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Elko extends Lenovo rights in Russia

by Stuart Wilson, Wednesday 30 January 2013

Emerging markets distributor Elko has extended the portfolio of Lenovo products it sells in Russia and will now offer IdeaTab tablets and IdeaPhone smartphones to its in-country channel customer base. The agreement see Elko become the first official distributor of Lenovo smartphones in Russia.

Elko first started working with Lenovo in 2009, selling the vendor’s PC products in the Ukraine. This deal was then extended to cover Russia as well. The extended agreement will see Elko distribute tablet PCs, smartphones, accessories and software. Elko will also offer warranty and service provision

Aleksandrs Orlovs, Elko Group distribution director, said: “We are very pleased about the new cooperation in Russia with Lenovo, a globally renowned personal technology manufacturer. The tablet PC and smartphone markets are growing constantly.”

“We are pleased to be entrusted as a pioneer with regards to Lenovo’s smartphone business development in Russia,” he added. “Overall, we believe that our cooperation with Lenovo will help our partners meet customer needs even more in terms of tablet and smartphone products.”

Lenovo is currently the second largest smartphone brand in China. Lenovo smartphones also feature dual-SIM capabilities.


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