Huawei’s new Y series devices launched in Kenya

September 7, 2017 • East Africa, Gadgets and Gaming, Top Stories

Huawei Y7 Prime

The Huawei Y7 Prime is now available in Kenya. (image source: Vmall)

Huawei, on 6 September 2017, launched three of their mid-range smartphone devices in Kenya. The Huawei Y7 Prime, Huawei Y5 and Huawei Y3 are, according to the company, ideal for entry level smartphone users like young professionals.

Huawei Device Kenya Country Director, Derik Duh, speaking on the launch of the devices said, “The introduction of the Y series phone is part of Huawei’s strategy to target all categories of users and offer high-quality products at different price points by focusing on the high-end phone quality, technology and innovation in all our products to provide our consumers with a unique smartphone experience.”

According to the company, the Y series will target the growing mobile market segment providing powerful budget smartphones which offer productivity, entertainment and a superb photography experience. Huawei says their market share in Kenya stood at 14 percent at the end of 2016 and the company plans to expand it through innovative marketing.

Features and specs on this Y-series:

Huawei Y7 Prime

  • 5 inch HD
  • 12MP main camera
  • 8MP Selfie shooter
  • Snapdrgaon 435
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB Internal
  • 4000mAh
  • PRICE KSh 23,000

Huawei Y5

  • 5 inch HD
  • 8MP main camera
  • 5MP Selfie shooter
  • Mediatek 6737T
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB Internal
  • 3000mAh
  • PRICE KSh 13,000

Huawei Y3

  • 5 inch 480p
  • 8MP main camera
  • 2MP Selfie shooter
  • Mediatek 6737 or 6580
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8GB Internal
  • 2200mAh
  • PRICE KSh 8,700

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