Mara Phones is the first smartphone manufacturing facility in South Africa, located in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal after successfully launching of the same manufacturing plant in Kigali Rwanda.
Being the first of its kind in South African the Company aims to deliver high-quality smartphones at affordable prices for South African consumers. The two devices will be branded – the Mara X and Mara Z.
These smartphones have a long-lasting batteries and big storage space plus Android One compatibility – which means they are guaranteed to receive Android updates for two years.
The Mara X and Mara Z are priced as follows:
Mara X – R2,999
Mara Z – R3,999
and are available in three colours – Black, Gold, and Silver.
We compare the specifications and features of both smartphones below.
|Specifications||Mara X||Mara Z|
|OS||Android 8.1 Go||Android 9.0|
|Display||5.5-inch 1,440 x 720 IPS LCD||5.7-inch 1,440 x 720 IPS LCD|
|Processor||Mediatek MT6739||Snapdragon 435|
|Storage||16GB, MicroSD up to 128GB||32GB, MicroSD up to 128GB|
|Connectivity||802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, MicroUSB, 3.5mm audio||802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, MicroUSB, 3.5mm audio|
|Network||LTE Cat 4||LTE Cat 7|
|Dimensions||150.0 x 70.5 x 8.59 mm||154.2 x 72.7 x 7.96 mm|