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Huawei Y5 Prime 2018

The Y5 Prime 2018 comes with a 5.45 inches 720p display. It runs on Android v8.1 Oreo with Huawei’s EMUI 8. This smartphone is equipped with Mediatek MT6739 chipset coupled with 2GB of RAM. It has 16GB internal storage space and supports the use of a memory card of up to 256GB. It has a single lens rear camera with a 13MP lens and a 5MP front-facing shooter. It is powered by a 3020mAh battery. It is available in 3 colors; Black, Gold & Blue.
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Huawei Y5 Prime 2018

Huawei Y5 Prime 2018 Specifications

DISPLAY5.45 inches, 720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio (295ppi density)
OSAndroid 8.1 (Oreo); EMUI 8
CHIPSETMediatek MT6739
CPUQuad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUPowerVR GE8100
STORAGE16GB, microSD, up to 256GB - dedicated slot
CAMERASBack: Single: 13MP, LED flash, autofocus, panorama, touch focus, geo-tagging, HDR, face detection & 1080p@30fps
Front: Single: 5MP, LED flash
SENSORSAccelerometer, proximity
BATTERY3020mAh battery, non-removable
COLORSBlack, Gold, Blue

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DIMENSIONS146.5mm x 70.9mm x 8.3mm
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The Huawei Y5 Prime 2018 is an entry-level smartphone with a modest specs sheet, ideal for first time smartphone users with a tight budget. This unit comes with a plastic body and lacks a fingerprint scanner. The Y5 Prime 2018 boots Android 8.1 Oreo. It is powered by a 1.8GHz Quad-core MediaTek MT6739 processor. This unit has 16GB internal storage. The user can be able to expand the storage up to 256GB using the microSD card slot provided. This device flaunts a 5.45-inch HD LCD display and packs a non-removable Li-Ion 3020mAh battery. Some of the other latest Huawei phones include Huawei Y6 2018, Huawei Y7 Prime 2018 & Huawei Y9 2019.

Huawei Y5 Prime 2018

Price on Jumia

The price of this smartphone on Jumia is KSh.9,700.00 last time we checked

Jumia Kenya is undoubtedly one of the biggest largest shops in the country. It is a multivendor online shopping site with many sellers showcasing their phones and other products. We always pick the lowest product price we find.  Huawei Y5 Prime 2018 price on Jumia indicated here is updated weekly. Jumia Kenya takes 1 to 8 days to deliver products ordered depending on your location and the nature of the product.

Huawei Y5 Prime 2018 Price in Kenya – Safaricom

Safaricom is one of the largest telecommunication companies in Kenya. You can buy Huawei products in Safaricom shops. To check whether this phone is available in these shops, you will have to go to the one nearest to you. These shops are in all key towns and cities in the country. One of the benefits of buying a phone at Safaricom shops is the fact that you can take advantage of your Bonga points to get a reduced price.

Huawei Y5 Prime 2018 Price In Kenya

Specifications Review

Introduction & Display

The Y5 Prime 2018 is the successor to the Huawei Y5 2017. The device features a polycarbonate body material which is expected for its entry-level price. This smartphone doesn’t feature a fingerprint scanner. The user can instead unlock it by using the traditional pattern. This phone features a 5.45-inch display and has a display resolution of 720 pixels x 1440 pixels. This offers HD with good brightness.

Camera & Battery

The Huawei Y5 Prime (2018) packs a simple camera set-up just like most of the entry-level devices in the market. This includes a 13MP rear camera which is accompanied by Dual-LED dual-tone flash and can record 1080p clips. The front camera is 5MP can be used to take selfies and video calls. A sealed Li-Ion 3020mAh battery fuels the device.

Performance & Connectivity

This phone comes with a MediaTek MT6739 chipset which offers processing speeds of up to 1.8GHz. This should offer decent smooth performances. This is an entry-level chipset and thus the user should not expect top of the line performances when heavily multitasking.  For connectivity, the smartphone is bundled with the 4G network with VoLTE support, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, FM radio, dual-SIM support and a micro-USB 2.0.

Storage & Platform

The Y5 Prime (2018) ships with an onboard storage capacity of 16GB with almost half of that being taken up by the OS and pre-installed apps. Fortunately, the device comes with a microSD card slot that enables the user to expand the storage up to 256GB maximum.

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