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Following its successful launch, the Y9 Prime 2019 is now available in stores, adding up to the company’s lineup of very capable mid-range devices for the Philippine market. Earlier today, the company celebrated its first day of sale with a special event held at SM Megamall. Watch out for the brand’s next roadshows in SM Cebu, SM Marilao and SM Sta. Rosa.

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Huawei Y9 Prime 2019 has a 6.59-inch TFT LCD display with FHD+ resolution, and houses a Kirin 710F octa-core CPU backed by 4GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, expandable with a microSD card.

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For optics, the device is equipped with a trio of AI-assisted rear shooters – one main, one for wide angle shots, and one for that gorgeous depth of field effect. Its 16MP front camera is housed in a motorized pop-up mechanism, a first for the brand. It also features Night Mode, AI Scene Recognition, AI Beauty, 3D Portrait Lighting and more.

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Huawei Y9 Prime runs on EMUI 9 on top of Android Pie, and packs a 4,000mAh battery that charges via a USB-C port. It retails for PhP12,990. Check out our unboxing and first impressions.

Specifications
Display6.59" FHD+ TFT LCD
ProcessorKirin 710F (Octa-Core)
RAM4GB
Storage128GB (Expandable)
Rear Camera16MP + 8MP + 2MP
Front Camera16MP
OSAndroid 9 + EMUI 9
Battery4,000mAh
Other FeaturesAI Scene Recognition
AI Beauty
3D Portrait Lighting
USB-C Interface

Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.