Huawei Y9 2019 - Specification, Pros, Cons, Price in Nigeria

There is an addition to the Huawei Y9 series, there is hugely a clear difference between the 2018 version and the latest 2019 version. The Huawei has upgraded the Y9 2019 including four AI-powered cameras, two each on the front and back. The smartphone is a mid-range one and comes in the trendy gradient glass build and looks very much like a premium smartphone.

With the kind of upgrades we are seeing in the smartphone industry in 2019, it is now known that mid-range smartphones no longer sucks. The Huawei Y9 2019 has a bundle of features that make the device a performing beast. It has an immersive display, great battery capacity, great cameras, all giving a promising performance.

The display is also elegant, which will serve as a treat for the eyes. There is a fingerprint sensor as well that provides privacy for the users and the device comes in two different variants at different prices It is a great device in the mid-range one can purchase.

Huawei Y9 2019 - Specification Summary

  • 6.5 inch 19.5:9 FHD+ (2340 x 1080)
  • Android 8.1 Oreo
  • Octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 710 CPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB built-in storage space
  • Can be expandable up to 400GB with a MicroSD card
  • Dual 16MP + 2MP rear camera 
  • Dual 13MP + 2MP front camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Fingerprint scanner 
  • 4, 000mAh non removable Li-ion battery

Huawei Y2019 - Design and Display

The Huawei Y9 2019 boasts a huge 6.5-inch IPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 1,080 x 2,340 pixels and a pixel density of 396-PPI. It has the stylish aspect ratio of 19.5:9 which delivers a vivid detail in an immersive widescreen.

It is an all glass build smartphone with great looks that is very much like what you have on the Huawei Nova series and Huawei Mate series. There is the highly reflective back design which brings out the sheen the glass build is known for and also tend to take a lot of smearing.


It is also available in different colours which includes Midnight Black, Blue Swarovski, Aurora Purple and all having gradient colouration.

Performance, Storage and Camera

Already we do not expect anything less than a fast performance from this device. The Huawei Y9 2019 is equipped with the octa-core (a 2.2GHz quad-core Cortex A73 and a 1.7 GHz quad-core Cortex A53) processor which is based upon the HiSilicon Kirin 710 chipset to give the kinda of performance you did crave for.

There is a Mali-G51 MP4 will help it run smooth graphics while the 4GB RAM will handle all the multitasking of the device. You can't experience any nagging on hanging while streaming or multitasking with this device. The performance is also enhanced with EMUI 8.2 OS running Android 8.1 Oreo

Compared to the past generation of Huawei smartphones, the Kirin 710 octa-core chip improves single-core performance by 75% and multi-core performance by 68%. It also has a chipset that reduces power consumption by 30%. You can rediscover gaming with GPU Turbo. It has 2x the GPU efficiency and a GPU performance increase of 1.3x to deliver a powerfully immersive gaming experience.

The smartphone comes with a large amount of inbuilt storage, having a 64GB internal storage, large enough to keep all your files and data. It can also be expandable with massive external storage of up to400GB expandability, which creates a whole big room for more files to be stored. You won't run out of storage capacity

The device features a dual rear setup with 13MP + 2MP (F/2.0 + F/2.4 aperture) sensors that click bright pictures under any lighting conditions. Also, at the front, is a dual set up of a 16MP + 2MP (F/1.8 + F/2.4 aperture) lenses that will help users capture awesome selfies and make videos calling brilliantly. It is a brilliant choice for selfie and photo lovers. There is what you can refer to as a camera surplus on the smartphone.

Battery and Other Features

The device keeps running with the help of the Li-ion battery that has a massive capacity of 4,000mAh, which can render the required power back up all day long and it also has fast charging support. The device uses a smart power consumption optimization and providing 9 hours of videos or gaming, 65 hours of music and 14 hours of webpage browsing under a 4G network.


Also, it has a dual-SIM device supports the 4G VoLTE connection with other connectivity features including Wi-Fi 802.11 with Mobile Hotspot, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS with A-GPS, Glonass, etc.

The device also has a Fingerprint sensor located at the back, other sensors include a Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Digital compass Gravity sensor, and Gyroscope

Huawei Y9 (2019) Price and Availability in Nigeria

Currently, the device is available for order in Nigeria starting at a price tag of 77,000 Naira. The price may also differ if you are buying it offline. Huawei Y9 (2019) is available at leading online stores like Jumia and Konga. Check current price

Huawei Y9 2019 - Pros
  • Sleek design
  • Fast performance
  • Lots of storage space
  • A day long battery capacity
  • Affordable at a mid-range price.

Huawei Y9 2019 - Cons
  • No notable cons


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