Aspera Mobile has announced the launch of its latest affordable smartphone range with its new GEM 4G dual-sim device costing just $149.
Aspera’s new GEM offers snappy performance with 2GB of RAM, 16GB of ROM and a quad-core Mediatek processor. Additionally, the device is also equipped with the full version of Android Pie giving the consumer a good experience with pre-installed Android apps, including YouTube, Google Assistant and Google Maps.
‘We had our new Jazz 2 smartphone targeting the $99 entry-level 4G price point but could also see a gap at the $149 price point for a model that came with full Android 9 Pie and better specifications, so that’s where the new GEM came in,’ Aspera Mobile MD Allan Robertson said.
‘I think most people would agree they are an excellent set of features for just $149. As usual with Aspera phones we strived to offer the best value for money at the price point in terms of display size and resolution, memory, camera and processor.’
Other features include an 8MP rear camera, 5MP front camera and for added security GEM has included a fingerprint sensor and facial recognition. It has a 5.5-inch display with 1140 x 720 pixel HD+ resolution and the phone offers dual-4G SIM card functionality.
‘The kind of person who will buy a GEM wants more than our entry level Jazz 2 but does not want to break the bank spending big money for a top end mobile,’ Robertson added.
Aspera Mobile’s new GEM smartphone is available now and can be purchased outright for just $149 at BigW, Retravision, Leading Edge and BNE Express.