Categories: MobileTech

Wiko slide 2 launches in Kenya in partnership with Jumia

Jumia MD Parinaz Firozi shares a light moment with Wiko Country manager John Mutwiri during the launch

Wiko, Europe’s second largest brand has today launched the new Wiko slide 2 in partnership with online store Jumia. The new model will retail at Ksh. 9,999 and sell exclusively on the e-commerce store.

Featuring a 5.5” HD display screen, a powerful 1.4 GHz octa-core

processor, 2GB RAM the Wiko slide comes in two colors blue and gold sand embellished with a metallic frame and runs on Android 5.1 lollipop operating system. A 16GB ROM expandable to 32GB via an SD card also allows you enough space for your operations.

Speaking at the launch, Wiko country Manager, John Mutwiri said, “We are happy to partner with Jumia to launch a Smartphone that will enhance the users digital experience as it allows you to mix business with pleasure, functional and fun.”

For the selfie lovers and multimedia enthusiasts, the SLIDE2 camera comes with an impressive 13MP back camera and 5MP front camera and other features, such as panoramic view and wide angle view that enable you to take the best photos whatever the situation. It has a durable battery life, with a battery capacity of 2820 mAh enabling you to enjoy the SLIDE2 experience all day long.

Parinaz Firozi, MD, Jumia Kenya commented, “We are happy to partner with Wiko in the run-up to Black Friday this 27th November to offer Kenyans yet another irresistible deal. To the tech savvy generation, the Wiko Slide 2 is a must have.”

The partnership between the two companies is the second this year with the first one having been signed in July during Jumia Mobile week megathon sale. The two companies are optimistic that this year’s Jumia Black Friday will last year’s triple sales and go on to be the biggest e-commerce sales day in the history of Kenya.

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