Smart has teamed up with Chinese phone maker Huawei for the Netphone. The telco took part in the design of the handsets manufactured by Huawei to ensure that the devices are in accordance with Netphone specifications.
Making sure it will be affordable to many, the Netphones will retail for about P5,000 to P7,000.
Does this mean Android will become the leading mobile OS in the Philippines? Which means mobile developers wanting to catch the local market should go for Android then?
Smart move for Smart? It looks like they want the Apple’s Appstore ecosystem success — making money from the sales of apps and from the apps makers.