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Huawei Y9 (2023) Review – 4G Android Smartphone With 4 Camera Setup

Huawei Y9 (2018) is a mid-range smartphone from Chinese smartphone OEM – Huawei. The smartphone comes with a quad camera setup consisting of dual cameras at the front and dual cameras at the back. The smartphone’s renders were released of late, and sooner or later this month, the smartphone will get its official announcement. Let’s check out the full specs of the smartphone as we progress into the review proper.

Design & Display

The smartphone is made up of aluminium alloy body and a front glass. Its rear is smoothly furnished while its edges are well rounded. Dedicated keys such as volume and power buttons are present on the right side of the smartphone. Around the back, dual cameras and dual tone dual-LED flash are available at the top left corner while the fingerprint sensor stays around the center of the back. Huawei emblem also appears very close to the bottom around the rear region. At the front, the top bezel contains a dual camera setup, earpiece and some sensors leaving the bottom bezel to house the Huawei logo. The dimensions of the smartphone are 75.3 mm width, 157.2 mm length and 7.89 mm thickness. Colours of the device are Blue, Black and Gold. Additionally, the smartphone weighs 170 g.

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Sized 5.93 inches, Huawei Y9 (2018) uses an LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels. Its pixel density is 407 PPI while its screen-to-body ratio is 77%. Its FHD+ display has the presence of 2.5D curved glass and 24 bit color depth.


The rear dual cameras consists of 13 MP primary snapper and 2 MP sub-snapper. A dual tone dual-LED flash is on board to provide brightness in low light conditions. Added to this the f/2.2 aperture is available. Selfies are taken by a dual camera setup that comprises of 16 MP and 2 MP sensors. No LED flash is available to provide brightness in dark conditions. Features such as HDR, panorama, auto focus, touch focus and geo tagging are also present.

CPU, OS & Storage

HiSilicon Kirin 659 chipset enveloping an Octa-core ARM Cortex-A53 CPU serves the major operations of the Huawei Y9 (2018). The CPU is of 64-bit architecture and clocks at 2.36 GHz. Graphics on the smartphone is handled by ARM Mali-T830 MP2 GPU. Android Oreo OS is the software of this device while 3 GB RAM is in charge of multitasking. The size of the internal storage of the smartphone is 32 GB although it can be extended to 256 GB with the use of a MicroSD card.


Huawei Y9 (2018) is powered by a non-removable Li-Poly 4,000 mAh battery.

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Huawei Y9 (2018) Full Specs Table 


Device Type Smartphone
Model Huawei Y9 (2018)
Announced March 2018
Released No
Status Launching Soon


2G Network Yes
3G Network Yes
4G Network Yes
SIM Type Nano SIM
SIM Count Two


2G GPRS Up to 32 to 48 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
3G Up to 21 Mbps (HSDPA), 5.76 Mbps;(HSUPA)
4G Up to 300 Mbps
Speed HSPA 21 Mbps
Web Browser Yes, HTML5


Type Smartphone
Dimensions 75.3 mm x 157.2 mm x 7.89 mm
Weight 170 g
Body Material Aluminium alloy
Colours Blue, Black, Gold


Display Type LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size 5.93”
Resolution 1080*2160 pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 407 PPI
Touch Screen Yes
Protection Yes
Features Capacitive touch,  2.5D Curved Glass
Secondary Display No


Primary 13 + 2 MP
Image Yes
Video Yes
Features HDR, autofocus, Geo-tagging, ISO, panorama
Flash Yes, dual tone dual-LED flash
Secondary 16 + 2 MP


Operating System Android Oreo OS
User Interface Yes
Java Support No
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes


Chipset HiSilicon Kirin 659
CPU Octa-core 2.36 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
GPU ARM Mali-T830 MP2
RAM (Memory) 3 GB
Internal Storage 32 GB
Card Slot Expandable to 256 GB
Sensors Fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, proximity, ambient light sensor
Controls Lock Button, and Volume Key


Bluetooth Yes, Bluetooth v4.2 A2DP (Advance Audio Distribution Profile), LE Profile
Infrared n/a
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type Micro USB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
NFC n/a
HDMI n/a
Wireless Charging n/a


Battery Type Li-Poly Battery
Capacity 4,000 mAh Battery
Placement Non-removable
Standby Up to 360 hours
Talk Time Up to 15 hours
Music Play Up to 32 hours


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


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, Stereo FM radio with RDS
Alert Types Vibration, Ringtones
Ring Tones MP3, WAV
Loudspeaker Yes
Handsfree  Yes, 3.5 mm audio jack

Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

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