Made in Rwanda smartphones by Maraphone, the Mara X and MaraZ, are now on sale in Nigeria. Both phones sport budget specifications and features, with the exception of the brushed aluminium build and Corning’s Gorilla Glass protection on their screens.
They are both Android One smartphones, running pure Android 8 Oreo.
The Mara X is the cheaper of the two with a 5.5-inch display, 1GB RAM and a quad-core Mediatek chipset. The Mara Z has a 5.7-inch display, 3GB RAM, 32GB storage, and a Snapdragon 435 chipset. It also has a 3075 mAh battery with fast charging.
The two phones however cost ₦65,000 and ₦90,000 respectively.