Huawei Y9 2019 succeeds the Y7 Prime 2018 and is a big smartphone with a 6.5-inch screen. It also has a 4GB or 6GB RAM, 64GB or 128GB storage and a 4000mAh battery, among other great specs and features. In this Huawei Y9 2019 review, see the phone’s price in Kenya and also its specs and features.
In Brief, Huawei Y9 2019 Specs
- Screen – 6.5 Inches
- Camera – 2, 13, 16 MP
- RAM – 4, 6 GB
- Storage – 64, 128 GB
- Network – 4G (LTE)
- Processor – 4×2.2/4×1.7GHz Octa-core
- OS – Android 8.1
- Battery – 4000 mAh
- Price – KSh. 26,000
Huawei Y9 2019 Screen, Display and Size
With a 6.5-inch screen, the Y9 2019 is phablet and therefore suitable for people who love big screens. The IPS LCD capacitive screen is multitouch and has a 1080x2340px (396ppi density) resol., 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 16M colors and also an 82.8 percent StB ratio.
When it comes to the size, the huge phone measures 162.4 x 77.1 x 8.1 mm and weighs 173 grams.
The new device has dual cameras on both sides. The back features 16MP (PDAF) and 2MP (depth sensor) while the front has 13MP and 2MP (depth sensor) cameras. The general camera features include LED flash, HDR, panorama and also a 1080p@30fps video resolution.
Memory, Processor and OS
One of the greatest highlights of the phone lies in the memory. There are two variants here – 4GB RAM and 6GB RAM and the available storages are 64GB and 128GB. There is also a card slot that can take a 400GB microSD.
The processor is also a something of interest in this phone. The CPU is an octa-core one (4×2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 and 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53). Other processor features include Mali-G51 MP4 GPU and Hisilicon Kirin 710 (12 nm) chipset.
As for the OS, the phone comes with Android 8.1 (Oreo) with EMUI 8.2. It would have been better if it came with the latest version – Android 9.0 (Pie), but we think that it can be updated.
Starting with network and SIM, the phone supports three networks (GSM, HSPA, LTE) and works with Dual SIM (nano-SIM, dual stand-by).
Other connectivity features include GPS (A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS), Bluetooth 5.0 (A2DP, LE), 3.5mm jack (active noise cancellation with dedicated mic), Wi-Fi 802.11 a/ b/ g/ n/ ac (dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot) and also a microUSB 2.0. GPS (A-GPS).
Some more connectivity related features include sensors such as fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity and also compass.
The multimedia features are few in this Huawei phone and include a loudspeaker and alerts such as vibration, MP3 ringtones and also WAV ringtones.
Under miscellaneous features, the phone has a video player (MP4, H.264), audio player (MP3, WAV, eAAC+, Flac), document viewer and a photo/ video editor. Additional features include the HTML 5 browser and messaging options – SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email and also IM.
Huawei Y9 2019 Battery
The battery is non-removable and has a high capacity – 4000mAh. The Li-Ion battery therefore offers a long talk and stand-by time. The power supply stands at 5V/2A 10W.
Design, Material and Color
As shown in the picture, the phone has a modern design and is pretty stunning. The main material is metal (aluminum) and the popular colors include midnight black, blue Swarovski and also aurora purple.
Huawei Y9 2019 Price in Kenya
According to my own assessment, the Y9 2019 has a cheap price. Its cost is between KSh. 26,000 and KSh. 29,500 (around $260 and $295).
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