Huawei Y9 (2019) Specs and Price

Huawei Y9 2019
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Taking us into the future, the Huawei Y9 (2019) was was unveiled in 2018 offering upgrades to the Huawei Y9 (2018) including four AI-powered cameras, two each on the front and back.

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The smartphone comes in the trendy gradient glass build and looks very much like a premium smartphone. Moreso, the specs listed on the smartphone are quite interesting considering it is only a mid-range device. Some of the features include a quad-camera setup and a fairly large screen.

Huawei Y9 (2019) Key Specs and Features

  • 6.5-inch IPS Display, 1080 X 2340 (396 ppi)
  • Android 8.1 Oreo
  • Octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 710 CPU with 4GB/6GB RAM
  • 64GB/128GB Built-in Storage, up to 400GB Memory Card
  • 16MP + 2MP Dual Rear Camera
  • 13MP + 2MP Dual Front Camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Fingerprint Scanner (Rear)
  • 4, 000mAh Non Removable Li-ion Battery

Huawei Y9 (2019)

Design and Display

An all glass build on the Huawei Y9 (2019) looks very much like what you have on the Nova series or Mate series. There is the highly reflective back design which brings out the sheen the glass build is known for and also tend to take a lot of smearing.

Huawei Y9 (2019)

They are available in various styles which includes Midnight Black, Blue Swarovski, Aurora Purple all.having gradient colouration.

Leaning towards the bigger style of display and with the notch made popular by the iPhone X. Although not stellar, the display is of standard and comes with just a bit of bezel at the side with much of it at the bottom.  The screen on the smartphone is 6.5-inches in size and comes with a resolution of 1080 X 2340 pixels.

Battery and Camera

The Huawei Y9 (2019) comes with enough to power the smartphone for most part of the day and also comes with fast charge to refill. Packing a 4, 000mAh you can be rest assured of.enough of on-screen time and a fair share of gaming, surfing the net, watching movies as well as other activities.

There is what you can refer to as a camera surplus on the smartphone if something like that existed (pun-intended). That aside, the smartphone has a dual camera on both sides which brings it to a total of four. It has a 16MP and 2MP duo at the back and a 13MP sensor with 2MP camera at the front too.

Hardware and Software

Huawei doesn’t have to go outside to source for the SoC used on the smartphone because it has its own HiSilicon Kirin 710  taking care of business on the Huawei Y9 (2019). As regards graphics, it employs a Mali-G51 MP4 GPU driving the graphics.

You can get the smartphone with 4GB RAM or 6GB RAM each coming with 64GB and 128GB storage space. External storage can be added to bring it to 400GB using a MicroSD card. Huawei Y9 (2019) still runs on Android 8.1 Oreo and has EMUI 8.2 running at the side.

Huawei Y9 (2019) Price and Availability

Huawei Y9 (2019) price in Nigeria starts at 95,000 Naira. Preorder of the smartphone took place on Jumia between December 10 and 13, 2018 with the bonus of a free Bluetooth headset.

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It started shipping in Nigeria from December 14. Huawei Y9 (2019) is available at leading online stores and phone stores.

Huawei Y9 (2019) Specs

Here are a few specs of the Huawei Y9 (2019):

General Features

  • Platform: Android 8.1 Oreo
  • Processor: Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 710
  • GPU: Adreno 616
  • Memory: 4GB RAM / 6GB RAM
  • Colours: Midnight Black, Blue Swarovski, Aurora Purple
  • Dimension: 162.4 x 77.1 x 8.1 mm
  • Weight: 173g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM


  • Display: 6.5-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2340 pixels (396 ppi)
  • Screen Protection:


  • Rear Camera: 16MP +2MP Dual Camera, 1080p [email protected]
  • Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama
  • Front Camera: 13MP + 2MP Dual Camera, 720p [email protected]


  • Built-in Storage: 64GB / 128GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 400GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X:
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: 42.2/5.76 Mbps
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v5.0 with A2DP, LE
  • NFC:
  • Infrared Blaster:
  • USB Port: MicroUSB 2.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:


  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
  • Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer:
  • SpO2:
  • Pedometer:
  • Heart Rate Monitor:
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (rear)
  • Iris Scanner:
  • Face Unlock:
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant:
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control:

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging:
  • Built-in Mobile Payment:
  • Water Resistant:
  • Dust Resistant:
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 4, 000 mAh Non Removable Li-Ion Battery
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast Charging: Yes (10W Capacity)
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Huawei Y9 (2019) Specs and Price was written by Odunayo Ezekiel. The article was last modified: October 27th, 2020
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