KFC - yes that KFC - is selling its own smartphones in China

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The low-end Huawei Chang Enjoy 7 normally retails at around ¥899 (£103, $132), but the KFC edition will sell for ¥1,099 (£126, $162).

But America isn't the only place enjoying the Colonel's chicken - KFC arrived in China in 1987.

What's so special about this limited edition?

KFC Huawei 7 Plus phones are now available for a limited time on the Chinese online retail site Tmall for 1099 Chinese yuan, or just under $162. There are around 4,000 KFC restaurants in the country.


Kentucky Fried Chicken launched a new online merchandise shop, KFC Ltd., along with its first collection of quality fried chicken apparel and limited-edition goods. The launch is timed to the 30th anniversary of KFC in China. In addition to how popular the KFC brand is among the Chinese, it was also the first Western fast food chain to open up a location there.

Did you fall in love with Colonel Sanders after reading the KFC romance novella Tender Wings of Desire? No? As a result, it should come as no surprise that the Huawei KFC phone is red. It also comes pre-installed with a KFC app and an app that plays K-Music, which lets you pick the songs you want to hear on the speakers at KFC restaurants in China. There's a 5-inch display, but with a rather disappointing 1280x720 resolution.

Huawei plans to only make 5,000 of these smartphones, and they also come with 10,000 of KFC's digital currency called K dollars, which it uses in China.

The device itself is labeled as Huawei's "SLA-AL00" model and is powered by a Snapdragon 425, along with 3GB of RAM, and 32GB of onboard storage that can be expanded with up to a 128GB microSD card.

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