Saturday, March 5, 2011

Safaricom Unveils Huawei Ideos U8150 Android Smart Phone in Kenya

Besides voice and data business, Kenya’s biggest mobile service provider Safaricom is now exploiting the retail market for smart phones, recent being the unveiling of Huawei Ideos U815 Android Smart Phone. Buying a smart phone today in Kenya is not as expensive as it was a few years back. Technology in Africa has reached to levels where almost everyone is familiar with features and capabilities of phones many going for those phones with most features incorporated.

The unveiling of the much desired Huawei Ideos U815 Android Smart Phone by Safaricom, will give Kenyans an opportunity to acquire the handset and enjoy its thrilling features. The Huawei Ideos U815 Android Smart Phone was launched in September 2010. The handset operates on Android 2.2 (Froyo) Operating System. There is no doubt that it’s a great phone and its price makes it even better going for only Kshs. 8,499 at Safaricom retail shops.

Competition between mobile service providers in Kenya caused drastic reduction in voice and text charges leading to reduction in revenues. For this reason, mobile service providers have now turned to other sectors like data, mobile money transfer and retail to compensate on the lost revenues. All service providers now own retail business dealing in phones, laptops, phone accessories and modems each determined to introduce the latest that technology can offer.

 The Huawei Ideos U815 Android Smart Phone from Safaricom is now retailing at affordable prices since its inception into the Kenyan market. There are some constraints however attached to the Huawei Ideos U815 Android Smart Phone, these includes non support for flash and the body casing which is plastic. If you purchase the Huawei Ideos U815 Android Smart Phone from any Safaricom outlet, you will also get
  • Ksh. 1,000 worth of airtime,
  • 600mb of Data.

Here are some of the features found in Huawei Ideos U815 Android Smart Phone;

  • Android 2.2 Froyo Operating System
  • 3G technology for faster Internet access
  • Full touch control screen
  • 3.2 in build Megapixel Camera
  • Supports E-mail alert
  • Supports Memory card
  • Mobile Wi-fi transmitter
  • FM Radio
PRICE Kshs. 8,499/=

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Its is fantastic.... B.U.T Battery life is wanting for a heavy duty user

Just how much memory card support does it offer?

...still th best thus far; unless of course u r talkin abt Galaxy Tab *hands dwn* the device to get now!

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