Huawei’s latest flagship smartphone launched in Lanka

1Huawei, the fastest growing smartphone in Sri Lanka, together with Singer Sri Lanka, the exclusive national distributor for Huawei, launched the much awaited Huawei P8 at an experiential event held amidst a grand crowd at Majestic City Colombo. The launch of the device also made the new Huawei P8 smartphone Sri Lanka’s most affordable premium smartphone available in the country.  Huawei together with Singer has planned a series of go-to-market activities which will provide an opportunity for locals to experience the latest flagship – Huawei P8.

The products were introduced to the market by Mr. Henry Liu – Country Head – Huawei Device Sri Lanka, Mr. Sadique M. Hanas- Senior Operations Manager – Singer Sri Lanka PLC, Mr. Sahan Perera – Brand Manager for Huawei – Singer Sri Lanka PLC and Mr. Stanley Mascarenhas – Marketing Manager – Huawei Sri Lanka.

Mr. Henry Liu – Country Head – Huawei Device Sri Lanka, at the launch event said, “Today we redefine the affordable luxury market within the smartphone segment in Sri Lanka. The Huawei P8 is inspired by the best of human design from different cultures across the centuries and embodies the human spirit of exploration and beauty. Huawei’s extremely stylish P series has achieved great success around the world. Global sales of the Huawei P6 have totaled 5 million units in 60 countries and the Huawei P7 surpassed 4 million sales across more than 100 countries in just six months. The success of the Huawei P6 and P7 indicates a strong potential demand for the Huawei P8”.

The Huawei P8 design is deeply rooted in literary tradition, combining elements of ancient manuscripts, illuminated books and the essence of sunlight in stained glass library windows. It is inspired by the best of human design from different cultures across the centuries and embodies the human spirit of exploration and beauty. The phone comes with four elegant color options: silver, gold, black and grey. The design details of the Huawei P8 evoke the pages, bindings and hardcovers of traditional books. The one-piece aluminum body with the diamond shape blasting craftsmanship highlights the texture of the metal.

The phone is 6.4mm thin, with dual SIM cards, and works seamlessly with a 4G network as well. The Huawei P8 has a revolutionary touch screen experience that is innate to consumers. Double-tapping a knuckle captures a full-length screen shot, while drawing a circle on the screen quickly captures content. Additionally, the “search phone by voice” function allows users to call out to their misplaced smartphone, which will respond through its speaker to identify.

Unique power management creates a bridge between the Huawei P8’s slim design, power efficiently and stunning performance. The device contains a 2680mAh battery and with Kirin 930 Octa-Core 64-bit chipset, delivering outstanding performance that outpaces the smartphone market by 20 percent.

The Huawei P8 introduces a new philosophy for camera design leveraging a combination of hardware, software and proprietary algorithms to help users capture beautiful photographs, even in the worst lighting conditions. Features include: Industry-leading Optical Image Stabilizer technology up to 1.2°, enabling high-quality photos and videos, and managing camera shake so images are consistently sharp and the world’s first four-color RGBW sensor which enhances brightness by 32 percent in high contrast lighting situations, reduces it by 78 percent in low light environments. DSLR-level independent image processor enabling noise reduction when shooting and intelligent detection of a high-contrast lighting environment.

The Huawei P8 has re-defined the industry benchmark for seamless network connectivity through proprietary Signal+ technology. The compact and powerful dual-antenna design plus rapid switching technology allows the smartphone to instantly switch between antennas, ensuring a continuous strong network connection. Additionally, the devices’ Signal+ enhances the call connection rate, even when users are travelling on a train at a speed of up to 300 kilometers per hour.

The Huawei P8 is priced at LKR 69999 and will only available at iDealz – Liberty Plaza, Huawei Brand Shop-Majestic City Lobby and Phonez Majestic City, Thilakawardana Cellular Centre Kiribathgoda, Iru Cellular – Anuradhapura, Divine- Majestic City, Singer Mega Kandy City Centre, Singer Mega Ja-Ela and Nugegoda, Singer Plus Milagiriya and Ward Place. Huawei has also organized some exciting and free giveaways in the caliber of power banks, selfie sticks, bluetooth speakers and merchandise.

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