For MPs of the seventh convocation is planned to buy cheap smartphones with support for LTE. According to “Izvestia” is not defined yet which models will get the parliamentarians.
It is known that the original amount of the contract amounts to almost 4.2 million rubles. An electronic auction for the purchase of gadgets will be held on Monday, July 18. It is expected that the winning company will supply smartphones to August 31. Only for members it is planned to buy 500 phones. Specifies that the screen size of the devices will range from 4 to 5.5 inches.
Experts note that the value of the contract in the course of trading may be reduced by 20-25 percent. Development Director of the investment company QBF Margarita Gorshenev explained that there are a number of models from Samsung, Meizu and Xiaomi who fit the necessary requirements. She also added that the cost of the gadget will not exceed 8300 rubles.
“I believe that the phone should just call. I use my phone, to my number for 14 years. I think that the Deputy of the state Duma can do without a business phone. So when in crisis discusses which phones we purchase, I don’t even want to talk about it, I can use your” — said state Duma Deputy from the faction “United Russia” Olga Timofeeva.
The Deputy from LDPR Igor Lebedev, on the contrary, says that parliamentarians should keep pace with time, and what they will purchase new smartphones, is good. However, he is not ready to give up his camera.
“I do not use mobile phones, which are issued by the state Duma, I will use my” — he said.
MP from the Communist party Konstantin Lazarev also said that he did not intend to use the phone, who would buy the state Duma. “They would not guess what the device I like, I use technology with a more efficient battery,” said he.
The mobile operator, which will serve smartphones deputies of the seventh convocation, was MTS. Public servants will be able to enjoy unlimited mobile phones.