Banglalink yesterday announced its collaborative initiative with Google and Symphony to launch Android One mobile phones in Bangladesh.
Pre-booking of the handset—Symphony roar A50—will begin on the website of Banglalink today, with the handset becoming available for retail by the middle of next January. The phone with an eight gigabyte memory card will cost Tk 8,700, according to the statement.
The phone's buyers will get one gigabyte of browsing data in the first month and an additional 300 MB of data a month in the next six months for system upgrades and application downloads.
"Banglalink has always been focused to bring positive change and add more value for its customers,” said Solaiman Alam, marketing director of Banglalink.
“We always try to satisfy our customers by providing them with new experiences through durable and cost-efficient handsets,” said Rezwanul Hoque, senior director of Symphony.
“We are proud to make this partnership with Banglalink and Android One, through which our customers will definitely be more satisfied.”