The Yolo smartphone is the first phone in Africa to feature Intel Inside technology, Intel said.
Technology inside the Android-based phone includes a maximum 1.2-gigahertz processor, high-definition video capture and a camera designed to take seven pictures in a second at five megapixels, according to Intel.
“We are delighted to partner with Safaricom in bringing the first smartphone with Intel Inside to Kenyan consumers” said Aysegul Ildeniz, Intel regional director for the Middle East, Turkey and Africa region.
Other features include a 3.5-inch touchscreen display, support for FM radio, an expandable memory slot and HSPA+ modem support with Intel’s XMM 6265 modem for global roaming.
McAfee‘s mobile security software is also available along with data backup and restore features, the company said.