Huawei Mobile Kenya have launched their first smartphone in Kenya in 2019, the Huawei Nova 5T. This also marks the first time that a Huawei Nova smartphone has been launched in Kenya.

The Huawei Nova 5T runs on with EMUI 9.1 and Android 9 Pie operating systems. However, rumour is that the smartphone is set to be upgraded to Android 10 soon. It comes with a large 6.26 inch LCD screen (2340 x 1080 resolution) (412ppi), HiSilicon Kirin 980 processor, 8GM RAM, 128 GB Internal Storage, 3,750mAh battery, and a 22.5W SuperCharge charger.

The Huawei Nova 5T comes with a four camera setup at the back with 16MP ultrawide, 48MP Sony IMX586 main, 2MP depth assist and a 2MP macro cameras. The selfie camera is 32 megapixels.

The Huawei Nova 5T is available on pre-order for Ksh 41,999 here with preorders starting today 23rd January till 31st January. When you pre-order, you will get a free Huawei Band 4 which retails at Ksh. 4,699. The phone will then be available for sale in Huawei retail stores across the country from 31st January.

Huawei Nova 5T Specifications and Price in Kenya

Price Ksh. 41,999
Screen Size 6.26-inch IPS LCD touchscreen
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels (~412 ppi density)
19.5:9 aspect ratio
Platform Operating System Android 9 Pie; set to get Android 10.0 and EMUI 10
Chipset HiSilicon Kirin 980
CPU Octa-core (2×2.6 GHz Cortex-A76 & 2×1.92 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU Mali-G76 MP10
Memory RAM 8GB
Internal storage 128GB
Network Technology 4G LTE
Camera Rear 48 MP, f/2.0, (wide), 1/2″, 0.8µm, PDAF
16 MP, 13mm (ultrawide) f/2.2 1/3.1″
2MP F/2.4 27mm macro sensor
2 MP, f/2.4, depth sensorgyro-EIS, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps
Selfie 32 MP, f/2.0 wide 1/2.8″ 0.8µm

gyro-EIS, 1080p@30/60fps

Battery Size 3750mAh
Type Li-Ion | 22.5W fast charging(0% -50% in 24 minutes)
Colors Black, Crush Blue, Midsummer Purple
Other features Side mounted fingerprint reader, USB Type C, Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, aptX HD, LE