Cell C Branded Smartphones

Cell C  series of new, self-branded Android smartphones goes by the brand names- Fantasy, Deluxe, Empire, Summit, and Extreme.

The range, starts with entry level Fantasy and ends with the Extreme, offering additional battery sizes, RAM, storage, display sizes, and  LTE support on  Empire and Extreme brand.

The entry level Fantasy shares specifications with a majority of the range. The device, also runs Android 5.1 Lollipop alongside the rest of the smartphones in the lineup, supports a 4″ WVGA display.

A quad-core processor of 4GB with expandable internal storage, 512MB of RAM, a 1,500mAh battery, a 2-megapixel rear camera and 0.3-megapixel front-facing camera, and 3G support.

Second on the line is, the Deluxe and comes with a larger 4.5″ FWVGA display, and boasts an improved 1,600mAh battery, specifications remains as that of  the Fantasy.

Cell C Summit fits in a larger 5″  FWVGA display, a 1,800mAh battery, 8GB of internal storage, and a 5-megapixel primary camera and 2-megapixel selfie shooter.

Up next is the Empire, which is the most oddly placed device in the range. With a 5″ IPS display, the device benefits from 1GB of RAM, a 2,000mAh battery, and LTE support, but sees a downgrade in its front-facing camera, which is set at a minute 0.3-megapixels.

The Extreme offers the best specs of the range. The device, which benefits from a 5.5″ IPS display – also the largest in the lineup – gets a 2,000mAh battery, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of expandable storage, and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera in addition to a 2-megapixel selfie camera.


Cell C’s Empire smartphone is slated to cost R149 per month on Epic 100, while the Extreme will cost R169 on the same package. Both are available on the Epic TopUp 100 plan for R159 and R179 per month respectively.

The Extreme will also be available on Epic 150 for R199 per month, and will retail for R2,500 on retail.