Among several brands of smartphones available in the market, now even the ones made in Nepal can be found! Motif Engineering has become the first domestic company to assemble smartphones in Nepal. It currently designs mobile phones, assembles them and develops applications in the country.
It has so far designed and assembled four different models of mobile phones, including Motif Ultimate, Motif Eyon, Motif Ultimate Plus and Motif Hero, which have already been introduced in the domestic market.
According to the company, Ultimate, Eyon and Ultimate Plus are smartphones, while Hero is a feature phone. Motif Ultimate and Ultimate Plus are dual SIM smartphones (WCDMA+GSM) with WVGA TFT LCD screen and are priced at Rs 20,000 and Rs 22,000 respectively. Eyon is available for Rs 8,000
Managing director of Motif Engineering Surendra Manadhar, revealed that they decided to design and assemble mobile phones in Nepal to provide quality products at affordable prices to Nepalis and reduce the country´s dependence on low-quality Chinese phones”. Manandhar further said he has hired a group of engineers and application developers to design and assemble mobile phones in the country.
The company is providing 15 percent discount on all models of Motif phones at the ongoing ICT Electronics Branding Expo 2013 which will last till Saturday.