The VivoBook range notebook’s will be available at select Orange shops in Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu and will be sold as standalone units, or bundled with either a 3G or a CDMA modem.
Orange CEO, Mickael Ghossein said, “These new devices will broaden our device portfolio and position Orange as a one stop shop for premium devices. The bundled offer that allows a customer to also purchase a modem will push our Internet penetration agenda.”
Asus says the notebook’s will retail between KSh 42,999 and KSh 56,999 come with a large memory and storage capacity, HD graphics and run on Windows 8 and have a one year international warranty.
To cement the partnership, those who buy a notebook plus a modem will enjoy Orange’s data bonus promotion running till September 30, 2013. The firm also said the those purchasing Internet Everywhere (IEW) data bundles for their modems will be given a 100 percent bonus on every purchase of 50MB to 5GB of data.