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Huawei Y3 (2018) Specs + Pros and Cons Reviews

Huawei Y3 (2018) Specs

Huawei Y3 (2018) Specs

Date Released: Coming Soon, May 2018

DisplayTypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size5.0 inches, 68.9 cm2 (~64.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution480 x 854 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~196 ppi density)
BodyDimensions145.1 x 73.7 x 9.5 mm (5.71 x 2.90 x 0.37 in)
Weight175 g (6.17 oz)
BuildPlastic body
SIMSingle SIM (Micro-SIM) or Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)
CameraPrimary8 MP, f/2.0, autofocus, LED flash
Secondary2 MP
FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face detection
MemoryExternal SlotmicroSD, up to 128 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal8 GB, 1 GB RAM
NetworkTechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
BatteryNon-removable Li-Ion 2280 mAh battery
Available ColorGold, White, Gray
PlatformOSAndroid 8.0 Oreo (Go edition)
ChipsetMediatek MT6737M
CPUQuad-core 1.1 GHz Cortex-A53
SoundAlert TypesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
3.5mm JackYes
COMMSWLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Bluetooth4.0, A2DP
GPSYes, with A-GPS
RadioFM radio
USBmicroUSB 2.0
FeaturesSensorsAccelerometer, proximity
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM

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Huawei Y3 (2018) Review

Huawei recently announced there latest mid-range smartphone that will be released soon this month of May 2018. It is the Huawei Y3 (2018) version that is pretty similar to the Huawei Y3 (2017) version. The Y3 2017 version was announced last May 2017 and released in the market on September 2017. Comparing the two smartphones all the specs and features even the design are also the same. The only differences between the two are the running Operating System version of Android.

The Huawei Y3 (2018) Specs model has the same size of 5.0 inches with IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen. It has a dimension of 145.1 x 73.7 x 9.5 mm (5.71 x 2.90 x 0.37 in) and weighing 175g. The body back cover is built with a plastic material. The same on the old model version, it is a Dual Micro-SIM card with dual standby mode. The display resolution spec is 480 x 854 pixels, 16:9 ratio and 196PPi density.

It is a multitouch smartphone that runs with the Operating system of Android 8.0 Oreo on GO Edition version. The processor is powered by 1.1 GHz Quad-core MediaTek MT6737M along with the GPU specs of Mali-T720MP2. The RAM is 1 GB only along with the built-in internal memory of 8 GB capacity storage. And luckily, it is supported by external memory up to the capacity of 128 GB storage via micro SD card that has its own dedicated slot to use. The platform specs of the Y3 2018 version doesn’t even change in comparing the old version model of it.

The camera is still 8 MP with f/2.0 autofocus and LED Flash. The camera features include Geo-tagging, touch focus, and face detection. While the front camera has 2 MP only along with the video resolution specs of 720p@30fps for recording. It has all kinds of sound alert types, loudspeaker features, and supported with 3.5mm jack port for headset connection.

As for the connectivity of Huawei Y3 (2018) specs, it has a WiFi with hotspot features, Bluetooth 4.0 (A2DP), GPS (A-GPS), FM radio and Micro USB 2.0 version. Unlike with the other latest smartphone releasing in the market nowadays, this smartphone doesn’t have any touch of advanced features such as fingerprint scanner. The sensor features have only Accelerometer and proximity. Though the battery is non-removable just like most smartphone brands do but it doesn’t support with fast charging features. The battery has the capacity of Li-Ion 2280 mAh, a bit bigger than the old model version.

The color variations available for the Y3 (2018) are Gold, White, and Gray. Huawei also stated the official price of the phone about 90 EUR or Php 5,552.46 converted to Philippine currency.

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  • 5.0 inches with IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display
  • Android 8.0 Oreo (Go edition) version
  • External memory up to 128 GB capacity storage
  • Dedicated slot for external memory
  • 8 MP f/2.0 primary camera with LED Flash
  • 3.5 mm jack port


  • Low-resolution quality specs
  • 1 GB RAM only
  • Low-quality specs of video resolution
  • Front camera is 2 MP only
  • Non-removable battery
  • Not supported with fast charging features
  • Pricey