Wednesday, 25 January 2023 01:01

MOVISTAR launches prepaid smartphones with eSIM technology

Written by Evelyn Alas

Movistar El Salvador presents two new Movistar branded Smartphones for the prepaid segment, making cutting edge technology available to all its customers. There are two models: MOV01 and MOV02 with eSIM technology, at affordable prices and high quality, making El Salvador the first country in the world to have low cost devices with a virtual SIM.

The new Movistar eSIM smartphones include facial recognition and offer connectivity with the best features: the MOV01 with 5" screen with 32 GB of memory and 2 GB of RAM offers speed and more memory at the best price. While the MOV02 with an extraordinary 6.5" screen will allow you to enjoy your favorite video content, 32 GB of memory and 2GB of RAM and fingerprint reader for added security. The prices are $40 and $60 respectively and you can take them with a protection kit completely free.

"We know that our customers and salvadorans are looking for the best technology at affordable prices, we are providing them with that alternative by offering them high-performance equipment to facilitate the daily activities of a hyper-connected life with eSIM, the most advanced technology, at a low cost", explained Lucy Monterrosa, Movistar's prepaid marketing manager.

The eSim is a virtual SIM that is integrated into smartphones. They are devices with great advantages, such as always being connected anywhere, easy and quick activation, prevents unauthorized SIM extraction, has user identification in the activation process, and in case of theft or loss, the number can be recovered in another device and are more environmentally friendly.

"To those who purchase the new Movistar eSIM smartphones we will be giving them Facebook and Whatsapp free for a year, the benefit will be delivered every month for their first recharge or package purchase from $2. Additionally, as a welcome benefit, they will enjoy 20 GB of navigation, their favorite social networks: YouTube, TikTok Instagram, Twitter and Spotify, and also unlimited calls to USA/Canada and 60 minutes to other networks for 15 days", Monterrosa said.

In addition, Movistar El Salvador is the only telephone company in the country to obtain ISO 14001-2015 environmental certification for its Environmental Management System, a strategy focused on protecting the environment. The new devices, by incorporating the eSIM, are eco-friendly because they reduce the need to use plastic cards, metals and CO2 production to transport the cards to the point of sale.

Salvadorans can purchase the two new smartphones in the 35 Movistar stores and in the different authorized points of sale throughout the country. These two models are complemented by the broad portfolio of prepaid packages, designed to meet any connectivity need. To know in detail the features of the new Movistar devices and their benefits, you can visit or write to our Whatsapp 7119-7119.

Movistar El Salvador maintains its leadership in products and services thanks to its DNA of innovation and a digital footprint focused on facilitating the lives of customers and users through the best of technology. The diversified strategy of products and services, anticipates the challenges of connectivity, as well as the digital transformation processes of entrepreneurs, micro, small, medium and large enterprises, positioning us as the leading company of the digital future of telecommunications in the country.


Translated by: A.M