Last week, Huawei launched the Huawei P Smart Z smartphone in Europe with a pop-up camera and notch-less display. Now, the Huawei Y9 Prime 2019 is listed on the company’s official website. As of now, the pricing and availability of the device are not yet announced. The Huawei Y9 Prime 2019 is the same Huawei P Smart Z but comes with an additional camera on the rear. It comes with a curved glass back body and is available in Midnight Black, Emerald Green, and Sapphire Blue color options.
It sports a 6.59-inch Ultra FullView display with Full HD+ (2340 x 1080 pixels) resolution and 19.5:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, the device comes powered by the 12nm HiSilicon Kirin 710F octa-core processor. The Mali-G51 GPU will look after the graphical performance of the device. According to the company, the Kirin 710F offers the same performance as the Kirin 710. While the Huawei P Smart Z came only 4GB + 64GB storage variant, the Huawei Y9 Prime 2019 comes in 4GB + 64GB and 4GB + 128GB storage variants.
In terms of optics, the device sports triple camera setup on the rear featuring a 16MP primary sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle sensor, and a 2MP depth sensor. The device offers AI camera feature like real-time image optimizing, 3D portrait, and more. The pop-up camera on the top features a 16MP sensor with f/2.2 aperture. The device comes with dual SIM dual standby support and includes a MicroSD card slot for expanding the storage additionally up to 512GB. It runs on Android 9.0 Pie out of the box with EMUI 9.0 skin on the top.
The Huawei Y9 Prime 2019 is backed by a 4,000mAh non-removable battery and features USB Type-C port for charging. There is no mention of the fast charging support on the official listing. The device measures 163.5 x 77.3 x 8.8 mm and weighs 196.8 grams. Just like Huawei P Smart Z, it might also support only up to 5V/2A (10W) power input. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, and a USB Type-C port. Stay tuned on Phone Radar for more details!