New Huawei budget phone, Y5 Lite, now on sale in Kenya for Kshs 9,900




Huawei Mobile Kenya has introduced its new budget smartphone, the Huawei Y5 Lite phone. The Huawei Y5 Lite is a 4G-nabled budget phone that will be retailing at Kshs 9,990 in retail stores across the country, operator shops and Jumia online stores.

The device which falls under the Y series family is the fourth to be launched in the market this year following the successful launch of Y9 2019, Y7 Prime and Y5 Prime.

The Huawei Y5 Lite has a 5.45” HD with full view display for immersive entertainment and a long lasting 3020mAh battery.

(TOP: L-R – Nakhulo Khaimia, Huawei’s Head of Marketing Communication; Steven Li, Head of East Africa, Mobile Division; and Derrick Alenga, Training Manager, Huawei, review the Huawei Y5 Lite during the launch). 

Speaking during the launch Steven Li, Head of Eastern Africa Mobile, said: “The market is growing and consumers spending habits are changing in terms of value for money. The introduction of the Y5 Lite in the market is therefore part of our strategy to target low end users who are looking for a budget device that offers unique experience that meets their needs and requirement.”

“The market has been competitive with the introduction of devices by other players in the market. As Huawei, we are keen on ensuring that our devices which we launch in the market are value for money making them more favorable in the already congested market. The launch of this device comes at a time when everyone is looking for a Christmas gift for their loved ones, it is an ideal gift for gifting people in your lives,” he concluded.

Huawei Y5 Lite has 8MP Rear Camera with HDR mode that gives you more detailed photos in low light, and a 5MP Front Camera illuminates your selfies with selfie toning flash.  With 16GB of ROM for your photos, music and videos, Huawei Y5 Lite outperforms expectations.




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