • 2013-03-11 16:57
  • Sbcq

am from kenya and am amazed at some of the comments here. if u can afford high end fones good for u. niw shut the f*** up no one cares. wat are u even doing on gsm arena if u don't want this fone. go shop on apple. buy expensive fones with the same performance as this huawei, but are being sold so much more expensive because of the brand name and becoz pple like u in 3rd world countries like the rest of us, think image is more important than economy and practicability. if ur so rich get outta gsm arena! no one cares wat u can afford. I for one think this is a good innitiative kudos. give us more cheap but quality stuff.

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  • 2013-03-08 15:25
  • rri7

Plis we want this big machine in Botswana plissssssssss

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  • 2013-03-06 07:54
  • 9CcT

> In reply to james @ 2013-02-19 19:43 from NskH - click to readThat is exactly what I thought. I prefer this phone to NOKIA Lumia 510.

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  • 2013-03-02 04:42
  • IaHH

waiting for that phone so much, nice shape, nice features..... Kenya#

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  • 2013-02-28 18:02
  • rr0k

Does this phone have a wifi-hotspot?

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  • 2013-02-25 21:06
  • Sbcq

atleast the specs are far much better than those of Nokia Lumia 510!
waiting 4 the launch in kenya.

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  • 2013-02-19 19:43
  • NskH

Gud initiative," 512Mb Of Ram it Should B Better than that".

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  • 2013-02-11 13:56
  • fuQi

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