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Huawei Y9a with Helio G80 and pop-up selfie camera announced

On: September 7, 2020

Last week, Huawei unveiled the Enjoy 20 Plus 5G and Enjoy 20 5G smartphones in China. A new phone named Huawei Y9a has now gone official in global markets. In terms of appearance, the Huawei Y9a looks similar to the Enjoy 20 Plus 5G. However, the Y9a is a 4G LTE phone and it comes with slightly different specs.

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The Huawei Y9a features a full-screen design that promises a screen-to-body ratio of around 92 percent. It has a pop-up selfie camera and a 64-megapixel quad-camera system. The phone comes with slightly different specifications depending on the market.

Huawei Y9a specifications and features

Huawei Y9a

Huawei Y9a debuts with MediaTek Helio G80 chipset

The Huawei Y9a has a 6.63-inch IPS LCD panel that offers full HD+ resolution of 1,080 x 2,400 pixels and a tall aspect ratio of 20:9.

The MediaTek Helio G80 powers the Huawei Y9a. The official listing of the phone states that regions such as the Middle East, Africa, and some countries in the Middle Asia will be receiving an 8GB LPDDR4x RAM + 128GB UFS 2.1 storage version that will come with 4,200mAh battery. The Y9a for these markets will support 40W SuperCharge fast charging technology. Other regions will get a 6GB LPDDR4x RAM + UFS 2.1 128GB storage version that will feature a slightly large 4,300mAh battery with 22.5W fast charging support.

The Huawei Y9a features a 16-megapixel pop-up selfie camera with f/2.2 aperture. The circular camera module on its back has a 64-megapixel main camera with f/1.8 aperture, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide lens with a 120-degree FOV, a 2-megapixel depth lens with f/2.4 aperture, and a 2-megapixel macro sensor with f/2.4 aperture.

The phone runs EMUI 10.1 based on Android 10. Like the other recently released Huawei phones, the Y9a lacks support for Google apps and services. The other features that are available on the Y9a include a side-facing fingerprint reader, NM SD card slot, Histen audio support, dual SIM support, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, USB-C, and a 3.5mm audio jack.

Huawei Y9a pricing and availability

Huawei is yet to confirm the pricing and availably of the Huawei Y9a yet. The smartphone will be available in three colourways such as Space Silver, Sakura Pink, and Midnight Black.

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