Huawei Y9 Prime (2019) popup selfie camera phone launches in India


Huawei has launched its latest pop-up selfie camera smartphone in India called Y9 Prime 2019. The device was first introduced back in May. It has rear mounted fingerprint sensor and runs on Android 9.0 Pie with EMUI 9.0.

The phone features in 16MP front camera (with 3D portraits) which is is placed inside a pop-up module. At the back side is a triple camera setup consisting of 16MP, 8MP and 2MP shooters.

The Huawei Y9 Prime 2019 specs include 6.59-inch multi-touch FHD+ display which boasts 91% screen-to-body ratio. It has an octa-core Kirin 710 SoC with GPU Turbo 3.0 for enhanced gaming performance.

There is a 4000 mAh (typical) battery inside. Its hybrid Dual SIM slots support dual 4G VoLTE. Most of connectivity options are supported as well.


Huawei Y9 Prime 2019 Specifications

  • Dimensions: 163.5 x 77.3 x 8.8 mm
  • Weight: 196.8 grams (including battery)
  • SIM: Hybrid Dual Nano SIM slots
  • Biometrics: Fingerprint sensor (rear)
  • Operating System: Android 9.0 Pie with EMUI 9.0
  • Display: 6.59-inch LCD (LTPS) display with 2340 x 1080 pixels resolution, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 391ppi pixel density, 91% screen-to-body ratio, multi-touch support
  • Chipset: Octa-core (2.2GHz A73 x 4 + 1.7GHz Cortex-A53) Kirin 710 processor with ARM Mali-G51 MP4 GPU
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Storage: 128GB storage option, Expandable up to 512GB using MicroSD card
  • Front camera: 16MP (fixed focus) Pop-up with F/2.2 Aperture
  • Rear cameras: 16MP (main, F/1.8) + 8MP (ultra-wide angle, F/2.4) + 2MP (depth, F/2.4) triple shooters with LED flash
  • Battery: 4000mAh (typical) / 3900 mAh (minimum)
  • Connectivity: Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Dual Band (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth V5.0, USB Type-C, GPS/GLONASS, 3.5mm Audio Jack

The Huawei Y9 Prime 2019 price is Rs. 15,990 (US$ 231 approx.) and comes in Sapphire Blue and Emerald Green colors. It will be available at from August 7th. You can pre-book Y9 Prime (2019) at Croma, Poorvika and other retail stores starting August 5th. Those who pre-order will get Huawei Sport BT headphones and 15600 mAh powerbank worth Rs. 4598 for free. There are several launch offers attached as well.