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Device manufacturers owe it to their customers to stay up to date with Android

By: Sagran Pillay Throughout its history, Google’s Android operating system has been open source. It’s a decision that’s given billions of people around the world access to the smartphone experience at a relatively low cost. Unfortunately, far too many manufacturers give their customers a sub-standard Android experience by shipping new devices with old versions of […]

Affordable mobile data is imperative to South Africans reaching their true potential

Opinion – By Sagran Pillay, CEO of Mint Connect January 2018   It’s no secret that South Africans are dissatisfied with the cost of mobile data. In 2016, protests which started on social media eventually reached parliament. More recently the official opposition’s youth wing issued a demand that government issue students and jobseekers with 500Mb […]

MINT CONNECT LAUNCHES ‘PEARL NEO’ – A NEW DEVICE FOR THE MASSES

Mint Connect is proud to announce the launch of the Mint Pearl Neo, its latest smartphone. True to Mint Connect’s mission to provide South Africans with high quality devices at affordable prices, the Pearl Neo will retail for just R799. Weighing just 120g and coming in at only 8.9mm thick, this budget-friendly phone features a […]

MINT MOBILE REBRANDS AS MINT CONNECT

The rebrand reflects the company’s growing maturity and its evolution from a mobile device manufacturer to a fully-fledged technology company. Moreover, it reflects the company’s aim to be the locus of connection in its customers’ lives.