Huawei Y7p: Even with the ban from United States, Huawei is showing no sign of slowing down. They have been producing more phones even without Google Play services available and its been some story this year. Can you use a phone without Google services?

Huawei Y7p is the new mid-range smartphone released by Huawei into its Huawei Y category. This phone is not everything you expect but it comes with some things that will also make you curious. There is actually two way to enjoy using this phone. One, stick with using just the AppGallery. Two, bypass united State ban and clone your Google Apps to the phone.

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The google play store is replaced with the Huawei AppGallery. Google Maps and other related Apps have some replacement too. You will only miss the Google play services if you have sync your files with Google. Well, almost everyone have sync their files with Google.

Well, we have put together the complete features of the smartphone below. As always, we focus more on user experience and performance, hence we’ll be skipping all the technical grammars. Just below the summary of the features is a table with the details of the Huawei Y7p. Enjoy

Specifications of Huawei Y7p

Build and Display

The phone comes with front glass, plastic back and plastic frame. Its screen size will be 6.39 inch IPS LCD display with a punch hole display that houses the selfie camera. But, we can’t confirm if there is display protection, its not water resistant, scratch or dust resistant.

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What the above means is that, if you want the phone to last longer you’ll need to provide some screen guard to help protect the screen and display. Also, using a phone jacket or case is highly recommended given it has a plastic back and frame. A phone jacket will help protect the plastic from breaking easily.

Chipset, RAM and Internal Storage

The phone uses the Kirin 710F (12 nm) which is a good mid-range performing SOC. It also uses the Octa-core (4×2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) CPU and Mali-G51 MP4 GPU for image and games processing. This phone can process data and images at a fairly good level.

So far, the phone comes in a single variant of, 4GB RAM and 64GB Internal Storage. There is space for external storage via microSD card which means you can store more files.

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Huawei Phones always come with good cameras. In fact, Huawei phones can compete with Apple and Samsung phones in camera test. So, the cameras of this phone is no joke and it is expected to deliver value for its price.

At the back the phone comes with a 48 megapixel main shooter, 8 megapixel ultrawide and 2 megapixel depth sensor quad Camera. Having a depth sensor is pretty good to help improve photo quality.

Upfront, the comes with a 8 megapixel placed in a punch hole at the top side of the screen. You should expect to take quality photos with the cameras of this phone.

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Software and Battery

The phone run out of the box Android 10 pie along with Samsung latest software the EMUI 9.0 which is really good. Huawei Y7p is powered by a non removable 4000mAh battery with 10W fast charge feature enabled but no wireless charge enabled. Charging the phone should not be much of a problem though. We have put together the full specifications of the Huawei Y7p below.

Samsung Galaxy Huawei Y7p Specifications


Technology: SM / CDMA/ HSPA / LTE

2G Network: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2

3G Network: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100


Download Speed: HSPA, LTE-A


Dimensions: 159.8 x 76.1 x 8.1 mm (6.29 x 3.00 x 0.32 in)

Weight: 176 g (6.21 oz)

Build: Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame

SIM: Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Size: 6.39 inches, 100.2 cm2 (~82.4% screen-to-body ratio)

Resolution: 720 x 1560 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~269 ppi density)


OS (Operating System): Android 9.0 (Pie), EMUI 9, no Google Play Services

Chipset (Processor): Kirin 710F (12 nm)

CPU Details: Octa-core (4×2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)

GPU: Mali-G51 MP4


Card Slot (SD Card): microSDXC (dedicated slot)

Internal Storage: 4GB RAM 64GB ROM


Triple Lenses: 48 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP

Features: LED flash, panorama, HDR

Video: 1080p@30fps


Single Camera: 8 MP

Features: HDR

Video: 1080p@30fps


Loudspeaker: Yes

3.5mm Jack: Yes


WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot

Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE


Radio: FM radio

USB: microUSB 2.0


Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass


Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery

Charging: Fast charging 10W


Colors: Aurora Blue, Midnight Black

Games: Yes, Downloadable from AppGallery

Price: About $180, N69,900

Huawei phones have always been good but without Google Play Services it is relatively difficult to make use of this phone.

The official price of the Huawei Y7p is about $180, N69,900 Naira. This phone is now available for purchase in major store across the country. You can use the contact details below to reach me or follow @firstayo1 and @Maii_HD on Twitter for more updates.

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