Chinese smartphone maker Huawei has officially introduced two new devices dubbed as Huawei Y3 II and Huawei Y5 II and listed them on its global website. Both the devices belong to affordable budget category, but Huawei is yet to disclose the price as well as availability for these phones.
Some reports suggest that the device will soon be available in India and price will also be announced shortly. Both the Y-series smartphones will be available in five color options: Arctic White, Sand Gold, Rose Pink, Obsidian Black, and Sky Blue.
Both smartphones will come with Android 5.1 Lollipop with Huawei’s custom skin EMUI 3.1 running on top of it. Huawei has made it clear that both the entry level smartphones will be made available as 3G and 4G variants and support dual-SIM capability. The Huawei Y3 II 3G only model is powered by 1GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6582M SoC while the Huawei Y3 II 4G model packs 1GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735M SoC. Whereas, the Huawei Y5 II 3G model comes with 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6582 SoC while the Huawei Y5 II 4G packs 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735P SoC.
Except for the chipsets all other specifications found on all the variants are identical. The Huawei Y3 II offers a 4.5-inch FWVGA (854 x 480p) display. The device also houses a 5-megapixel rear camera alongside a 2-megapixel front facing selfie camera. It packs a 2,100 mAh battery and has 8GB of internal storage coupled with 1GB RAM.
Both Y3 II and Y5 II boast of Easy Key Function which allows user to assign specific function to button located on left hand side. As an example, a user can assign camera function to this button and click photos either with single tap, double tap or press and hold.
The Y5 II appears to be costlier variant due to slightly better specs sheet and bigger and better 5-inch IPS 720p display. For cameraphiles, the Y5 II offers an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED support. It also boasts of a 2-megapixel front facing camera. The Y5 II packs a 2,200 mAh battery, measures 143.8x72x8.9mm and weighs 135 grams. Unfortunately, as of now no price and availability information has been disclosed by Huawei. But we will update you with the same as soon as details are announced.