Cape Town – Hip Hop superstar Cassper Nyovest in collaboration with AG Mobile launched a new cellphone on Tuesday.
This is the first time that AG Mobile has collaborated on the design aspects and colour of a device with a celebrity.
According to AG Mobile’s CEO, Anthony Goodman, this is the next step in the company’s ongoing brand partnership with the celebrated musician, as well as for his flourishing career.
Here are 5 things you need to know about the phone:1) The tech stuff
The phone was designed for someone who loves music, being in the mix, and socialising with their crew. Basically it has everything Cassper would want in a phone.
Some of the high-end features specified by Cassper include 4G LTE for faster data speeds for internet browsing, a 13MP back camera and 5MP front camera for awesome selfies, increased battery power, and a 5.5” Corning Gorilla3 glass screen for watching music videos in high definition. It also boasts exclusive Cassper wallpapers and comes pre-installed with his app.
2) The colour
The phone is available in a “funky red” – Cassper’s own design specification and favourite colour.
3) The name
The phone is named AG#Hashtag – a shout-out to Cassper’s love of social media.
4) The cost
The phone will be available exclusively through MTN’s retail outlets and call centres. The device will cost R229 monthly (over 24 months) on an MTN MyChoice contract and retails at R3 499 on pre-paid.
5) How to get one
The phone is available on pre-order from April 19 until May 10 at www.mtn.co.za. Customers who pre-order and purchase a device on contract or pre-paid will receive a limited edition Cassper autographed back cover for their AG#Hashtag.