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Huawei Y9


Huawei Y9
Huawei Y9 (Y9 Series)
HiSilicon Kirin 659 8 x 2.4 GHz, Cortex-A53
Graphics adapter
3 GB 
, 3GB or 4GB
5.93 inch 18:9, 2160 x 1080 pixel 407 PPI, Capacitive, IPS, glossy: yes
64 GB eMMC Flash, 64 GB 
, 64GB or 128GR
Card Reader: microSD, Sensors: Accelerometer, proximity, compass, gyro, fingerprinr, microUSB
802.11 b/g/n (b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4), Bluetooth 4.2, GSM, HSPA, LTE, Dual SIM, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.9 x 157.2 x 75.3 ( = 0.31 x 6.19 x 2.96 in)
4000 mAh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Android 8.0 Oreo
Primary Camera: 16 MPix Dual-camera: 16MP (f/2.0, 26mm) + 2MP
Secondary Camera: 13 MPix Dual-camera: 13MP (f/2.0, 26mm) + 2MP
Additional features
Keyboard: Virtual
170 g ( = 6 oz / 0.37 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
250 Euro



Average Score: 79.67% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 15 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 80%, features: - %, display: 80% mobility: 85%, workmanship: 85%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Huawei Y9

Huawei Y9 (2019) - When large battery and efficiency meets affordability
Source: Tech Nave English
So based on our testing, the Huawei Y9 (2019) is more than capable of lasting an entire day without needing to recharge. Not only that, with its long-lasting battery, it is definitely a smartphone to consider if you are not keen on having all the extra bells and whistles that can be found on high-end flagship devices.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/28/2019
79% Huawei Y9 2019 Review
Source: Techniqued English
Huawei Y9 (2019) is priced Rs 15,999 and probably the cheapest device from Huawei at launch in India. Huawei Y9 (2019) has good design and looks, good performance, decent cameras, and great battery life and provides decent value for money as well. But the biggest let down for the Y9 is the lack of Android 9.0 at launch. If Huawei had provided EMUI 9.0 with Android Pie, it would have made it a great value for money offering at this price segment. The device is available in two colors, black and blue and available exclusively on Amazon.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/25/2019
Rating: Total score: 79% price: 80% performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 85% workmanship: 85%
Here's why the RM899 Huawei Y9 is the ideal smartphone for students
Source: Tech Nave English
Officially available for RM899 (and less elsewhere) the Huawei Y9 2019 is a large display smartphone with a big battery that is affordable for any student and people on a budget! If you’re interested in trying this phone out for yourself, head on over to any Huawei Experience store or the Huawei official website. For more budget phones that fit your needs, you can find that and more on!
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/16/2019
Huawei Y9 (2019) First Impressions
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
Priced at Rs. 15,990, the Huawei Y9 (2019) is sure to face stiff competition from capable smartphones like the Nokia 6.1 Plus (Review), Xiaomi Mi A2 ₹ 13,790 (Review), and Motorola One Power (Review). On paper, the new Huawei smartphone seems like a solid all-rounder, but does it have a USP that will help differentiate it from the crowd? We will soon be able to test the device extensively, and pass a final verdict. Stay tuned to Gadgets 360 for our detailed review of the Huawei Y9 (2019).
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/11/2019
Huawei Y9 (2019) - Can you game decently on a smartphone under RM1000?
Source: Tech Nave English version
In conclusion, the Huawei Y9 2019 performed pretty well for a mid-range smartphone that costs RM899 only. The device is definitely worth considering if you are looking for a well-balanced smartphone under RM1000.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/28/2018
Huawei Y9 2019 Review
Source: Yugatech English version
The Huawei Y9 2019 is, by far, one of my favorite mid-range smartphones this year. Its large display provides a great viewing experience while its overall performance is just enough to be used as my daily driver (do note that I play A LOT on my phone every day). The camera capabilities, especially its Night mode feature, is impressive for its price while the battery life is above average as compared with other phones that has a large screen size.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/27/2018
Huawei Y9 2019 Review: Stunning Budget Mid-ranger
Source: Unbox English version
Absolutely. Huawei’s recent forays into mid-range phones this year have undeniably been pretty value-packed, and the Y9 2019 is no exception. This beautiful smartphone packs quite a bit of punch, and its quad cameras deliver the goods. Its AI-enhanced night mode makes taking photos in low light a little less daunting, and all-in-all the Y9 2019 is an excellent mid-range phone to consider.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/23/2018
Huawei Y9 2019 Unboxing, Quick Review: Saving The Best For Last
Source: Unbox English version
Huawei’s Y9 2019 is already available for pre-order in Lazada for just Php 12,990, which is quite a fair price for this particular device considering what’s on tap. Pre-order customers from now till the 15th free speaker worth Php 1490 with every order. It hits physical stores on the 16th of November.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/12/2018
Huawei Y9 review: Quality hardware and killer battery life at an affordable price
Source: Talk Android English version
The Huawei Y9 meets almost all of the requirements you might want in a smartphone, especially when you consider the $250 price tag. If you can live with EMUI, the Huawei Y9 is a serious alternative to the similarly priced Moto G6.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/27/2018
80% Huawei Y9 Review
Source: Ubergizmo English English version
The Huawei Y9 was unveiled in March 2018 and was initially aimed at the Low Mid-Range market ($150-$250). At publishing time, the Huawei Y9 was priced at around $230 USD. This is an extremely competitive price point where there is a lot of competition, and therefore a lot of potential alternatives. Let’s see how this handset fares, here comes the full review.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/30/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Huawei Y9 Review, Price, Specs – 4 Cameras
Source: Phone World English version
Huawei Y9 is an awesome device packed with the mid-range features and four camera lenses, it fulfills all camera requirements in such a reasonable price range. Besides Camera results, the Huawei y9 is brilliant for multitasking and you should consider this device before getting any other one.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/03/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

Cảm nhận về Huawei Y9 2019: Hoàn hảo đến mức khó tin!
Source: Viettelstore VN→EN version
Positive: Elegant design; nice performance; great cameras; long battery life; good price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/04/2018
Đánh giá chi tiết Huawei Y9 2019: Nhiều điểm ngon, giá cũng ngon
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN version
Positive: Good price; attractive design; fast fingerprint sensor; nice dual cameras; decent hardware.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/24/2018
Ảnh thực tế Huawei Y9 2019 - smartphone 4 camera A.I, pin 4.000 mAh
Source: Zing VN→EN version
Positive: Impressive cameras; long battery life; smart AI mode; big screen; premium design.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/09/2018
Trên tay & đánh giá nhanh Huawei Y9 2019: 4 camera AI, GPU Turbo còn gì nữa?
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN version
Positive: Excellent cameras; good hardware; low price; nice design.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/04/2018


ARM Mali-T830 MP2: Integrated graphics card for smartphones and tablets with two clusters (MP2) supporting OpenGL ES 3.2.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

Kirin 659: ARM-based octa-core SoC (4x Cortex-A53 max. 2.36 GHz, 4x Cortex-A53 max 1.7 GHz) with an integrated LTE modem (Cat. 13) and a ARM Mali-T830 MP2. In our benchmarks around 4% faster as the older Kirin 658.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

0.17 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.

Huawei: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. is a Chinese company founded in 1987 with focus on telecommunications hardware and 170000 employees. In the first quarter of 2016, Huawei had a market share of 8.2% in the smartphone market, making it the third-largest smartphone manufacturer in the world. Compared to the same quarter of 2015, Huawei increased its market share by more than 58%.
In 2014, Huawei created the sub brand Honor and offers certain smartphone series under this name. The name Huawei is usually not listed for these products.
There are a lot of reviews on Huawei phones with slightly above average ratings (as of 2016).

79.67%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


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Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

Samsung Galaxy M10
Mali-T830 MP2, Exynos 7870 Octa
Huawei Mate SE
Mali-T830 MP2, Kirin 659
Samsung Galaxy A6 2018
Mali-T830 MP2, Exynos 7870 Octa
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime 2 G611F
Mali-T830 MP2, Exynos 7870 Octa
Huawei Nova 3e
Mali-T830 MP2, Kirin 659
Huawei P20 Lite
Mali-T830 MP2, Kirin 659

Devices with the same GPU

Samsung Galaxy A2 Core
Mali-T830 MP2, Exynos 7870 Octa, 5.00", 0.142 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Huawei nova 10
Adreno 642L, unknown, 6.67", 0.168 kg
Huawei Nova Y90
Adreno 610, Snapdragon SD 680, 6.70", 0.195 kg
Huawei Nova 10 Pro
Adreno 642L, Snapdragon SD 778G 4G, 6.78", 0.191 kg
Huawei Nova Y70
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710, 6.75", 0.199 kg
Huawei Nova Y70 Plus
unknown, unknown, 6.75", 0.199 kg
Huawei P50E
Adreno 642L, unknown, 6.50", 0.181 kg
Huawei Nova Y9a
Mali-G52 MP2, Mediatek Helio G80, 6.63", 0.197 kg
Huawei Mate Xs 2
Adreno 660, Snapdragon SD 888 4G, 7.80", 0.255 kg
Huawei nova 9 SE
Adreno 610, Snapdragon SD 680, 6.78", 0.191 kg
Huawei Enjoy 20e
PowerVR GE8320, Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765, 6.30", 0.185 kg
Huawei P50 Pocket
Adreno 660, Snapdragon SD 888 4G, 6.90", 0.19 kg
Huawei Nova 9
Adreno 642L, Snapdragon SD 778G 5G, 6.57", 0.175 kg
Huawei Nova 9 Pro
Adreno 642L, unknown, 6.72", 0.186 kg
Huawei Nova Y60
PowerVR GE8320, Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765, 6.60", 0.185 kg
Huawei Nova 8 SE Youth
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710A, 6.60", 0.179 kg
Huawei P50
Adreno 660, Snapdragon SD 888 4G, 6.50", 0.181 kg
Huawei P50 Pro
Adreno 660, Snapdragon SD 888 4G, 6.60", 0.195 kg
Huawei Nova 8i
Adreno 610, Snapdragon SD 662, 6.67", 0.19 kg
Huawei MatePad T 10 Kids Edition
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710A, 9.70", 0.798 kg
Huawei Mate X2
Mali-G78 MP24, Kirin 9000, 8.00", 0.295 kg
Huawei Nova 8 Pro 5G
Mali-G77 MP11, unknown, 6.72", 0.184 kg
Huawei Nova 8 5G
Mali-G77 MP11, unknown, 6.57", 0.169 kg
Current Prices
Stefan Hinum (Update: 2018-06-26)