Lenovo, the popular brand that makes personal computers which has also been dubbed the number one Personal Computer manufacturer, has just launched its latest 4G-branded smartphone into the Kenyan market. The smartphone wishes to use its low-price budget range to edge out other competitors in the market at this time of booming smartphone sales in the region.
Lenovo, in a bid to spread its tentacles faster, has teamed up with mobile telecommunications service providers as well as personal vendors to make their distribution easier and faster to different parts of the country. With this measure in place, they hope to reach as large an audience as possible.
Lenovo, placed fifth in the world’s smartphone manufacturing company ranking and having already established in Tanzania and and Ethiopia, is not relenting in the move to spread through the East and West African Region.
The 4G smartphone introduced, called the A2010, has some awesome features and fields a wide range of exciting specifications that makes it justified at its set price. Designed with a 4.5″ screen and built to run on the Android Lollipop platform, it comes with 1GB of RAM and a readily available 8GB of internal storage space. The processor speed is also set at 1GHz. Having a 5MP primary camera and a 2MP front camera, it is poised to provide a good user experience in terms of photo taking and media recording.
The price of the device has been set at 5200 Kenyan shillings.
“We have great optimism in the success of the mobile business in the East African region. Kenya is without doubt the gateway into East Africa, and we are keen on building on our success in the PC business as we get more Lenovo smartphones into the market,” Sharay Shams an executive at Lenovo said at the launch event.