Kogan's "Unbelievable" $199 Quad-Core Phone

Written by Oonagh Reidy     19/09/2013 | 00:11 | Category: INDUSTRY

As iPhone 5 and Samsung Note are released, Kogan is flogging a rock bottom priced 5" smartphone for $199.


The 5" Agora mobile, which has just gone on presale, has IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen (1280 X 720), 1.2GHz Quad Core processor, 8MP rear camera and runs Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean).

It weighs 153g, 14.4 x 7.4 x 1.1cm dimension and has 4GB internal storage, expandable via Micro SD.

The budget phone has dual Sim connectivity, runs on 2G/3G networks onlyMicroUSB, MicroSD, Bluetooth V4, WiFi. 

Kogan is marketing the phone as "unbelievable value", which undercuts Aldi recent Bahun quad core phone that costs $299. 

The news comes the same week Apple's still pricey iPhone 5c and 5s go on sale starting at RRP $739, outright. 

There have been 2759 views of the bargain phone in the last day, according to Kogan website.

The Agora is presale and ships on 3 October.