Huawei Y9 Features and Specifications – Hands on Review

 Overview of Huawei Y9 2019

With “Young and Excellent” and “Entry-level Flagship Phone” as its core concept, HUAWEI Y9 2019 has a simplistic yet stylish design, and is an innovative high-tech product tailored for young people, providing excellent gaming, audio-visual and entertainment experiences.


HUAWEI Y9 2019 features the new notched 6.5-inch HUAWEI FullView Display, amazing quad camera, stylish design, powerful battery, convenient smart features and flagship-level craftsmanship. HUAWEI Y9 2019 aims as bringing the latest technology to general users, offering better overall user experience.

Features  of Huawei Y9 2019


6.5″ Notched HUAWEI FullView Display

Y9 2019 features the new generation 6.5″ Notched HUAWEI FullView Display, offering a higher screen to body ratio. Y9 2019 features a 16.70 million color IPS LCD, with the contrast ratio of 1500:1, 2340*1080 resolution and 397 PPI, the display stands out with the 3D curved design, bringing users both wider view and ultimate control.

6.5″ Notched HUAWEI FullView Display Allows Wider Vision

Y9 2019 features the new generation 6.5″ Notched HUAWEI FullView Display, a 16.70 million color IPS LCD, a contrast ratio of 1500:1, 2340*1080 resolution and 397 PPI, offering stunning full HD+ experience. And with INCELL touch screen and Chip On Flex (COF) technology, the screen is crystal clear with much narrower bezels, enabling the ultimate viewing experience. 

Quad Camera

HUAWEI Y9 2019 features both front dual camera and rear dual camera for hardware level Bokeh effect, and supports intelligent scenario idenitification and optimization. Together with smart features such as Gesture Control and 3D lighting, users can produce studio-quality pictures in seconds.

Powerful Battery

HUAWEI Y9 2019 is equipped with a 4000mAh big battery (typical value), the high-performance 12nm Kirin 710 chipset provides excellent power efficiency, and it also supportssmart power optimization for comprehensive power-saving technology. With longer battery life, users can enjoy endless entertainment all the time. 

Reliable and Powerful Chipset

HUAWEI Y9 2019 features the latest HUAWEI Kirin 710 octa-core chipset(4*Cortex-A73+4*Cortex-A53) with a processing speed up to 2.2 GHz. Comparing to its last generation, single core performance has improved by 75% and multicore performance has improved by 68%. And with Huawei’s unique GPU Turbo technology, gaming and video is faster and smoother than ever. 

Ultimate Entertainment

As a high-quality entry-level phonewith Huawei’s unique GPU Turbo technology, HUAWEI Y9 2019 is a must for all the gamers. And featuring the latest Karaoke Mode, Histen 5.0 technology and Party Mode, users can enjoy endless fun brought by the latest technology.

Smart Lifestyle

HUAWEI Y9 2019 brings users the best advantages of software and hardware integration, offering more convenience and smarter lifestyle.

Fingerprint 4.0

HUAWEI Y9 2019 features the Fingerprint 4.0 technology for faster unlock and innovative fingerprint features, providing a faster and smoother user experience.


Robust and Dynamic Touch Experience

Featuring a 6.5″ big screen and 3D curved design, the screen is bigger than its last generation, the phone is still light and comfortable to hold. Y9 2019 adopts high strength matieral that offers a refined touch experience, yet it is durable and robust for daily use.


Stylish Design Creates Elegant and Stunning Gloss

Y9 2019 features nano-stripes pattern which assimilates architectural design for the unique elegant appearance. After repeated polishing and processing with nano-level technology, Y9 2019 shows its elegant yet subtle shininess with reflective light.

For trendy young users, HUAWEI Y9 2019 offers stylish colors such as Midnight Black, Sapphire Blue and Aurora Purple, to help users express their own character.

 Eye Comfort Mode

Y9 2019 supports Eye Comfort Mode which has been officially certified by TÜV Rheinland. It can dim the screen brightness to 3nitand reduce harmful blue light and digital strain, allowing you to read more comfortably in a darker environment. Users reading ebook under Eye Comfort Mode suffer less eye strain with suitable color temperature configuration and contrast restriction

Front and rear dual camera

Y9 2019 is equipped with the 16MP+2MP front dual cameraand the 13MP+2MP rear dual camera. The front 16MP f/2.0 camera utilizes Pixel 4-in-1 intelligent algorithm to create beautiful selfies even in low-light or backlighting conditions. The rear camera works with thef/1.8 aperture that increases light source by 50%comparing to f/2.2, creating stunning and clear pictures even in low-light environment. 

Software Optimization for Smart Photography

HUAWEI Y9 2019 integrates machine learning algorithm which creates 22 different category labels. The intelligent image identification technology helps to select the optimized background and adjusts all the parameters after analyzing the scene (up to 500+ scenarios), so your pictures always look the best.

Y9 2019 integrates 3D lighting to create different effects such as soft lighting, stage lighting, butterfly

lighting and split lighting; and with the beautifying algorithm, you can produce studio-quality portraits in seconds.


HUAWEI Y9 2019 also features stabilization and Hand-held Night Mode to support up to 6 seconds long exposure, to capture all the details and adjust the brightness in the low-light environment.

Smart Snapshot

The phone also brings the PDAF fast-focusing, while the cameras help to analyze the object and adjust the shutter speed, enable users to capture the most exciting and beautiful moments anytime with their devices. 

Gesture Control Makes Selfie Easier

Y9 2019 also supports Gesture Control. When the Gesture Control Mode is switched on, users can wave their palm to the camera within 1.5 meters to activate the selfie count-down, and Y9 2019 takes photos within seconds, which makes selfie easier than ever. 

Powerful Battery

HUAWEI Y9 2019 is equipped with a 4000mAh big battery (typical value), providing 52 hours of calling time, 14 hours of internet browsing (through internet browser), 9 hours of videos, 65 hours of music,  9 hours of gaming (data from HUAWEI Laboratory. Actual performance is subject to various use conditions),bringing users a longer enjoyment experience with long-lasting endurance. The battery retains a capacity of over 80% after 700 charging cycles (approx. 3 years).

HUAWEI Y9 2019 supports smart power consumption optimization for comprehensive energy-saving technology, with one-touch battery optimization and suspension to inactive programs to improve standby time.

Powerful Chipset

HUAWEI Y9 2019 features the latest HUAWEI Kirin 710 octa-core chipset(4*Cortex-A73+4*Cortex-A53) with a processing speed up to 2.2 GHz. Comparing to its last generation, single core performance has improved by 75% and multicore performance has improved by 68%, so gaming is faster and smoother than ever.

HUAWEI Y9 2019 features the high-performance Kirin 710 chipset with excellent energy efficiency, comparing to its last generation,energy consumption of the chipset reduces 30% thanks to 12nm processing technology.

HUAWEI Y9 2019 is equipped with the latest Kirin 710 octa-core CPU, together with Huawei’s unique GPU Turbo technology, offering speedy performance. By supporting GPU Turbo, HUAWEI Y9 2019’s GPU efficiency has doubled and its basic performance increased by 1.3x, providing consistent and reliable gaming experiences for seamless and endless fun.

Smart Entertainment

HUAWEI Y9 2019 offers smart, convenient and dynamic features to create better gaming and entertainment experience.

Ultimate Performance

The Kirin 710 octa-core chipset works together with Huawei’s unique GPU Turbo technology, allowing smooth and high-quality gaming performance. 

Game Mode for the Game Time

The Uninterrupted Gaming Mode 2.0 and the Zero Interruptions Mode help to stop all the interruptions during the game time so you can focus on your game. 

Karaoke Mode

Y9 2019 features the latest Karaoke Mode which can realize real-time headphone sound feedback, while the feature is also optimized for various karaoke, video and live-streaming apps. 

Smart Audio for Immersive Experience

Y9 2019 adopts Histen 5.0 technology to simulate surround sound effect, and with enhanced bass and optimized headphone performance for both live-streaming and gaming, you can enjoy immersive sound effect for movies or music.

Party Mode

Y9 2019 features Party Mode for playing the same music synchronously on different sound tracksusing severalinterconnected phones under the same WLAN, to create the live-band effect and bigger volume.  It also supports 5.1/7.1 surround sound, so the device can be used as a speaker in the 5.1/7.1 surround sound system. 

Large Capacity

HUAWEI Y9 2019 is built in with a maximum RAM of 4GB* and a maximum ROM of 64GB*, and supports 400GB extended storage. (*Note: Storage configuration may be varied, consult the sales personnel when purchasing). 

Smart Lifestyle

Y9 2019 supports Simple Mode, which can be customized with large icons, fonts and bigger volume, the special design creates better experiences for elderly users. 

Smart Communication

Y9 2019 supports Talk Easy function which intelligently identifies background noise to evaluate users’ surrounding environment and scenario. Users can reduce their voice in a quiet environment and the conversation is still crystal clear. And in a noisy environment, the “Automatic Enhancement” and “Nicam Technology” help to amplify sound automatically so you can still talk in normal volume. 

Attentive Smart Features

HUAWEI Y9 2019 features One-Click Transfer, Quick Share, Wifi-bridge, smart reminder and Dual Bluetooth, allowing better life experience with smart lifestyle. 

Fast Unlock

HUAWEI Y9 2019 features the Fingerprint 4.0 identification technology, which allows users to unlock the device in an impressive speed of 0.3 seconds (data from HUAWEI Laboratory).  

Convenient Applications

Users can use fingerprint for navigation, browsing pictures, camera activation, turning alarm on/off and instant payment, providing faster and easier user experience: 


Complete Specifications of Huawei Y9 2019


Size Height: 162.4mm
Width: 77.1mm
Depth: 8.05mm
Weight: Approx. 173 g
Memory 4GB RAM+64GB ROM
Camera  Front camera: 16MP+2MP, F2. + F2.4 aperture

 Rear camera: 13MP+2MP, F1.8 + F2.4 aperture

Battery 4000mAh(typical value)


Colors Midnight Black, Sapphire Blue, Aurora Purple
Design 3D curved design
Display 6.5 inch 19.5:9 FHD+ (2340×1080)

HUAWEI FullView Display

CPU Kirin 710
Operation System Android 8.1
Emotion UI EMUI 8.2




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