Huawei has introduced it’s another Y Series smartphone Huawei Y5 Prime 2018 on 21st May. In terms of features, it is very similar to Huawei Honor Play 7, which was launched on 19th May in China. The phone is listed on official Huawei website and will go on sale very soon. This one place itself in the segment of mid-rangers i.e. why makers have debuted it very quietly. Company has not confirmed official dates for availability of phone neither any news popped about India launch. So, it is very much unclear whether it will reach India or not, if Yes, then under which moniker. Well, mystery will unfold in few upcoming days.
Huawei Y5 Prime 2018 features, price and availability
Huawei Y5 Prime 2018 runs on android 8.1 Oreo based EMUI 8.0 on the top and it will be presented in both single SIM and Dual SIM versions. Smartphone is powered with Mediatek MT6739 quad-core processor at a clock speed of 1.3GHz. It comes loaded with 2GB RAM paired with 16 GB internal storage. Internal storage can be expanded up to 256GB with the help of microSD cards (using dedicated slot).
Huawei Y5 Prime 2018 features a 5.45-inches HD+ display with 720 x 1440 pixels screen resolution, 18:9 aspect ratio, 73.8% screen-to-body ratio and 295 ppi density. It packs a 13 mega pixel rear camera with autofocus, face detection, HDR, panorama and LED flash. It also features a 5 mega pixel selfie camera on the front panel. It is equipped with Face unlock feature, but this feature will be available in phone in next update, according to company’s site.
The Huawei Y5 2018 is fuelled up by 3020 mAH capacity battery supported with 6.0 power saving technology. It measures 146.5 x 70.9 x 8.3 mm in terms of dimensions and weighs at 142 gm. The connectivity features adds 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, 3.5 mm audio jack, loudspeaker and microUSB port.
Huawei Y5 2018 price has been not disclosed yet, but it is expected to be priced around CNY 599 (approx Rs. 6,400) if we look into the pricing of Honor’s previously launched smartphone, Honor Play 7, which is almost similar to this in terms of packed configurations. It will be available in Black, Blue, and Gold shades. It will go on sale in China very soon, but no firm dates are announced officially.