Huawei adds a new entry to its famed Y Series smartphones: the Huawei Y7a. Armed with a refreshed design and upgraded features, the Y7a aims to entice the younger generation to pick it as their go-to device.
The Huawei Y7a retails for P8,999 at official Huawei Stores nationwide. The phone can also be purchased from the brand’s official Lazada and Shopee online stores.
This new Y Series device boasts 48MP Quad AI camera, 5000mAh battery with 22.5W Huawei SuperCharge capability, and 6.67-inch FHD+ display. But that’s not all this model has to offer. Read on to learn more of the Y7a’s features and specs.
Design & Construction
A pretty smartphone, the Huawei Y7a with its gradient glossy finish at the back. The rear is clean except for the four-camera array aligned vertically on the upper left corner. A tiny Huawei logo can be seen at the lower left corner of the back panel. In front, the massive display is only interrupted by a small dot notch, which houses the front camera, sensors, and call speaker. The body uses a plastic material, but remains solid to look at and feel.
The right side sees the power button. It also houses the fingerprint sensor, which activates when users gently touch on the side. The volume keys sit right on top of the power switch. On the left is the the SIM/microSD card slot.
The bottom part of the Huawei Y7a are the USB C port for charging and data sharing. There’s also the speaker grille and 3.5mm audio port.
Display & Multimedia
The big 6.67-inch IPS screen offers Full HD+ resolution at 2400 x 1080–for more immersive viewing and playing. It also has a remarkable 90.3% screen-to-body ratio for bigger screen real estate. Huawei added a Smart Resolution feature, which automatically adjusts the display resolution according to the apps running on the screen.
One of Huawei Y7a’s key features is its 48MP AI quad-camera system. It supports AI-powered night shots, capable of up to 6x zoom, and has a Sport Snap mode. The other cameras at the back are an 8MP ultra-wide angle lens, a 2MP depth sensor, and a 2MP macro snapper. All in all, the rear shooters allow users to shoot extensive landscapes, distant subjects, very close-up objects, and so much more. The 8MP front shooter seems small in terms of today’s standard.
Out of the box, the Y7a alreayd offers a huge 128GB built-in storage. But users who need more can pop in an SD card and expand the capacity to up to 512GB. Other hardware specs inlcude the HiSilicon Kirin 710A chipset and 4GB of RAM. It also comes equipped with a Mali G51 MP4 GPU.
For all-day productivity, this device boasts a large 5000mAh battery with AI power-saving algortihm. With it, the smartphone provides up to 38.2 hours of 4G calling, 16.6 hours of online video watching, and 12 hours of Web browsing. It also comes with a 22.5W Huawei Superchage feature, which gives users up to 2 hours of video watching within just 10 minutes of charging.
This phone runs Android 10-based EMUI 10.1. Note though that this phone doesn’t come with Google Mobile Services apps. The Y7a ha sthe Huawei AppStore for your software and application needs.
Here is the complete list of specs of the Huawei Y7a:
|OS||EMUI 10.1 (Android 10)|
|Display||6.67-inch FHD+ (2400 x 1080) IPS display|
|CPU||Octa-core Kirin 710A|
|Storage||128GB, microSD up to 512GB|
|Rear camera||48MP f/1.8 main + 8MP f/2.4 ultra-wide + 2MP f/2.4 depth + 2MP f/2.4 macro|
|Front camera||8MP f/2.0|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, 4G LTE, Bluetooth 5.1, 3.5mm jack, USB C|
|Sensors||GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, side fingerprint|
|Battery||5000mAh, 22.5W SuperCharge|
|Dimensions||165.65 x 76.88 x 9.26mm|
|Colors||Midnight Black, Crush Green, Blush Gold|