Huawei Mobile Kenya has launched Y7 Prime 2019 that will be retailing at Kshs 17,999 in retail stores across the country. The device will also be available online respectively. Huawei has also partnered with Lipa Later, a credit facility that lets customers pay for any device of their choice via monthly installments.
The phone will be available on pre-order from January 31 until February 7, 2019. Consumers who pre-order will receive a special gift hamper as an appreciation from selected stores across country, at the same time they will be entered into a lucky draw where winners will walk away with a 40” screen TV, a Huawei Band 2 and other gifts.
The Huawei Y7 Prime 2019 combines technology and stylish design at affordable price, which features a 6.26-inch HUAWEI Dewdrop display, 13MP AI Camera with a f/1.8 wide aperture lens, two-day battery and an octa-core Qualcomm SoC Snapdragon 450.
(TOP: Left to Right – Steven Li, Huawei’s Head of Eastern Africa Mobile; Huawei’s Head of Marketing Communication, Nakhulo Khaimia; and Derrick Alenga, Training Manager during the launch of Huawei Y7 Prime 2109 into the Kenyan market).
Speaking at the launch, Steven Li, Head of Eastern Africa Mobile, said: “HUAWEI Y7 Prime 2019 is made for today’s dynamic youth who are deeply engaged with the social media culture. Given the rise of video-centric platforms, the HUAWEI Dewdrop Display—first debuted with the flagship HUAWEI Mate 20 Series—lends itself to great viewing experiences thanks to its top class screen-to-body ratio of 86.7 percent. The pearl-shaped notch that houses the 16MP front camera is Huawei’s smallest notch to date; it is situation on the vertical axis of the device, and does not disrupt the harmonious symmetry of the near-full screen design.”
“We are getting into the month of LOVE, what an opportunity to launch one of our mid-range phones that comes in different colours (Red, Blue and Black) in the market. We are glad to officially unveil RED color in the market, a first in the market and a great color to gift your loved one during this valentine’s period,” he concluded.
With a vertically aligned camera system, HUAWEI Y7 Prime 2019 share a striking resemblance with a compact digital camera. This is a deliberate design choice: HUAWEI Y7 Prime 2019 was designed to offer the best smartphone photography experience amongst devices of its class. At the back, enclosed in a durable ceramic-like back cover and metallic chassis is a 13+2MP AI Camera.
The primary 13MP camera has a wide aperture of f/1.8 with 16 virtual f-stops (supporting f/1.8-6) to provide granular controls over depth of field effects. Whether the user wants to take a portrait with clear separation between the primary object and background, or a landscape photo where every object in its field of view is clean and crisp, the HUAWEI Y7 Prime 2019 delivers with great efficacy. It also supports Master AI, which in HUAWEI Y7 Prime 2019, it recognizes 22 categories of objects and scenes.
The improved camera in the new HUAWEI Y7 Prime 2019 captures 50 percent more light information compared to its predecessor. In Night Mode, HUAWEI Y7 Prime 2019 combines the light information of four photos taken in quick succession to produce a final image that is bright, clean, and full of details. Similarly, in HDR Mode, it puts together three images taken at different exposures to create a final image with better dynamic range. One of the scenarios HDR Mode excels in is taking photos of objects lit by backlight – the digital combination allows the camera to capture the details of objects that are placed in darker parts of an image.
HUAWEI Y7 Prime 2019 comes with EMUI 8.2. Alongside background optimizations that enhance system operational smoothness, EMUI 8.2 features a range of battery saving measures that help the users make the most out of their device. For instance, EMUI 8.2 features a Battery Saving Mode that disables certain features on the phone for better battery efficiency. These features synergize with the class-leading 4000mAh battery, offering two-day battery life for everyday users.
HUAWEI Y7 Prime 2019 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 octa-core SoC. The 14nm SoC features eight ARM Cortex-A53 high efficiency cores clocked at 1.8GHz to deliver great multi-core performance at superb battery efficiency. It runs with an Adreno 506 GPU with Vulkan support, delivering smooth performance in new top mobile titles. HUAWEI Y7 Prime 2019 also supports expandable storage of up to 512GB via the microSD card slot.