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Smartphones make up half of Kenya mobile phone sales

Wednesday 3 June 2015 | 10:23 CET | News
Over half of the mobile devices sold in Kenya is a smartphone, indicating that the country's mobile phone industry is moving further away from feature phones and more towards feature-packed smart devices, according to a new study by e-commerce company Jumia, reported in The Standard. Of the 3.1 million devices sold in Kenya this year, 1.8 million were smartphones, representing 58 percent of the units sold. The data also shows a substantial year-on-year growth of 112 percent compared to the 3.6 percent increase recorded in the feature phone category. The report states that the high penetration

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Jumia
Countries: Kenya
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