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X1S Smartphone Hits Kenyan Markets , Stylish Phone Vaunts Best Features At Pocket Friendly Price

Gionee product consultant Carol Njenga (left) takes a selfie using the newly launched Gionee X1S with Gionee Marketing Manager for Kenya Peate Shaw and regional manager for Nairobi, Dismas Omondi soon after the launch.
Gionee product consultant Carol Njenga (left) takes a selfie using the newly launched Gionee X1S with Gionee Marketing Manager for Kenya Peate Shaw and regional manager for Nairobi, Dismas Omondi soon after the launch.

Smart phone consumers in Kenya seeking a reliable phone with top notch features yet pocket friendly finally have just what they need.

Gionee has today launched its premium X1S smartphone targeted mainly at the growing youthful market. The X1S, which was launched recently in Asian markets, comes with a fingerprint sensor, bigger battery capacity to last for two days, three slots for SIM and storage, and a selfie-focused camera, among other features.

The phone also has 3GB of RAM storage and 32GB internal storage that can be expanded to 256GB using the microSD card.

The stylish smartphone has been priced at Sh18,999 and comes in black and gold colours and consumers are already excited about it especially in this festive spending during Christmas and New Year celebrations.

“X1s brings consumers premium photography and advanced features that go beyond the conventional boundaries for this price segment,” said Eric Ai, the General Manager for Gionee in Kenya.

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For camera lovers, the smartphone has upgraded the cameras for X1s to 13-megapixel rear with flash and a 16-megapixel front with flash for selfie lovers, backed by a larger 4000mAh battery.

“The new X1s has been shaped by user demands and adopted a 16MP selfie camera that allows users to take brighter, more beautiful and more natural-looking selfies anytime, day or night. It can capture four times of amount of light, which improves the imaging quality greatly, especially in low light,” Mr Ai said.

The phone fitted with smart power consumption management software that optimizes performance to ensure the device is always powered comes with a 5.20-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720 pixels by 1,280 pixels.

“The X1s also has a split-screen function that makes it possible for you to hold two different things in one screen at one time,” Mr Ai said adding that “Users can, for example, keep chatting while watching videos.”

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Written by Eva Nyambura

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