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Oppo inks deal with hire purchase company to boost sales in Kenya


OPPO Mobile has  entered into a partnership with Lipa Later, a credit offering company to allow customers to purchase OPPO devices by installment as it aims to increase the sales in the Kenyan market.


The payment plan will allow customers to enjoy a 3.5 percent interest rate on purchase of OPPO F7, a drop from the initial 4 percent.


According to Jesse Wu, Brand Manager, OPPO Kenya, the new arrangement will have a great impact on OPPO F7 and all OPPO devices sales that currently is performing well in the market because of the quality and uniqueness of the device. “Since we launched OPPO F7 in May this year, there has been increased uptake of the device because of its unique features including 25 Megapixel and Artificial Intelligence capabilities as well as its 6.23-inch Super Full Screen, the largest in the market. We believe through this credit payment option; more customers will have an opportunity to access this great device thus boosting our revenue in sales,” he told Nation Tech.


At the same time, Lipa Later’s Claudine Gakundi Business Development Manager said: “We believe this partnership will give an opportunity to customers who would like to own a good smartphone and cannot pay upfront, but through installments. At Lipa later we guarantee full payment of your device as we give you an opportunity to pay without a hustle.”


The top tier mid-range Smartphone has a 25MP Artificial Intelligence selfie camera feature with 4GM RAM and 64GB ROM, and currently retails at Kshs. 35,990 or Kshs. 4,260 per month with Lipa Later.