Posts Tagged ‘Kinzo’
Yes, the Verzo Kinzo is real! That Americano-Czech Android smartphone with mid-range specs that went on sale in November with a ludicrous $ 459 price tag only to be hastily relaunched earlier this month for a slightly more digestible $ 359 is not a giant farce. (Well, maybe it is.) It left the ethereal world of rendered computer graphics and landed in our mitts just in time for the holidays. To be specific, we received the pricier $ 384 Verzo Kinzo Plus GPS package, which includes a voucher for Sygic‘s off-line navigation app and a gaudy, Star Trek-inspired carholder. After spending a few days with the handset we are able to report that it isn’t particularly impressive in this day and age but isn’t completely horrible either — not to mention the faux-Vertu packaging and branding which are rather, well… unique. So why not grab some leftover eggnog, and join us after the break for our unboxing and impressions?
Gallery: Verzo Kinzo overview
We’ve gotta hand it to Verzo. It’s not every day that a manufacturer lowers the price of its flagship smartphone in explicit response to consumer feedback, yet that’s exactly what the Americano Czech company has done today, with a new pricing and packaging scheme for its Kinzo Android handset. Previously marketed as a single, accessory-laden package for $ 459, the 4.3-inch device is now available in two bundles: the Verzo Kinzo Plus GPS, and the standard Verzo Kinzo pack. The former, priced at $ 384, includes offline navigation capabilities and a carholder, while the latter ($ 349) does not. According to the company, the prices are in effect as of now, and “will stay that way.” Best of all, anyone who bought the Kinzo at its original price will now be able to recoup the difference, courtesy of Verzo. But don’t take our word for it — check out the above video to hear it straight from the source.