From left: Singer Sri Lanka PLC Brand Manager for Huawei Sahan Perera, Singer Sri Lanka PLC Marketing Director Kumar Samarasinghe, Huawei Sri Lanka CEO Shunli Wang, Singer Sri Lanka PLC Group CEO Asoka Pieris and Huawei Device Sri Lanka General Manager Kalpa Perera introducing the new GR5 2017 to Sri Lanka and the region
Huawei, the fastest-growing smartphone brand in Sri Lanka, together with Singer Sri Lanka, launched the all-new Huawei GR5 2017 at a ceremonious unveiling at the Singer Lifestyle Festival in Colombo.
The launch event was graced by Huawei Sri Lanka CEO Shunli Wang, Huawei Device Sri Lanka General Manager Kalpa Perera, Singer Sri Lanka PLC Group CEO Asoka Pieris and Singer Sri Lanka PLC Marketing Director Kumar Samarasinghe. The launch of the GR5 2017 in Sri Lanka also happens to be a first for the South East Asia region.
The newest addition to the G Series device portfolio, the new GR5 smartphone incorporates a stylish design without any compromise on the technological aspects. Users will now be able to purchase a smartphone that would boast of an unmatched price tag along with cutting-edge feature options, which will include a dual camera and fingerprint sensors using the latest tech advancements.
Asoka Pieris commented, “Singer Sri Lanka, as the national distributor of Huawei, makes this available to Sri Lankans all over the country.”
Commenting on the newest introduction from Huawei to Sri Lanka, Huawei Device Sri Lanka Country Head Henry Liu said, “This new introduction is a multi-faceted and technologically-advanced device. This further epitomizes Huawei’s position in introducing quality and convenient smartphone devices that are available for an unmatched price tag. We are also proud to announce that Sri Lanka became the first country in the region to have witnessed and experienced the launch of the GR5 2017. This high-tech smartphone would benefit all those who seek to own a versatile and high-quality device that boasts of innovations such as dual camera and fingerprint sensor.”
The dual camera includes a 12MP and a 2MP rear camera for depth of field, 3G RAM and 3340mAh battery for good performance and a 5.5-inch FHD with a metal design and curved body. The 1.25um large pixel option helps the user to achieve a cleaner shot with more clarity for photos that would be captured in the night.
The Huawei GR5 2017 also includes a third generation fingerprint sensor that is both user-friendly and convenient. Since customers by and large prefer to integrate a password option into their devices for security purposes, the fingerprint sensor option would provide the smartphone owner with the added benefit of protecting the information that is saved on their devices.
The Huawei GR5 2017 will be available for consumers at a Rs.35,900 and available in gold, silver and grey colours. Sri Lanka’s leading smartphone marketer Singer Sri Lanka will ensure the availability of these products through the country’s largest retail network Singer, including Singer Mega, Singer Plus and SISIL World stores, comprising of over 400 retail outlets and Singer’s digital media channel that serves 1,500 dealer outlets across the country.