Uganda starts making solar smartphones

Simi Mobile, the company assembling laptops, smart and feature phones in Namanve industrial park, has started manufacturing solar charged smartphones, to cater for clients outside the electricity grid.

Speaking at their first anniversary celebrations last week, David Beecham Okware, the executive director said they introduced the solar charged phone to address the plight of 60 per cent of the population which is living outside the electricity grid. They also want to make it cheap and user friendly for government services.

Read more: Daily Monitor



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