Huawei Y5 2017 Specs & Price In Kenya


Huawei Y5 2017 smartphone was launched in April 2017. The phone comes with a 5.00-inch touchscreen display

The Huawei Y5 2017 is powered by 1.4GHz quad-core processor and it comes with 2GB of RAM. The phone packs 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Huawei Y5 2017 packs a 8-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 5-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

The Huawei Y5 2017 runs Android 6.0 and is powered by a 3000mAh non removable battery. It measures 143.80 x 72.00 x 8.35 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 155.00 grams.

The Huawei Y5 2017 is a Dual-SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, 3G and 4G. Sensors on the phone include Proximity sensor, Accelerometer and Ambient light sensor.

About Huawei

The Chinese telecommunications company has been manufacturing mobile phones since 1997. It is also the largest telecom infrastructure maker in the world. The company also makes Android smartphones and tablets. Recently it has stepped into the smartwatch market with an Android Wear based device. It is another one of the big smartphone manufacturers from China.

Huawei Y5 2017 is an upgrade of the Huawei Y5 II.  It comes with a faster processor, more RAM and more storage. For some time now, Huawei has been struggling to compete with the likes of TecnoInfinixX-TIGI and others for the budget market. The Y5 2017 is another phone released in 2017 that has been built for people looking for quality phones below KSh. 15,000. Here, you will find Huawei Y5 2017 price in Kenya, specifications and all that you need to know.

Huawei Y5 2017


The Key Features Of Huawei Y5 2017

  • 5.0 inches screen, 720pixels x 1280 pixels
  • Android v6.0 Marshmallow
  • Mediatek MT6737T, Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB internal storage
  • 8MP primary camera
  • 5MP secondary camera
  • 2G, 3G,4G networks
  • 3000mAh battery

Huawei Y5 2017 Price In Kenya

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  • Same day in Nairobi
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Huawei Y5 2017 Specifications Review

Design & Display

The Huawei Y5 2017 is a perfect phone for you if you dislike big, bulky phones. This smartphones comes with a 5.0 inches display. Its dimensions are 143.8mm x 72mm x 8.4 mm and it weighs 150 grams.  This makes it easy to manage this smartphone in one hand.  The back cover has a dot matrix pattern that further helps to facilitate a comfortable grip.

The back cover is removable. When you remove it, you get access to the dual SIM card slots and the microSD card slot.  The battery is not removable.

Huawei Y5 2017 In Kenya

The 5.0 inch super AMOLED screen on the Huawei Y5 2017 has very good color reproduction.  This phone can automatically adjust the brightness of the screen depending on the environment. This means that you will always be able to view the screen even when you are out in the sun. This display also offers good viewing angles.

Huawei Y5 2017: Hardware, Software & performance

The Y5 2017 comes with a quad-core MediaTek processor clocking at 1.4GHz. This is coupled with 2GB of RAM.  With this phone, you will be able to perform all the normal day to day tasks without any lagging issues. Applications open and close smoothly on the Y5 2017.

The Y5 2017 runs on Android v6.0 Marshmallow with Huawei’s EMUI v4.1 on top.  It is a little disappointing that Huawei decided to go for Android M when Android N had already been launched.  Nevertheless, EMUI customizes the phone and makes the interface simple and easy to use.


The Huawei Y5 2017 comes with an 8MP primary camera and a 5 MP front facing shooter. These cameras are quite impressive. The 8MP back camera comes with f/2.0 aperture and it captures pretty good pictures especially in well-lit areas.  The images captured by this rear camera have very good colors.

The 5MP front camera also capture very good images in areas with good light. It comes with an LED flash for low light photography.


This phone has very good battery life, thanks to its power efficient processor and its 720P display.  The Huawei Y5 2017 can easily take you through a day of moderate to heavy use after a single charge.

Huawei Y5 2017 full specifications


Release date April 2017
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 143.80 x 72.00 x 8.35
Weight (g) 155.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 3000
Removable battery No


Screen size (inches) 5.00
Touchscreen Yes


Processor 1.4GHz quad-core
Processor make MT6737T
Internal storage 16GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 128


Rear camera 8-megapixel
Rear flash Dual LED
Front camera 5-megapixel
Front flash LED


Operating system Android 6.0
Skin EMUI 4.1


Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.00
Infrared No
Number of SIMs 2
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) No
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) No


Compass/ Magnetometer No
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope No
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No
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