After the Huawei P Smart Z, the Huawei Y9 Prime (2019) is Huawei’s second smartphone with a pop-up camera. The phone has a bright display, a triple rear camera, and a long battery life.
Huawei Y9 Prime (2019) Key Specs and Features
- 6.59-inch, IPS Display, 1080 X 2340 (396 ppi)
- Android 9 (Pie), EMUI 9
- Octa-core Hisilicon Kirin 710F CPU with 4GB RAM
- 64GB / 128GB Built-in Storage, up to 512GB Memory Card
- 16MP + 8MP + 2MP Tri Rear Camera
- 16MP Motorised Pop-up Front facing Camera
- Enhanced AI Photography
- 4G LTE (up to 600Mbps download)
- Fingerprint Scanner (Rear)
- 4, 000mAh Non Removable Li-ion Battery
Design and Display
The Huawei Y9 Prime (2019) has a sleek plastic body that comes in three colors: green, black, and blue. The 6.59-inch IPS display is the phone’s main attraction.
The display has a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels and is encased in glass, as is the entire front.
Unlike a number of current smartphones, such as the Samsung Galaxy A30, which has a cutout on the top of the screen for the front camera, the Huawei Y9 Prime (2019) does not have one, instead opting for an ultra fullview display that maximizes screen real estate.
The Android phone replaces it with a motorized pop-up camera that stays out of the way until you want to capture a selfie. On the back of the smartphone is a fingerprint sensor.
Battery and Cameras
A 4000mAh Li-Po battery powers the Huawei Y9 Prime (2019). The phone includes power-saving features that ensure you get the most out of your battery.
The smartphone is designed to take excellent photos. The front-facing selfie camera is a 16-megapixel camera with AI photography capabilities and the ability to capture full HD video.
When not in use, the camera is hidden. When you choose to take a selfie, though, it appears instantly. When you’re done taking selfies, the motorized pop-up mechanism instantly retracts.
On the rear of the Huawei Y9 Prime (2019), there are three cameras. A 16 megapixel wide-angle camera serves as the primary camera. It has an ultra-wide angle camera with 8 megapixels. For depth sensing, a 2-megapixel camera is supplied.
It includes AI technology to maximize the capabilities of the three cameras.
Hardware and Software
The octa-core Kirin 710F chipset powers the Huawei Y9 prime (2019). With two quad-core processors clocked at up to 2.2GHz and 1.7GHz, the chipset has a dual-cluster design. The Mali G51 MP4 graphics processor is included in the chipset.
With 4GB RAM, you may choose from 64GB or 128GB of built-in storage. The memory card slot allows for storage expansion up to 512GB.
The Huawei Y9 Prime (2019) runs on Android 9 (Pie) with EMUI 9.0 on top.
Connectivity and LTE
A USB Type C port is found on the Huawei Y9 Prime (2019). (USB 2.0). Bluetooth 5.0, dual-band Wi-Fi, and GPS are all included in the smartphone.
It supports 4G LTE speeds of up to 600 Mbps. MTN, Airtel, and 9Mobile will all provide LTE on the smartphone in Nigeria.
Huawei Y9 Prime (2019) Price and Availability
In Nigeria, the Huawei Y9 Prime (2019) costs roughly 88,000 Naira ($235). In Kenya, the price starts at roughly 23,950 KSH. The Huawei Y9 Prime (2019) is available in Ghana for GH 1,200. In India, the Y9 Prime (2019) starts at roughly 15,990 INR.
The smartphone is available for purchase at prominent online stores in your area.