Huawei Consumer Business Group (Uganda) has today announced re-invented smartphone solutions that appeal to all market segments in Uganda, as it unveiled six (6) different smartphone devices targeting low, middle and high-level customers.
Dong Chengzu Huawei Devices Uganda Head of Retail and Marketing Department said, ‘In 2012, Huawei became the world’s third-largest smartphone manufacturer and was the first Chinese company to sell more than 100 million mobile phones in one year – 2015, with products and services available in more than 170 countries. Huawei continues to develop innovations based on customer needs with an aim of enhancing their experiences and creating maximum value for every single device purchase they make. Huawei is therefore very keen on capturing all market segments in Uganda by introducing devices that address the diverse customer preferences.’
Dong added, ‘Every Huawei product is uniquely created by our talented global team of designers and perfected through an inspiring creative process, as the company strives to achieve the highest standards in design, engineering and manufacturing to meet people’s needs and expectations. Huawei’s focus on creating the very best, impacts all aspects of product design and development, including our choice of supply chain partners. With world-leading R&D at the core of our business, Huawei is committed to the protection of intellectual property.’
Upon this background, Huawei has today unveiled six (6) smartphone solutions currently available in all leading dealer and distributor shops countrywide to include:
Huawei P9 and P9 Plus
Huawei reinvented smartphone photography by partnering with legendary German camera company Leica to create the world’s first dual-lens camera smartphones – Huawei P9 and P9 Plus that feature two rear-facing camera lenses, with more light and better clarity enabling you to capture detailed high quality pictures both in good and low light conditions. The P9 and P9 Plus excel in both picture quality and image focusing speed, delivering photos with superior richness, clarity and authenticity.
Dong said, ‘Huawei and Leica are bringing together the industry’s best hardware and software on the P9 and P9 Plus, creating a seamless end-to-end smartphone photography system combining world-class image capture and processing technologies. The two 12-megapixel sensors, one of which is colour while the other is black and white, allow the P9 and P9 Plus to capture up to 50 percent more detail and 200 percent more light than conventional smartphone camera designs.’
Further still, Huawei’s world-leading biometric recognition technology protects P9 and P9 Plus users against unauthorized access to their device. For the P9 and P9 Plus, Huawei is rolling out an enhanced fingerprint sensor that allows people to personalize and safeguard their devices. The new enhanced fingerprint sensor on the P9 and P9 Plus captures and assesses fingerprints in 3D for increased accuracy, lowering the possibility of fraudulent or unintended access to the device.
The P9 has got a 5.2 Inch multi-touch display with screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 Pixels and protected by corning Gorilla Glass 4 which means your phone screen will always be protected from scratches and accidental falls.
Dong said, ‘The Huawei P9 and P9 Plus are our current flagship brands targeted to the high-end market segment in Uganda.’
The Huawei Mate 8 is a phablet boasting of a vivid 6″ FHD display, an ultra slim design, a re-designed fingerprint sensor that’s faster and more reliable, and a sleek aluminum unibody design.
With its 4000 mAh high-capacity battery, the new Mate 8 gives you more time to call, connect, play, and watch without needing to worry about running out of power. Thanks to its highly efficient Kirin 950 chip with SmartPower technology, the Mate 8 sets new standards for smartphone battery life.
When you hop on a plane and find yourself away from home, you can rely on the Mate 8 to be with you. The Mate 8 supports more frequency bands than any other dual SIM phone, enabling you to enjoy roaming services and high-speed connectivity wherever life takes you.
Dong said, ‘Being a phablet, Huawei Mate8 appeals to the high-level professional that needs to travel, read emails and take notes instantly on a phone.’
You should never suffer a sudden, disappointing interruption to your fun. Huawei Y6 Pro uses a 4000mAh battery that ensures long-lasting performance. With the Smart Power Saving technology using eight separate power-optimization approaches, the device can work in idle mode for 24 hours, with only 10% battery charge. The Y6 Pro is able to act as a charger for other electronics, providing 15 hours of data use, 39 hours of talk time, 48 hours of heavy use time, and 90 hours of light use time.
Technically, it comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB of internal memory and also has an 8MP rear-facing camera with a F2.0 aperture and 5μm sensor pixels, making it the perfect tool for recording life’s moments as they happen.
Dong said, ‘The Huawei Y6Pro is 8.5mm thin and is a phone that allows single hand control which is incredibly important for people who live their lives on the go and appeals to the middle-level market segment.’
GR3 and GR5
Huawei GR3 boosts of long lasting power provided by the 2200 mAh battery that keeps you going through every challenge of the day without worrying about charging again.
The Huawei GR3 features outstanding photographic functionality giving the user the power to capture life’s moments. Part of its uniqueness lies in its appearance which is an elegant frame, inlaid in an aluminum alloy unibody, finished with a ceramic-sand-blasting process, making the Huawei GR3 a true piece of fashionable art.
Technically the Huawei GR3 comes with a 5.0-inch HD screen display and is powered by a 1.5 GHz 64-bit Octa core MediaTek MTK6753T processor paired with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of inbuilt storage.
Huawei GR5 on the other hand is an easy to use phone, it has a fast responding 2nd generation fingerprint scanner with the 360-degree sensor that allows the user to control their device with a simple touch. This device has a long lasting battery, 3000mAh Li-Polymer, and is designed for convenience and single-handed use. It comes with 16GB memory, 2GB RAM, expandable memory with microSD, up to 128GB (uses SIM 2 slot) and 64-bit octa-core MSM8939 processor.
Dong said, ‘The GR3 and GR5 are targeted to the low-level market segment.’
Dong concluded by noting that Huawei will continue to build a better connected world through continuous investment of 10 percent of its revenue to Research and Development, which informs smartphone technology that directly appeals to customer preferences.’