Huawei, Kenya’s Lipa Later partner to make Y7 Prime available on hire purchase

From left to right- Steven Li, Huawei's Head of Eastern Africa Mobile, Huawei's Head of Marketing Communication, Nakhulo Khaimia, and Derrick Alenga, Training Manager during the launch of Huawei Y7 Prime 2109 into the Kenyan market.

Huawei has partnered up with Lipa Later, an online credit facility that lets buyers pay for a myriad of items in up to 12 monthly instalments, to offer the newly launched Y7 Prime 2019 on hire purchase.

The announcement was made by winnie Nzisa from Lipa Later during the official launch of the Huawei Y7 Prime 2019 into the Kenyan market.  The device is currently retailing at Kshs 17,999 in the retail stores across the country but thanks to the partnership with Lipa Later one can get the device for as little as Ksh 2,600.

“Huawei have partnered up with Lipa Later to enable its customers to Get the newly launched Huawei Y7 Prime 2019 using our facilities today and pay in flexible monthly instalments of as little as Kshs 2,600,” said Nzisa.

Lipa Later’s partnership with Huawei also extends to pre-orders, whereby one can make a pre-order of the newly launched device for as little as Ksh 2,600 and receive a free Huawei gift pack. The pre-orders end on the 7th of February.

The Huawei Y7 Prime 2019 combines technology and stylish design at affordable price, which features a 6.26-inch HUAWEI Dewdrop display, 13MP AI Camera with a f/1.8 wide aperture lens, two-day battery and an octa-core Qualcomm SoC Snapdragon 450.

Speaking at the launch, Steven Li, Head of Eastern Africa Mobile, “HUAWEI Y7 Prime 2019 is made for today’s dynamic youth who are deeply engaged with the social media culture.  Given the rise of video-centric platforms, the HUAWEI Dewdrop Display—first debuted with the flagship HUAWEI Mate 20 Series—lends itself to great viewing experiences thanks to its top-class screen-to-body ratio of 86.7 percent. The pearl-shaped notch that houses the 16MP front camera is Huawei’s smallest notch to date; it is situation on the vertical axis of the device and does not disrupt the harmonious symmetry of the near-full screen design.”

“We are getting into the month of LOVE, what an opportunity to launch one of our mid-range phones that comes in different colours (Red, Blue and Black) in the market. We are glad to officially unveil RED color in the market, a first in the market and a great color to gift your loved one during this valentine’s period.” He concluded.

HUAWEI Y7 Prime 2019 comes with EMUI 8.2. Alongside background optimizations that enhance system operational smoothness, EMUI 8.2 features a range of battery saving measures that help the users make the most out of their device.

For instance, EMUI 8.2 features a Battery Saving Mode that disables certain features on the phone for better battery efficiency. These features synergize with the class-leading 4000mAh battery, offering two-day battery life for everyday users.

The device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 octa-core SoC. The 14nm SoC features eight ARM Cortex-A53 high efficiency cores clocked at 1.8GHz to deliver great multi-core performance at superb battery efficiency.

The phone runs with an Adreno 506 GPU with Vulkan support, delivering smooth performance in new top mobile titles. HUAWEI Y7 Prime 2019 also supports expandable storage of up to 512GB via the microSD card slot.

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