iDroid USA launches in Uganda

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[blockquote right=”pull-right”] [/blockquote] iDroid Technologies Uganda has officially launched their new Android devices to the Ugandan market. At an event held at Sheraton Hotel Kampala, Jawad Qureshi, the Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer of iDroid USA unveiled two new phones, the iDroid Royal V7 and iDroid Tango A5 and touted them as devices that will change the way we use our mobile phones.

After only 45 days in Uganda, the smartphone/tablet/Smartwatch maker has already employed over 60 Ugandans and promises to get more on board. This international company introduces a personalized touch to your smartphone and promises that their new phones will be a game changer.

Among other features, the “higher-end” iDroid Royal V7 has screen triggering unique wakeup gesture technology and the mid range iDroid Tango A5 has striking similarity to the the Galaxy s5 with the same dimpled back removable cover.

The iDroid Royal V7 hands on Preview Video

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The iDroid Royal V7 Specs

  • 960 x 540 WVGA screen 5.5 inch IPS display
  • 13 Megapixel camera at the back and 5 Megapixel at the front (Sony Exmor camera-chip)
  • 1.3 GHz Quad-core ARM V7 processor (SoC: MediaTek MT6582)
  • iDro Beast Audio Technology
  • Quad band 850/900/1800/1900 / 4G HSPA + 21MPS 850/1900/2100Mhz
  • 1GB RAM
  •  Android KitKat 4.4 OS Google
  •  8GB ROM Data with SD card expansion
  • 2050 mAh battery
  • iDroid HUB

The iDroid Tango A5 Specs

  • Quad Band 850/900/1800/1900 / 4G HSPA + 21MPS 850/1900/2100Mhz
  • Wakeup Gestures / Air Gestures
  • 5 inch OGS IPS multi-touch IPS Display
  • 8 Megapixel camera at the back and 2 Megapixel at the front
  • Android KitKat 4.4 OS Google
  • Quad-Core ARM v7 Processor 1.3Ghz x 4
  • RAM 1GB
  • 2200 mAh Battery

iDroid US has partnered with local mobile carriers, so these gadgets will come bundled with data if bought at MTN, Airtel and Africell with 3GB, 4GB and 4GB respectively from each carrier. You can also get them at any Simba Telecom outlet or online at The iDroid Royal V7 will cost UGX 949,000 and the iDroid Tango A5 will cost UGX 649,000.

Images of the iDroid Royal V7

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Photos taken by Peter Byoonabye