Huawei has announced the launch of the HUAWEI Y9a, a new device designed for photography and entertainment. Offering a sleek design, powerful performance and good value for money, the HUAWEI Y9a promises to be the perfect choice for consumers at every age.
The device will be retailing in all retail stores across the country for Kshs 31,000 with on shelf gift Bluetooth Headset worth Kshs 2,500. To indulge users with a wide range of mobile apps, the HUAWEI Y9a is pre-installed with AppGallery, Huawei’s official app store with a constantly growing list of apps, where users can simply browse and download the apps they need.
Speaking of the new device Huawei Mobile Kenya Country Head Jim Zhujie said: “Huawei has introduced its iconic Halo Ring Design to the new HUAWEI Y9a. Inspired by four-point headlights and popularised by the flagship HUAWEI Mate 30 Series design, the sleek square camera arrangement is surrounded by an outer ring engraved through a unique coating process. The symmetrical layout completes a pleasing design with exquisite craftsmanship demonstrating elegance and charm. “
“Young consumers demand a smartphone that excels at mobile gaming, and the Huawei Y9a certainly delivers on that front. Super narrow bezels and the enhanced auto selfie pop-up camera facilitate an unobstructed, immersive viewing experience, allowing you to enjoy a FullView Display whether you are gaming, browsing or watching videos. This stylish and immersive design with 92% screen-to-body ratio is perfect for gamers, ensuring you can play without obstruction,” He concluded
Analysing the Huawei Y9a
Housing a 64MP Quad Camera which packs in Huawei’s smartphone camera technology, the Halo Ring Design makes sure you stand out in more ways than one. Not only does the design itself turn heads, but it ensures you capture key moments anytime, anywhere with outstanding clarity and beauty. Featuring a 64MP High-Resolution Camera, Night Mode, a 120° Wide Angle Photo lens, AI beautification and EIS anti-shake technology, you can be sure of perfectly social media-worthy photos
The enhanced auto selfie pop-up camera is a novel solution which allows you to enjoy the full display without distractions, as well as producing stunning selfies every time. This, in addition to the Halo Ring Design with Quad Camera setup, means that HUAWEI Y9a users will stand out from the crowd.
Young consumers demand a smartphone that excels at mobile gaming, and the Huawei Y9a certainly delivers on that front. Super narrow bezels and the enhanced auto selfie pop-up camera facilitate an unobstructed, immersive viewing experience, allowing you to enjoy a FullView Display whether you are gaming, browsing or watching videos. This stylish and immersive design with 92% screen-to-body ratio is perfect for gamers, ensuring you can play without obstruction.
Mobile gamers need to have the confidence they can play for long periods without worrying about battery life. This is another area where the HUAWEI Y9a excels. The phone also retains the 3.5mm audio jack, which is convenient if you want to charge while listening to music through traditional wired headphones. HUAWEI Y9a features the industry-leading 40W (10V 4A) HUAWEI SuperCharge technology. Using this solution, users can charge the device up by nearly 70% in a 30-minute charging session. Huawei’s reliable charging technology, in addition to the FullView Display and Game Assistant, means you can play without obstruction or distraction with HUAWEI Y9a.
The smartphone category has evolved in recent years, and consumers now quite rightly expect flagship-level performance for an affordable price. Pushing the limits of what consumers can expect at its price point, the HUAWEI Y9a packs in 8GB RAM and 128GB ROM for massive internal storage and background multi-tasking. This means you can play, browse and watch for hours at a time, experiencing an easy and smooth multitasking performance.
HUAWEI Y9a comes with the latest EMUI 10.1 software update as standard, allowing users to enjoy seamless, intelligent experiences that let them stay connected with consummate ease.
What’s new in EMUI 10.1?
- HUAWEI MeeTime: The powerful video calling application offers video calling between Huawei devices in all scenarios. Huawei’s Facial Recognition technology and Super Resolution algorithm improve image quality in low light conditions and when the signal reception is poor. Users can also share their screens with each other and mark-up areas should the need arise during a discussion.
- Smart Collage: This feature eliminates the trouble of using third-party apps for editing. According to the number of photos (2-9) you choose, a collage template is automatically provided. Through automatic template matching and grid position matching, the algorithm calculates how much to crop for each photo and recommends a template, as well as selects the most suitable positions for the photo in the grid.
- Intuitive gesture controls: Huawei’s knuckle gesture supports multi-shape, or sectional screenshots, swipe to screenshot longer images or screen recording, making it more convenient for users to share what they see.