Huawei, Sri Lanka’s fastest growing smartphone announced that it has successfully sold out its first shipment of the new flagship smartphone Huawei P9 in Sri Lanka. According to industry statistics Huawei together with its exclusive national distributor Singer Sri Lanka PLC was able to achieve this milestone as a result of the high quality camera the smartphone features. Western province emerged as the hot spot for the device’s early adopters, whilst Southern and Central provinces were the highest sales performing regions for the P9, according to the Huawei sales report.
The Huawei P9 is the first smartphone co-engineered with the global iconic brand, Leica Camera AG. The P9’s dual-lens camera takes smartphone photography to the next level, allowing people to capture both vivid colors and striking black and white images. The wide-aperture photography feature on the P9 allows users to experiment with innovative visual effects to create unique images and content. With a 5.2-inch 1080p display, the P9 is powered by the new Kirin 955 2.5GHz 64-bit ARM-based processor for leading-class mobile performance. The 3,000mAh high-density battery offers P9 users outstanding mobility and battery life.
Henry Liu – Country Head, Huawei Device Sri Lanka said, “We are extremely pleased about the reception we are experiencing for the new Huawei P9 in Sri Lanka. The new Huawei P9 flagship device combines groundbreaking innovations and exceptional design, setting a new standard in smartphone photography. We invite all our customers to visit any of the Huawei outlets island wide to pre-order, and gain first-hand experience of this unique smartphone”.
Ruwan Gamage – Marketing Manager Huawei Device Sri Lanka said, “Huawei has planned a series of promotional campaigns that not only communicates the product key values but also provides an opportunity for our Huawei fans to experience the superior features P9 sports”.
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 PLC. Huawei is aggressively expecting considerable growth in 2016 as it has achieved outmatched milestones in the previous year as well. Huawei has gained a market share of 23.3% according to GFK within the first quarter of 2016 in Sri Lanka further accelerating its market as the number two smartphone brand in the country.
Huawei is ranked 47th among the World’s Top 100 Most Valuable Brands in 2016 According to Brand Finance. Globally Huawei ranks as the number three smartphone brand and is the number one smartphone brand in China according to recent reports.
Huawei’s products and services are available in more than 170 countries, and are used by a third of the world’s population, ranking third in the world in mobile phone shipments in 2015. Sixteen R&D centers have been set up in the United States, Germany, Sweden, Russia, India, and China. Huawei Consumer BG is one of Huawei’s three business units and covers smartphones, PC and tablets, Wearables and cloud services, etc. Huawei’s global network is built on 20 years of expertise in the telecom industry and is dedicated to delivering the latest technological advances to consumers around the world. (Media Release)