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Huawei nova Y72


Huawei nova Y72
Huawei nova Y72 (Nova Y Series)
HiSilicon Kirin 710A 8 x 2 GHz, Cortex-A73/-A53
Graphics adapter
8 GB 
6.75 inch 20:9, 1600 x 720 pixel 260 PPI, Capacitive, glossy: yes
128GB / 256GB
USB-C Power Delivery (PD), Card Reader: Yes, 1 Fingerprint Reader
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/), Bluetooth 5.1, GSM, UMTS, LTE, Dual SIM, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.9 x 168.3 x 77.7 ( = 0.35 x 6.63 x 3.06 in)
6000 mAh
Operating System
Huawei HarmonyOS
Primary Camera: 50 MPix (f/1.8) + 2MP (f/2.4)
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix f/2.0
Additional features
Keyboard: OnScreen
207 g ( = 7.3 oz / 0.46 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)



Reviews for the Huawei nova Y72

HUAWEI nova Y72 Review
Source: Yugatech English
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/27/2024
HUAWEI nova Y72 Review
Source: Yugatech English
Now, to conclude this review of the HUAWEI nova Y72, without a doubt that this device has a few shortcomings, like its LCD display and performance. But when it comes to the battery and camera department, the HUAWEI nova Y72 won’t fail you. When buying a new smartphone, you have to look for a device that can fit your needs. In this case, if you are willing to sacrifice a little bit on the performance side, and display to have a huge battery capacity and a good camera for its class, the HUAWEI nova Y72 could be a good daily driver for you. But if your lifestyle are more on the productivity side, the HUAWEI nova Y72 can still be a good pick, but you have to take it to account the limitations that it might bring along the way because of its processor and old styled display. As for pricing, this device is priced at PHP 9,999 which is an early bird promo. Hence, in our book, the HUAWEI nova Y72 is priced just about right.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/25/2024

Foreign Reviews

Обзор HUAWEI nova Y72: доступный смартфон с кнопкой X
Source: Zoom RU→EN
Positive: Affordable price; stylish design; nice performance; good cameras; big screen; large battery capacity. Negative: Weak processor; poor display.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/08/2024
Обзор Huawei nova Y72: бюджетный смартфон, который нужен рынку
Source: Hi-Tech Mail RU→EN
Positive: Elegant design; decent performance; nice cameras; affordable price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/16/2024


ARM Mali-G51 MP4: Integrated mid range graphics card with 4 clusters. Beware the results in the Mate 20 Lite, that detects benchmarks and boosts the performance.

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 710A: ARM based octa-core SoC containing four Cortex-A73 cores for performance tasks (up to 2.2 GHz) and four Cortex-A53 cores (up to 1.7 GHz) to save power. Furthermore, the SoC integrates an LTE radio (600 MBps down) and a ARM Mali-G51MP4 GPU. The SoC is manufactured at TSMC in 12nm.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


It is a small display format for smartphones. You shouldn't be severely defective in vision, and you won't see much detail on the screen and only have a small resolution available. For that, the device should be small and handy, easy to transport.

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

Huawei: Huawei Technologies Co, Ltd. is a Chinese telecommunications company and hardware manufacturer founded in 1987 and headquartered in Shenzhen. Huawei is a global leader in information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices. Huawei provides end-to-end solutions for telecommunications networks, devices, and smartphones, as well as storage, servers, networking, and cloud computing enterprise solutions and products.

In 2014, Huawei established the Honor subsidiary brand under which certain smartphone lines are sold. The Huawei name is usually not listed for these products.

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


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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2024-04- 3)