Huawei nova 9 launches in Kenya for Kshs 65,999

After opening pre-orders for the Huawei nova 9 two weeks ago, Huawei Mobile Kenya has today announced that the device is now available for purchase in the country.

The Huawei nova 9  comes with a 6.57-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080×2340 pixels and an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. It is powered by a 1.8GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G processor that features 4 cores clocked at 2.42GHz and 4 cores clocked at 1.8GHz. It comes with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of inbuilt storage.

As far are the cameras are concerned, the Huawei Nova 9 on the rear packs a quad-camera setup featuring a 50-megapixel primary camera with an f/1.9 aperture; an 8-megapixel camera with an f/2.2 aperture; a 2-megapixel camera with an f/2.4 aperture, and a 2-megapixel camera with an f/2.4 aperture. There is a single front camera setup for selfies, featuring a 32-megapixel sensor with an f/2.0 aperture.

Running on the latest version of EMUI 12, Huawei says the nova 9 provides smooth and fast control response as well as app launch experience.

Again, the phone ships without Google’s apps or services, including the Google Play Store. You can however still get to download some of your favourite apps from the Huawei App Gallery.

“Connecting Huawei with a younger generation of consumers, the nova Series is designed to be the most outstanding of products. Through powerful hardware updates and operating system integration, the HUAWEI nova 9 introduces an exciting array of features including a remarkable design with an all-new colour way – Colour No. 9, a staggering 50MP Ultra Vision Camera system, 66W HUAWEI SuperCharge and futuristic Super Device capabilities. Moreover the 4K selfie video and Continuous Front/Rear Recording offer more ways for users to create engaging videos and respond to the rising demand of vlogging.” Huawei Mobile Kenya Country Head Jim Zhujie said. 

Customers in Kenya can purchase The Huawei nova 9 from all retail stores across the country including Huawei Experience stores.   

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