Huawei Y5 Prime (2018) Technical Specifications and Price in Kenya


The 2018 version of the Y5 Prime is one of the fastest selling smartphones in Kenya right now. Thanks to its pocket-friendly pricing.

Here’s what it packs under the hood.


The Y5 2018 measures 146.5×70.9×8.3mm and weighs 142g.


The device has a 5.45-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 720×1440 pixels (295ppi density).

OS and Processor

The Huawei Y5 2018 runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo) layered with Huawei’s EMUI 8.0.

It is powered by a Quad-core 1.5GHz Cortex-A53 processor based on the MediaTek MT6739 chipset.

Graphics are powered by a PowerVR GE8100 GPU.

RAM and Storage

The device comes with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage, which can be expanded via microSD of up to 256GB.


The Huawei Y5 2018 has a 13MP (f/2.0) primary camera with HDR, touch focus, panorama, auto-focus and dual-LED dual-tone flash.

It is capable of recording 1080p video at 30fps.
The secondary camera is 5MP with an LED flash.

Network and Connectivity

The device has Dual-SIM capability and it supports GSM, HSPA, and LTE network standards.

Communication with other devices is via:

  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, BLE
  • microUSB 2.0


The Huawei Y5 2018 draws its power from a non-removable 3020mAh Li-Ion battery.

Other Features

  • Sensors: Accelerometer, proximity, light
  • Selfie toning
  • FullView display
  • Face Unlock
  • Colours: Black, Gold, Blue

Price in Kenya

The Huawei Y5 Prime 2018 is available in major Kenyan phone shops. Get it on Jumia Kenya at a modest cost of Ksh. 9,999.


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