Huawei Unveils The Huawei P9 Lite


Huawei Consumer Business Group (Uganda) has announced the P9 lite, a second variant in the popular P9 family that already boosts of the P9. The P9 lite, which is a mid-level smartphone brings on board a sleek, stylish design with a powerful camera and creative photo editing capabilities, as well as the latest in high fidelity audio, fingerprint sensor technology and battery saving technology.


The Huawei P9 lite is also equipped with a full HD Display, with practically no gap between the display and glass cover, giving it an advantage that dust has no entry point into the smartphone.


Jean Baguma Marketing Manager Huawei Device Uganda said, ‘Last year, Huawei launched the P8 lite alongside its flagship P8 smartphone. This year, with the P9 smartphone family, Huawei is offering users a superior smartphone experience, with the latest addition to the family, being the P9 lite, which is mainly attractive due to its lower price offering, and yet offering a premium and stylish look and feel, a high-resolution rear and front camera, as well as a long-lasting battery.


The Huawei P9 lite smartphone is available in Gold, black and white and can be accessedin Ugandacountrywide at all Huawei affiliated dealer shops and distributors, with retail prices ranging from 960,000Ushs to 980,000 Ushs.


Sporting a 5.2-inch full HD display, 13MP rear shooter (and 8MP front-facing camera), Android 6.0 Marshmallow, Kirin 650 octa-core processor, 3000mAh battery, 16GB of on board storage (with expansion up to 128GB), 4G LTE support, and a fingerprint 2.0 sensor. It’s quite the specification list and ensures the P9 lite is no droop.


Weighing just 147g and slim line with a 7.5mm depth, the P9 lite’s lightweight, stylish, aluminum frame and sleek appealing form factor, results in a truly premium design.


Its bright 5.2 inch screen is encased in an aircraft-grade aluminum frame, ensuring the P9 lite finds the perfect equilibrium between looking durable and aesthetically appealing. With a high screen-to-body ratio of 76.4 and an NTSC colour gamut of 85%, there are several reasons why the P9 Lite is a sight to behold.


Baguma noted that ‘With the P9 lite’s 13MP rear camera, which boasts dual LED flash and autofocus, amateur photographers have clear, lifelike images at the tips of their fingers. With the ability to set white balance, ISO EV and shutter speed in pro camera mode, those that like to explore with the finer details of the art of photography, can do so with ease.The 8MP front camera produces full HD resolution images of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels, so perfect selfies can be captured day and night.’


She further explained that Audiophiles also have reason to fall in love with the P9 lite, as it has high fidelity audio and an integrated speaker design of which the low frequency, volume and quality of the sound has seen considerable improvement since the last generation P series devices.


With ARM and TrustZone technology integrated into the P9 lite’s lightning fast fingerprint 2.0 sensor, users can access everything in an instant, while ensuring private data remains private.


In terms of connectivity, the P9 lite follows in the P9 family’s footsteps and comes equipped with the Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system, Huawei’s intuitive Emotion 4.1 user interface and supports 4G. The P9 lite has a HiSilicon Kirin 650 octocore processor, making the smartphone a powerful younger entrant of the P9 and P9 Plus.


The P9 lite comes with a 3,000 mAh battery and ability to reduce power as required, which allows continuous calling time of up to 18 hours and standby time of 630 hours, (when operated on 3G).


The P9 lite also has plenty of storage capacity for higher memory requirements, coming with 16GB of internal memory and a microSD card slot which can support 128GB of expanded memory.




The P9 Lite can be purchased from any of these retail shops:

  • Nile Communications
  • Ssimba Telecom
  • Go Phones
  • Nile Communication
  • Fone Express
  • Praise Communication
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