Made-in-Ethiopia phones due next month
Tecno Telecom will release the first Ethiopian-assembled smartphones next month.
The Tecno 3 handsets will be the first to emerge from the Ethiopian manufacturing facility.
The new handsets will run Android 2.3. and will include Ethiopian language features. The General Manager of Tecno Mobile Ethiopia, Henry Yu, says the new phone will support only Amharic initially.
The pricing has not yet been announced.
Tecno Mobile Ethiopia has been in operation since 2006 and has several handset models on the market, all of which support Amharic, Oromiffa, and Tigrigna languages.