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Kingston Authorized Partner Program: What It Means for the Consumer

Kingston has launched their Kingston Authorized Partner Program late last year and the event today aims to celebrate that. With that said, today marks the sort-of mid-year celebration of that initiative marking Kingston initiative into curbing unauthorized goods as well providing users with a information when needed.

Kingston Authorized Partner Program: What It Means for the Consumer - kingston authorized

Kingston’s Authorized Partner currently numbers at 13 certified resellers, 315 stores and 480 shop front ambassador. This spans from Manila all the way out provinces. But what is the Kingston Authorized Partner program? Basically, it is to do a couple of simple things: a) to fully certify that all Kingston and HyperX products are legitimate, b) and inform the user further what the products are all about and what’s the difference.

Kingston Authorized Partner Program: What It Means for the Consumer - kingston authorized

Stores and resellers participating will be, of course, the carrying only legitimate the full line-up of Kingston and HyperX products. Special promotions will be available to the user as well as lastly full warranty and technical support.

Wait, Knockoff USB flash drive?

Kingston Authorized Partner Program: What It Means for the Consumer - kingston authorized

If you ever been to Lazada or Shopee you’ll a couple of shops here and there that sell very cheap SD cards and USB drives. While some maybe legitimate others are not. Most often, some of these flash drives or SD/microSD cards are knockoffs. Some will not run after a certain amount of time or bytes written, regardless of the capacity of the drives.

It used to be a small case, but it reached the point that Kingston has to do something to protect itself as the knockoff artist have grown big, So big in fact the problem is not just in ecommerce but in most real life shop as well. Some of these shops have no idea they’re selling knockoffs its only until numerous complaints do they finally realize. What more those who know?

Kingston Authorized Partner Program: What It Means for the Consumer - kingston authorized

That said, Kingston has stepped has introduced its partnership program for resellers and retailers. Many stores in Lazada and Shopee now have official retailer or so in the product badge.

Kingston Authorized Partner Program: What It Means for the Consumer - kingston authorized

If you’re unsure whether to get an item or not, make you’re from a legitimate Kingston seller.

For brick-and-mortar store, check out the list of known and certified Kingston sellers from the list:
https://www.kingston.com/en/wheretobuy#tabid_153387

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