The best-selling smartphone in South Africa you’ve never heard of

Mobile technology company Mint Connect said its low-cost device, the Mint Fox, was the best-selling smartphone in South Africa for seven months in a row.

Mint Connect rebranded this year after it was formed in 2014 when Mint Electronics, a subsidiary of Sekoko Holdings, acquired 75% of CZ Electronics.

The company said it sold between 500,000 to 600,000 units of the Mint Fox between April 2016 and August 2017.

It was the best-selling smartphone in South Africa from February to August this year, added the company.

The Mint Fox is available from MTN and through several retail channel partners – including Ackermans, JET, Edgars, OK Furniture, and Dunns.

It currently sells for R400, which includes 100MB of free data per month for six months.

Mint Fox
Maker Mint Connect
OS Android 6.0
Display 3.5″
Processor Spreadtrum Quad-Core
RAM 512MB
Rear camera 2MP
Front camera 0.3MP (VGA)
Storage 8GB, MicroSD
Cellular 3G
Battery 1,400mAh

Mint Fox back

Mint Fox front

Mint Fox all angles

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