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Following the successful launch of the Huawei Y9 2019 in the Kenyan market over 2000 pre-orders were made both on Jumia and retail stores across the country surpassing the target by 140%. The phone is now readily available in the market for Kshs 24,990 and will also be available at Telkom retail stores across the country.
Speaking of the ongoing sales, Huawei’s Head of Eastern Africa Mobile Steven Li said, “We would like to acknowledge the fact that Y9 2019 has been one of the devices that has generated interest in the market, our pre-order sales were above our expectation, as of yesterday we were still receiving pre-order requests both online and offline.”
“Huawei Y9 2019 features the new generation 6.5″ Notched Huawei FullView Display, with a high screen to body ratio and comfortable sleek design, users can experience cinematic-level visuals and smoother control. The delicate appearance and trendy colours are elegant yet stylish, and the looks are always in fashion,” he concluded.
Abel Ochieng’ one of the customers who attended the Y9 public launch on Saturday at Two Rivers mall said, “ This is my first time using a Huawei phone, based on the reviews I came across online as well as experiencing it on the ground I am happy to say this phone provides value for money.
The Huawei Y series is known for powerful battery life, delicate appearance and seamless user experience. With “Excellent” and “Entry-level Flagship Phone” as its core concept, Huawei Y9 2019 follows the latest technology trend and brings upgraded CPU, front and rear dual AI camera, and the notched Huawei FullView Display to the entry-level models the first time. As a world-class brand, Huawei Y9 2019 allows users to enjoy the benefits and funs that the latest technology brings.
Huawei Y9 2019 is equipped with a 4000mAh big battery, providing 42 hours of call, or 7.6 hours of videos, or 10 hours of gaming (data from Huawei Laboratory). The battery cells have an energy intensity of 680WH/L which retains a capacity of over 80% after 700 charging cycles (approx. 3 years), bringing customers a longer enjoyment experience with long-lasting endurance.
The Kirin 710 chip on Y9 2019 is integrated with the TEE technology for facial recognition, which helps to protect facial characteristic detection, characteristic comparison and modular management, offering a comprehensive and secure solution for facial recognition to protect confidentiality and prevent data risk. The Kirin 710 chip also integrates the in SE security mechanism to achieve financial level security verification to enable secure and convenient mobile payment.