• 5.93" (2160x1080) TFT LCD
  • 3GB
    KIRIN 659 SoC
    32GB Storage
  • 13-MP, f/2.2 Rear: 2 Cameras
  • 4000 mAh

The Huawei Y9 (2018) phone has a 5.93-inch (2160x1080) TFT LCD screen, a 13MP main camera and a 16MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 4000 mAh and the main processor is a KIRIN 659 with 3 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductY9 (2018) (2018), Price: 174 USD at Amazon
Display5.93" 2160x1080 TFT LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 26mm 13-MP f/2.2 (Primary)
  • 2-MP
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 27mm 16-MP f/2
  • 2-MP
  • KIRIN 659 SoC
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
Battery4000 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 170g (6oz), 157.2x75.3x7.89 mm (6.19 x 2.96 x 0.31 inches)
Price (Market)$174
Price at Launch$315
Diagonal (inches)5.93"
Display/Body Ratio76.7%
Sharpness (PPI)407 PPI
Brightness (specs)450 NITs
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
  • 2.5D
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Focal Length (35mm) 26mm
Sensor SizeSmall
Autofocus Features
  • Contrast
  • Phase Detection
Hardware Features
  • LED Flash
  • HDR Photo
Video Resolutions
  • 176x144
  • 320x240
  • 480p/30fps
  • 720p/30fps
  • 1080p/30fps
Battery TypeLi-Poly
Battery Capacity (mAh)4000 mAh
Battery Features
  • Non-Removable
Talk Time40 hours
Processor BrandHiSilicon
Processor NameKIRIN 659
Processor ModelKIRIN 659
Processor # Cores8
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)2.36 GHz
RAM Options3GB
Internal Storage Options32GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size256GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 8.0
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT6 301 Mbps
Modem Features
  • UMTS
  • EDGE
  • GPRS
  • HSPA+
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • b
  • g
  • n
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT EDR
  • BT LE
Connector TypeMicro USB
Connector Features
  • USB 2.0
Sim Card 0
NameSIM 0
SIM TypeNano SIM
SIM Features
  • 4G
Speaker channelsMono
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • FM Radio
  • 3.5mm Port
Audio Formats
  • AAC
  • 3GA
  • AMR
  • RA
  • AWB
  • FLAC
  • M4A
  • MID
  • MIDI
  • MP3
  • OGA
  • OGG
  • WMA
  • WAV
Video Formats
  • H.263
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
  • H.265
  • MP4
  • VP8
  • XVID
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Fingerprint
  • GPS
  • A-GPS

Y9 (2018) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How much is the Y9 (2018)?

The last time we checked, the Y9 (2018) was retailing at around $174 online. Things may have changed a bit since. The Y9 (2018) launched at $315 on 2018-03-01.

Is the Huawei Y9 (2018) waterproof?

No. the Y9 (2018) does not appear to be water-resistant as we do not have an IP-Rating. Ingress Protection, or I.P, is a certification that shows if water or dust can penetrate devices.

Is the Y9 (2018) Dual-SIM?

No, the Y9 (2018) does not have dual-SIMs as far as we know, but it may be different in Asia. We mostly track United States data.

Is the Y9 (2018) 4K?

No, the Y9 (2018) resolution of (2160x1080) is not defined as 4K. 4K is usually defined to be 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on smartphones, but it has a few more variants for Cinema and Televisions.

Is the Y9 (2018) capable of Wireless Charging?

No, the Y9 (2018) is not compatible with Wireless Charging.

Does Y9 (2018) feature Qi Wireless Charging?

No, the Y9 (2018) does not support Qi Wireless Charging.

Does the Y9 (2018) operates on 4G data?

Yes, the Y9 (2018) is a 4G handset that is rated 4G LTE cat6 (301 Mbps).

Is the Y9 (2018) a 5G device?

No, the Y9 (2018) does not work on 5G networks.

Does the Y9 (2018) have a USB-C connector?

No, the Y9 (2018) is not a USB-C handset.

If the battery of the Y9 (2018) removable?

No, the Y9 (2018) does not have a removable battery.

Huawei Y9 (2018) Specs & Speed Benchmarks

Basemark OS II 2.0

Higher is better

Geekbench 4 Single

Higher is better

Geekbench 4 Multi

Higher is better

GFXBench Manhattan (Offscr.)

Higher is better

GFXBench Manhattan 3.1 (Offscr.)

Higher is better

GFXBench T-Rex (Offscr.)

Higher is better

Battery Capacity (mAh)

Higher is better

Battery Charge Speed (mAh/mn)

Higher is better