Orange launches iPhone 5c and 5s in Kenya
By BiztechAfrica – Jan. 14, 2014, 8:29 a.m.
Orange has launched the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c in Kenya. These two latest versions of the iPhone will be available starting at KSh 72,599 for the 16 GB model and KSh 81,899 for the 32 GB model of the 5c and at KSh 85,699 for the 16 GB model and KSh98,699 for the 32 GB model of the 5s.
Orange describes the iPhone 5c and 5s as ‘the most amazing versions of the iPhone yet, with a lighter and thinner feel. These latest Apple phone models have been completely redesigned to make them forward-thinking smart phones’.
The iPhone 5c with its colour variations make use of the phone more engaging and delightful, with the merge of a plastic exterior with a reinforced steel frame beneath providing structural integrity. The A6, Apple designed chip, assures of faster performance as well as enhanced wireless technology – all the while delivering even better battery life. Its iOS 7, a highly advanced processor, with simpler icons and new features, make the most of the technology within this new mobile device.
iPhone 5s comes complete with the A7 chip with 64 bit architecture. This in effect makes the iPhone 5s the first 64 bit smart phone in the world – with desktop class architecture within a super slim smart phone. The A7 chip is bolstered by the M7 co-processor thereby making it more efficient all the while energy efficient.
“The launch of these two smart devices is consistent with the company’s brand promise of providing innovative products, services and solutions that are relevant to our market segments and add to the value proposition to our customers,” says company CEO, Mickael Ghossein.
“Orange is focused on delivering value for the discerning smart phone user, enabling ease of access to their social and office lives wherever they are. The Apple iPhone range continues to offer excellent variety and versatility that enables customers to embrace the advantages and opportunities offered by an increasingly evolving digital world,” adds Ghossein.
The iPhone 5c and 5s are also 4G compatible, a feature that will enable the user to enjoy faster download speeds when Long Term Evolution technology is launched in the country. “With an increased uptake of smart phones in the country, the iPhone 5c and 5s add style and convenience to the variety of smart phones Orange has to offer to customers on its network. These new devices, coupled with our competitive tariffs, reliable data speeds and voice call quality, are today, an unmatched proposition in the Kenyan market,” adds Ghossein.