Global tech giant Vivo opens office in Nairobi
Global technology company Vivo has opened a regional office in Kenya in its quest to expand in the region.
At the same time, the company has unveiled its new V17 pro smartphone in the Kenyan market, and invested in offline retail stores as a touch-point to enable its customers have first-hand experience with Vivo smartphones.
Vivo Kenya chief executive Arthur Xian said with the launch of the latest phone in the local market, the company’s aim is to be a key player in the country’s technology sector and a brand that has the people’s interest at heart.
Vivo is now present in more than 30 markets including Kenya, Nigeria, Egypt, Morocco, and Middle East countries.
“We have opened a new customer service centre in the Nairobi Central Business District, and also plan to launch others in Mombasa and Eldoret in the next six months to enable a continuous supply of quality products and services,” he said.
Xian said the creation of V17 Pro showcased the company’s strong consumer-centric innovation approach.
“The new V series member brings brilliant camera systems on both the front and back of the smartphone to empower consumers to redefine their photography experience,” he said.
The V17 is part of an array of different versions of the Vivo brand with features such as 91.65 per cent screen-to-body ratio and an artificial intelligence-powered camera that pops up.
Xian said Vivo continues to place world-first features into their smartphones to enable better mobile experiences and has ambitions to continue its growth trajectory and international expansion by providing stylish products to more consumers.