Huawei has recorded a positive sales performance this year with the Huawei Y Series smartphones showing higher demand than anticipated in Sri Lanka. Comprising of the Huawei Y5 Prime, Y7 Pro and Y9 devices, these smartphones have grown in popularity amongst local smartphone enthusiasts according to company research.

With devices that cover a range of features to suit the needs of enthusiastic smartphone users, the Huawei Y Series has continued to gain interest since introduction of the series. The Y5 Prime, Y7 Pro and Y9 sport Huawei’s latest 18:9 ‘FullView Display’. This provides users with a superior viewing experience. The Y7 Pro and Y9 run on Android 8 Oreo while the Y5 Prime runs on Android Oreo 8.1.0.


Peter Liu Country Head Huawei Device said, “The Huawei Y Series smartphones, which were all released early this year are performing very well in the Sri Lankan market”. The devices also range in battery capacity between 3020mAh and 4000mAh and are available for users who opt for a dual SIM option, front and rear cameras and smart power-saving technology. These make our innovations a strong contender in the market”.

The Y5 Prime, which is an entry-level smartphone is available in black and gold variations, is deal for younger customers. The smartphone packs a number of attractive features for an entry level smartphone. These include a FullView Display accompanied by a rear 13MP camera and a 5MP front camera with selfie toning flash. The device also incorporates a three-card slot design which can accommodate 2 SIM cards and a micro SD card (up to 256 GB), giving you more flexibility in your hand.

Huawei Y5 Prime

The Huawei Y5 Prime (Image Credits: HUAWEI Consumer)

The Huawei Y7 Pro features an 8MP front camera and 13MP and 2MP rear dual cameras, making it the first mid-range phone in Sri Lanka with three cameras. The front flash includes features such as the selfie toning flash and a FullView display. It also packs 3GB of RAM plus 32GB ROM. The Huawei Y9 offers quad cameras with a 4000mAh battery capacity with the added convenience of Face Unlock. Its quad camera system makes it an attractive offer for mobile photography enthusiasts and those who love taking selfies.

Huawei Y7 Pro

The Huawei Y7 Pro (Image Credits: khmerpostasia)

The Huawei Y Series devices are available at all Huawei Experience Centres, including Sri Lanka’s leading smartphone marketer, Singer Sri Lanka. Huawei enthusiasts can browse at Sri Lanka’s largest retail network, which includes Singer Mega, Singer Plus and SISIL World stores, comprising over 420 retail outlets and Singer’s digital media channel serving 1,500 dealer outlets.

Huawei was ranked number 83 of the Top 100 of the Latest Fortune 500 List and number 79 in Forbes World’s Most Valuable Brands list in 2018. Huawei increased its brand value by 22% in the past year and now ranks 48th in the ‘Top100 Most Valuable Global Brands’ list according to the latest BrandZ™ report. Recently, Huawei escalated to number 25 on the Brand Finance Global 500 Most Valuable Brands 2018. Huawei has also achieved the No. 70 status on Interbrand’s Best Global Brands list.

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