Infinix Mobility, one of the global leaders in the manufacturing of trendy Smartphones, has announced the launch of the new Infinix Hot 2 phone in collaboration with Google.
The device, which is the first smartphone on the Android One program in Africa, will enable all users enjoy the latest version of Android with guaranteed software upgrades after release, premium hardware specificationss and a wide range of customized apps.
The Phone which is Google’s first phone made for Africa, was first launched last month in Nigeria and made available through the Jumia online store. In the near future, the handset will also be released in Egypt, Morocco, Ghana and Ivory Coast.
Speaking at the device launch in Kenya, Mr. Benjamin Jiang, The Managing director Infinix Mobility, stated that the new Infinix Hot 2 will redefine the smartphone industry in Kenya.
“At Infinix we believe that the end-users deserve to experience the latest in trendy smartphones at competitive price.We are pleased to collaborate with Google to deliver this unique smartphone; the Infinix Hot 2. We are confident that the phone will push the frontiers of smartphone technology to the next level.”
The Infinix HOT 2 comes with 16GB ROM + 1GB RAM with a 1.3GHz Quad-Core Processor. It has a 2200mAh battery that allows users to enjoy the device for longer hours and runs on Android Lollipop with an automatic update to the latest version of Android when it becomes available.
It has a 5.0 inch display and high-definition (1280 x 720 pixels) resolution that provide users with enhanced gaming and video experiences, allowing users to read and respond to messages directly from the lock screen and provides quick access to tools like the flashlight, Bluetooth, WI-Fi, and more- also standards available on the latest Android Lollipop
The Hot 2 is made of Dragon Glass making it anti-scratch and resistant to native damage. It has an 8.0 MP rear camera in addition to 5P Lens and 2MP front-facing camera. The device’s light sensibility allows users to take highquality photos in any settings.
The Hot 2 is available in the Kenyan market as of 14th of September and can be purchased on Jumia at Kshs. 8,999/=
About Android One Program by Google
Android One is a line of consumer electronics devices that run the Android Operating System. It is a standard created by Google for Android systems, mainly targeted at people buying their first smartphone, and customers in the developing world.
Google manages the design, development, marketing, and support of these devices while all manufacturing are carried out by partnering original equipment manufacturers (OEMs)