Who says that Africa can not have their own smartphone? One of the leading mobile network operator based in Kenya – Safaricom – with Intel as their partner reportedly has just introduced the first Intel Inside smartphone for the African region and it’s known as the Safaricom Yolo. Based on Intel’s latest smartphone platform for developing country, Yolo Safaricom has been supported by the Atom Z2420 1.2GHz processor reliability. To support HSPA +, the phone is equipped with Intel XMM6265 modem. As for the performance support system, this smartphone has been running full operating system of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
Although it’s still too small for an Android device, Safaricom Yolo apparently still being equipped with a 3.5 inch touch screen feature. Besides being equipped with a 5 MP camera with the capability of recording full HD 1080p video, the smartphone is also equipped with the presence of features to support Bluetooth and WiFi connectivity. As the first Android smartphone in Africa with support of Intel, Safaricom Yolo has been marketed with price for 10,999 KSHS per unit, included with the free data package of 500 MB.