Intel have announced a new smartphone for the African market, the Intel Yolo which is launching in Kenya and it comes with a 3.5 inch display with a resolution of 320 x 4120 pixels.
The Intel Yolo is powered by a single core 1.2GHz processor and the device will retail for around $125 in Kenya and will also come with 500MB of data include and will be sold through Saraficom shops in the country.
We’re redefining what cost-conscious Kenyans can expect from a smartphone,” said Peter Arina, general manager, Safaricom’ s Consumer Business Unit. “The Intel-based Yolo smartphone strikes a unique balance between price and performance – we consider it to be a real breakthrough. It’s great news that Kenya will be the launch country in Africa for smartphones with Intel Inside and we expect a great reception from our customers.”
The device also comes with a 5 megapixel camera which can record HD video in 1080p and comes with an FM radio and support for HSPA+.
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