Safaricom VoLTE goes live countrywide. Here are the supported devices

Have you ever made a call where you can barely hear the other person on the other end of the line? That used to be very common with 2G/3G networks, but now with super fast 4G LTE network becoming the default mobile standard, not only can you view Whatsapp pics and messages very fast, you will also be able to make crystal clear HD voice calls using what’s called VoLTE or Voice over Long-Term Evolution (VoLTE).

Now, most users already know that 4G LTE offers super-fast mobile data north of 150Mbps. VoLTE rides on 4G’s super fast mobile data network to also carry HD voice calls. This means that unlike 2/3G, you can make a call while browsing the internet at the same time with VoLTE.

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Today, Safaricom is enabling VoLTE on its network countrywide. This means that all supported devices are now on VoLTE. Customers  on VoLTE will Enjoy HD calls and video calls that will be ultra clear with reduced background noise. In addition the calls can be enhanced if both parties are on VoLTE capable devices and located in a 4G location as they can switch to video call seamlessly within call.

VoLTE ready devices on Safaricom Network

  1. Huawei Mate 10 Lite
  2. Huawei Mate 10 Pro
  3. Huawei Mate 20
  4. Huawei Mate 20 Lite
  5. Huawei Mate 20 Pro
  6. Huawei P20
  7. Huawei P20 Lite
  8. Huawei P20 Pro
  9. HUAWEI Technologies Co Ltd Mate 20
  10. HUAWEI Technologies Co Ltd Mate 20 lite
  11. HUAWEI Technologies Co Ltd Mate 20 Pro
  12. HUAWEI Technologies Co Ltd P20
  13. HUAWEI Technologies Co Ltd P20 lite
  14. HUAWEI Technologies Co Ltd P30 lite
  15. HUAWEI Technologies Co Ltd Y6 Prime 2019
  16. HUAWEI Technologies Co Ltd Y7 Prime 2019
  17. Nokia 2.1
  18. Nokia 3.1
  19. Nokia 5.1
  20. Nokia 6.1
  21. Nokia 7.1
  22. Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus
  23. Samsung Galaxy A7 2018
  24. Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus
  25. Samsung Galaxy A9
  26. Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus
  27. Samsung Galaxy J6
  28. Samsung Galaxy J6 Plus
  29. Samsung Galaxy J8
  30. Samsung Galaxy Note 8
  31. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 LTE
  32. Samsung Galaxy Note 9
  33. Samsung Galaxy S8
  34. Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
  35. Samsung Galaxy S9
  36. Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
  37. Samsung Korea Galaxy S10
  38. Samsung Korea Galaxy S10 Plus
  39. Samsung Korea Galaxy S9

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