Huawei has quietly unveiled a new smartphone Y5 (2017). It’s the latest addition to the Huawei’s entry level lineup known as Y-Series. As of now, there’s no word about the price or availability of the phone. It comes with a thickness of 8.45mm and features a textured body. The company claims the phone to feature a unique CD pattern finish around the camera lens.
The Huawei Y5 (2017) sports a 5-inch HD display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. Under the hood, a 1.4GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737T processor runs the show. In the heart of chipset, sits a 2GB RAM and 16GB of inbuilt storage which is further expandable up to 128GB via a MicroSD card.
For photography, the phone features an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel 84-degree wide angle lens snapper on the front. The rear camera is also accompanied by a dual LED flash. The smartphone runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow wrapped under EMUI 4.1. It packs in a 3000mAh battery which according to Huawei can provide over 80% battery capacity retention rate even after 800 charge cycles. For connectivity, it features 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS/AGPS/Glonass, Bluetooth 4.0, and MicroUSB port.
Recently, Honor (Huawei’s sub-brand) also quietly unveiled a new smartphone – the Honor 8 Pro — by listing it on its official website in Russia.