Huawei Y5 Prime 2018 Price, Specs and Review.

Huawei Y5 Prime 2018 is a low entry-level smartphone especially for those with a low budget. This phone however still maintain the features of a budget device but apparently lack a fingerprint scanner but packs a 4G LTE data and a sharp rear camera all in a full view screen size.

Key Features and Specs of Huawei Y5 Prime 2018.

  • Display: 5.45 inches, 1440×720 Pixels (295)
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6739 with 2GB RAM
  • Operating system: Android 8.0 Oreo
  • Memory: 16GB inbuilt with SDcard support up to 128GB
  • Camera: 13MP rear and 5MP front camera
  • Network: 4G LTE
  • Face ID
  • Battery: 3020mAh

Where to buy Huawei Y5 Prime 2018

Huawei Y5 Prime 2018 price in Nigeria See offer on Jumia


Huawei Y5 Prime 2018 Global price See offer on GearBest

Design and Display.

Just like the Huawei Y5 2018 smartphone, this variant has, look-alike on the design as they both sport plastic metal mixture on the body which tells why the phone is cheap when compared to other Huawei phones on this category.


The body measures146.5 mm x 70.9 mm x 8.3 mm and it weighs just 145 grams with a screen size of 5.45 inches IPS capacitive touchscreen and a screen resolution of 1440×720 Pixels with 295 pixels per inch density. The overall design is not that bad and the smartphone is available in Black, Blue, and Gold colors.

Camera and Storage.

The Huawei Y5 Prime 2018 has an upgraded camera of 13 Megapixels unlike the 8MP you will find on Huawei Y5 2018 smartphone and this lens comes with an LED flash and it supports full HD video recording and can shoot 1080p video resolution.


On the front, it has a snapper of 5 Megapixels which surprisingly features Aperture F2.2 and Face Recognition which will replace the fingerprint sensor. The inbuilt storage is still the 16GB and it’s expandable up to 128GB using a micro SD card.

Hardware and Software.

The hardware on this phone is a MediaTek MT6739 SoC with a Quad-Core CPU that clocked at 1.5GHz alongside 2GB of RAM to gives a solid performance.

This phone also has a PowerVR GE8100 GPU processor and an operating system of Android 8.1 Oreo with Emotion 8.0 UI on top and a nonremovable battery capacity of 3,020 mAh. Huawei Y5 Prime 2018 support 4G data as part of the connectivity options with a Bluetooth, WiFi, WiFi Direct and Micro USBv2.0.

Price of Huawei Y5 Prime 2018.

The Huawei Y5 Prime 2018 will cost around $170. In Nigeria, the smartphone will sell at a price of 50,000 Naira to 60,000 Naira depending on your location in the country.

General features of Huawei Y5 Prime 2018


Here are the few Features and specs of Huawei Y5 Prime 2018
Operating System: Android 8.1 Oreo
Internal memory: 16GB
External memory: Yes up to 128GB.
Processor: MediaTek MT6739, Quad-Core 1.5GHz ARM Cortex-A53
Dimension: 146.5 mm x 70.9 mm x 8.3 mm
GPU: PowerVR GE8100, 570 MHz.
SIM Type: Dual Nano-SIM
weight: 145g.
Screen size: 5.45 inches HD.
Screen Resolution: 1440 X 720 Pixels.
Screen protection: Yes
Screen Resolution Density: 295ppi.
Display Type: IPS capacitive touchscreen.
LED flash: Yes.
Black, Blue, Gold
Rear: 13MP 1080p@30fps, LED flash
Front: 5MP with Aperture F2.2, Face Recognition.
Main camera features: Autofocus, Continuous shooting, Digital image stabilization, Digital zoom, Dual camera, Exposure compensation, Face detection, Geotagging
HDR, ISO settings, Manual focus, Optical zoom, Panorama, Scene mode, Self-timer, Touch focus, White balance settings, CMOS Sensor
2G GSM: Yes, GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G WCDMA: Yes, W-CDMA : 850 / 900 / 2100 MHz.
4G LTE: Yes, LTE: 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD : 2300 MHz (Band 40).
WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
wi-fi hotspot: Yes.
Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.0
GPS: Yes.
Infrared Blaster: No.
Bluetooth tethering: Yes.
USB Tethering: Yes.
USB port: Yes, Micro USB 2.0 .
HSPA+: Yes.
GPRS: Yes.
EDGE: Yes.
4G LTE: Yes.
Video player: 3GP, MP4, FLV, WMV, AVI, MKV, H.264, H.263.
FM Radio: Yes.
Loudspeaker: Yes.
Ear Phone jack: Yes.
Instant Messaging: Yes.
SMS, MMS: Yes.
Push Email: Yes.
fingerprint: No.
Digital Compass:
Accelerometer: Yes.
Proximity Sensor: Yes.
Light Sensor: Yes.
Barometer: No.
Heart Rate Monitor: -.
Gyroscope: Yes.
Hall: No.
Face Unlock: No
Intelligent Digital Assistant: -.
Voice Control: Yes.
Other features
Navigation: Yes, with GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS.
Map: Yes.
Water Resistant: No.
Dust Resistant: No
Wireless Charging: No.
Video Streaming: Yes.
Active Noise Cancellation: -.
Capacity: 3020mAh Battery ( Removable).
Talk Time: Up to 9 Hours
Standby Time: Up to 230 Hours
Browsing Time: Up to 7 Hours
Music Play Time: Up to 20 Hours
Charging Time: Up to 2-3 Hours
fast charging: No

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