Author: Stephen Ekpa

Stephen is the Editor-in-Chief @DroidAfrica. His work on DroidAfrica is born out of pure passion for tech, especially as it relates to smartphones. When Steve is not writing tech, then he is reading tech.

Tecno pop 6 pro with helio A22 CPU now official

Tecno have just released the POP 6 Pro model in the Bangladesh market. The device is the higher model in the Pop 6-series, and the direct successor to the POP 5 Pro of last year. It comes with refresh design on the rear, and it is based on Google latest Android 12 Go Edition. From the front, you are getting a 6.6-inches display, featuring 720 x 1600 pixels. The screen has a dewdrop notch on the front where the frontal 5-megapixel camera is kept. Turning to the back, the POP 6 Pro sport two camera lenses. These includes an 8-megapixel…

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GTel Infinity Alpha with a quad-core CPU announced in Zimbabwe GTel Infinity Alpha now official

GTel MMobile have released their latest smartphone dubbed Infinity Alpha. It looks a smaller and cheaper option to the Infinity X released some months ago since this model has a quad-core CPU. Sadly, despite being given a quad-core CPU, the phone is still a little priceier than expected. Talking about pricing, GTel is asking for $199 for the Infinity Alpha. At the above price, you are getting a quad-core CPU that is clocked at 1.8GHz. Although the company did not specify the CPU model, but it looks like the Helio A20 SoC from MediaTek, backed by 4GB RAM and a…

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UMIDIGI A13 Pro 5G Goes Official with Dimensity 700 and 90Hz Refresh Rate

The UMIDIGI A13 Pro 5G is finally announced and it is everything we expected it to be. The back finish of the device is made of polycarbonate texture material, which seems to be a bit like plastic and without shiny dazzling design. Performance-wise, the smartphone is fueled by 7nm Dimensity 700 5G processor, bringing remarkable experience with a clock speed of up to 2.2GHz. It has a built-in 8GB RAM and 128GB ROM, and can be expanded up to 256GB via external SD-card. The A13 Pro supports dual 5G SIM and it is powered by a 5150mAh battery with 18W fast-charging support…

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Blackview Oscal C80 now on sales via Aliexpress

The Oscal sub-brand of Blackview is got a new smartphone on the shelf of Aliexpress, and it is called Oscal C80. Without any doubt, the C80 is Oscal’s best smartphone offer yet. The phone has good CPU, good design, better camera setup and it is the company’s first smartphone with 90Hz refresh rating. As an upgrade to it predecessor, the Blackview Oscal C80 is powered by an 8-core Tiger T606 CPU, instead of the Helio A22 CPU used on the older C60. Although the screen on the front is still 6.5-inches with 720p panel, but a 90Hz refresh rating is…

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Infinix Zero 5G Android 12 update

Google Android 12 update is now available to owners of the Infinix Zero 5G. Recall that the company had promised Android 12 for it India fan back in February when the Zero 5G was first introduced in the country. In it promise, Infinix said it will make Google Android 12 available on the Zero 5G in August of 2022. As an effort to meet up with these promise, the company release a Fan Trial Version of the OS to it Indian fan just within the last hours of the promised August, which was yesterday. The fact that the company is…

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OPPO A57s now official with Helio G35 CPU

OPPO A57s has just been announced as the company’s latest entry-level smartphone. The device comes in a 6.56-inches screen, and it specifications are very similar to both the OPPO A77 4G announced in India, or the recently released OnePlus Nord N20 SE. The phone is powered by the Helio G35 CPU from MediaTek, and a 5000mAh battery backed by a 33W fast charger. OPPO said the A57s 4G smartphone is both IPX4 and IP5X rated for water repellant. The aforementioned CPU is backed by 4GB RAM along with 64GB ROM. The graphic processor is PowerVR GE8320, and it booth Google…

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List of states and locales with MTN 5G network coverage in Nigeria MTN 5G network in Nigeria 1

MTN Nigeria has begun rolling out it 5G mobile network in Nigeria. According to the company, the network is currently available in above 190 sites across Nigeria, starting from Lagos state, and going as far as Kano State. That 5G network is finally available in Nigeria is a good news of it own. The bad news however, is that the network is not available in all locales and states in Nigeria yet. To be more specific, the network is currently available in 10 States, and on a total of 195 MTN sites. But the number is expected to ramp up…

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TECNO Sonic 1 Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds

TECNO Sonic 1 Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds is now official and selling in Nigeria. The audio wearable device is equipped with Bluetooth 5.3, and comes with up to 50 hours continuous battery backup. It is announced in collaboration with Adedamola Adefolahan, aka Fireboy DML. Fireboy is a Nigerian singer who was also the face behind Tecno’s Spark 9-series. As a result, the new Tecno earbud is also called Sonic 1 Fireboy DML Earbuds in some regions of the country. The Wireless earbud is backed by Bluetooth version 5.3, offering low latency and up to 10 meters straight in open air connectivity.…

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UMIDIGI F3 5G Now On Sale in Global Markets with Huge Discounts & Coupons

The Mega Brand Sale 2022 is going on AliExpress in full swing. a great number of brands have brought their sincerity to the sale. As expected, the UMIDIGI team also takes its new product F3 5G, another speedster to the sale. To welcome the premiere of the new, UMIDIGI has also prepared a limited amount of coupons and free gifts for fans. So, it would be a perfect time to grab it on the cheap. Well, let’s take a look at the advantages of the F3 5G that are worth buying. At the beginning of August, UMIDIGI officially released its second 5G smartphone F3 5G, which…

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Doogee S89 Series With 12000mAh Battery And 65W Fast Charge Officially Launched

The now infamous Doogee S89 Series as reported earlier is expected to launch today August 22nd on AliExpress and Doogeemall. The S89 series is the latest rugged phone from the Chinese manufacturer and packs a powerful 12000mAh battery. The company claims it is the first and only rugged phone that will ship with a 65W charger. Having a big battery is a dream come true for wildlife lovers. The S89 series will give you three to five days of active use depending on user habits. This is awesome for long-haul drivers, hardcore campers, and off-grid people. It will also give…

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Vivo Y22s with Snapdragon 680 CPU and up to 8GB RAM announced

Vivo’s latest affordable smartphone, the Y22s is now official. Like the Y35 4G announced recently, the new Y22s is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 680 CPU, and it available in either 4GB RAM with 64/128GB ROM or 8GB RAM with 128GB ROM. Vivo is offering the Y22s an entry-level smartphone, as a result, the phone is given almost similar camera specs as the Y35. Although, only two sensors are used on the rear, instead of three. These includes a 50-megapixel primary sensor with F/1.8 aperture, and 2-megapixel secondary camera. The smartphone itself comes in a 6.55-inches screen, featuring 720 x 1612…

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Infinix Zero 5G Android 12 update

Back in the month of June, shortly after the announcement of the Infinix Note 12-series, we told you that the next Note device was going to be the Note 20. Well, the same might be the story of the Zero-series. Recall that Infinix Mobile introduced the Zero 5G and the Zero X back in February of 2022 and September of 2021 respectively. Now, one would expect the next lineup to be of the Zero 11 series or something within that range, but that won’t be the case. The company will be taking a higher jump, and the target is going…

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