Huawei Y9 2019 Announced: From Price, Sale Details to 5 Key Features That You Need to Know

We explore the top-5 features of Huawei's new smartphone, the Y9 2019, which could be released in India around the 4th quarter after already launching in China on October 1.


Huawei has announced its latest addition to the Y-series of smartphones. After launching the Y9 2019 on October 01 the smartphone is expected to release in China under the name Enjoy 9 Plus, will be known simply as the Huawei Y9 2019 globally. It will replace Huawei’s Y9 2018 edition, released earlier this year. The Huawei Y9 2019 could be considered as an enhanced successor to the Y9 2018, with the Chinese makers upgrading many features from the previous model. These are not small upgrades by any account, with Huawei making notable changes to its processor, RAM and storage options. Without waiting any further let’s find out the top-5 features of the Huawei Y9 2019.

Huawei Y9 2019 Featuring 6.5-inch IPS LCD FullView, Full HD+ resolution Display

The Huawei Y9 2018 featured only a 5.9-inch screen, yet Huawei, considering latest market trends has provided the Y9 2019 with a rather large 6.5-inch IPS LCD FullView display with a Full HD+ resolution of 1080×2340 pixels. The screen features a notch (Dewdrop or Waterdrop, depending on your preference) on top. Unlike the 2018 edition, which allows the Huawei Y9 2019 to achieve a higher screen-to-body ratio. A larger screen on the Huawei Y9 2019 will only enhance user experience using the phone, while improving reading, browsing and watching movies on the device.

Huawei Y9 2019 Featuring Kirin 710 Chipset, 4000mAh Battery

Huawei had the younger crowd in mind when designing the Y9 2019. The Chinese makers are emphasising on the idea of targeting buyers who are young and the ones who are looking at a new, budget-friendly smartphone, offering a good experience with gaming, photography and other entertainment-related features.

Hence, Huawei Y9 2019 will feature the 12nm HiSilicon Kirin 710 octa-core processor with a 2.2GHz clock rate, alongside an ARM Mali-G51 GPU. This feature is an upgrade from the Kirin 659 which powered the Y9 2018 smartphone and is likely to enhance gaming and other activities with higher graphics requirements. The Huawei Y9 2019 version will run on Android 8.1 Oreo as its operating system.

The Huawei Y9 2019 also carries a large 4000mAh non-removable battery. The smartphone comes with fast charging capabilities, although, a battery that size is set to provide back-up of more than a day on a single charge.

Huawei Y9 2019 RAM upgrades and more storage options

Comparing to the Huawei Y9 2018, the newly released Y9 2019 edition will notably feature more RAM, alongside more storage options for the user. The previous model came with 3GB RAM + 32GB of internal storage with the memory expanding options limited to 256GB using a MicroSD card.

However, the Huawei Y9 2019, comes in two variants of 4GB and 6GB RAM. The Chinese telecommunications company has provided internal storage of 64GB on either version of the smartphone, with the expandable memory now increased to up to 400GB using a MicroSD card in a dedicated slot.

Huawei Y9 2019 Featuring Dual Camera’s on both sides

After all the changes Huawei brought into the Y9 2019 model compared to its predecessor, the Chinese makers have decided to retain the dual camera setup from the Y9 2018. The Huawei Y9 2019 will feature a 16MP primary camera and 2MP depth sensor at the rear. On the front, the Y9 2019 will sport a 13MP+2MP dual selfie snappers, as Huawei see the camera set up as a good performing unit from the last model.

Huawei Y9 2019: Colour Options and Expected Price

Huawei has kept a younger audience in mind while providing with the colour options for the Y9 2019. Hence, the Huawei Y9 2019 will be available in three colour options in Midnight Black, Blue Swarovski and Aurora Purple. The smartphone is expected to go on sale in China later this month. However, there is no news on when the Huawei Y9 2019 will be made available in India, although, the expectation is sometime during the 4th quarter. As for the prices, the Huawei Y9 2019 could be expected to be priced around Rs. 17,000 in India.


The Huawei Y9 2019 promises to offer features at a good, mid-range price point. Considering the smartphone for a younger audience; the features might come to suit their needs. A powerful, upgraded processor, more RAM and plenty of internal storage options, as well as other features all point towards the Y9 2019 to be a good buy for users looking to do more with gaming and photography capabilities.