Saturday, February 27, 2021


This category is for all company, startup, national etc. announcements published mainly as shared by the different parties.

Samsung says parts of Nyashinski's new video are shot on the Galaxy NOTE 20 Ultra
Samsung has sent out an email on the new Nyashinski video featuring Chris Kaiga saying parts of it have been shot on the Galaxy NOTE 20 Ultra. The specifics on which exact scenes used the NOTE 20 Ultra haven't been shared however
Vivo V20 Launching in Kenya with 44MP Selfie Camera
The device which will be branded under the slogan ‘’Be the Focus’’ will seek to offer extraordinary photography and videography solutions and bring the best moment of truth to users by capturing creative portraits and imaginative videos.
Huawei is launching the Watch FIT in Kenya soon
The Huawei Watch FIT will soon be available in the Kenyan market after Huawei Mobile Kenya has announced plans to officially launch it locally. Currently, the company has brought to the Kenyan Market the following smartwatches:
Vivo Y20s officially launched in Kenya; to retail at KES. 21,000
The new Y20s that retails for KES. 20,999 countrywide, comes with a huge 5000mAh battery, supports 18W FlashCharge Technology, features what Vivo describes as high-end specs, plus has a Side Mounted Fingerprint Scanner.
Huawei Y5p now available across Safaricom Shops
Announced early this year, the device is finally available in the Kenyan market. Huawei Mobile Kenya says the device will be available through Safaricom shops starting at KES. 10,199. The device will also be a under Safaricom's ongoing campaign- JiSort na Bonga - where customers can pick it up for KES. 8,999 and top up 4000 bonga points.
Safaricom MobiPlay Challenge kicks off - Grand Prize is an iPhone 11 Pro Max
Participants will accumulate points based how they complete the skill-based games, and they will be able to track their rank through a publicly available leaderboard. The top 10 players at the end of a day will win the daily prizes ranging from entry-level smartphones to airtime, while the top 5 players at the end of a week will win prizes including PlayStation 4 devices, smartphones and airtime.
TCL 4K Mini LED TV C825
TCL announces 2021 Mini-LED, QLED, 4K HDR lineup. The company also announced it will roll out a TCL Google TV™ series in 2021 to TCL customers, starting in the United States and later in other parts of the world.
realme C12 Kenya
Kenyan smartphone lovers have an opportunity to own one of realme’s latest gadget through online platforms such as Kilimall and other trusted offline platforms. The phone was launched in Kenya alongside realme 7i early last week in a double launch for the festive season.
Pre-orders open for the Huawei Watch Fit
Huawei Kenya is today kicking off a one week preorder period for the new Huawei WATCH FIT that they say will soon be available across all retail stores in the country. The WATCH FIT will retail for KES. 11,999, and every pre-ordering customer will get a free umbrella as a gift.
Vivo V20 Launching in Kenya with 44MP Selfie Camera
The device comes with a 44MP front camera which the company says uses an advanced AI algorithm to track and focus on moving subjects. By sharpening photo and video quality for mobile subject tracking, the camera has the ability to shoot up to 4K selfie videos and also in slow motion.
Nokia C1 Plus Kenya
At that price you're getting 1GB RAM, 16GB storage, a 2500mAh battery, a single 5MP rear camera, and single 5MP front camera. This is definitely the worst pricing decision considering that Nokia's own original C1 was way cheaper despite sharing similar specs.
Huawei Y7a Kenya
Preorders are now open for Huawei Kenya's latest, the Huawei Y7a smartphone that will be retailing at KES. 22,999. If you preorder, you will also be getting free bluetooth headphones, and 1 year free 15GB cloud storage.
Smartphone with Apps
There's a new batch of apps you should delete from your Android Phone
Huawei Matebook X Pro available in Kenya for KES. 250,000
In an article on how the Huawei Matebook Pro X allows you to be productive anytime, anywhere, the company has shared that the high end laptop is available in the market for KES. 250,000. You can pick it up from Huawei Stores at
Showmax announces first Kenyan Original Series in partnership with CANAL+
Production has begun with an expected launch in 2021. However, information on the exact date it will premiere hasn't been shared