Huawei announced the Huawei Y9 (2019) a few months ago after a discovery was made about its listing on a Chinese certification website. This announcement came shortly after the release of its predecessor, the Huawei Y9 (2018) earlier this year.
The Huawei Y9 (2019) comes with specifications and upgrades which makes it an interesting option for lovers of mobile gaming and entertainment. One of such features is its quad cameras, large screen size, and its suitable chipset. Read on to know to know what this phone has to offer its potential customers.
Huawei Y9 (2019) Key Specs
Here are some of the features of the Huawei Y9 (2019) which according to the brand is aimed at the youth who favour gaming, photography, and entertainment.
- 5-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels.
- Android 8.1 Oreo with 4GB/6GB of RAM
- Huawei HI Silicon Kirin 710 SoC along with 2.2GHz Octa-core processor
- 64GB/128GB of internal storage
- 13MP + 2MP rear camera and a 16MP + 2MP with front camera
- 4000mAh irremovable battery
Huawei Y9 (2019): Design and Display
The Huawei Y9 (2019) has an aluminium alloy and polycarbonate build which makes it attractive and able to handle the strain of everyday use.
At the back panel of this device, you can find the fingerprint sensor with dual cameras placed beside it. A LED flash lies beneath the cameras. Moving to the right part of the phone, you will find the volume and power keys which are quickly responsive and comfortable to use.
The Huawei Y9 (2019) has a 6.5-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels. The screen has an aspect ratio of 19:9 and has a screen to body ratio of 83%. The screen also has a notch at the top like most smartphones in the market.
The phone is available in colours such as Black, Blue, Rose-gold, and Violet.
Huawei Y9 (2019): Camera Review
Regarding optics, the smartphone has a dual rear camera setup with a 13MP +2MP camera with an LED flash. The selfie camera has a dual structure with 16MP + 2MP sensors respectively. The selfie cameras can record 720p videos at 60fps while the rear cameras can record 1080p videos at 30fps.
Huawei Y9 (2019): Hardware and Software
This smartphone is powered by a Huawei’s proprietary midrange chipset, the Kirin 710. The chipset works alongside the ARM Mali-G51 MP4 GPU giving the phone the ability to handle the graphics needs of gaming amongst other tasks.
The device has come in 2 variants with 4GB and 6GB RAM respectively. This phone also has either 64GB or 128GB of internal storage which you expand to 256GB via a MicroSD card.
Huawei Y9 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo-based on Huawei’s in-house Emotion 8.2 UI.
Huawei Y9 (2019): Battery and Connectivity
On the power front, this smartphone is a powerhouse as it includes a powerful battery. The Huawei Y9 (2019) has a 4000mAh lithium polymer irremovable battery. This battery can last up to 28 hours of music play and more extended periods of standby time. It also performs well under heavy gaming and web browsing.
The Huawei Y9 (2019) has dual slots for Nano SIMs and works with 4G, 3G, and 2G. The phone also supports Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 802.11n 5GHz, Dual band, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct. You can send data and charge the device with USB V2.0 with OTG. The phone also features Bluetooth v4.2.
Huawei Y9 (2019) Complete Specifications
Find below the full specifications of the Huawei Y9 (2019):
Dimension: 77.09 mm x 162.4 mm x 8.05 mm
Material: Aluminium alloy, Polycarbonate
Weight: 173 Grams
SIM: Dual Nano SIM
Type: IPS, LCD Capacitive touchscreen
Size: 6.5 inches FHD+
Touch Panel / Type: 6.5 inches FHD+
Screen to Body Ratio: 83%
Screen Ratio: 19:9
Screen Resolution: 2340 x 1080 Pixels, (396 ppi)
Software and Performance
Operating System: Android 8.1 Oreo (Emotion 8.2 UI)
Chipset: Huawei HI Silicon Kirin 710 SoC along with 2.2GHz Octa-core processor
CPU Type: Octa-core 4x 2.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A73 4x 1.7 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
GPU – ARM Mali-G51 MP4
Internal Storage: 64GB/128GB
MicroSD Card Slot: Available, up to 256GB
Primary: 13MP + 2MP LED Flash
Secondary: 16MP + 2MP
Network and Connectivity
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 802.11n 5GHz, Dual band, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth v4.2
USB: Available: MicroUSB v.20
Audio Jack: Available, 3.5mm
Sensors: Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Ambient Light, Fingerprint, Gyroscope
Capacity: 4000mAh, nonremovable
Fast Charging: Yes
Huawei Y9 (2019): Price and Availability
Although the phone was announced months ago, then it’s the price is relatively unknown. However, people believe that either of the variants will not go for less than 123,000 Naira. As regards availability, the phone will probably the markets in most cites as from early next year.
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