Huawei Y5 Prime (2018) – Full phone specifications and price in Kenya

Huawei Y5 Prime (2018) joins the Kenyan Budget phone competition

Huawei recently launched a budget phone, the Huawei Y5 Prime which utilizes the power of AI will be retailing at a recommended price; Kshs 9,999 on Jumia and retail stores across the country. Huawei Y5 Prime 2018 model is a new model to the famous Y series family.

According to the company’s Marketing Head in Kenya, Derek Duh noted that the new device is aimed at appealing to the tech savvy and socially fashionable youth. “We are delighted to announce the arrival of Huawei Y5 Prime 2018 in the Kenyan market as we focus on increasing our market share by at least 40%,” he added.

NETWORK Technology GSM, HSPA and LTE
2G bands GSM BANDS 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bands HSDPA Bands 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G bands LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps


LAUNCH Announced May 2018
Status Available. Released 2018, July.


BODY Dimensions 146.5 x 70.9 x 8.3 mm
Weight 142 g
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


DISPLAY Type LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.45 inches, 76.7 cm2 (~73.8% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~295 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes
  – EMUI 8.0


PLATFORM OS Android 8.1 (Oreo)
Chipset Mediatek MT6739
CPU Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU PowerVR GE8100


MEMORY Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM


CAMERA Primary 13 MP (f/2.0), AF, dual-LED dual-tone flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@30fps
Secondary 5 MP, LED flash


SOUND Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
  – Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic


COMMUNICATION WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE
Radio FM radio
USB micro USB v2.0


FEATURES Sensors Accelerometer, proximity
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email
Browser HTML5
  – MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/eAAC+/WAV/Flac player
– Photo/video editor
– Document editor


BATTERY   Non-removable Li-Ion 3020 mAh battery


COLORS Colors Black, Gold, Blue

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