AG Mobile and Mzansi’s own Hip Hop megastar, Cassper Nyovest, have introduced the new mobile phone named AG#Hashtag with 4G LTE technology. The new device is exclusively available MTN retail stores countrywide.
This is the first time AG Mobile has partnered with a celebrity on the colour and design part of the phone.
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.
“Our synergy is grounded on shared brand characteristics and objectives – we’re proudly local brands, working at something we’re passionate and successful at.”
“We’re sure South Africans will get behind us and support the innovation and collaboration by two strong local brands. The offering is just as good as our global competitors have to offer, that we can guarantee.”
Goodman continued: “The AG#Hashtag isn’t just inspired by Cassper – he actually played an integral part in the development, design and specifications of the device over the nine months it took to bring it to market. We’re incredibly proud of what we’ve created – in fact it now stands as AG Mobile’s flagship device.”
Cassper said: “To put it simply, the #Hashtag is dope! It was designed for someone who loves music, being in the mix, and socialising with their crew.”
“Basically it has everything I would want in a phone so I’m giving a shout out to all my fans to check out the #Hashtag’s quality features and design, and then to change over to AG. They have my word that they’ll be getting great value!”
Larry Annetts, Chief Consumer Officer: MTN SA added: “MTN is pleased to be part of this exciting initiative to launch an LTE smartphone with our brand ambassador, Casper Nyovest.”
“The launch of this handset gives expression to our strategy of providing our customers with a wide bouquet of smart devices to enable them to access our ubiquitous digital offerings and the rich world of data. This is one of the ways that MTN is leading the delivery of a bold new digital world to its customers.”
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.
The AG#Hashtag’s features include:
- 4G LTE enabling faster data speeds for internet usage and browsing
- Android 5.1 Lollipop
- 5″ HD IPS Corning Gorilla 3 Glass touchscreen
- 13MP back camera with auto-focus and flash, quick capture, 4 x digital zoom, burst mode, Auto HDR, Panorama
- 5MP front camera
- MediaTek 6753 OctaCore 1.5GHz processor
- 16GB ROM
- 2GB RAM
- External memory (expandable to 128GB)
- Functions supported: GPS, WIFI, Bluetooth4.0, FM, Gravity Sensor, Accelerometer
- Multimedia player
- 2 500mAh Li-ion battery with fast charge
- Accessories: protective cover, limited edition headphones