Huawei Mobile to launch the Huawei Y6p & Huawei Y8p in Kenya


Huawei’s mid-range level Y series, started in 2015 will be introducing two new smartphones to this series in Kenya, the Y8p and Y6p.

The two devices will go on pre-order as from 15th June until 20th June in all retail stores across the country. The phones run Huawei Mobile Services and come preinstalled with the AppGallery, Huawei’s version of the Google Playstore and Apple’s Appstore.

The HUAWEI Y8p packs a 48MP AI Triple Camera Set consisting of 48MP main camera, 8MP Ultra-Wide angle camera, a 2MP depth camera for bokeh effects and a 16MP AI Selfie Camera. The camera’s AI can recognize up to 22 scenes while shooting and intelligently adjusts any settings required for a perfect shot.

On the other hand, the HUAWEI Y6p is targeted at users who do more with their smartphone and demand more battery life, this new smartphone comes with a massive 5000mAh battery that not only lasts long during intensive use. The HUAWEI Y6p has a 13MP Triple Camera setup with a 13MP main camera which excels in low light, a 5MP Ultra-Wide and a 2MP depth sensor for natural bokeh effects. This is complemented by an 8MP Selfie camera upfront as well.

The HUAWEI Y8p has a 3GB of RAM for smooth running of apps, 64GB of storage and an MTK Helio P22 processor for efficient performance.

Huawei Mobile Kenya recently released its HUAWEI Y7p, the first smartphone without Google Mobile Services under its HUAWEI Y Series.

The Huawei Y7p runs Huawei’s EMUI9.1, a customized version of Android 9, has a Kirin 710F with an integrated octa-core processor and has a 4GB RAM.

Huawei Y6p Specs

  • Size 74.06 mm by 159.07 mm by 9.04 mm 
  • Weight Approx 185 g (including the battery)
  • Colour
    • Phantom Purple
    • Emerald Green
    • Midnight Black
  • Display: 6.3 inches
  • Processor: Mediatek MT6762R
    CPU: Octa-core Processor
    4 x Cortex-A53 2.0 GHz + 4 x Cortex-A53 1.5 GHz
    GPU: IMG GE8320 650 MHz
  • OS: EMUI 10.1 (Based on Android 10)
  • Memory: 3 GB RAM + 64 GB ROM
    External Memory Support:
    Micro SD Card, up to 512 GB
  • Camera: Rear Camera:
    13 MP (f/1.8 aperture) + 5 MP (Wide Angle Lens, f/2.2 aperture) + 2 MP (f/2.4 aperture) , AF
    Front Camera:
    8 MP, f/2.0 aperture, FF
  • Battery: 4900 mAh (rated value), 5000 mAh (typical value) *Non-removable battery.
  • Charging The standard charger supports 5 V/2 A
  • Network MED-LX9
    Dual SIM 4G
    USB: microUSB, USB 2.0
    Earjack: 3.5 mm

In The Box

Phone (Built-in battery)
USB cable
Eject pin
Quick Start Guide
Protective Case
Warranty Card
TP protective film (Attached on the phone before delivery)
Battery cover protective film (Attached on the phone before delivery)

Huawei Y8p Specs

Size: Width73.2 mm Height157.4 mm Depth7.75 m

 Weight: Approx 163 g (including the battery)


Breathing Crystal

Midnight Black

Display:6.3 inches
Type: OLED

Processor: HUAWEI Kirin 710F
CPU: Octa-core Processor
4 x Cortex-A73 Based 2.2 GHz + 4 x Cortex-A53 Based 1.7 GHz
GPU: Mali G51-MP4

OS: EMUI 10.1 (Based on Android 10)

Memory: 4 GB RAM + 128 GB ROM
6 GB RAM + 128 GB ROM
External Memory Support:
NM SD Card, up to 256 GB


Rear Camera:
48 MP (f/1.8 aperture) + 8 MP (Ultra Wide Angle Lens, f/2.4 aperture) + 2 MP (f/2.4 aperture)

Front Camera:
16 MP (f/2.0 aperture)

Battery 4000 mAh non-removable battery.

Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.0
USB: Type-C
Earjack: 3.5 mm earjack

In The BoxPhone (Built-in battery)
USB cable
TPU Protective Case
Quick Start Guide
Eject Tool
TP protective film
Warranty Card