Huawei Y6 2019 to be launched in Kenya next week


Huawei Mobile Kenya has announced that it will launch the new Y series smartphone, i.e. the Huawei Y6 2019, in the Kenyan market next week.

In preparation for the launch, the company has launched a price guess campaign in partnership with Kilimall that will run from March 5th to March 11th. To participate, you only have to visit, guess the price of the phone and you will get a chance to win a new Y6 2019.

The Y6 2019 comes with Android 9.0 (pie), 6.09 inch IPS LCD touchscreen, 32Gb Internal Storage, 2GB RAM, 13 Megapixels rear camera, 8 megapixels selfie camera and a Non-removable Li-Ion 3020 mAh battery.

The Y6 2019 is the second midrange  smartphone to be launched by Huawei in the Kenyan market. The company recently launched the Y7 Prime 2019 which was a success according the smartphone maker. Another Y series smartphone that has been launched recently is the Y5 Lite which is retailed at Ksh. 9,990.

Huawei set up in Kenya in 2005 and has become the leading telecommunication solutions provider in Kenya and its clients include Government, Telcos such as Safaricom and Telkom among others. They have also sponsored programs to catalyze the Kenyan ICT sector such as the Presidential Digital Training Program conducted in conjunction with the ICT Authority and the Digital Skills For Life Program. Huawei started selling smartphones in Kenya in September 2010 with the launch of the Huawei Ideos U8150.

Huawei Y6 2019 Specifications

Network: 2G/3G/4G
Dimensions: 6.15 x 2.89 x 0.31 inches
Weight: 150 grams
Build: Front glass, plastic body
SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Screen: 6.09 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 91.0 cm2 (~79.2% screen-to-body ratio) with 720 x 1560 pixels resolution, 19.5:9 ratio (~282 ppi density)
OS: Android 9.0 (Pie); EMUI 9
Chipset: Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22
CPU: Quad-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU: PowerVR GE8320
Internal storage: 32GB upgradable via microSD to up to 512 GB
Rear camera: 13 Megapixels f/1.8, PDAF with LED flash, HDR, panorama
Selfie camera: 8 Megapixels with LED flash
Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity
Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 3020 mAh

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