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Huawei silently intros Y5 2017 entry-level smartphone

Huawei Y5 2017 Android smartphone with MediaTek MT6737T processor, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB internal storage
Huawei Y5 2017
This new affordable 5-inch handset packs a quad-core MediaTek processor, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB internal storage, and runs Android Marshmallow with Huawei's EMUI 4.1 on top. Pricing and availability should be announced shortly.

Earlier this week, Huawei quietly unveiled a new handset, thus adding a new member to the affordable Y series. Dubbed Y5 2017, this Android smartphone is powered by a MediaTek processor, offering 4G LTE connectivity and a decent set of specs and features overall.

Huawei Y5 2017 has the following highlights:

  • Processor: 1.4 GHz MediaTek MT6737T SoC
  • Memory/Storage: 2 GB RAM; 16 GB internal storage and microSD support up to 128 GB
  • Display: 5-inch IPS multitouch with 1,280X720 pixels
  • Cameras: 5 MP front, 8 MP back with f/2.0 aperture and dual flash
  • Connectivity: 4G LTE, dual SIM, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, micro USB, GPS with A-GPS and GLONASS
  • Operating system: Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Huawei EMUI 4.1 on top
  • Battery/Autonomy: 3,000 mAh; up to 1.5 days of regular use

Sadly, there is no information on the launch date and pricing of this handset, but since the official product page is up and full of details, these last bits of missing information should become available in a few days.


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Codrut Nistor, 2017-04- 7 (Update: 2017-04- 7)