Huawei Mobile Kenya has today announced that its latest smartphone, the Huawei HUAWEI nova 9 SE, is now available on pre-order in all Huawei retail stores across the country including Huawei Experience stores.

The pre-order will see costumers purchasing the smartphone for Ksh. 39,999 and getting a free Band 4 series.

The device comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 processor plus 8GB of RAM and 128GB internal storage. It runs on Android 12 operating system together with Huawei’s. The phone does not have Google Play Services and instead Huawei Mobile Services where you can download all the apps you need.

The Huawei Nova 9 SE comes with a 6.78 inch 1080p LCD touchscreen with a 90Hz refresh rate, a centre punch-hole that houses the selfie camera and a side mounted fingerprint sensor.

Commenting on the new phone, Huawei Mobile Kenya Country Head Jim Zhujie said, “Along the trail blazed by innovation, the HUAWEI nova Series has always been with the youth on every step of the path. Since its inception, the series has always been one that’s tailored for young consumers, offering quality, well-designed smart devices that are equipped with incredible cameras that enable the young users to indulge in their interests and passion. And with every generation of HUAWEI nova smartphones, Huawei reinterprets the youth, technology and design. Inheriting the aesthetics and powerful performance of its predecessors, the HUAWEI nova 9 SE is finally making its debut. The new smartphone has a High-Res camera system underpinning the outstanding photography experience it offers, and runs EMUI 12. Given the popularity of videos in social media today, it also brings creative vlogging experiences that are highly sought after by the youth.”

On the camera side, the Huawei Nova 9 SE comes with a quad-camera setup featuring a 108 MP main camera, an 8MP ultrawide, a 2MP macro and a 2M depth sensor. The selfie camera is 16MP.

Huawei Nova 9 SE is powered with a 4500mAh battery with 66W fast charging which the company says that it can charge the devices upto 75% in 20 minutes. The colours available for the devices are Crystal Blue, Pearl White and Midnight Black.

Huawei Nova 9 SE Specifications

Technology: GSM / HSPA / LTE
Dimensions: 6.48 x 2.98 x 0.31 inches
Weight: 191 grams
SIM: Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Screen: 6.78 inch IPS LCD touchscreen (1080 x 2388 pixels)
OS: Android 11, EMUI 12 (no Google Play Services)
Chipset: Qualcomm SM6225 Snapdragon 680 4G (6 nm)
CPU: Octa-core (4×2.4 GHz Kryo 265 Gold & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo 265 Silver)
GPU: Adreno 610
Internal storage: 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM
Main camera: Quad camera with LED flash, HDR, panorama
108 MP, f/1.9, (wide)
8 MP, f/2.2, 112˚ (ultrawide)
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
Selfie camera: Single 16 MP
Sensors: Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, compass, Virtual proximity sensing
Battery: Li-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable with 66W fast charging 66W
Colours: Midnight Black, Pearl White, Crystal Blue