Huawei silently unveils its latest smartphone called the Y9 Prime (2019). Just like the Huawei P Smart Z, the device also sports a pop-up front camera. Both the Huawei Y9 Prime (2019) and the P Smart Z features similar specs, but differ in their rear camera setup. One features a dual camera setup, while the other comes with a triple rear camera.
The phone sports a 6.59-inch Full HD+ 2.5D curved glass display, with a 19:5:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by an Octa-Core Kirin 710F processor, backed by a 4000mAh battery. It runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) with EMUI 9.0, and has a 4GB of RAM.
The device comes in two storage versions and both are expandable up to 512GB. The first comes with 64GB storage, while the other packs a 128GB internal memory. The back of the phone sports triple rear cameras, while the front comes with a 16MP pop-up front-facing camera with f/2.2 aperture.
Huawei Y9 Prime (2019) Key Specs
- 6.59-inch (2340 x 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19:5:9 2.5D curved glass display
- Octa-Core Kirin 710F 12nm (4 x 2.2GHz Cortex-A73 +4 x 1.7GHz Cortex-A53) with ARM Mali-G51 MP4 GPU
- 4GB RAM, 64/128GB storage, expandable memory up to 512GB with microSD
- Android 9.0 (Pie) with EMUI 9.0
- Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
- 16MP rear camera with LED flash, secondary 2MP rear camera, an 8MP ultra wide-angle lens
- 16MP front-facing camera with f/2.2 aperture
- Fingerprint sensor
- 4G, VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS + GLONASS, NFC, USB Type-C
- 4000mAh battery
Huawei Y9 Prime (2019) Design And Display
The phone features a beautiful body design we all know Huawei for. It comes Black, Green, and Blue colour options, weighing 196.8 grams, with a body dimension of 163.5×77.3×8.8mm. The chin of the phone comes with a tiny bezel.
The Huawei Y9 Prime (2019) sports a 6.59-inch Full HD+ 2.5D curved glass display, with a screen resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels. It comes with a 19:5:9 aspect ratio, and also has a pop-up front camera. The back features triple rear camera, an LED flash and a rear fingerprint sensor.
Huawei Y9 Prime (2019) Storage And Performance
The Y9 Prime (2019) comes in two storage versions and these are 64GB and 128GB. Both storage versions, are expandable to 512GB using a microSD card. It is fueled by an Octa-Core Kirin 710F processor, and rocks 4GB of RAM. Running on Android 9.0 (Pie) with EMUI 9.0, the handset packs an ARM Mali-G51 MP4 GPU.
For connectivity option, the Y9 Prime (2019) supports 4G, VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS + GLONASS, NFC, and USB Type-C. It is powered by a 4000mAh battery.
Huawei Y9 Prime (2019) Camera Review
What makes the Y9 Prime (2019) differ from the P Smart Z, is the camera setup. While the P Smart Z came with a dual rear camera, the Y9 Prime (2019) on the other hand, sports triple rear cameras. The phone comes with a single 16MP front-facing camera with f/2.2 aperture.
On the back, is a Tri combo of 16MP rear camera with LED flash, secondary 2MP rear camera, an 8MP ultra wide-angle lens. The first two back lens came with f/1.8 and f/2.4 aperture respectively.
Huawei Y9 Prime (2019) Price
The price of the Huawei Y9 Prime (2019) should be a little over €279. The official price will be brought to you later on.
Huawei Y9 Prime (2019) Full Specifications
SIM Card Dual SIM
2G Yes, GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 850
3G Yes, HSDPA 2100 / 900 / 850
4G Yes, LTE band 2100 / 1900 / 2300
Weight 196.8 grams
Colours Midnight Black, Emerald Green and Sapphire Blue
External Up to 512GB, microSD
Size 6.59-inch Full HD+ display
Type IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
RESOLUTION 2340 x 1080 pixels
PROCESSOR & OS
GPU ARM Mali-G51 MP4
OS Android 9.0 (Pie) with EMUI 9.0
CHIPSET Kirin 710F Processor
Wi-Fi Yes, WiFi 802.11
Sensor FingerPrint and Face Unlock
Front 16MP front-facing camera
Rear 16MP + 2MP +8MP Camera
Camera Flash Yes, LED flash
Video Recording Yes,
Camera Features Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Touch focus, Face detection
SOUND & VIDEO
Video 3GP, MP4, WMV, AVI, MKV, FLV, H.264, H.263
Jack Size 3.5mm
Battery Model 4000mAh battery with fast charging