The Huawei Y5 2017 comes with an easy button on the side for launching apps

Huawei’s Y series has received a new entrant following the recent announcement of the Huawei Y5 2017 smartphone. The smartphone possesses a 5-inch display accompanied by a 720*1280 screen resolution. It has a 294 PPI display density for more wide-angle viewing.

The Huawei Y5 2017 device is powered by an MT6737T quad-core processor clocked at 1.4GHz enhancing mobile performance and providing a platform to run applications and games smoothly avoiding unnecessary hitches. The recent addition running on the Android Marshmallow Operating system along with EMUI 4.1 succeeds the Huawei Y5II smartphone.

Read on to enjoy further details about the Huawei Y5 2017 device.

Huawei Y5 2017 Specifications, Review and Highlights

Huawei Y5 2017 Specs

The budget friendly device comes with amazing camera modules; featuring an 8MP shooter with Dual-LED flash at the rear and the front camera is 5MP with an 84-degree wide angle lens that makes your selfie experience with loved ones even more interesting. The rear also features autofocus, face detection, touch focus for better image quality.

The sleek device with a metal unibody design weighs 150g and is as thick as 8.4 mm measuring 143.8 by 72mm on its length and width respectively. It runs on 2GB of RAM with an inbuilt storage of 16GB which is supported by a microSD slot that can accommodate up to 128GB of storage.

The Huawei Y5 2017 smartphone operates on a 3000mAh battery capacity which is quite impressive, judging by performance and durability. On its left side, it features a button that allows you select certain actions.

Huawei Y5 2017 Full Phone Specifications

Huawei Y5 2017


Device Brand  Huawei
Model  Y5 2017
Announced  2017, April
Released  –
Status  Announced(no price details)


2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GHz
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 GHz
4G Network LTE
SIM Type
SIM Count Dual SIM


2G GPRS Up to 32 to 48 kbps; EDGE Up to 236.8kbps
3G Up to 42.2 Mbps (HSDPA), 5.76 Mbps;(HSUPA)
4G Up to 300/50 Mbps
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Web Browser Yes, HTML5


Type Smartphone
Dimensions 143.8*72.0*8.4 mm
Weight 150g
Build Metal Unibody Design.
Colors  Gold, Pink, Blue, White, Grey


Display Type IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen
Size 5.0 inches
Resolution 720 * 1280 pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density ~294 ppi pixel density
Touch Screen Yes
Protection n/a
Features Multitouch
Secondary Display n/a


Primary 8MP
Properties f/2.2 aperture
Image Yes
Video 1080p HD Video
Features Autofocus, Subject-Tracking, Geo-tagging, Face detection, touch focus
Flash Yes, Dual-LED flash (Primary), (Secondary)
Secondary 5MP
Properties 84-degree wide angle lens


Operating System Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
User Interface Emotion UI 4.1
Java Support n/a
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes


Chipset 64-bit MediaTek MT6737T
CPU Quad-Core 1.4 GHz
GPU Mali T720
RAM (Memory) 2GB RAM
Internal Storage 16GB
Card Slot Expandable memory with microSD, up to 128GB
Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass


Bluetooth Yes, Bluetooth v4.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, LE
Infrared n/a
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type Yes; microUSB v2.0
NFC n/a
HDMI n/a
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No


Battery Type Li-Ion
Capacity 3000mAh
Placement Removable
Talk Time
Music Play


SMS Yes (threaded view)
Email Yes, IMAP4, POP3, SMTP
IM Yes


Audio Playback Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Video Playback Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Video Out n/a
FM Radio Yes, FM radio
Alert Types Vibration, Ringtones
Ring Tones MP3, WAV
Loudspeaker Yes
Handsfree Yes, 3.5mm Jack

Other Features

– MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

Availability and Price of Huawei Y5 2017 in China

At the moment, there are no details regarding the price and availability of the Huawei Y5 2017.

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