Emporia announces the UK launch of its latest 5G Android smartphone

Emporia ME.6 Smartphone Debuts at Fonehouse

Seamlessly Bringing Enhanced Accessibility to the UK Mass Market

Emporia Telecom announces the UK launch of its latest 5G Android smartphone – the sleek Emporia ME.6 in a strategic retail partnership with Fonehouse. The device is now available both online and in Fonehouse stores nationwide. Designed to balance style, performance and advanced functionality including accessibility features, the handset caters to users of any age who seek great value and ease of use in a mainstream smartphone.

The Emporia ME.6 has a beautiful 6.58-inch display offering an immersive experience. The modern design and premium feel of the frame fits effortlessly into the hand or pocket this device is perfect for on-the-go connectivity. It is powered by a 2.2gHz Octa-Core processor coupled with 128GB memory and 6GB RAM, ensuring smooth and responsive usage whether streaming, browsing, or gaming. It runs on Android 13 and provides access to countless apps through the Google Play Store. Furthermore, the ME.6 boasts a powerful 4,900mAh battery, complemented by fast charging technology, to support all-day use removing the need for frequent recharges. The handset boasts a 50 MP triple-lens rear camera, an 8MP selfie camera and is equipped with expandable memory. It also has a biometric fingerprint reader in the power button to give a reliable every-time use.

One distinguishing feature in the ME.6’s DNA is its compatibility with digital hearing aids through the ASHA protocol. This provides built-in audio streaming capabilities that allow direct connection to hearing aids, enhancing sound clarity for those with hearing impairment. In addition, new NFC technology not only provides the tool for secure contactless payments but can also allow the ME.6 to be actively used with real-time glucose monitors within the management of diabetes. It also has a panic button that sends the last known location and can also be used as a quick access key for other functions like the camera or torch light.  For users who want simplicity, there is also the option to turn on Emporia‘s award-winning Easy Mode.

These features are part of the brand’s commitment to accessibility, ensuring every user benefits from a meaningful experience.

Chris Millington, UK Managing Director at Emporia comments on the launch: “The ME.6 is a significant step for Emporia as it takes us into the mainstream smartphone sector. But we are not just another smartphone brand. We have a clearly defined and unique product proposition – which brings over thirty years of product and consumer experience within accessible tech to the masses.  This new device is designed to integrate seamlessly into the life of anyone, offering a 5G smartphone that is not only advanced but genuinely improves enjoyment, engagement and well-being with excellent value.”

To support the ME.6 launch with Fonehouse a media campaign will run throughout June in the national newspaper, The Daily Express. This will drive people to purchase in stores and online. Through Fonehouse the ME.6 is offered with zero upfront cost with a 24-month Vodafone contract at £19.00 per month, which includes 150GB of data, unlimited calls, and texts. Additionally, the handset is available SIM-FREE for £299.00. Both options come with a complimentary carry case and screen protector worth £45.

Ben Branson, CEO, KTM Online Limited (Trading as Fonehouse) added: “Emporia continues to innovate in the field of easy mobile technology. The ME.6 brings to market a device that not only keeps up with current trends but also provides a practical, user-friendly solution for life’s everyday challenges.  Fonehouse currently ranges seven Emporia devices including five smartphones and two feature phones. So, we are pleased to be offering our customers greater choice and even more value with the expansion of our Emporia portfolio.”

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