The Huawei P9 and P9 Lite have launched in South Africa through MTN, and Vodacom is expected to have stock of the smartphones by 7 June.
Huawei first announced its new flagship smartphone in April.
It features twin Leica cameras mounted on the back of the device which Huawei said “work in tandem to enable users to create images of superior detail, depth, and colour”.
The Huawei P9 will have an aluminium body, 2.5D glass, and diamond-cut edges.
Vodacom deals for the Huawei P9
Vodacom reseller Cellucity told MyBroadband that it will offer the Huawei P9 range on the following deals:
- Huawei P9 Lite on Vodacom uChoose Flexi 110: R249
- Huawei P9 on Vodacom Smart S: R549
- Huawei P9 Plus on Vodacom Smart S: R649
Vodacom’s Huawei P9 and P9 Plus deals come with a once-off 10GB data allocation that is valid for 1 month, as well as a pair of Hugo Boss designer sunglasses.
The Huawei P9 Lite comes with a once-off 5GB data allocation, which is valid for 1 month.
Recommended retail prices through Cellucity are as follows:
- Huawei P9 Lite: R6,299
- Huawei P9: R11,699
- Huawei P9 Plus: R13,499
MTN deals for the Huawei P9
MTN has the following deals for the Huawei P9 and P9 Lite:
- Huawei P9 on My MTNChoice 100: R569
- Huawei P9 on My MTNChoice Flexi R200: R569
- Huawei P9 on MTN AnyTime TopUp 200: R579
- Huawei P9 Lite on My MTNChoice 50: R329
- Huawei P9 Lite on MTN AnyTime TopUp 100: R329
- Huawei P9 Lite on My MTNChoice Flexi R100: R329
MTN’s contracts include a free once-off data allocation of 30GB, valid for a month. The bonus data is only available to new contracts.
MTN’s Huawei P9 deals also include a free set of designer Hugo Boss sunglasses for the first 3,000 subscribers who sign up for a contract.
The recommended retail prices at MTN are:
- Huawei P9 Lite: R6,549
- Huawei P9: R13,359
The key specifications of the Huawei P9, P9 Plus, and P9 Lite are detailed below.
|Specifications||Huawei P9||Huawei P9 Lite||Huawei P9 Plus|
|Dimensions||145 x 70.9 x 6.95 mm||146.8 x 72.6 x 7.5 mm||152.3 x 75.3 x 6.98 mm|
|OS||Android 6.0 + EMUI 4.1||Android 6.0 + EMUI 4.1||Android 6.0 + EMUI 4.1|
|Display||5.2″ 1080p (1,080 x 1,920)||5.2″ 1080p (1,080 x 1,920)||5.5″ 1080p (1,080 x1 ,920)|
|Main camera||12MP x 2, f/2.2 Leica||13MP||12MP x 2, f/2.2 Leica|
|Front camera||8MP, f/2.4||8MP||8MP, f/1.9|
|Processor||Kirin 955 octa-Core (4x 2.5GHz + 4x 1.8GHz)||Kirin 650 octa-core (4x 2.0GHz + 4x 1.7Ghz)||Kirin 955 octa-Core (4x 2.5GHz + 4x 1.8GHz)|