Huawei Winter Winners Sale launch – Live blog

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20:00 – Thank you for joining us for this live blog of Huawei’s Winter Winner Sale Launch event. Head to the Huawei South Africa’s online store now for all the epic offers on Huawei smartphones, tablets and accessories.

19:59 – The launch event closes with performances from Naak MusiQ and DJ Tira.

19:54 – You can also win a Nova 5T by commenting on Huawei’s social media channels.

19:53 – Huawei is giving away 200 vouchers in the AppGallery. Huawei users can go to the gift centre on the app to claim theirs.

19:51 – The first 10 customers to buy a Huawei P40 or P40 Pro on the Huawei online store during the Winter Sale will get a P40 Lite for free, the presenters say.

19:50 – All Huawei Y6p, Y9 Prime and Huawei P40 Lite buyers get a free Watch GT valued at R2,999 for free.

Huawei P40 Lite

19:48 – The recently-launched Huawei P40 Lite is available at R6,499 with the FreeBuds Lite and the Huawei 40W SuperCharge charger.

19:47 – The Huawei Y9 Prime is down R1,000 from R5,999 to R4,999.

Huawei Y7p

19:46 – The Huawei Y7p is also on sale at only R3,499 and comes with Bluetooth Headphones worth R599.

19:45 – The Y6p is priced at R3,299 on the Huawei online store.

19:44 – The first 50 people who buy the Huawei Y6p on the Huawei store get 5GB of free mobile data, Tswyza says.

19:42 – Tswyza joins our presenters and talks about the new Huawei Y6p smartphone, with a 13MP triple AI camera, 64GB storage and 5,000mAh battery.

19:39 – Our presenters reveal a number of special offers for the Huawei Winter Winner Sale:

  • Huawei FreeLace – R699 (normally R1,499)
  • Huawei FreeBuds 3 Red – R1,999 (R2,999)
  • Huawei CP60 wireless charger – R499 (normally R899)
  • Huawei Mini Bluetooth Speaker – R299 (normally R499)

19:36 – Rapper Rouge talks about the range of features of the Huawei FreeBuds 3, including its charging box, which allows you to charge the earbuds one at a time.

19:35 – Our presenters are now trying on the Huawei FreeBuds 3 wireless earbuds.

19:32 – The MatePad T8 is priced at R2,999. Those who buy it from the Huawei online store will get a hardcase flip cover and Bluetooth Speaker valued at R1,300 for free.

19:30 – Back to the studio, where Skhumba is playing PUBG on the MatePad T8, loving its 80% screen-to-body ratio.

19:28 – Over to former Mrs. South Africa Nicole Capper, who shows off all the great features of the Huawei Matepad T8, including its compact design, face recognition, excellent battery life, and parental controls.

19:27 – R3,000 PUMA vouchers have been given to the first 15 customers who bought Huawei Watch GT 2 watches during the livestream, Nina announces.

19:26 – The Huawei Band 4 is discounted by R500 to R999, while the Band 3e is now on special for R399.

19:21 – Skhumba tells us there are two Watch GT 2e sizes available – 42mm and 46mm.

19:19 – We cross back to the studio where our presenters speak about the great features of the Huawei Smart Scale – which can measure nine different body compositions in one detection, including weight, body fat, bone mass and BMI.

19:18 – Boity uses the watch to take training challenges from her fans on social media. The two competitors track their calorie burning using their watches.

19:17 – She takes on Sbahle Mpisane in a challenge to see who can burn the most calories.

19:16 – She says she thinks the design is stunning and the bigger watch face is a big plus. She believes it’s suitable to wear with her daily outfits and training gear.

19:15 – Boity Thulo unboxes her new Huawei Watch GT 2e.

19:14 – You can get the Huawei Watch GT 2e for R3,499 on the Huawei South Africa online store now. You will also get a Sport Bluetooth Earphone and Smart Scale worth R1,500 for free.

19:14 – Dr. Rangoaga says it is important to track your daily step count and sleep. The Watch GT 2e offers both features.

19:12 – Dr. Kabela Rangoaga elaborates on the SpO2 measuring feature of the Watch GT 2e. The feature is capable of measuring how much oxygen is reaching your organs.

19:10 – Naak MusiQ joins our presenters in studio and says he enjoys the Watch GT 2e’s notification features for calls and messages.

19:07 – They use the Watch GT 2e to time the challenge and measure their heart rates.

19:06 – They are facing off against soccer stars Hlompho Kekana and Denis Onyanga in a push-up competition.

19:05 – We head over to Naak MusiQ and DJ Tira who are loving the GT 2e’s ability to store 500 songs and its 2-week battery life.

Nina Hastie

19:03 – The duo shows off the new Huawei GT 2E.

19:00 – Nina Hastie and Skhumba get things started with in a studio specially created for the event.

19:00 – The Huawei Winter Winners Sale has officially launched.

18:55 – The Huawei Winter Winners Sale virtual launch event is set to start in 5 minutes.

Stay with us to hear about all the special offers on great Huawei tech and watch the livestream for a chance to win your share of R100,000 in prizes.


Welcome to the live blog of Huawei’s Winter Winners Sale virtual launch event.

The sale will offer discounts of up to 50% on smartphones and other devices, and South Africans will be able to win their share of R100,000-worth of amazing prizes.

You can expect fantastic discounts on epic hardware, such as the latest P40 smartphones, which bring the company’s cutting-edge Huawei Mobile Services ecosystem to South Africa.

Great deals on the new Huawei Y6p, MatePad T8, and Watch GT 2e will also be available, offering excellent value for South African smartphone, tablet, and wearable users.

The virtual live launch will feature live performances and special appearances by some of South Africa’s biggest celebrities.

The launch will officially begin at 19:00 on Wednesday, so make sure you tune in via the live stream link provided above.

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