Not more than 5% of people in Kazakhstan annually update their devices
Almaty. September 3. KazTAG - Not more than 5% of people in Kazakhstan annually update their devices, said Olzhas Bibanov, communications manager of Kcell.
"Not more than 5% of people in Kazakhstan have new devices- it is about 500 - 800 thousand people. I.e. not more than 5% of people in Kazakhstan annually buy new devices, very expensive flagmen, such as Samsung S10, iPhoneX-XR and flagman models of Huawei," he said to KazTAG answering the question about new technologies which will be applied by telecom operators in the near future.
In his words, most likely two such devices supporting 5G will be available in Kazakhstan this year- Huawei Mate 30 and new iPhone.
"The buyers of new devices live in big cities : Almaty, Nur-Sultan, Shymkent. They are focused on new devices, understand their functionality - for example that the latest devices are compatible with the networks of latest categories," he said.
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