iPhone X now available in Kenya, costs Kshs 125,000 and Kshs 140,000




Redington Kenya’s Telecom Distribution unit has introduced Apple iPhone X in the local market. iPhone X features the first-ever OLED screen.

“This amazing device has an all-screen display that precisely follows the curve of the device with no border allowance. The entire face of the phone is a screen, and now here we have iPhone X,” said Sajan Thomas, Regional Business Head East Africa for Redington during the unveiling of the device.

(TOP: Johnson Thankchan, Head of Sales, Redington Kenya – centre – poses for a photo with colleagues after the launch of the iPhone X at Sankara Hotel in Westlands on Friday December 15).

The iPhone X has a 5.8-inch Super Retina display and replaces the Home button with fast and fluid gestures, allowing customers to naturally and intuitively navigate the device. One only has to swipe up from the bottom to go home from anywhere and is purpose-built for machine learning, augmented reality apps and immersive 3D games.

It features the 7MP TrueDepth camera and an improved 12MP rear camera with dual OIS that introduces a revolutionary new way to securely unlock, improved authenticate and pay. The 7-megapixel TrueDepth camera enables Face ID features with color capture, auto image stabilization and precise exposure control, and brings Portrait mode to the front camera.

The new camera in iPhone X has a larger and faster sensor, new color filter, deeper pixels and OIS for capturing vibrant photos and videos with more detail. The TrueDepth camera brings emoji to life in a fun new way with Animoji. Available as an iMessage app pre-installed on iPhone X, customers can record and send Animoji messages with their voice that can smile, frown and more.

“Wireless charging will not be an issue for the iPhone X users since the glass back design enables a world-class wireless charging solution. The wireless charging works with the established Qi ecosystem” said Johnson Thankchan the head of sales, East Africa, Redington.

iPhone X is also designed for the ultimate augmented reality experience that is precision engineered to resist water and dust.

The new iPhone retails from Kshs 125,000 (US $1,250) and Kshs 140,000 (US $1400 respectively) and comes with a  free Belkin Wireless charger.

Redington Kenya provides solutions for all categories of IT products (PCs, PC building blocks, networking, software and enterprise solution products) and Consumer and Lifestyle products (Telecom, Digital Lifestyle products, Entertainment products and Digital Printing Machines) to over 100 international brands and relationship with major brands have been for years. Redington Gulf, a subsidiary of Redington India, is amongst the major supply chain solution providers in Africa, Middle East, Turkey and CIS region for vendors of IT, Telecom and Lifestyle products.




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