Huawei Launches GR5 Mini Smartphone, Partners With Orange Culture

Leading smartphone maker, Huawei unveiled its latest device GR5 Mini Smartphone into the market with the new generation fingerprint technology to meet the demands of today’s young professionals. It also announced its partnership with Nigerian Designer, Adebayo Oke Lawal of Orange Culture to give customers a designer phone case for free.


The event themed Get On a Nu Level was held at The Coliseum in Lekki, Lagos. Present at the event were top celebrities, partners, dealers and customers come together to celebrate the new product, dubbed “the King of Fingerprint” because of its unique fingerprint feature. The event featured a fashion and photo booth segment, as well as and after party with popular artistes Yemi Alade, Sugarboi, Jaywon entertaining the guests.


“Huawei is excited to partner with Orange culture to deliver a premium experience for our customers” said Leo Jiang, the managing Director, Devices of Huawei Nigeria.” We value our customers’ need for mobile technology which suits their lifestyles and meets their needs, nd now we are aligning with customers strongest passions, one of which we have discovered to be fashion and style,” he said.

According to him, the new smartphone which features new generation fingerprint technology has been improved 100 per cent over the 1st generation, a sensor that performs in 0.5 seconds and has 360 degree readability, builds on Huawei’s success in delivering powerful high end smartphones with a high level of quality.


Bound to be a delight for photo and selfie lovers, the GR5 Mini has an 8mp front camera with high chromatic resolution, 4p lens array and a 77 degree wide angle visual range which takes sharp looking selfies and also allows selfie-lovers o capture more people in the shot. The rear facing 13MP camera features a f/2.0 aperture, 78 degree wide angle visual range, 5P Aspheric lens array with a blue glass filter to improve photo quality, and a professional mode for taking photos with parameters comparable to that of an SLR camera.

The GR5 Mini has a .2 Full HD Display screen which delivers great clarity and pixel density even in sunlight or low lighting conditions. The large display is also comfortable to handle and perfect for getting work done. With an exquisite, design, ergonomic streamlining, and rippled surface treatment, the phone has an elegant look and feel, and a convenient and comfortable form factor that fits every lifestyle.

Speaking at the event Leo Stan Ekeh, chairman of Zinox Group said technology is about lifestyle and it makes one feel younger. He further stated that technology is the only sector you can make money till you die and that when you believe in lifestyle you have quality common sense.

He spoke about his partnership with Huawei through TD, and that Huawei is creating employment and adding value to the country. He concluded by saying that Huawei will be here for a lifetime.

Jiang restated Huawei’s commitment to its mission of continually providing better smartphones that people can enjoy using every day. This commitment, he said, was behind its partnership with legendary camera brand, Leica AG for the launch of the Huawei P9 smartphone earlier this year.

“Huawei is continuing its partnership with other brands and industry leaders, and leading the way in delivering premium smartphone experiences and stylish products that leverage their expertise and resonates with consumers worldwide,” he added.

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