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Spark opens pre-order for Huawei P9

19 May 2016

Spark opens pre-order for Huawei P9

Spark announced today that the new Huawei P9 is now available for pre-order online at The first 50 customers who pre-order on a $59.99 open plan or above, interest free and no deposit, will receive a Huawei Classic Smart Watch worth $599 for free, as well as a bonus fast-charge kit worth $99, a clear case, and a $200 account credit.

The Huawei P9 has been co-engineered with premium camera manufacturer Leica to reinvent smartphone photography. The ground breaking dual-lens combines leading hardware and software to create stunning and vibrant images – the two lenses capture both a monochrome and colour image and then intelligently merges them to produce amazing, professional-looking photos, especially at low light.

David Redmore, Spark’s Head of Mobile, is excited by the launch of the P9, saying people will be amazed by the camera and other features, but the device loses none of the stunning design the range is known for.

“The Huawei P9 is an amazing device, and the innovative combination of two Leica lenses captures incredible photos, but it doesn’t end there. The P9 has a huge battery, there’s a new fingerprint sensor conveniently embedded in the back, and all of this has been achieved without sacrificing design — the sleek lines and sculpted curves carved out of the aerospace-grade aluminium makes it simply stunning to look at and to hold,” said Redmore.

The screen, which is made of superior grade 2.5D glass, is also protected by Huawei’s Screen Promise – if accidental damage happens to the screen within 12 months of purchase, Huawei will replace it for free.*

The P9 RRPs for $1,099 and will be available on 1 June 2016 in Titanium Grey and Prestige Gold colours.

“We’re packing incredible amount of value into this phone – not only is it available at an extremely competitive price and with a bundle of pre-order extras, you’ll also get a free Spotify Premium subscription and 1GB of free data every day at more than 1000 WiFi hotspots around the country on most of our plans, and access to $11 movie tickets and exclusive concert pre-orders with Spark Thanks.

“The P9 also supports some of the 4.5G features we enabled in Christchurch earlier this month – that means you can get at least twice the download speed you’d get on ordinary 4G. With all this, Spark really is an awesome network to use the latest smartphone devices on,” said Redmore.

The P9 Lite will also be available on 1 June at $599, offering a slimmed down version of the P9, featuring a high-quality 5.2-inch screen, a powerful 13MP camera, the rear fingerprint scanner, and a high performance 1.7GHz, 4-core CPU.


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