The Huawei Y9 (2018) is a midrange smartphone from Huawei that comes with four cameras. The device was announced immediately after the 2018 Mobile World Congress.
Apart from the quad cameras, Huawei Y9 (2018) doesn’t shy away from its duties. Boasting of 3GB of RAM, 32GB internal storage and a massive 4000mAh battery among other features. Without further ado, let’s see what the device has in store for us today.
Huawei Y9 (2018) Specs and Features
・ 5.93-inch, LTPS FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 2160 x 1080 pixels
・Android 8.0 Oreo with 3GB RAM
・Octa-core 2.36GHz Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 659
・32GB built-in storage and support memory card up to 256GB
・13MP + 2MP rear camera and 16MP + 2MP front camera
・ 4000mAh non-removable Li-Po Battery
We know exactly how Huawei make their devices, the Y9 (2018) didn’t fall short. Sporting an Aluminum Alloy overall unibody that’s quite captivating to look at. The dual rear camera exudes at the top left corner of the device in a horizontal format.
Moving further, there’s a dual-LED flash beside the shooters, ready for some night time photography. While the fingerprint scanner is in its usual position at the back. It measures 7.89mm in thickness when you turn over to the sides and weighs 170g overall. Additionally, the device is available in Black, Blue and Gold colours.
This is just a one of a kind smartphone that doesn’t flow with the current trend. Although it’s bezel-less, at the same time it’s refreshing seeing a new smartphone without the trending top-notch. The Huawei logo sits at the bottom while the top houses the usual features.
The 5.93-inch FHD+ LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen is literally out of this world. Boasting of 2160 x 1080 pixels in resolution and 407 pixels per inch density, offering crystal clear visuals. The screen supports LED Notifications and stretches up to 76.90% screen to body ratio.
HARDWARE and SOFTWARE
Running the race here is the HiSilicon Kirin 659 chipset from Huawei which is an 8-core of a processor and 64-bit CPU architecture. The processor reaches a massive clock speed of 2.36GHz and has a 14nm process technology. Administrating graphics is the ARM Mali-T830 MP2 graphics processor.
3GB of RAM space is available underneath for all your heavy multitasking with a memory speed of 933 MHz and an i5 Coprocessor Card. In terms of storage, 32GB internal storage space is available and upgradeable up to 256GB. The Huawei Y9 (2018) runs on Android 8.0 Oreo with Emotion 8.0 UI.
At the rear, there’s a dual 13MP + 2MP camera with f/2.2 aperture, capturing 4K resolution images. The camera comes with a dual-LED flash, OIS sensor and other features to take photographs with 4160 x 3120 pixels in dimension. Record FHD videos of 1080 and 720 pixels at 30 and 60 frames per second respectively. For selfies, the 16MP + 2MP selfie camera has f/2.0 aperture and take the best selfies.
The Huawei Y9 (2018) is powered by a non-removable Li-Po 4000mAh battery with fast charging technology.
PRICE AND AVAILABILITY
Huawei Y9 (2018) is available for $199 to $249, that’s about (N60,000 – N80,000).
FULL SPECIFICATION OF HUAWEI Y9 (2018)
・Announced: March, 2018
・Status: Available. March 2018
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: Yes
・4G Support: Yes
・Number of SIM Card: 2 (Nano)
・Dual SIM Support: Yes
・Material Type: Aluminum Alloy
・Dimensions: 75.3 x 157.2 x 7.89 mm
・Colour: Black, Blue, Gold
・Screen Type: LTPS FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
・Resolution: 2160 x 1080 pixels
・Pixel Density: 407 ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 76.90%
・Operating system: Android 8.0
・Processor: Octa-core 2.36GHz
・Chipset type: Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 659
・Graphics Processing Unit: ARM Mali-T830 MP2
・Memory Card slot: Yes, up to 256GB
・Internal storage: 32GB
・Back Camera: 13MP + 2MP
・Front Camera: 16MP + 2MP
・Back Flash: Yes, dual-LED
・Front Flash: No
・Wifi Hotspot: Yes
・Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (Rear)
・Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, ambient light, compass, gyroscope
・USB: type 2.0
・3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes
・Standby Time: –
・Fast Charging: Yes