Huawei continues to give luster to its middle and entry lines, and has been renewing its Y range for weeks, consisting of the already presented Huawei Y6 or Huawei Y7 and now receives a new exponent. It is a new generation of the Huawei Y5 which comes accompanied by the last name 2018 to complete the manufacturer’s catalog.
The new Huawei Y5 2018 becomes part of the Y line of the Chinese manufacturer, composed of cheap phones that have been becoming more competitive over the years. We see all the characteristics of the Huawei Y5 2018, the most basic of the brand’s offer.
Update 02/07: Huawei has announced the launch of Huawei Y5 2018 in Spain. We have updated the price and other details of the new model already available.
Huawei Y5 2018 data sheet
|HUAWEI Y5 2018|
|SCREEN||IPS LCD 5.45 inches
Aspect 18: 9
1440 x 720 pixels
|PROCESSOR||MediaTek MT6739 quad-core
1.5GHz GPU PowerVR GE8100
|INTERNAL MEMORY||16GB plus microSD|
|REAR CAMERA||8 megapixels|
|FRONTAL CAMERA||5 megapixels|
|OS||Android 8.1 Oreo|
|CONNECTIVITY||4G Dual SIM, WiFi, Bluetooth, microUSB|
|DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT||146.5 x 70.9 x 8.3 millimeters
Basic features and no fingerprint reader
It is probably the most significant detail of this Huawei Y5 2018, also followed by several of its category brothers. The manufacturer chooses not to place a fingerprint reader at its lower ranges, the international version includes facial unlocking but for the time being that reaches the Spanish market does not include this detail, although it seems that will come soon.
In the rest of features, we are facing an economic range but with interesting details. Like its screen, whose 5.45 inches take on an 18: 9 aspect and carry HD resolution to its surname Plus, offering 1,440 pixels high by 720 pixels high. A screen that hides a modest MediaTek MT6739 quad-core at 1.5GHz, with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of memory as support. Expandable by microSD.
We get to the cameras, and here the rear is 8 megapixels while the charge of unlocking and selfies, the front located on the screen, is 5 megapixels. The phone has measures of 146.5 x 70.9 x 8.3 millimeters, a weight of 152 grams and hidden inside a 3,020 mAh battery that does not have fast charge.
We speak, of course, a Dual SIM phone that also has a triple tray, so we can place the microSD and still continue to take advantage of the two spaces for phone cards. The phone lands with Android 8.1 Oreo with the classic EMUI customization and has different beauty modes in the photographic section.
Versions and prices of Huawei Y5 2018
After the stealthy launch of Huawei Y5 2018, the company announced its arrival in Spain, where it costs 119 euros. The phone is available a single memory option (2GB / 16GB), in three colors (black, blue and gold).