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Re: $80 Android Phone Sells Like Hotcakes In Kenya

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____/ Hardon on Wednesday 17 Aug 2011 08:31 : \____

> <http://tech.slashdot.org/story/11/08/17/0144227/80-Android-Phone-Sells-
> Like-Hotcakes-In-Kenya>
> <quote>
> "Earlier this year, the Chinese firm Huawei unveiled IDEOS through
> Kenya's telecom titan, Safaricom. So far, this $80 smartphone has
> found its way into the hands of 350,000+ Kenyans, an impressive sales
> number in a country where 40% of the population lives on less than two
> dollars a day. The smartphone is the exemplar of a truly liberating
> device, and thanks to Android and Huawei, it has the potential to
> reach virtually untapped markets."
> </quote>

The Kenyans I know, from Identi.ca, hate Apple _with a passion_. To them,
it's a representation of the vanity of oppressors.

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