Mobicel Rio

Named the Mobicel Rio, the handset is priced at R399 and is available from all MTN’s retail stores nationwide.

Hardware and Software
The Mobicel Rio features a 4-inch LCD touch screen along with front and rear cameras.
The device has 8GB of internal storage and 512MB of RAM, and is powered by a quad-core 1.3GHz processor.


It also includes a 1,550mAh battery and runs the Android Go operating system, which means its applications and software are optimised for its relatively low amount of storage and memory.

The smartphone offers 3G connectivity and includes both a headphone jack and a MicroUSB port for audio and charging.

Below are the specifications of the Mobicel Rio, according to information provided by MTN.

Mobicel Rio
Display 4-inch touch screen
Operating System Android 8 Go
CPU Quad-core 1.3GHz
RAM 512MB
Storage 8GB
Battery 1,550mAh
Camera 2MP + VGA
Price R399

Mobicel Rio deal

In its latest deals catalogue, MTN offers the Mobicel Rio on prepaid for R399.

This deal includes 1GB of WhatsApp data every month for three months, as well as 100MB of Anytime data every month for six months.

Below is a screenshot of MTN’s PayAsYouGo deals, which include the Mobicel Rio and are available at MTN stores across the country.