Asus has introduced a new generation Intel-powered Fonepad running Android OS and retailing for KSh22,000.
The firm also launched X200 and F200 notebooks suitable for the local market due to their affordability and sturdyness. The F200 is touch while the X200 isn’t but both run on Windows 8 operating system. The X200 has an Intel Core i3 and will retail at KSh35,000 while the F200 will go for KSh61,000.
According to Chris Wen, product manager Asus Kenya, “We are regularly producing newer and more differentiated products to match the current technological trends. Our products also fit with today’s consumers needs who would want to multi task whilst having the convenience of mobility.”
The launches come at a time when the multinational is looking to ride on its Q2 PC shipment results that saw the growth of the company’s PC market share owing to its strengthening notebook PC market.
In its business operations, the IT multinational has indicated that it will focus on channelling its resources towards strengthening its partnership with its dealers and or vendors across major local towns in efforts to reinforcing its EMEA PC market.
“Our vendors are critical to our overall business goals. It is for this reason that Asus will continue to work closely with them so as to reach our consumers in various parts and key cities like Kisumu, Mombasa and Eldoret,” said Wen.