On 22nd November, Huawei Kenya officially unveiled their 2017 flagship, Huawei Mate 10 in partnership with Jumia. The agreement sees the e-commerce site sell the device exclusively for 2 weeks, before it can be available in retail shops across the country.
The Mate 10 comes in a sleek glass design, a huge battery to power the beast and a lot of power under the hood. It also packs a few nifty tricks
Chipset: Huawei Kirin 970
Storage: 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage expandable via SD Card
Display: 5.6inch 2K display (2560×1440) 499ppi
Camera 20MP f/1.6 Monochrome sensor + 12MP RGB f/1.6 with OIS tuned in partnership with Leica
OS: Android 8.0 Oreo with EMUI 8
It also spots a 3.5mm audio jack, a fading fad in 2017, and USB Type C for all other connectivity.
The Kirin 970 chipset kicks ass in power efficiency and memory management. Huawei uses its custom file system and AI engine. This means the phone will last and is future proof. It should also retain upto 90% of its performance after 18 months of use. This is particularly important seeing as the average smartphone owner upgrades once every 2 years
Pricing and Availability
The Huawei Mate 10 will retail at Ksh 80,000. Other devices announced at the launch include the Huawei Mate 10 Pro and the Mate 10 Lite. The two will be available in stores sometime early next year and the Mate 10 Pro with 128GB internal storage, near bezelless display and no SD Card slow will retail for Ksh 90,000.
UPDATE: As a Black Friday offer, you can now get the Huawei Mate 10 on Jumia with a KSH 2000 Discount and a free 5000mAH Power Bank.
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