Huawei Y9 (2019) Review, Specification, features and Price in Nigeria


The Huawei Y9 (2019) was released just a few months after its older version Huawei Y9 (2018). So we are going to look into the specs including its 64 GB storage, 4G network compatibility, fingerprint sensor and more, all of which makes this device a performing beast.

When it comes to big brands in phone production, names like InfinixXiaomi and iOS comes to our mind, but Huawei has indeed been doing great in their area of latest smartphones especially with the release of Huawei Y9 (2019). No doubt, anyone intending to get a new device/gadget would want to know what it has to offer. So, Huawei Y9 (2019) is definitely not an exception in specs review.


The Huawei Y9 (2019) features a large 6.5-inch IPS LCD display with 2340 x 1080 resolution and 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The widescreen ratio would truly favor anyone, considering its height and width. More to that is the finely crafted 3D arc design that provides a grip comfort in anyone’s hand. Good thanks to the nano-stripe technology.

Also noting the processor factor which almost every intending smartphone buyer considers, the Huawei Y9 (2019) comes with Octa core (2.2 GHz, Quad Core + 1.7 GHz, Quad core), 4 or 6 GB Ram to give you a faster experience without hanging. Also, the gadget possesses 64/128GB of storage space, expandable up to 400GB with an SD card, all creating quite enough space for anything for the user.

Huawei Y9 (2019) uses Al technology with a 16 mp f/2.0 front camera that enables you to create beautiful selfies even in low light or backlighting conditions. The rear f/1.8 camera allows up to 50% more light for low-light photography and its coupled with hand-held night mode. This camera has up to 6 second long exposure to help capture any detail with minimal noise in a low light environment.

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TÜV Rheinland Certified to Care for Your Eyes

Eye comfort mode is certified by TÜV Rheinland to ensure a gentle visual experience. Stay up as long as you want because this mode will filter out harsh blue frequencies and reduce blue light damage, as well as accommodate your eye comfort in low light to provide extra comfort with Huawei Reading.

Other Specification

  • Battery life: up to 24 hours with over 4000mAh battery capacity.
  • Fingerprint: a fast 0.3 second responsive fingerprint with face recognition.
  • Sensors: G-Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Fingerprint Sensor, Electronic compass
  • Network and connectivity: 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, 2G EDGE & GPRS Networks, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS, A-GPS,3.5mm audio jack, microUSB v2.0 port.
  • WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Operating System: Android 8.1 Oreo
  • Type: Li-Polymer
  • Fast Charging: Yes
  • Sim: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM)

Huawei Y9 (2019) Key Features

Ambient Light Sensor

Proximity Sensor

Fingerprint Sensor

Electronic compass

Network and connectivity features: GSM, WCDMA, LTE, GPS, WiFi, BT, OTG

Design and Display

Huawai Y9 (2019)

The  Huawei Y9 (2019) is unique with its metal body and glass back. It has a width of 77.1mm, height of 162.4mm, depth of 8.05mm, and width of approximately 173g. It also comes with the same blue-purple colour gradient just like in other Huawei smartphones but can also be found in other colors like Blue Swarovski, Midnight black.

Huawei Y9 (2019)

The 16 MP f/2.0 front camera can create beautiful selfies even in low-light or backlighting conditions. With the help of AI technology, the 3D lighting effects* for portraits are enhanced with soft lighting, stage lighting, butterfly lighting and more with the beauty algorithm to produce studio-quality portraits.

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Performance and Software

huawei y9 2019 battery phone

The non-removable 4000 mAh battery comes with smart power consumption optimisation, provides 9 hours of videos or gaming, 65 hours of music and 14 hours of webpage browsing under a 4G network and even more, fast charging. Frankly speaking, a device with such battery capacity is quite on average, enough to more than 24 hours even under heavy usage and that’s exactly what Huawei Y9 (2019) is capable of.

The Huawei Y9 (2019) is powered by a Kirin 710 chip paired with either 4GB or 6GB of RAM, 64GB/128GB of storage. Both storage options can be expanded to 256GB through a microSD slot. The device runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with Huawei’s own EMUI 8.2

Huawei Y9 (2019) Price in Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya

Nigeria: Huawei Y9 (2019) is priced at ₦76,000 – ₦120,000

Ghana:  Huawei Y9 (2019) is priced at 1,047 cedis

Kenya: Huawei Y9 (2019) is priced at KSh24,000.00 

This phone is only Available for Preorder on Jumia.

  1. Tap on Pre-order after following this link
  2. Pay and wait for delivery

Final Words

The Huawei Y9 (2019) is powered by a Kirin 710 chip paired with either 4GB or 6GB of RAM, 64GB/128GB of storage. Both storage options can be expanded to 400GB through a microSD slot. The device runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with Huawei’s own EMUI 8.2. The pair of dual cameras, 16MP + 2MP at the back and 13MP + 2MP  on both sides, boast a number of AI-powered features. On both back and front,  the 2MP  secondary snapper is meant for portrait mode shots.