The Huawei Y9s is now available on pre-order in Kenya


Huawei Mobile has announced that their new smartphone, the Huawei Y9s, is available on pre-order in Kenya until November 30th 2019. The phone will be available for sale on the open market on December 1st 2019.

Customers who pre-order the Huawei Y9s will get FREE headphones in all retail stores across the country.

The company launched the Huawei Y9s in the country on 15th November. The smartphone is retailing at Ksh. 31,999. The tech company also launched the Band 4 series of wearable devices at the launch event. The devices that are available are the Band 4, which will retail at Ksh. 4,699 and the Band 4e, which will go for Ksh. 3,199. The Huawei Band 4 series will also be available for pre-order on the same date.

The Huawei Y9s runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) with EMUI 9.1 and it comes with 6GB RAM, 128GB internal storage, Hisilicon Kirin 710F chipset, Octa-core (4×2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) CPU and Mali-G51 MP4 CPU. It features 4 cameras with 48 Megapixels + 8 Megapixels + 2 Megapixel at the back and a 16 Megapixel pop-up selfie camera. Other features include a Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery, 6.59 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen and a side fingerprint sensor. The side fingerprint sensor is a first for Huawei devices. The Y9s comes in two colours i.e. Midnight Black and Breathing Crystal.

The Huawei Band 4 series of wearable devices are designed for sports, fitness, and fashion lovers. This is the first time the company is officially bringing wearable devices it manufacturers to Kenya.

Huawei Y9s specifications

Screen 6.59 inch (2340 x 1080) touchscreen
Processor Kirin 710F
Internal storage 128GB (expandable to 512GB via MicroSD)
Battery 4000mAh battery
Back cameras 48MP f/1.8 main
8MP f/2.4 ultra wide
2MP f/2.4 depth sensor
Selfie camera 16MP f/2.2 aperture
Operating system EMUI 9.1 skin on top of Android 9
Connectivity Bluetooth 4.2
USB -C 2.0
10W charging
Colours Breathing Crystal
Midnight Black
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