Huawei quietly announced the Huawei Y5 Prime on its website some days back. The Huawei Y5 Prime is a mid-range Android device, the latest installment in the Y series. Furthermore, it is the latest mid-range device to feature an 18:9 display and use facial recognition.
No word on when this device will make it into the market. Neither has the price been heard of.
This post previews the Huawei Y5 Prime.
Design and Display
With a dimension of 146.5 x 70.9 x 8.3 mm (5.77 x 2.79 x 0.33 in), it weighs about 142g. It also comes in two models, Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by).
The Huawei Y5 Prime has a 5.45-inch LCD capacitive touchscreen, with 16M colors. With a screen resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels, it has an 18:9 aspect ratio (~295 ppi density).
The Screen also supports Multitouch and also included is an improved EMUI 8.0. In addition, it comes in three colors: Black, Gold, and Blue.
Hardware and Software
The Huawei Y5 Prime comes with Android 8.1 Oreo atop EMUI 8.0.
Powering this device is a MediaTek MT6739 chipset. The CPU on this device has a configuration of (Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53). There’s also a PowerVR GE8100 GPU, for those amazing graphics.
This device has 2GB of RAM, with a 16GB of inbuilt storage memory. This inbuilt memory can be expanded to about 256Gb with a dedicated microSD slot.
The sensors available on this device include Accelerometer and proximity.
Camera and Battery
This device has a 13 MP camera. With autofocus and LED flash.
Upfront, there’s a 5 MP selfie shooter.
Other features of this camera include Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, and panorama.
Furthermore, there’s a Non-removable Li-Ion 3020 mAh battery included in this device.
The price of this device isn’t certain yet, because the company hasn’t said anything concerning that yet.
Finally, here are the full specs of this Huawei.
|NETWORK||Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|Status||Coming soon. Exp. release 2018|
|BODY||Dimensions||146.5 x 70.9 x 8.3 mm (5.77 x 2.79 x 0.33 in)|
|Weight||142 g (5.01 oz)|
|SIM||Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|DISPLAY||Type||LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||5.45 inches, 76.7 cm2 (~73.8% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~295 ppi density)|
|– EMUI 8.0|
|PLATFORM||OS||Android 8.1 (Oreo)|
|CPU||Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53|
|MEMORY||Card slot||microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)|
|Internal||16 GB, 2 GB RAM|
|CAMERA||Primary||13 MP, autofocus, LED flash|
|Features||Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama|
|SOUND||Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic|
|COMMS||WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||v4.2, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS|
|Messaging||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email|
|– MP4/H.264 player|
– MP3/eAAC+/WAV/Flac player
– Photo/video editor
– Document editor
|BATTERY||Non-removable Li-Ion 3020 mAh battery|
|MISC||Colors||Black, Gold, Blue|