Infinix has today unveiled its latest android smartphone into the Kenyan market. The new Infinix Hot Note X551 features a 5.5”sreen, 16GB internal memory, 8 Megapixel camera and runs on the latest Android 4.4 KitKat.
And like its counterpart the Infinix X507, the new smartphone will sell exclusively on Jumia after the two companies reached an agreement following the instant success of the Infinix X507 whose sales Parinaz Firozi MD Jumia Kenya described as “staggering”.
Other important features to note about the phone include its 4000 mAh (Li-polymer) battery that takes 20 minutes to charge and supports 7 hours of usage. Its dual micro SIM and 2MP secondary camera + 1GB RAM and an Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A7. The phone also comes with 12 months warranty.
With its pocket-friendly price of Ksh. 9,999, the Infinix Note is expected to dwarf others in the market riding on free deliveries in all major towns and the option to pay cash on delivery offered by the online retailer and to ensure customer satisfaction, Infinix will also be banking on the Jumia return policy that allows customers to return or exchange products they purchase on the website within 7 days.
The announcement comes a fortnight after Innjoo launched its first smartphone the Innjoo Note exclusively on Jumia to tap into the growing online customer base in Kenya. The middle East smartphone company also launched the Innjoo T1 phone tablet 7″ 8GB Dual SIM and the Innjoo F2 tablet- 10.1″Dual SIM retailing at Ksh. 9,999 and 10,999 respectively.
According to Parinaz Firozi, selling online Jumia marketplace ensures you are exempted of costs like rent, city council permits, wages and salaries, insurance and other risks common in brick and mortal stores thus allowing you to offer the best prices for your products and enjoy maximum returns as Jumia only takes an agreed commission on items sold.