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September 19, 2013

Kogan unveils 5-inch Quad-Core Smartphone for £149 on Pre-Order

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Kogan has today announced the launch of a budget Android smartphone with dual-SIM capabilities. The Kogan Agora quad-core smartphone costs £149 outright. It has a 5in 720p HD touchscreen, is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, and has 1GB of RAM. The phone comes with 4GB of internal memory but also has a microSD card slot to expand the on-board storage. The Kogan-branded smartphone also has an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera, a 2-megapixel front facing camera for video calls, and runs the 4.2 Jelly Bean version of Google’s Android operating system.


All phones and tablets sold by Kogan are network unlocked:
Packed with a powerful 1.2GHz Quad Core processor, a dazzling 1280×720 IPS screen, high quality 8MP rear camera and running Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), this smartphone is unbelievable value!


Huge 5” Touchscreen and 8.0MP Camera:
With a 5” screen featuring the latest in IPS technology, colours are clearer and more vibrant than ever before! Movies, pictures, eBooks and game images will be bright and filled with amazing detail. Using the 8 megapixel rear-facing camera, you will love sharing high quality images of your experiences with friends and family via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Vine or a host of other social media applications available from the Google Play Store.

Quad Core Processor for superior performance:
The 1.2GHz Quad Core processor will ensure that gaming and application performance will exceed all of your expectations, while the functionality and security of the Android operating system will ensure that when it comes to business and document management, this handset will have all of your bases covered.

Dual-SIM Functionality and Connectivity Options:
Dual-SIM functionality lets you make and receive calls from your business and personal phone accounts on the one handset! With integrated GPS functionality, connectivity options such as MicroUSB, MicroSD, Bluetooth V4, WiFi and millions of applications for business, social interaction and personal use to choose from, you will never be stuck for new ways to make your technological life better.

Tri Band 3G (850, 1900, 2100mHz) and Quad Band 2G (850MHz/900MHz/1800MHz/1900MHz) compatible and network unlocked, this phone will work on all Australian mobile phone networks.


Ruslan Kogan, founder and CEO of Kogan said:

“We think everyone should be able to afford a great smartphone that has all the main features that you want, without paying for features you don’t need. Thousands of customers said they want a phone that looks stylish, but is also powerful and feature-packed – and that’s exactly what the Kogan Agora Quad-core Smartphone delivers.”

The Kogan Agora 5.0″ Quad-core Smartphone is available for £149, directly and exclusively from And yes, we believe it offers really great value for the money.



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Dave Thornton

Senior Editor

Senior Editor
Been involved in technology for many years, more than I care to remember. Live in Dundee, Scotland. I like Android, Windows Phone OS, BlackBerry OS and iOS, and love writing about all things techie. Currently have a Honor 6+, Elephone P6000, Nexus 5, Chrombook C720, HTC One M7, Nokia Lumina 625, Microsoft Lumia 435, Blackberry Q10, HTC Hero and iPad mini