by MTHULISI SIbanda
JOHANNESBURG (CAJ News) – CROSSCALL, the French manufacturer of rugged hardware, is expanding its core range in South Africa.
Two more devices will be available this month.
Crosscall has unveiled the Core-S4, the first 4G-capable phone, and the Core-M5 Android Enterprise (AER) certified smartphone.
The Core-S4 retails for R2 499 ($166) and the Core-M5 for R7 699.
The products will be available via Kemtek, Crosscall’s distributor for South Africa.
In line with its policy to enhance the life of its products, new models will be guaranteed for a period of three years.
The core collection was introduced in early 2020.
Crosscall defines Core-S4 as an innovative hybrid between a touchscreen phone and a smartphone, integrating the Kaïos operating system.
It allows access to popular applications such as Facebook and WhatsApp.
Equipped with the exclusive X-LINK technology, a magnetic connection located on the back of the phone.
Described as versatile, the Core-M5 features a 4.95-inch, 18:9 display.
It has been praised for its ease of use and readability. The smartphone can also be used as a walkie-talkie with the Crosscall X-Talk app.
The tools will complement the Core-X4 phone and Core-T4 tablet.
Crosscall revealed that the range will be expanded with the Core-X5 and Core-T5 tablet in the first half of 2022.
This will be followed by new 5G phones, a smartphone and a tablet.
The powerful phone market represents 1 percent of the total smartphone segment in South Africa, totaling nearly 150,000 units annually.
Rugged smartphones are designed to withstand harsh environments, especially outdoors.
– CAJ . News