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Maisha Ni Digital

The Neon Kicka has been designed with the customer in mind providing a compact, high quality device while keeping the cost lower for a smart phone.

Safaricom stays committed to transforming lives, hence the Neon range of devices are being sold as affordable high-quality devices that enable customers from all walks of life to make the right steps towards taking advantage of all the opportunities present online no one gets left behind.

The device is powered by Googles Android 8.1 (Go Edition), a version of the Android OS that is optimized for entry level devices with 1GB of internal memory or less. It also comes with a suite of Google apps designed to run faster while consuming less data. Android is an open source, highly customizable operating system and, through the launch of its Go Edition, aims to offer users the best Android experience on affordable devices.

The Neon Kicka affords customers a satisfactory smart phone experience allowing customers to install apps, games and access the internet all while enjoying the speed and reliability of the Safaricom 3G network. The phone’s performance is also enhanced by the new lighter version of the Android operating system. Android Oreo (Go edition) is built for a leaner, faster, and safer experience than ever before:

  • Speed and reliability, enabling lower spec devices running Android Oreo (Go Edition) to operate faster and smoother with enhanced new apps which allows users to email, get answers, find directions, play games faster than ever.
  • Improved UX, thanks to Android 8.1 (Go Edition’s) intuitive design, built with entry level users in mind. The UI design of the platform is efficient, simple, clear and fresh

The Neon Kicka 4 will come loaded with free weekly 500MB data on the first month and an opportunity to unlock the 500MB weekly data bundle in the next 5 months once a customer purchases a bundle worth Kshs.50 or more. This allows the customers to get used to the digital experience through use and purchase of data bundles.

Customers can purchase the device across all Safaricom Shops, Safaricom dealer outlets and on the online Masoko market place. On purchase of the Kicka 4, customers will also receive a free screen protector, a free phone case and a free digital Self-Education Starter pack.

The launch of the device marks the start of the Maisha ni Digital campaign that seeks to introduce millions across the country to Internet services through affordable 3G devices and personalized data offers.

Neon Kicka 4 Key Specifications

  • Screen Size: 4 inch
  • OS: Android 8.1 (GO Edition)
  • Memory: 512+4GB
  • Camera: 2MP+0.3MP
  • Battery: 1500mAh
  • Price: KES 3499/-

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