By Kokumo Goodie, Lagos, Nigeria
Leaders in the manufacturing of trendy smartphones, Infinix Mobility Limited, at the weekend in Lagos unveiled the Infinix Zero 2 smartphone into the Nigerian market.
According to the original equipment manufacturer (OEM), it was designed in Paris and Shanghai, the Infinix Zero 2 comes on the heels of the successful roll out and impressive acceptance and patronage of the Infinix Zero. The new product, which is specifically targeted at the students, youths and young professionals, is designed to address the demands of this segment of the market, which craves trendier variants of phones.
Managing Director, Infinix Mobility Limited, Mr. Benjamin Jiang, who spoke during the lauch held at the Main Auditorium, University of Lagos, explained that the Zero 2 which is positioned as a flagship killer, would adequately address the yawning gap noticed in the Nigerian market, which is a lack of trendy and lifestyle smart phones that young people within age range of 15-35 can use.
Head of Marketing, Infinix Mobility Limited,, Mr Peter Zhou, who also sopke during the launch said: “Infinix Zero 2 is designed with innovative materials like Kevlar, which is lighter, tougher, and slimmer, to match the lifestyle of the target market in Nigeria. They are young, smart and trendy in outlook and product patronage. They want products that can seamlessly compliment them in every respect. At Infinix Mobility Limited, we have the mandate to provide telecommunication solutions through innovative, world-class and trendy mobile smart phones. This new product is one of the manifestations of this mandate.
‘’It brings us tremendous joy that our products are actually meeting varying demands of the Nigerian market and we are pleasantly surprised at the rate and speed the market has responded to our range of products. Our pledge is that we would continue to introduce quality and functional products into the market.”
While stressing that the phone offers even more exciting functions than its predecessor, the Infinix Zero,Jiang added that the phone’s screen measures 5.0” with a HD Samsung super Amoled Screen Resolution, 165k colours displayed, 1280×720 HD resolution and a dimensions measuring 6.7 mm thickness –118g which makes it light, easy and fun to handle.
Designed with a Kevlar back cover that is ultra-strong, light, flexible, five times stronger and lighter than steel and 118 g in weight which fits perfectly in the palm of your hand, the premium device comes with other exciting special specifications like Samsung Super Amoled HD screen, Corning gorilla glass 3 with 0.55mm thickness which enhances touch screen fluidity, as well as a 2GB RAM and Octa core 2.0 GHz processor.
Other features of the phone include a 13MP + 5 MP Samsung camera with 85 degree wider angle and F 2.0 aperture which admits more light into the sensor to make for sharp and bright pictures.
A new Infinix Zero 2 phone comes with 1G data at the subsidized rate of N1,000 for a period of 12 months on the Etisalat network.
Infinix’s exclusive partnership with the region’s largest e-commerce platforms through a ‘factory-to-consumer’ model, significantly reduces cannel costs, meaning that consumers are able to enjoy this high tech device at discounted prices of N32900 and 35900 for 16GB and 32GB respectively, available on e-commerce platforms.