Huawei Y Max Specs and Price

Huawei Y Max
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Huawei Y Max is one of the few Huawei smartphones directed towards the power-centric segment of the budget market. It packs as much as 5,000mAh battery, making it the first in the Y series to bag such power. In other areas like the display and storage, the phone also sports heavy-duty specifications. Let’s find out more.

Where to Buy Huawei Y Max

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Huawei Y Max Key Specs and Features

  • 7.12-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1080 X 2244 (350 ppi)
  • Android 8.1 Oreo OS
  • Octa-core Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 with 4GB RAM
  • 128GB built-in storage space, up to 512GB with a memory card
  • Dual 16MP + 2MP rear camera and an 8MP front camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Fingerprint scanner (rear)
  • 5,000mAh non-removable Li-ion battery

Huawei Y Max

Design and Display

Gone are the days when only tablets bear the 7-inch display diagonal. The Huawei Y Max delivers a 7.12-inch panel for its entertaining pleasure. This screen works smoothly with 1080 x 2244 pixels and 350ppi density.

The teardrop cutout highlights the frontal design of the device while the leather material wraps up the rear region. Like most Huawei budget smartphones, you can see the name Huawei at the bottom bezel and the base area of the phone’s back. Two cameras are arranged on top of a LED flash at the rear’s top region.

Battery and Camera

The steal of the show is the 5,000mAh capacity squeezed into this 210g-smartphone. The phone charges fast but trickles once the 90% mark is reached. You can enjoy gaming, podcast listening and more for days with this power pack.

From the coffers of the best in camera game, 16MP and 2MP sensors are teamed up for impeccable photography. Huawei’s Aperture mode in the camera app is selected for portrait shots to come alive. Using the f/2.0 aperture, the 8MP fore camera executes cute selfies.

Hardware and Software

You’ll fall in love with the interface of the Huawei Y Max’s as it’s the Emotion UI 8.2 based on the Android 8.1 Oreo OS. The top gun in the phone’s arsenal is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC possessing octa-core 2.2GHz processor.

Storage functions are handled by the 128GB storage that’s extendable to 512GB through a MicroSD card. Lastly, a 4GB RAM caps off the memory department of the device.

Huawei Y Max Price and Availability

Huawei Y Max sells for about 95,000 Naira depending on the location and deal.

Huawei Y Max Specs

Here are a few specs of the Huawei Y Max:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 8.1 Oreo OS
  • Processor: Octa-core (4×2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260) Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660
  • GPU: Adreno 512
  • Memory: 4GB RAM
  • Colours: Midnight Black, White, Amber Brown
  • Dimension: 177.6 x 86.2 x 8.5 mm
  • Weight: 210g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM


  • Display: 7.12-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2244 pixels (350 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: –


  • Rear Camera: Dual 16MP +2MP camera, 1080p [email protected]
  • Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama
  • Front Camera: 8MP camera, 720p [email protected]


  • Built-in Storage: 128GB ROM
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 512GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: –

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: –
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: 42.2/5.76 Mbps
  • CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v4.2 with A2DP, LE
  • NFC: –
  • Infrared Blaster: –
  • USB Port: MicroUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go


  • 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: Yes
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
  • Voice Control: Yes

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: 5,000mAh non removable Li-Ion battery
  • Talktime: –
  • Standby Time:
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Huawei Y Max Specs and Price was written by Adekunle Adepoju. The article was last modified: October 27th, 2020
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