With the Huawei Y9s smartphone, you have a smartphone with a sort of cliché design. It’s design is quite similar to that of a lot of smartphones that have been released in the past. The implication of this is there is actually not so much that you can be excited about here.
The Huawei Y9s is an effective combination of metal and glass. The Huawei Y9s was built with glass on both it’s front and back. It also contains an aluminum frame found in the middle which acts to ensure the front and back panel are held together.
On the rear panel of the Huawei Y9s, a triple camera system can be found there alongside a camera flash as well as the official branding of Huawei which indicates that the smartphone is a product of Huawei.
At the front, there is a 6.59 inches full display with no notch. The display of the Huawei Y9s is an IPS LCD display, it has a screen resolution of 1040 x 2340 and a screen density of 391 PPI.
Huawei showed great creativity with the space meant for the notch on the Y9s by featuring a pop up which sits just above the display. You can also find the earpiece above the display of the Huawei Y9s smartphone.
The Huawei Y9s smartphone has finger print sensor that can be located at the side of the phone, just beneath the volume controllers.
As for colors, the Huawei Y9s comes in midnight black, breathing crystal. So if you ever decide to go for the Huawei Y9s, keep in mind that you’re either buying a pitch black phone or a phone that has a breathing crystal design.
With the Y9s model, Huawei continues to demonstrate that they can make a phone with mid range specs at best have an excellent camera feature. Alongside others, the Huawei Y9s smartphone has a 48MP camera. This camera was also available on the Huawei p30 lite and the xiaomi redmi note 7.
At the rear of the Huawei Y9s, one of the cameras you will find there is the afore mentioned 48MP primary camera with an aperture of f/1.8, an 8MP ultra wide camera with an aperture of f/2.4 and a 2MP depth sensor. With this camera system, you can take photos in HDR and Panaroma. With this camera set up, you can record videos in 1080p at 30fps.
For selfies, the Huawei Y9s smartphone has a motorized 16MP pop up camera with an aperture of f/2.2. With this front camera, you can also shoot 1080p videos.
Hardware, Software And Other Features
The hardware design of the Huawei Y9s is more or less an exact replica of the Huawei Y9 prime. Both smart phones also have the same specs.
The Huawei Y9s smartphone has a Hi- Silicon kirin 710f processor, this processor can reach the speed of 2.2GHZ and 1.7GHZ. It is a 12nm processor.
The Huawei Y9s also has a 6GB RAM, 12GB and offers support for expansion through micro- SD up to 512 GB. It also houses an inbuilt 4,000mAh battery with a charging capacity of 10W.
Irrespective of it’s impressive looking chassis, the information divulged here clearly shows that the Huawei Y9s is an upper mid range phone at best. It’s important to keep this in mind when making your purchase.
The Huawei Y9s has a 3.5mm headphone. It also makes use of USB type c port, dual- band Wi- Fi and NFC.
Huawei Y9s Price And Availability
The starting price of this smartphone is pegged at $275 which can be converted to 98,900 naira. This phone is currently available for sale and can be purchased at any retail store near you.
Huawei Y9s Specifications
|2G||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2|
|3G||850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100|
|Sim||Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
Body And Display
|Dimension||163.1 x 77.2 x 8.8 mm|
|Build Type||Front/back glass, aluminum frame|
|Colors||Midnight Black, Breathing Crystal|
|Screen Type||LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Screen Size||6.59 inches [84.0% Screen-to-body ratio]|
|Resolution||1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio ~398 PPI|
|OS||Android 9.0 (Pie); EMUI 9.1|
|Chipset||Hisilicon Kirin 710F (12 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (4×2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)|
|RAM||6 GB RAM|
|SD Card||up to 512 GB [uses shared SIM slot]|
|Front Camera||Motorized pop-up 16 MP, f/2.2|
|Main Camera||Triple Camera|
48 MP, f/1.8, (wide), PDAF
8 MP, f/2.4, 13mm (ultrawide)
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth sensor)
|Features||LED flash, HDR, panorama|
|WIFI||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX HD|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS|
|USB||2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector|
|Alert Types||Vibration; Sounds|
|Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (Side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, light|
|Messaging||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM)|
|– XviD/MP4/MKV/H.265 player|
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/APE/Flac player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
|CAP||Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery|
|Fast battery charging 10W|