Global leader in telecommunication, Huawei Ghana on Thursday, November 8, 2018, successfully launched its flagship device, Huawei Y9.
The launch which took place at the Tang Palace Hotel in Accra saw attendance from many people including brand ambassadors, staff of Huawei Ghana and marketers.
Among the many celebrities to grace the occasion were CEO of both the EIB Network Group, Nathan Kwabena Anokye Adisi popularly known as Bola Ray, international blogger Ameyaw Debrah, Caroline Sampson, DKB and Zionfelix.
According to Marketing Manager for Huawei Ghana, Dennis Fixon Laryea, the Y9 was the first smartphone to feature four Artificial Intelligence (AI) cameras as well Wi-Fi bridging, features he reiterated were rare in the smartphone industry.
“This is the first device in the market that has a 6.5 FHD+ display notched screen. It is also the first phone in the market that has 4 AI cameras – 2 at the back, 2 in front. And this is the first device that comes with a Wi-Fi signal bridge where you can bridge your Wi-Fi to other people,” Dennis Laryea said.
He added that the Huawei Y9 was a ‘youthful device’ which gave consumers value for their money since they were getting a handful of amazing features at an affordable price.
“The Y means Youth or Young, so basically this is a youthful device with very high specs at very affordable price. So we are telling people not to break their bank to get that special-feature phone they want but then you have to use a little of your money to get that special phone you want,” Dennis stated.
The launch featured a raffle draw which saw three lucky patrons walking away with brand new Huawei Y9 smartphones.
Top companies including Compu Ghana, Telefonika, Melcom and Franko Trading Enterprise were rewarded by Huawei Ghana for their dedicated partnership over the years.
Comedian DKB was the Master of Ceremony on the night and other comedians like MJ got the crowd laughing with a number of their jokes.
Facebook sensation, Teacher Kwadwo, also made an appearance at the launch.
The Huawei Y9 is a 5.93-inch smartphone with a 4 GB RAM and 64 GB ROM, boasting of a Kirin 710 octa-core processor. Weighing 173g, the Huawei Y9 spots a 4000 mAH battery, which ensures 65 hours of music, 9 video hours as well as up to 52 hours of GSM calls.
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