• 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
Computing
  • 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
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Display
TypeTFT LCD
Diagonal (inches)5.93"
Display/Body Ratio76.7%
Resolution2160x1080
Sharpness (PPI)407 PPI
Brightness (specs)450 NITs
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
  • 2.5D
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Megapixel13-MP
Aperturef/2.2
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
Battery TypeLi-Poly
Battery Capacity (mAh)4000 mAh
Battery Features
  • Non-Removable
Talk Time40 hours
Computing
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
Communications
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
Multimedia
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
Sensors
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Fingerprint
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS

Y9 (2018) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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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.
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No. the Y9 (2018) does not appear to be water-resistant as we do not have an IP-Rating.
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No, the Y9 (2018) does not have dual-SIMs as far as we know, but things may be different in Abroad. We mainly track USA data.
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No, the Y9 (2018) 2160x1080 display resolution is not 4K.
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No, Y9 (2018) does not support Wireless Charging.
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No, the Y9 (2018) does not have Qi Wireless Charging.
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Yes, the Y9 (2018) is a 4G device that is rated 4G LTE cat6 (301 Mbps).
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No, the Y9 (2018) does not work on 5G networks.
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No, the Y9 (2018) does not have a USB C port.
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No, the Y9 (2018)'s battery cannot be removed.

Huawei Y9 (2018) Specs & Speed Benchmarks

Basemark OS II 2.0

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Geekbench 4 Single

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Geekbench 4 Multi

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GFXBench Manhattan (Offscr.)

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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