Huawei Y5 2017 launched, comes with improved specs and 3000 mAh battery

Good news for all of you out there who are into mid-range, affordable smartphones from… well established manufacturers, like Huawei for example. The Chinese company unveiled today its Huawei Y5 2017 model, the successor to last years’ Y5 II model that received quite impressive feedback from users.

Huawei Y5 2017 – Official specifications

  • MT6737T quad-core chip @ 1.4GHz
  • 5 inch HD (1280x720p) display
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB ROM, microSD slot
  • 3000 mAh battery
  • 8MPixel main camera
  • Selfie camera 5MPixels
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow with EMUI 4.1 interface
  • Single band WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS

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The low-end smartphone comes with an interesting feature, that Huawei calls Easy Key. It’s basically a dedicated hardware button on the left side of the device, that can be configured to do a number of useful functions, like activating a favorite application, launch the main camera or flashlight, depending on how you tap it: double tap, single press, double tap and hold, etc.

We don’t know a possible price or availability of the Huawei Y5 2017 model, but it won’t be long before Huawei informs us.

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