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iPhone X available in Kenya under a payment plan via Redington

by Milicent Atieno
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Kenyans can now enjoy, what has been termed Apple’s best smartphone yet, iPhone X through an easy purchase plan by Redington.

The iPhone X will hit the shelves across Safaricom shops, Elite Digital, Salute iWorld, PhoneLink, Personal Systems, and Mac & More. The cash prize for the phone is Ksh 130,000 ($1,250). Yes, a whole Ksh. 130K, but don’t fret! Upon payment of 30% of the amount, you can get the phone as long as you can meet the regular monthly Ksh. 14,965 instalment. The phone comes in two variants, the 64GB, which retails at $1,250 and the 128GB at $1,400.

When you purchase the iPhone X from any of the above mentioned outlets, you also get a Belkin wireless charger.

The iPhone X Specs and Features

All-glass design with stainless steel frame
IP67 water- and dust-resistant rating
2716mAh battery
Running iOS 11.2 out of the box
5.8” AMOLED Display
Dual 8MP rear camera with dual OIS, portrait mod with portrait lighting
4K video recording of up to 60 fps and an optical zoom of 2x
Wireless charging
7MP selfie camera with HDR


This amazing device has an all-screen display that precisely follows the curve of the device with no border allowance. The entire face of the phone is a screen, “said, Sajan Thomas, the Regional Business Head East Africa for Redington, during the iPhone X launch event in Kenya.

iPhone X introduced the new Animoji Karaoke

Seen a pig singing on your timeline lately? How about a talking pile of poo? Maybe you’ve seen a chicken talking, or a fox howling then break out into laughter! If you are lost about these new emoji, well, they are the products iPhone X.

Well, to be precise, they are the product of iPhone X’s TrueDepth Camera system. The camera allows you to create a custom animated character that tracks your facial movement and expression and records your voice. As you open and close your mouth, and move your head, the emoji mimics those moves, as the phone’s microphone records your real voice.

The emoji is merely an animated avatar with your voice. Ever since its launch with the launch of the iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus. People have come up with innovative ways to create karaoke recording of these emoji; now dubbed Animoji karaoke.

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