Europe and Africa deals for intriguing sport-oriented touchscreen (Just not South Africa…)
France’s Sagem, which co-designed and manufactured the phone, confirmed it is to go on sale in Germany, UK, Italy, Netherlands, France, Switzerland, Austria, Greece, Romania, Macedonia and Slovenia.
The African roll-out takes in operators in Uganda, Madagascar, Kenya, Mauritius, Cameroon, Botswana, Tunisia and Senegal.
The Puma phone was unveiled at Mobile World Congress 2010, and lauded for a design concept that combines sports lifestyle features and a cute user interface. It even has a solar charging component.
Thierry Buffenoir, CEO, Sagem Wireless, said: “This step into connected lifestyle devices and services is a strategic move for both PUMA and Sagem Wireless, which is reflected in the quality of our operator partners who are joining with us to deliver the PUMA Phone.”
The phone is also available SIM-free for around €399. (sourced from Mobile Entertainment)