Huawei P8 lite takes two bullets for its owner; company responds with a free upgrade to the P9 lite


While people call the modern smartphone a "lifesaver," they don't usually mean it literally. But 41-year old Siraaj Abrahams of Cape Town does. He was pulling into his driveway last Saturday when he was approached by a pair of muggers. One of them shot Abrahams in the chest twice. Luckily for the businessman, the Huawei P8 lite in his jacket pocket took the 9mm slugs.

Huawei officials read the story online, and the manufacturer's Marketing Director for the Sub-Saharan Africa region took Abrahams and his wife to lunch. Then, to replace the P8 lite that had been destroyed, Huawei presented Abrahams with a brand new Huawei P9 lite. All of this was gravy for the ambushed Cape Town resident, whose heart had briefly stopped after he was shot.

The world's third largest smartphone manufacturer also arranged for Siraaj to attend all home matches of the Ajax Cape Town soccer team as a VIP guest. Huawei is a sponsor of the team.

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source: IOL

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P8 lite
  • Display 5.0" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor HiSilicon Kirin, Octa-core, 1200 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 2200 mAh(13h 3G talk time)
P9 lite
  • Display 5.2" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor HiSilicon Kirin, Octa-core, 2000 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh

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6 Comments

1. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

Wow! Another Android smartphone has saved a live, just lkie the S6edge did save a man's life during the mass shooting in Paris, France.

3. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

Oh I meant to say "save a life" and "like". It's not easy to type without errors on this crapy keyboard.

2. SYSTEM_LORD

Posts: 1168; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

Nice one, Huawei

11. scarface21173

Posts: 659; Member since: Aug 17, 2014

Brilliant publicity huawei

13. NarutoKage14

Posts: 1318; Member since: Aug 31, 2016

All you guys arguing over which phone brand or OS was involved are moronic idiots. Be glad this individual is still alive and can continue to enjoy happy moments with their family.

18. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

in parallel universe: a smartphone protect its owner from BB gun.. it explode #AnotherNote7Joke

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