from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya
NAIROBI – HUAWEI Technologies has launched the new Huawei Y9 2019 mobile device in the Kenyan market.
The smartphone is available for pre-order from Thursday, to be culminated with a public launch on Saturday next week.
Officials from the global technology company’s local mobile division said the launch was part of Huawei’s efforts to “push boundaries” in the smartphone industry by improving user experience through advanced technology.
“We are delighted to announce the arrival of the Huawei Y9 2019 into this market,” said Steven Li, Huawei Head of Eastern Africa Mobile.
“We believe that it will be a favorite, mainly amongst Kenyan youth due to its favorable price and superior features.”
The new Huawei Y9 2019 device features an upgraded Central Processing Unit (CPU), front and rear dual camera, and the notched HUAWEI FullView Display.
The phone has three key superior smart features; battery life of 4000mAh, memory of 64GB.
It incorporates the latest Kirin 710 octa-core chipset to allow for faster processing speed.
“At Huawei, we pride ourselves in offering relevant products to our
consumer as evidenced in the 2018 report by International Data Corporation where we surpassed Apple to be the second in global smartphones sales and increased market share,” added Li.
The 6.5inch full view display device will retail for KS 24 990 (US$247 or R3 500).
– CAJ News