After launching Mate 10 and P20, Huawei has now released Y7 Prime (2018) which comes with improved features and specs. The new phone boasts a 5.99-inch screen, Octa-core cortex processor, 3 GB RAM and also Android Oreo. Read on to see Huawei Y7 Prime (2018) specs, features and also price in Kenya.
In Brief, Huawei Y7 Prime (2018) Specs
- Screen – 5.99 Inches
- Camera – 8, 13 MP
- RAM – 3 GB
- Storage – 32 GB
- Network – LTE
- Processor – 1.4 GHz Octa-core
- OS – Android 8.0
- Battery – 3000 mAh
- Price – KSh. 18,000
Huawei Y7 Prime (2018) Screen, Display and Size
The 2018 Y7 Prime comes with 0.5 more inches and now the screen size stands at 5.99 inches. The IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen (multitouch) has 16M colors, 720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 aspect ratio (269 ppi density) and also 76.3 percent StB ratio.
On the side of the size, the phone measures 158.3 x 76.7 x 7.8 mm and weighs 155 grams.
The new device is one of the modern-day phones with dual cameras. The rear carries two cameras – 13 MP + 2 MP (phase detection autofocus, LED flash). The front one measures 8 MP, and all the three cameras come with general features such as geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, 1080p@30fps and also panorama.
Storage, Processor and OS
There are no big changes in the memory as the RAM remains at 3 GB and the storage at 32 GB. And like most modern phones, there is a microSD to expand the internal memory up to 256 GB.
As for the processor, the gadget boasts 1.4 GHz Octa-core Cortex-A53 CPU, Adreno 505 GPU and Qualcomm MSM8940 Snapdragon 435 chipset. Concerning the OS, the last year’s phone came with Android 7.0 (Nougat), but the 2018 model runs Android 8.0 (Oreo) with EMUI 8.0.
The connectivity features are pretty similar for the new model and the old one. The networks remain to be GSM, HSPA and also LTE. The new phone also supports dual SIM (nano-SIM, dual stand-by).
Other connectivity features that have been carried over include 3.5mm jack (with active noise cancellation, dedicated mic), microUSB 2.0, Bluetooth 4.2 (A2DP, LE), Wi-Fi 802.11 b/ g/ n (Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot), GPS (A-GPS, GLONASS) and also NFC (LDN-TL10).
In addition, the Huawei phone has sensors such as fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, compass and also proximity.
There are no new additions under multimedia, so you can expect previous features such as FM radio, loudspeaker and also alerts like vibration, MP3 and WAV ringtones. Other features include audio player (MP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC), video player (MP4, H.264), document viewer and also photo/video editor.
Moreover, it has messaging features like SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email and Push Email, and also comes with the HTML5 browser.
Huawei Y7 Prime (2018) Battery
The battery is non-removable Li-Ion and has a capacity of 3000 mAh. It offers good talk, stand-by and music play time and also long usage time.
Design, Material and Color
The phone has a modern design and also looks magnificent. The main material is metal (aluminum) and the popular colors include black, blue and also gold.
Huawei Y7 Prime (2018) Price in Kenya
The price of the Huawei Y7 Prime (2018) in Kenya ranges between KSh. 17,000 and KSh. 21,000 ($170 and $210). For other phones with near-similar features and price, see Tecno Camon CM, Oppo A71, Tecno Camon X, Infinix Note 4 and also Tecno Camon I.
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