Huawei Y5 2017 unveiled; features a 5-inch display, 2GB RAM and Android 6.0 Marshmallow


Huawei has quietly announced its new smartphone, the Huawei Y5 2017. The phone appears to be an entry level device going by the specifications packed into it. The Huawei Y5 also boasts of a key feature that allows you to access your favorite apps or features quickly.

The smartphone sports a 5-inch HD display and runs on the MT6737T Quad-core processor. It packs 2GB of RAM and has 16GB of internal storage. The phone’s highlight is its 3000mAh battery which, the company claims, can last up to 1.5 days on a single charge.

The Huawei Y5 features an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. Besides these, the phone has 4G support, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2 and GPS.

Huawei Y5 2017 Specifications

  • Display: 5-inch HD display
  • Processor: Quad-core MT6737T processor
  • Software: Android 6.0 Marshmallow with EMUI 4.1
  • Memory: 2GB
  • Storage: 16GB internal storage; expandable up to 128GB of space via microSD card
  • Rear-facing Camera:– 8-megapixel rear-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture, dual-tone LED flash
  • Front-facing camera: 5-megapixel with an 84° wide-angle
  • Network: 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, and GPS
  • Battery: 3000mAh
  • Dimensions: 143.8 x 72 x 8.35mm
  • Weight:150g

The smartphone is available in Gold, Pink, Blue, White, Gray colours. However, the company is yet to announce the pricing and the availability of the device across regions.

[Source: Huawei]