Huawei Y9s is going to be among the most anticipated mid-range device and for good reasons. Aside from the features and Huawei Y9s specifications, one also have to look out for the design of the phone. Reason because, unlike other regular phones, its design and how some of its components are placed is quite different.

We would have talked more about the pop camera of the phone but we won’t as this is no longer news that phone companies are embracing this new technology. We mean, even the Vivo V17 Pro came with a dual pop selfie camera but that does not mean that here is not talking point when it comes to the Huawei Y9s.

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The talking point of this phone will have to be how the fingerprint sensor is placed. Most low budget, mid-range and flagship devices have their fingerprint sensor placed at the back or under display. But Huawei decided to place this same sensor at the side of the Huawei Y9s. There few phones that have their fingerprint sensor placed on the power button of the phone.

Simply put, with the right fingerprint, you can easily unlock your phone as you press the power button. The post us about the Huawei Y9s specifications and we have the table of all features of the phone below. But before we get to table, lets get to introduce you to the key features of this new Huawei phone.

Huawei Y9s Build and Display

The phone screen size is approximately 6.59 inches with the LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display type. Huawei decided to stick with the IPS LCD on this one though we know users might have preferred an OLED display. It weighs about 206g and its build is Front/back glass, aluminum frame. It uses two SIMS, has a resolution of 1080×2340 pixels and that is just about it in the build and display of the phone.

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Huawei Y9s Chipset and Storage

Huawei packed this phone with the Hisilicon Kirin 710F (12 nm) chipset which has an average performance. It uses octa-core 2.2GHz for processing and 1.7GHz for heat management with Cortex-A73 and A53 respectively. The phone makes use of the Mali-G51 MP4 to process graphics (games and multimedia contents).

In it’s storage, the phone makes use of 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. The phone RAM is okay even the likes of iPhone 11 series and Google Pixel 4 series make use of 4/6GB RAM. Its internal storage is pretty good too. Except you plan on storing bunch of unwanted stuffs in your phone we don’t expect you to fill 128GB just easily. But even if that is the case, the phone also supports external storage via microSD, up to 512 GB (uses shared SIM slot).

Huawei Y9s Cameras

There are persons who are lovers of photo and camera is what they look out for in a phone. Well the phone comes with a camera that is good although it could have been better. The phone comes with a triple rear camera, a 48Mp wide camera, 8MP ultrawide and 2MP depth sensor. It does not support 2x, 3x or 5x zoom and it lacked the Telephoto and Macro dedicated lenses.

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Up front, the phone make use of a 13MP motorized pop up camera for selfies. Using the latest technology and giving users the full screen of the phone is a very nice move from Huawei. For game and movie lovers, they now have the full screen of the phone to themselves and better enjoy using the phone.

Huawei Y9s Software and Battery

The phone runs on Android 9.0 (Pie); EMUI 9.1 and it is powered by a 4000mAh non removable battery. You actually get to enjoy the feel of the OS for a long time with the battery. We have put together the complete specifications of the Huawei Y9s below:

Huawei Y9s Specifications
TechnologyGSM / CDMA/ HSPA / LTE
2G NetworkGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G NetworkHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
Download SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A

Dimensions163.1 x 77.2 x 8.8 mm (6.42 x 3.04 x 0.35 in)
Weight206 g (7.27 oz)
BuildFront/back glass, aluminum frame
SIMHybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

TypeLTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size6.59 inches, 106.6 cm2 (~84.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~391 ppi density)
Display Protection—-
Touch ScreenYes

OS (Operating System)Android 9.0 (Pie), planned upgrade to Android 10.0; ColorOS 6.1
Chipset (Processor)Hisilicon Kirin 710F (12 nm)
CPU DetailsOcta-core (4×2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPUMali-G51 MP4
Card Slot (SD Card)microSD, up to 512 GB (uses shared SIM slot)
Internal Storage128GB 6GB RAM
Triple Lenses48 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF
8 MP, f/2.4, 13mm (ultrawide)
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth sensor)
FeaturesLED flash, HDR, panorama
Single Camera 16 MP, f/2.2 Motorized pop-up
FeaturesNot Specified
3.5mm JackYES
Sound EnhancementsActive noise cancellation with dedicated mic
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth4.2, A2DP, LE
RadioFM radio
USB2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
SensorsFingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

BatteryNon-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
Fast Charging10 W fast charging³
ColorsMidnight Black, Breathing Crystal
MessagesSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
GamesYes, Downloadable from Google Play store
PriceAbout N98,900

The new Huawei is a good phone but it does lack some important features that is available in other mid-range devices. For example, it’s camera is without telephoto and macro lenses something that is available in a mid-range device like Xiaomi Redmi Note 8. There is also no gorilla glass screen protector and no UFS technology to help improve the phone performance.

Huawei Y9s Price in Nigeria

The price of the Huawei Y9s is N98,900 Naira. This phone is a high mid range phones with incredible specifications. It is currently available for purchase in Nigeria and can be bought on Pointek Store online.

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