Tag: Smartphones

Samsung Galaxy Flip And Galaxy Fold Comparison – Here’s What’s New

Samsung’s first-generation Galaxy Fold was the most troubled phone throughout 2019. The new form factor brought its challenges on the table, with primary concerns...

Vivo Y19 Unboxing

Vivo Y19 Unboxing: The vivo Y19 is official. The device was launched in the country back in January and is now available for Ksh....
Oppo patent phone

Oppo Just Patented A Smartphone With A Side Pop-up Selfie Camera

After almost three years of working to achieve full-screen displays on smartphones, which we already have – to some extent – Oppo thinks there...

Infinix S5 Unboxing

The Infinix S5, a successor to this years Infinix S4 is already out in the market. Infinix launched two variants of the device a...
iPhone 11 Pro

iPhones May Be Banned From Russia Next Year, Here is Why

Russia has passed a law that bars the sale of certain devices in the country without Russian made software pre-installed. The move, according to...

[Column] Tips for safer online transactions on your smartphone

Internet-enabled devices like Laptops, Tablets and Smartphones have increased online transactions. From easily transferring money, to placing orders with online stores like Jumia, to...

Africa’s mobile phone market declined by 1.8% in Q2 2019

The Africa mobile phone market declined 1.8% quarter on quarter, QoQ, in Q2 2019, according to the latest figures announced by International Data Corporation...

TECNO Mobile Rebrands, Adopts “Expect More” Slogan

TECNO Mobile has been the leading smartphone vendor in Kenya for a while now, thanks to its focus on providing cheaper devices that sell...

Here’s How Future Smartphones Could Have More Battery Life

Even though batteries have been improved over time, the demand for more juice is always increasing as smartphone get more sophisticated. That's why we...
OnePlus One

OnePlus One smartphone goes up in flames

Smartphones catching fire is not a new thing, and it has happened even to industry giants, Samsung, and Apple. Although Samsung's incident was extreme,...
Oppo's bezel-less phone

Oppo’s First Under-Display Camera Device to be Showcased on June 26

We had already tipped on the upcoming trend in smartphone design with an Under-display camera which will likely be the mainstream art for bezel-less...

24Bit Podcast Episode 15: Fake Phones in Kenya

Have you ever bought a fake phone? Or a tablet? Or a smartwatch? What makes up a "fake" device? How do you tell them...

Huawei Y5 2019 Review: Go-to choice budget smartphone

The good people at Huawei sent me a review unit of the Huawei Y5 2019 last month just a week before the device was...

Vivo set to launch its smartphones in Kenya soon

You probably haven’t heard about Vivo, but if you watched last years World Cup, you have seen the company as one of the sponsors....

Oppo K3 launched here are the specs, price and availability in Kenya

Oppo has been one of the companies that are continuously rolling out devices this year. And so far so good the company has released...
Asus ZenFone 6

Asus showcases a motorized flip-up camera in the Asus ZenPhone 6

It's been a trend where every smartphone maker wants to get rid of the notch in any possible way. In addition to the already...
OnePlus 7 Pro

OnePlus 7 Pro launched: Price, specifications and availability

The Chinese company OnePlus has just released another device in addition to the OnePlus lineage. OnePlus had been in the light since their first...
Huawei Y5 2019 Specs, Price and Availability in Kenya

Huawei Y5 2019 Specs, Price and Availability in Kenya

Huawei is launching yet another device in its Y Series, the Huawei Y5 2019. Huawei's local office is already sending out teasers ahead of the...
The Huawei Y5 2019 is launching in Kenya - TechTrendsKE

The Huawei Y5 2019 is launching in Kenya

Huawei is launching yet another device in its Y Series, the Huawei Y5 2019. Huawei has started sending out teasers for the device although...
Nokia 4.2 Kenya

The Nokia 4.2 is now available in Kenya for Ksh.18,500

HMD Global has today announced the availability of the Nokia 4.2 in Kenya. The device was launched globally in February and comes with a...
Galaxy A50 Specs techtrendske

Samsung Galaxy A50 Specs, Price and Availability in Kenya

The Samsung Galaxy A50 was launched in Kenya a couple of weeks ago. The phones come with some few premium features such as a 6.4-inch...
Huawei P30 Kenya

Huawei P30 Pro, P30 and P30 Lite are now officially available for purchase

The pre-order period for the Huawei P30 Series smartphones  – P30 Pro, P30 and P30 Lite finally came to an end and now the...
Huawei P30 Lite Review

Huawei P30 Lite Specs, Price and Availability in Kenya

The Huawei P30 Lite is also an attractive new offering in its price range. The phone borrows design elements from the Huawei P30 Pro...
Huawei P30 Lite Review

Huawei P30 Lite Review: The ultimate 2019 midrange smartphone

The Huawei P30 officially goes on sale in Kenya on April 26th. Huawei unveiled the P30 series in the country a couple of weeks...
Galaxy Fold

Samsung delays Galaxy Fold launch Indefinitely following display issues

Things seem not to be unfolding well for Samsung with the Galaxy Fold. The phone’s durability has recently come into question after several review...
Tecno Spark 3 Pro review techtrendske

Tecno Spark 3 Pro Review: Great budget smartphone with good pricing

The Tecno Spark 3 Pro is here. The company launched the device in March and its available across the country for Ksh. 12,499. At...
Safaricom Neon smartphone

Safaricom introduces 3 Android Go devices in its latest Maisha Ni Digital Campaign

Safaricom has today launched three new 4G devices in the country - Neon Ray, Neon Nova and the Neon Storm under its latest Maisha...
Infinix S4 Kenya

The Infinix S4 with 32MP selfie camera and waterdrop notch is here

Infinix Kenya has officially announced the availability of the Infinix S4 in the country. The S4 comes with a 32-megapixel front camera and is...
OPPO F11 Kenya

The OPPO F11 is launching in Kenya soon

OPPO is bringing the OPPO F11 in Kenya soon. The company has hinted that it will be bringing the OPPO F11 and F11 Pro...
Samsung Galaxy A20 and Galaxy A10 Unveiled in Kenya

Samsung has unveiled two Galaxy A Series smartphones in Kenya

Samsung East Africa has unveiled two entry and mid-tier market smartphones dubbed the Galaxy A Series in the Kenyan market. The batch consists of...
Huawei P30 Series LAUNCH techtrendske

The Huawei P30 Pro, P30 Lite and the P30 now available in Kenya

Huawei Mobile Kenya has unveiled its Huawei P30 Series flagship smartphones – P30 Pro, P30 and P30 Lite in the Kenyan market.   Huawei P...
Infinix HOT 7 Review Kenya

Infinix HOT 7 Review: HOT but……

The Infinix HOT 7 is officially selling in Kenya. Infinix actually has two variants of the device, the 1GB/16GB variant that retails at Ksh.9,999...
Infinix S4 with waterdrop notch

Infinix S4 with a teardrop notch launching soon, here’s what we know

Infinix Mobility unveiled the HOT 7 last month and it looks like we might be seeing yet another device from them in the coming...
TECNO SPARK 3 PRO

The TECNO SPARK 3 PRO is now available in Kenya for Ksh.12,499

TECNO Mobile has been teasing its latest device the TECNO SPARK 3 for a few weeks now. We were not sure when the device...
Huawei y6 Prime 2019

Huawei Y6 Prime 2019 Quick Thoughts

The Huawei Y6 Prime 2019 officially went on sale this month. Huawei is selling the device at Ksh.13,499 and you can grab one on...
TECNO SPARK 2

TECNO SPARK 3 Launching Soon; Here’s What We Know

TECNO Mobile is set to unveil its next device in the SPARK series, the SPARK 3. The company has started sending out teasers for...
Infinix HOT 7

Infinix HOT 7 officially goes on sale in Kenya

The Infinix HOT 7 was spotted on Infinix’s e-commerce site X-Mall last week. Infinix had opened pre-orders for the device and now the device has...
Smartphone

Africa’s Smartphone Market Sees First Growth Since 2015, IDC Report

Africa's smartphone market grew 2.3% in 2018 to total 88.2 million units, according to the latest figures announced by IDC.
Jumia White Paper 2019 launch

Affordable entry-level devices key driver of smartphone adoption in Kenya

Jumia has released its 2019 White Paper report ahead of its Mobile Week scheduled to run from the 22nd to 31st of March. The...

Oppo unveils its new 10x Lossless Zoom Smartphone Camera Tech at MWC 2019

Lots of interesting smartphone tech came out of MWC 2019 with the major highlights being, of course, foldable smartphones. The phones received a fair...
LG V50 ThinQ with Dual Screen kenya

MWC 2019: LG unveils the LG V50 ThinQ 5G, alongside the new LG G8...

LG Electronics unveiled its newest G and V series flagship smartphones at the Mobile World Conference 2019 in Barcelona. The company introduced the LG...

Infinix ZERO 6 PRO Now Available in Kenya For Ksh. 31,999, Pre-orders open from...

You have probably seen Infinix Mobile sending out teasers about their next device in their ZERO High-end series, the ZERO 6 PRO from as...
Samsung Galaxy S10 Specs, Price and Availability in Kenya

Samsung Galaxy S10 Specs, Price and Availability in Kenya

Samsung finally unveiled the much-awaited Galaxy S10.  Samsung launched four unique devices in the  Galaxy S10 lineup is composing of the Galaxy S10, S10+,...

Huawei Y7 Prime 2019 Quick Thoughts

Huawei unveiled the Huawei Y7 Prime 2019 in Kenya a few weeks ago. There was a media launch which we covered here. Pre-orders were...
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How and where to live-stream the Galaxy S10 launch event today

We have not written much about the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S10 but we’re sure you have read so much about it already. By now...

The Huawei Y7 Prime 2019 officially goes on sale in Kenya today

The Huawei Y7 Prime 2019 officially goes on sale starting today a two weeks after it was launched. The device was launched towards the...

Samsung is working on industry’s First 1TB memory chip for smartphones

Samsung now says it has begun production of industry’s first one-terabyte (TB) embedded UFS, for use in next-generation mobile applications.

Huawei Y7 Prime 2019 Specs, Price and Availability in Kenya

Huawei launched the Huawei Y7 Prime 2019 in the country this week. The company is selling the device at Ksh.19,999 and Pre-orders kicked off...

Editorial: What Will the Next Phase of Smartphone Innovation Bring?

By Hark-sang Kim, Senior Vice President, Head of Visual R&D Team, Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics In light of modest global sales recently, some observers say...

Globalization in the era of LG

It is not news that smart devices have tremendously increased over the past years bringing with it globalisation. Analysts’ project that by 2020 there...

Tecno Mobile is teasing its next Camon, the Camon 11

Tecno Mobile has started sending out teasers for its next device in the Camon Series, and it is calling it Tecno Camon. According to...

The Nokia 7.1 officially goes on sale in Kenya for Ksh. 30,000

The Nokia 7.1 is now available in Kenya, a month after being launched globally. HMD Global has today announced that the availability of the...

iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max Specs, Price and availability in Kenya

Redington Kenya Ltd – Telecom Distribution has officially introduced the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max in Kenya. The new iPhones will retail from Ksh. 140,000...

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 512GB model is now in Kenya

Samsung has announced the availability of the Galaxy Note 9 512GB model in Kenya.  Samsung, however, says only a limited number of units of the...

The Huawei Y9 (2019) unveiled in Kenya for Kshs 24,990

Huawei has today unveiled its latest device in the Y series, the Huawei Y9 2019. The device was launched today an event held at...

The Itel S13 now in Kenya: Specs, Price and Availability

Itel one of the phone brands under TRANSSION HOLDINGS has unveiled the Itel S13 smartphone in the Kenyan market. The Itel S13 is the...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Quick Review, specs and features

I have been using the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 for a week now. I already did the unboxing article for you which you can...

Tecno Spark 2 Review: Tecno’s amazing Android Go entry-level smartphone

Tecno Spark 2 Review: Tecno Mobile unveiled the Tecno Spark 2 a couple of weeks ago. The Tecno Spark 2 as I have mentioned...

Huawei P20 Lite quick review: Best mid-range smartphone in the market?

I have been interacting with the Huawei P20 Lite, a budget-friendly version of the standard P20 flagship phone for a week and a half...

Key highlights from the Jumia Mobile Week 2018 White paper

On March 15th, Africa’s leading online shopping platform Jumia released its Mobile Week 2018 white paper. The report noted that out of 420 million...

How to track your lost phone that is turned off

By Elizabeth Mason Smartphones have become an integral part of a person’s life. Whether it is a boon or a curse is another topic but...
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Report: Africa’s Smartphone Market Declines as feature phone market goes up

Africa's smartphone market experienced a quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) decline of 6.4% during Q4 2017. This is according to the latest insights announced yesterday by global...

OPPO A83 With Face Unlock Launched in Kenya: Price, Specification

We had already told you that OPPO was planning to unveil a mid-range full screen display device in the Kenyan market. Well, they finally...

#MWC2018: Confirmed, the LG V30 will feature AI capabilities

LG has confirmed that that its 2018 version of the LG V30 will feature AI capabilities. The company says it will introduce this first of...

5 Simple Ways to Preserve Data on Your Smartphones

Internet Mobile Data had become too expensive all around the world because of our consuming data ability. Nowadays everyone uses smartphones and, without an...

Tecno Mobile is teasing its next Camon with 18.9 screen ratio

Tecno Mobile is teasing its next device, the Tecno Camon CM, set to be launched in the country any time soon. Not much has...

Huawei to launch Mate 10 Pro in February

Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) has announced that its breakthrough HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro will be available from February. The phone will be availed in...

OPPO F5 Review: All about the selfies

We have told you so much about the OPPO F5 already. The flagship device from OPPO Mobile was launched in November 2017 in the...

Infinix ZERO 5 Review: Its Big, Powerful With Great Cameras

The Infinix ZERO 5 was launched a couple of weeks ago in the country. Prior to this launch, Infinix had officially unveiled the device...

Product Review: The Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Last year saw Samsung develop the Galaxy Note 7, a phone that they suspended its sales and announced an informal recall, after it was...

Samsung is releasing the Galaxy S8, but will it really kill the Note series?

We all remember what befell Samsung with its Galaxy Note 7 devices. What most of us were waiting for is Samsung’s next move for...

Huawei Y5 II full review: Is it worth your cash?

Huawei launched the Huawei Y5II a couple of months ago, in Kenya. The Y5 II brings every good feature that should be in a...

Tecno Phantom 6 now available for pre-order from Safaricom.

The Tecno Phantom 6 and Phantom 6 plus were launched last week on Friday in Dubai. Kenyans, however, might have to wait much longer...
Tecno Phantom 6 and Tecno Phantom 6 Plus are the two different variants of Tecno Phantom phone with a complete hardware and software upgrade from the Phantom 5

Tecno Phantom 6 and Phantom 6 plus to be available in Kenya from 7th...

Tecno Mobile finally unveiled the Tecno Phantom 6 and Phantom 6 plus, its latest addition to the Phantom series. The launch was done at...
Tecno Phantom 6 and Tecno Phantom 6 Plus are the two different variants of Tecno Phantom phone with a complete hardware and software upgrade from the Phantom 5

TECNO Mobile is launching the Phantom 6 and Phantom 6 plus, here’s what you...

Yes, it's now official, the Tecno Phantom 6 and Phantom 6 plus leaks came out already but what we were not sure about was...

It’s here, the Infinix HOT S unboxing and first impressions.

The Infinix HOT S is the latest addition to the Infinix range of smartphones. The device was launched last week on Friday together with...
FERO mobile this evening unveiled a range of new devices, entry level feature phones and premium smartphones targeted at the top end of the market.

FERO Launches a variety of mobile devices for the Kenyan market

You will all agree that the rate at which smartphone manufacturing companies are invading the Kenyan market is quite amazing. Every new month, there...

Samsung already feeling the effects of the Galaxy Note7 Recall And Sales Halt

You are all aware of how Samsung was forced to make a global recall of the Galaxy Note7.  This was due to the fact...

Nokia-Branded Android devices to Launch in Q4 2016

Rumours about Nokia working on an Android device have been all over online tech platforms for quite some time now.  What we didn't know...

Wiko K-Kool Full Review

The Wiko K-Kool is one of the latest smartphone from Wiko Mobile to hit the market. Since entering into the Kenyan market, the French...

Tecno Phonepad 7 II review and specifications

Well, Tecno Mobile thinks more Kenyans need to use affordable smartphones. Recently we have seen the company unveil a range of these new devices,...

Charging your mobile device on a computer could put your data at risk

In any working environment there is always this one colleague who keeps borrowing your USB cable to charge his or her Smartphone. Maybe you...

The Galaxy A (2016) Smartphones now in Kenya

Samsung Electronics has today announced the release of the Galaxy A (2016) smartphones into the Kenyan Market. The Galaxy A (2016) incorporates Samsung’s latest...

New smartphone case that can print selfies in seconds

A French start-up has developed a new smartphone case that can print selfies from the phone itself in a jiffy. The company called Prynt recently...

Wiko introduces an exciting range of Smartphones in Kenya

Wiko, the No. 2 smartphone vendor in France has launched its portfolio of 10 phones in Kenya.  Kenyan consumers will now be among the first in...

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24Bit Podcast Episode 19: Value vs Brand Name

What's in a name? Well, turns out, a lot. Quite a lot. Question, would you compromise on features of a product you want to buy...

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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip UTG Screen Terribly Fails Durability Test

Samsung's second-generation folding phone was a much-anticipated one. When the Galaxy Z Flip was announced with its flexible glass material dubbed "Ultra-Thin Glass," troubles...

Here’s why you should offer health insurance to your employees

Today, the cost of healthcare in Kenya has risen drastically, thanks to the evergrowing demand for medical services. Having health insurance is therefore very...