KFC partners with Huawei to sell its own smartphones in China

KFC Launches Limited Edition Huawei Smartphone

Naturally, the key factor here is the whole "KFC phone" thing.

KFC and Huawei are partnering to combine the ubiquity of smartphones with the yummy goodness of fast food.

Everything on KFC Ltd.is produced in limited-edition quantities. The feature will be exclusive to Huawei users until the end of the month, after which all mobile users will be given access to it.

Kentucky Fried Chicken is joining forces with Huawei to release a limited edition smartphone in honor of the fast-food chain's 30th anniversary in China.

Let's get you into the specifications of the phone, which is actually a special edition version of Huawei Enjoy 7 Plus. There are around 4,000 KFC restaurants in the country.

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Steven Li, senior vice president of KFC marketing with Yum China said.

Shenzhen telecommunications company Huawei was also founded in 1987.

Everybody loves KFC (well nearly everybody).

The phone is equipped with a 5-inch LCD display panel with a resolution of 1,280 by 720 pixels. The base model of the device ships with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal flash memory, while its more premium variant features 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage space. The phone is decked out with a bright red back, similar to the red in KFC's logo, and below the rear fingerprint reader is an image of KFC founder Colonel Sanders and "1987", the year that KFC made its way to China.

It also comes preinstalled with a KFC-branded music app, which allows you to create and share playlists at any KFC restaurant located in China. No, of course not-the fact that the phone is KFC branded is what holds a kind of mystical and curious appeal.

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