The local market has lately been hit with look-alike advanced handsets of Chinese origin (just see, don’t buy from this company as they’ve been spamming us around). These copy cats might be missing a number of finer details that the originals are known for but when you have millions of low-income but aspiring youth as your potential customers, there is always room for the lookalikes.
The cell-crazy, potable-water-thirsty nation is expected to have 100 million mobile subscribers. The size of the market is already attracting interest of manufacturers worldwide. Ufone is offering a C123 with Rs 75 balance and the ‘Public Demand’ package for Rs 1,499.