Huawei silently added a new entry-level smartphone; Y5 2017 on its website without any announcements whatsoever. Huawei Y5 2017 device comes with a 5.00-inch touchscreen display with a display resolution of 720 by 1280 pixels, its pixel per square density (PPI) remains at 294.
The Huawei Y5 2017 is powered by 1.4GHz quad-core processor and MediaTek MT6737T chipset, it comes with a 2GB of RAM memory. The phone packs 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card.
For photography and video recordings, the Huawei Y5 2017 packs 8 megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 5 megapixel front shooter for selfies. Both the front and rear cameras uses LED flash for brighter pictures. The back camera features are; Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection
The Huawei Y5 2017 runs Android 6.0 which is customized with Emotion UI 4.1 and is powered by a 3000mAh non removable battery that the company claims will work at 80% capacity even after 800 charges.. The device measures 143.80 x 72.00 x 8.35 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 150 grams.
The Huawei Y5 2017 is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) . Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, 3G and 4G. Sensors on the phone include Proximity sensor, Accelerometer and Ambient light sensor, there’s no fingerprint sensor on the device.
Pricing and Availabilty
The Y5 2017 is yet to be available globally, the price is purported to be some where around NGN42,000 (unconfirmed) which reads about USD 160.
Huawei Y5 2017 Specifications
- Plastic Body cover
- Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Emotion UI 4.1
- 5.0 inches HD(720 x 1280px, 294 PPI) display
- Chipset: Mediatek MT6737T
- CPU:Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
- 2GB RAM with 16GB ROM
- Dual SIM Card with dual standby
- NO Fingerprint
- 5.0MP front camera with LED Flash
- 8.0MP back camera, with Dual-Flash
- 4G Connectivity
- 3000mAh Battery
- Dimension: 143.8 x 72 x 8.4 mm, 150g
- Price: About NGN 43,000 (USD 160)
- Colors: Gold, Pink, Blue, White, Gray