Review Huawei Y9 (2018)
The Huawei Y line of devices is a budget segment, but for the money the phone turned out to be so powerful and interesting that it can compete with the middle class.
In addition, the smartphone is equipped with a large and high-quality made screen, the creator also introduced 4 cameras into it. A more detailed review will be written later in the article.
Huawei Y9 came out with an impressive Android in size, its dimensions are 157.2 x 75.3 x 7.9 millimeters, and the weight reaches 170 grams. The device turned out to be quite powerful in terms of performance, depending on the configuration it has 32, 64 or 128 GB of internal memory.
The appearance of the phone attracted the attention of users with its conciseness, rigor and minimalism. However, the Huawei did not change their principles and made the phone according to their “gold standards”, who are already loved by loyal fans and fans of the line.
Packaging and packaging
The smartphone comes in a familiar white cardboard box for Huawei. In the foreground is the logo of the Y9 model. The delivery is as follows:
- paper with a detailed description of the phone;
- Micro USB cable
- instructions for setting up and working with the phone;
- charger unit;
- clip for removing the tray for SIM cards;
- protective film;
- Silicone Case.
Such a rich configuration allows the buyer not to spend money on protecting his new smartphone, because Case and film are already included. If desired, the user can update the glass, and can use the original.
The Android phone is sold in three colors: blue, black, gold.
Appearance and design
Android has a modern laconic design with a minimum of details. The Y9 frameless phone pleased not only fans, but also picky users. The appearance of the Huawei Y9 resembles its predecessors, one of which is the Besmart model.
The back of the phone is made of metal and has rounded ends, there are two cameras, a flash, a fingerprint scanner. Front The smartphone is protected by a special glass with the effect of 2.5 d. The screen itself is so large that it occupies almost the entire front part, and the manufacturer’s logo is printed below.
The smartphone is very comfortable in the hands, but due to its size and large screen, its operation with one hand will be very difficult and inconvenient.
information about what the phone is made of can be found in the instructions that come with the kit.
The Y9 has a 5.93-inch screen with an aspect ratio of 18: 9. Detailed screen features:
- high-quality IPS matrix;
- resolution 2160 x 1080 pixels;
- high color rendering on the phone screen.
Although the brightness level is minimal compared to competitors from other manufacturers on the market, it still provides the opportunity to comfortably use a smartphone. The display is illuminated uniformly everywhere, and if you look at the screen at an angle, then no white spots will be visible. A similar problem is often found in many flagships, but not in this representative of the line.
Various color filters are available, as well as a blue filter. Energy-saving mode on the phone is also present.
The oleophobic coating protects the entire display from physical contacts that can damage the screen.
The description of the phone that comes with the kit contains more detailed information about the matrix and screen.
The device is working running the new Android 8.0 Oreo operating system, on top of which EMUI version 8 is installed. The system itself has a lot of color solutions in its repertoire. this solution was successful with a number of fans of the phone line.
A distinctive feature of the system is the presence of such a function as “gestures”, which allows you to perform a quick action. The program works very quickly and reliably. All the software necessary for the initial operation is available: browser, camera, etc.
Huawei Y9 has quite loud and sound-quality speakers. On the front side there is a speaker for calls, and on the bottom there is one main one. The maximum volume level is quite high, and when talking to the interlocutor is perfectly audible. Some users may complain about the lack of low frequencies in the dynamics, but this factor will be determined by everyone. The sound in the headphones that come with the phone is very high quality. All additional sound settings can be found in a special equalizer.
The Y9 has quite impressive performance for its price. In Android built-in 8-core HiSilicon Kirin 650 processor with a frequency of 2.36 GHz. Graphics Accelerator. Mali-T830 MP2. The operational storage device has a capacity of 3 GB, and the internal memory can be 32, 64, 128 GB. The characteristics and performance of the phone are impressive, show themselves at a level that is especially worthy for the budget segment.
In the AnTuTu benchmark, the smartphone scored 88632 points: this is a very good indicator, especially for an inexpensive phone.
All games go on medium-high settings without brakes and glitches. The phone can easily cope with such 3d games as Asphalt 8, Mortal Kombat X Mobile and World Of Tanks.
The phone copes with almost all demanding programs, but after 30-40 minutes of continuous operation with a demanding application, the smartphone heats up, although this does not cause much inconvenience.
Thanks to two front and two rear cameras, the smartphone takes high-quality and detailed photos. The main cameras are equipped with a 13.2 megapixel module, and the front cameras are 8.2 megapixels. All the pictures taken in quality do not differ in particular detail: when photographs are taken in good light, the image is obtained correspondingly, and at night, the detail drops significantly, noise appears. When you start the camera in mode, the recording becomes fuzzy, blurry, because there is no stabilization, so that with big shakes everything will be blurry.
Front cameras For simple selfie shots, they’ll work, but the blur effect is unstable. But compared to other budget phones, this unit stands out from the competition.
A 4000 mAh battery keeps the phone working for quite a while.
A smartphone can maintain its functionality for about two days.
The main and obvious advantage of the Huawei Y9 is the energy consumption of the battery. You can watchs in Full HD at maximum brightness for about 11 hours, and play games for 5 hours.
Advantages and disadvantages
Summing up, we can say that this unit is a worthy competitor even to middle-class phones, although it itself is more likely to be a class of budget devices.
- high-quality and large frameless screen;
- 4 cameras with good resolution;
- nimble software;
- high energy intensity;
- stylish design.
Among all the advantages, most buyers will find important criteria for themselves, but the gadget has some disadvantages.
- low power;
- the sound from the speakers is slightly worse than average;
- lack of NFC.
The minuses can also include recording lenses, but the pictures are taken quite worthy, so for yourself this minus will be determined by everyone. Eventually the device turned out to be unusually balanced and beautiful, for which it’s worth praising the developers and giving their money for the flagship, independently checking its performance.