Huawei announces entry-level Y3 (2017) handset

Huawei announces entry-level Y3 (2017) handset

Huawei has silently announced a new entry-level handset for those who are on a budget.

The Huawei Y3 (2017) is a 5-inch quad-core smartphone with modest specifications like 1GB RAM, 8GB or expandable storage, and an 8MP camera. It runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow with EMUI 4.1 Mini on top.


The chipset inside varies depending on the region when it will be sold. Either a MediaTek MT6737M or an MT6580M clocked at 1.1GHz and 1.3GHz, respectively.

Huawei Y3 (2017) specs:
5-inch IPS LCD @ 854 x 480 pixels, 196ppi
1.1GHz MediaTek MT6737M quad-core CPU / 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6580M quad-core CPU
Mali-T720MP2 GPU / Mali-400MP2 GPU
8GB internal storage
Expandable via microSD, up to 128GB
8MP f/2.0 rear autofocus camera w/ LED flash
2MP front-facing camera
Dual SIM
Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.0
FM Radio
2200mAh removable Li-Ion battery
Android 6.0 Marshmallow w/ EMUI 4.1 Mini

There’s no mention of release date and pricing for now but the phone will be available soon in Blue, Gray, Gold, Pink and White colors.

Source: Huawei

This article was contributed by Daniel Morial, a film school graduate and technology enthusiast. He's the geeky encyclopedia and salesman among his friends for anything tech.

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