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New Tecno smartphone to cost less than Sh10K

The Chinese mobile phone maker Tecno Mobile’s bid to rule the smartphone market in Kenya has gone a notch higher with the release a new device that will cost less than Sh10,000.

The company has announced the impending release of a new series of smartphones targeted at the youth market.

The new Tecno Spark will have 13MP rear/ 8MP front, F/2.0 dual cameras. It will also come with a fingerprint sensor, 5.5 inches IPS display and operate on the latest Android 7.0.

A promotional advert of the new Techno Spark. PHOTO | COURTESY
A promotional advert of the new Techno Spark. PHOTO | COURTESY

The new device is expected to be in the Kenyan market in mid-August.

Details of the pricing are not yet out, but the standard edition will cost between Sh8 to Sh9K.

Tecno is aiming to be ‘the camera smartphone of choice’ in all its markets.

The specifications of the new phone, its colorful chasis options and price tag is tailored to woo young consumers.