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Russia-Made Mobile Muslim Mecca Phones Print E-mail
by Tom McGregor    Sun, Nov 2, 2014, 12:59 am

$ 1Amecca.jpgA Russian company is manufacturing Koran phones that show Muslims how to find Mecca. 

Russia Today reports that, "A unique cellphone solely for Muslims – with pre-installed Koran in Russian and Arabic and “prayer alarm” – is to go on sale in Russia from the end of November. Created by BQ–Mobile, the cell phone is expected to become a popular device with Muslims in Russia. A built-in navigator automatically determines the user’s location and also points the way to the East, where Mecca lies."

Timur Irmaev, a representative of the Central Spiritual Administration of Muslims, is quoted as saying that, “Before creating the device, experts studied the interests of the faithful. They asked what kind of gadgets would be useful to them in everyday life. The mobile phone menu is very simple and clear, the user can in a few clicks turn the Suras (chapters) of the Koran.”

According to RT, "BQ-mobile is a brand-new Russian company that sells cell-phones, smartphones and tablets at lowcost prices."

Mobile Muslim Mecca Phones will go on sale starting in November.

To read the entire article from Russia Today, link here:

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