Huawei has just announced a new smartphone with a moniker Huawei Y9a. The phone is the tweak version of Huawei Enjoy 20 Plus 5G unveiled recently in China. Huawei Y9A sports a 6.63-inch IPS display and four cameras.
Where to Buy Huawei Y9A
The phone comes with a MediaTek helio G80, 64MP quad-camera, 4300 mAh battery alongside 40W fast charging. Let us look at the device’s full specification, pricing, and availability.
Huawei Y9A Key Specs & Features
- 6.63 inches IPS LCD Display, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~397 ppi)
- Android 10, EMUI 10.1
- Octa-core Mediatek Helio G80 (12 nm)
- 6GB, 8GB RAM
- 128GB Built-in Storage up to 256GB Nano Memory Card
- 64 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Quad Rear Cameras
- Motorized pop-up 16 MP Front Camera
- Fingerprint Scanner (Side)
- 4G LTE Network
- Fast charging 22.5W or 40W (region dependent), 70% in 30 min
- Non-Removable Li-Po 4200 mAh or 4300 mAh Battery (region dependent)
Design and Display
In terms of body design, Huawei takes inspiration from the changing hues of skies and the arts of light and shadows. It adopts the trending classic halo design for the back cameras.
The 3D arc design and nano texture makes it feel good and grip comfortable on any hand. It has 163.5 x 76.5 x 9 mm and 197 grams weighs.
The Huawei Y9a is further blessed with a 6.63-inch FHD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels) IPS LCD panel on the front with a 92% screen-to-body ratio but without a notch or punch hole. This is because the device makes use of a pop-up front camera for selfies.
On the backside, you will see the circular design from HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro for the camera module but it sports different sensors. The camera consists of 64 MP primary paired with an 8MP 120° ultra-wide unit, a 2MP depth sensor, and a 2MP macro shooter.
On the front, it has a motorized pop-up front camera of 16 MP for selfies. The camera is shooting up to 4K videos and has a quad-LED flash. As you can see, the Huawei Y9a has a better camera than the Enjoy 20 Plus that features a 48MP + 8MP + 2 MP.
Hardware and Software
On the hardware, instead of the MediaTek Dimensity 720 chipset available on the Huawei Enjoy 20 Plus 5G, this one comes with a MediaTek G80 SoC that has 6GB/8GB LPDDR4x RAM and 128GB UFS 2.1 storage based on the regions it is sold.
You can still expand the storage if needed up to 256GB via Huawei’s proprietary NM SD card. Well, there is Mali-G52 MC2 GPU, and the device runs on Android 10with HMS (Huawei Mobile Services).
The sensors on the device are a gyroscope, compass, gravity sensor, ambient light sensor, and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.
Battery and Network
The battery on the device is a nonremovable capacity of 4,200mAh with supports for 40W fast charging in the Middle East, Africa, and some countries in Middle Asia. Meanwhile, in other regions, it comes with a 4,200mAh battery and will only support 22.5W fast charging.
As for the connectivity, the Y9a has supports for 4G LTE, dual-band WiFi 5, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, 3.5mm headphone jack, and USB Type-C.
Huawei Y9a Price and Availability
The Huawei Y9a will be available in three colors such as Space Silver, Sakura Pink, and Midnight Bllack.
It will cost 200 EUR which is about 95,000 Naira in Nigeria. In Ghana, it will sell for 1,500 Ghs and 28,000 Ksh in Kenya.
Huawei Y9A Specs
Here are a few specs of the Huawei Y9A:
- Platform: Android 10, EMUI 10.1
- Processor: Mediatek Helio G80 (12 nm), Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
- GPU: Mali-G52 MC2
- Memory: 6GB, 8GB RAM
- Colours: Space Silver, Sakura Pink, Midnight Black
- Dimension: 163.5 x 76.5 x 9 mm
- Weight: 197 g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
- SIM Count: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Display: 6.63 inches IPS LCD Display, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~397 ppi)
- Screen Protection: Yes
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 64 MP (wide) + 8 MP (ultrawide) + 2 MP (macro) + 2 MP (depth) Quad Cameras, 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps, gyro-EIS
- Rear Camera Features: Quad-LED flash, HDR, panorama
- Front Camera: Motorized pop-up 16 MP, 1080p@30fps
- Built-in Storage: 128GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes, NM (Nano Memory), up to 256GB (uses shared SIM slot)
- Bundled Cloud Storage: Yes
- 2G GSM: Yes, GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
- 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
- 3G WCDMA: Yes, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
- 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41 – FRL-L22
- 5G: No
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: No
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE
- NFC: No
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: Yes
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- 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: No
- SpO2: No
- Pedometer: No
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes
- Iris Scanner: No
- Face Unlock: –
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: No
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: Li-Po 4200 mAh or 4300 mAh, Non-Removable Battery (region dependent)
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: Yes, Fast charging 22.5W or 40W (region dependent), 70% in 30 min