NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Kenya’s
fastest growing online shopping mall Kilimall, which is owned by Chinese
investors, on Tuesday secured exclusive rights to market new Infinix and Tecno
in a statement that it will be the sole distributor of Tecno Spark and three
Infinix models-Infinix Note 4 Pro, Infinix Hot5 and Infinix Hot5 Lite starting
from August 28.
Head of Kenya Business Norah Akello said the new Tecno and Infinix brands are
tailor-made for young, urban middle classes whose appetite for luxury products
is on the rise thanks to increasing disposable income.
Tecno are known quality brands and we are glad they agreed to exclusively market
their newest models through us,” said Akello.
percent of the phones we are selling are Infinix and Tecno and it is due to this
reason that we are getting this opportunity to be the sole online sellers of
these flagship models,” she added.
will be able to purchase Tecno Spark at a cost of 100 U.S. dollars through
Kilimall’s online platforms. Its main features include a storage capacity of 16
gigabytes, a fingerprint sensor and an upgraded camera.
from Kilimall indicated that Infinix Note 4 Pro that will sell at 190.5 dollars
is an upgrade of the popular Note 4 and its main features include a fast
charging battery, an intuitive stylus pen and branded Xpen.
It added that
Infinix Hot5 and Infinix Hot5 Lite’s whose retail prices are 102 dollars and
80.4 dollars respectively have state of the art features like a 3D stereo
surround technology which gives the phones a home theatre experience.
and Tecno Smartphone brands have in the recent past gained traction among Kenyan
consumers due to their affordability and quality.
the Infinix Mobility Kenyan Managing Director said the partnership with Kilimall
was a game changer in the quest to have a stronger footprint in the East African
Nation’s vibrant Smartphone market.
“This is one
of many future partnerships we will have with Kilimall, because more and more
Kenyans are buying online, and that’s a market we are prioritizing,” Tang said.