Huawei Y9 Prime Camera Review: Interesting Pop-Up Camera Worth Buying

Anita - May 10, 2019

Huawei Y9 Prime Camera Review: Interesting Pop-Up Camera Worth Buying

The best budget phone equipped with a pop-up camera, and an Ultra Wide Angle Lens in its rear triple camera. Here's Huawei Y9 Prime Camera Review.

Recently, a series of smartphones with pop-up selfie camera and notchless display design has been gradually introduced by many phone makers. Huawei also starts to follow this new trend with the launch of the Huawei Y9 Prime (2019). Let's explore this upcoming device in the below quick Huawei Y9 Prime Camera Review.

Hopefully, the article will give you some detailed view of the phone's design, as well as other aspects like specs and features, and especially Huawei Y9 camera quality.


The first impression of Huawei Y9 Prime (2019)'s design is that the device is equipped with notchless display design. In addition, the smartphone features a modern Y9 2019 pop up camera for taking selfies.

Huawei Y9 Prime (2019) with a notchless display

The handset also offers the grip feeling that is quite comfortable, and well-finished. Huawei Y9 Prime 2019 used plastic material that looks like glass, in fact, it is difficult for users to realize that it is glass or plastic.

On the backside, Huawei used a method of splitting the color pattern into two segments on the top and bottom, quite similar to the way Google does on its Pixel smartphones.

There is a drawback on Huawei Y9 Prime (2019) that the back of the device is relatively easy to stick to fingerprints. Therefore, to avoid this issue that affects the experience when using, users should use cases for their devices.

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Huawei Y9 prime specifications and performance

Huawei equips the Y9 Prime (2019) with a Kirin 710 SoC, paired with 4GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. With such a configuration, the Y9 Prime (2019) will belong to the mid-range segment.

The phone has mid-range specifications and features

Regarding basic tasks such as calling, texting and touch gestures, Huawei Y9 Prime (2019) delivers a good performance without latency.

In a bit heavy tasks like playing Temple Run 2, Subway Surfers, the device run quite smoothly and stable. And when playing heavy games like PUBG at HD settings, the device still runs relatively smooth, although sometimes it lagged a bit in some intense gaming phases.

Huawei Y9 camera quality

So, no matter what segments you are choosing a phone to buy from, photography ability is one of the key factors for decision making. Are you curious about Y9 2019 camera review? Let's take a look at the device's camera setup and see Huawei Y9 camera result. Also, let's see how good the Huawei Y9 2019 pop up camera is.

The Huawei Y9 Prime (2019) comes with a triple rear camera setup including a 16MP sensor, an 8MP sensor and a 2MP sensor without good bokeh and AI capacities to recognize the subjects and background with high accuracy.

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Huawei Y9 Prime triple rear camera setup

In auto shooting mode with AI in the outdoor, the device delivers clear and sharp images. However, when shooting in low light conditions, the image output is not as good as expected.

The wide-angle camera is a plus point about Y9 prime camera result when making wide-angle shots. The captured images have impressive curved effects.

The highlight on the front-facing camera is the pop-up mechanism which helps the device look cool and modern. In addition, the selfie camera has a resolution of up to 16MP, which allows users to record very real moments.

Pop-up selfie camera

The drawback of the Huawei y9 pop up camera is that the time it takes to start is about 2-3 seconds, relatively slow, sometimes users will be uncomfortable when not familiar.

Huawei Y9 2019 display size

The Huawei Y9 Prime 2019 sports a 6.6-inch Full HD+ IPS LCD display. The image displayed on the background is quite good with colors displayed in neutral tones, and quite accurate with actual colors.

The phone has a large display

Overall, with the big screen, entertaining experience on the Y9 Prime (2019) is very good, especially entertainment and gaming tasks.


Huawei Y9 Prime (2019) is Huawei's first pop-up selfie camera phone without notchless display design. Its configuration is quite good with stable performance. It is expected to be one of Huawei's key products in the mid-range segment.

Currently, there has been no certain information about the availability and price of the Huawei Y9 Prime (2019) in India, but it will probably be in the same price range with current pop-up camera phones on the market.


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