The brand new Y9 2019 which toes the line of its Y line of smartphones, is a mid-blend of its top flagships and budget devices. It offers great specs at almost half the cost of a premium Huawei device without compromising on key specs.
In an event held on November 8, 2018, at the Tang Palace Hotel, Huawei Ghana announced it surpassed its target of 500 pre-orders hitting a high of over 2000 pre-orders for the device. And this can be contributed to a well planned and implemented marketing strategy lead by the Marketing Manager for Huawei Ghana, Dennis Fixon Laryea.
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DKB, MC on the night, was his usual best with subtle jabs and rib cracking jokes to stir the audience.
CEO of both the EIB Network Group and Empire Entertainment Nathan Kwabena Anokye Adisi, otherwise known as Bola Ray was also present to grace the occasions alongside other media personalities, bloggers and influencers including TV/Radio presenter Caroline, Spiky of Talk Tech on Joy News, Enam Kumi of AccraConnect, Zionfelix, Ameyaw Debrah amongst others.
Some retailers and partners were recognized and awarded on the night by Huawei Mobile for their continuous support of the brand, as well as three(3) Y9 2019 devices given out on the night in a lucky dip of which JBKlutse was one of the winners.
The Y9 2019 is a 5.93-inch smartphone with a 4 GB RAM and 64 GB ROM, boasting of a Kirin 710 octa-core processor. Weighing 173g, the device spots a 4000 mAH battery, which ensures 65 hours of music, 9 video hours as well as up to 52 hours of GSM calls. It comes in three colours: Midnight Black, Sapphire Blue and Aurora Purple.
The device has also got AI scenery recognition (HOTA), gesture photography, AR Lens, that is, equipped with inbuilt AI augmented reality lens. The Y9 2019 phone can recognize a total of 22 scenes and as well tells what the name of the object undershot is. With a hand-held night mode, the device was built mainly for photography.
The new Huawei Y9 2019 is NOW AVAILABLE @ GHS 1099. Buy early at the shops listed in the image below to enjoy Free Gift Box & Flip Cover. T&C Apply.
Huawei Y9 2019 key specs of the Y9 2019
- CPU – Octa-core 4x 2.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A73 4x 1.7 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
- Chipset – Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 710, 64-bit Processor
- GPU – ARM Mali-G51 MP4, 4 Cores, 1000 MHz
- Camera – Dual: 13 Megapixels + 2 Megapixel with Single-LED and AF Dual Rear Camera | 16 Megapixels + 2 Megapixel Dual Front camera
- Memory – RAM- 4GB/6GB | ROM 64GB/128GB External Memory Support Up to 256GB using microSD card
- Display – Screen size 6.5 inches FHD+ IPS Display (2340 x 1080 Pixels), 19:9 Ratio
- Battery – Non-Removable 4,000 mAh Lithium-Polymer
- SIM – Dual SIM (Nano-SIM + Nano-SIM)
- Color – Black, Blue, Rose-gold, Violet
- Operating System – Android 8.1 Oreo with Emotion 8.2 UI
I won myself the Huawei Y9 2019 at the launch event, so watch out for my review.