Huawei Releases Y3 and Y5 Smartphones


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Huawei has become one of the world’s fastest growing smartphones manufacturers. From sturdy build quality to innovative new features, the smartphone manufacturer manages to find the perfect balance between price and performance. They also announced the launch of two new smartphones this month in Sri Lanka. The Huawei Y3, priced at LKR 9,499 and the Huawei Y5, priced at LKR 11,999 respectively.

Country Head of Huawei Device, Sri Lanka Henry Liu explained how Huawei is catering to those who are budget conscious in order to get the best product experience, for the best price and the best service. As such. The Huawei Y3 and Y5 come across a more powerful and a more accessible entry range smartphone to the local marketplace.

Stanley Mascarenhas, Marketing Manager of Huawei Sri Lanka also shared his opinion explaining that the Huawei Y3 and the Y5 are designed for the local market with innovative features and a simple, elegant look that would immediately attract all smartphone users.

The Huawei Y3 sports a matte finish design with curved edges. It comes with 4.0-inch LCD IPS capacitive touch screen with a resolution of 480×800 pixels wrapped up in a Corning Gorilla glass display. Powered by a Mediatek Quad-core processor clocked at 1.3 GHz, the Y3 is backed by 512 MB of RAM and has an inbuilt storage of 4GB. The handset is equipped with a 5MP rear and 2MP front camera with Dual LED flash, autofocus and Geo-tagging, pretty useful if you make video calls. Voice command capabilities on the Y3 lets users make calls and compose text messages hands-free.

The more powerful Huawei Y5 3G sports a 1.3GHz quad-core processor, 1GB RAM, 4.5-inch display, 8GB of storage (expandable via microSD), an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, 2-megapixel front camera, Dual SIM, dual standby, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, Android 4.4 KitKat, EMUI Lite and 1730mAh battery.

Last May Huawei, introduced a powerful range of unique mid-market smartphones locally, with features on par with high-end smartphones, namely, the Huawei Honor G Play, Honor 4X and Honor 6 Plus. According to the company announcement more than 10,000 units’ sales were achieved within only one week. The Huawei Y3 and Y5 are on the track to break this record with an aggressive promotional plan in store. Huawei is currently the number two smartphone brand in Sri Lanka and is set to become the island’s number one smartphone brand within the next few quarters. Huawei is marketed by Sri Lanka’s number one brand Singer Sri Lanka.

Furthermore the announcement goes on to say that through this introduction Huawei expects to cater to all smartphone market segments including the entry-range, mid-range and high-range in Sri Lanka.



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