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Tecno Names Kipchoge as Phantom X2 Series Ambassador


Jan 7, 2023

By James Mutua

Two-time Olympic gold medallist Eliud Kipchoge and media personality Caroline Mutoko Pose for a selfie. Tecno has named Kipchoge as the Phantom X2 ambassador in Kenya. Photo : Courtesy

Nairobi, Kenya

Leading smartphone Tecno mobile Kenya has announced Kenyan two-time Olympic champion, Eliud Kipchoge as the brand ambassador for its upcoming flagship model Phantom X2 series.

Speaking during the launch at the Global Trade Centre in Nairobi, Tecno Brand Manager Mr. Antony Brian Otieno said “Phantom” is the world’s pioneering brand in terms of technology that takes lead in research and development of the world’s most valuable business products. Phantom has new flagship species that is differentiated with technological development path. These include; its stylish experience, extraordinary experience and innovative technology.

Mr. Otieno added that the partnership with the world’s fastest hero, Eliud Kipchoge was informed by its pioneering brand Phantom. “We are soon launching the Phantom series which is available for preorder now, the Phantom X2 series 5G is among the world’s pioneering devices in terms of its Retractable Portrait Lens and renewable fiber back cover. I am sure no one has seen this in the market,” said Otieno.

On his part, Tecno Phantom series Ambassador, Mr. Eliud Kipchoge said innovation is the most important part for anybody to become better. “I am excited to partner with the world’s pioneer in terms of innovation and technology to achieve this.” Mr Kipchoge reiterated that the environmental protection is the most important part of protecting the next generation. He said that the Phantom series devices are made from recyclable materials which makes the partnership golden. Mr. Kipchoge also mentioned that he has seen the Tecno mobile devices in the Kenyan market for about 10 years.

“The phone is also quite light and feels good in my hands.” He said. Mr Kipchoge added that he plans to work together with the Tecno Phantom team to bring aboard more members of the public and ensure that they are well informed.

Celebrated media personality Caroline Mutoko who is the Chief project Evangelist for the Phantom series said that she was among the first people to experience the device. “I am lucky to be among the first persons to enjoy this device. I feel like it soothes my hand.

Phantom X2 Series is expected to be launched in the Kenyan market before the end of the month. Until then, it is available for pre-order between January 5, 2023 and January 18, 2023 in authorized Tecno branded shops, Tecno Official Website and partners including Safaricom Shops and Jumia. Once you preorder the device, it comes with an exclusive smart watch and a wireless headset for Phantom X2 Pro and a smartwatch and a quality backpack for Phantom X2.


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