Huawei Y5 lite

Huawei Y5 lite is a super budget device from Huawei which is evident from the Android 8.1 Oreo Go Edition running on the device. It also has a 5.45-inch display with Fullview, 4G LTE connectivity, a 3,020mAh and an impressively low price tag of just $120 which is okay given what the device has when it comes to Specifications. Let’s dive a little deeper into the specs sheet of the Huawei Y5 Lite.

Huawei Y5 lite Key Specs

・5.45-inch LCD capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1440 pixels
・Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition), 1GB Of RAM
・Quad-core 1.5GHz, MediaTek MT6739
・16GB built-in storage
・8MP rear camera and 5MP selfie camera
・3,020mAh non-removable battery

Huawei Y5 lite Design And Display

Huawei Y5 Lite sports a 5.45-inch LCD display with 720 x 1400 screen resolution and a 295 pixel per inch density. It also uses an 18:9 aspect ratio so there is enough space at the top bezel for the single front-facing camera, and LED flash, the speaker grill and other sensors.

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There is also the same amount of bezel down at the chin which has the Huawei name written on it. The back has a clean plastic look with no fingerprint in sight. The rear camera sits comfortably at the top left side with the LED flash just beside it. Volume buttons and power button are also present at the right side of the device. Only two colours are available for this device; Blue and Black. Huawei Y5 Lite weighs 142 grams and measures 8.3mm in thickness.

Huawei Y5 lite Camera Review

The single rear camera is an 8MP shooter with an f/2.0 aperture and Phase detection Autofocus. Its always feature an LED flash for low light shots, Panorama for capturing those wide-angle photos and HDR for high-resolution images output. 1080p video recording is also possible but at a maximum of 30fps. The selfie camera is a single 5MP shooter with an f/2.2 aperture and an LED flash as well for those low light selfies.

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Huawei Y5 lite Hardware and Software

Mediatek’s MT6739 SoC is at the heart of this device, a 28nm Chipset with a Quad-Core processor clocked at 1.5GHz and a PowerVR GE8100 GPU for gaming/graphics. It is equipped with 1GB of RAM for multitasking and 16GB for storage, which if not enough can be expanded further via an onboard dedicated microSD slot, up to 256GB. This device has two variants – a Single SIM and Dual SIM variant, both of which have a dedicated MicroSD card slot for storage expansion. Huawei Y5 Lite runs the Go Edition of the Android 8.1 Oreo operating system out of the box with Huawei’s EMUI 8 slapped on top.

Battery & Network Connectivity

Powering this device is 3,020mAh battery which is more than enough to get you through the day without charging. Obviously, there is no fast charging here. However, there 4G LTE connectivity along with WiFi, WiFi hotspot, WiFi direct, Bluetooth, GPS, FM Radio and a microUSB port.

Huawei Y5 lite Price and Availability

Huawei Y5 Lite costs just under $90 (approx N29,000) and is already available for purchase on various online and offline stores.

Huawei Y5 lite Full Specifications


  • Dimension: 146.5 x 70.9 x 8.3 mm
  • Material: Plastic
  • Weight: 142 grams
  • SIM: Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


  • Type: LCD Capacitive touchscreen
  • Size: 6.26-inch
  • Screen Resolution: 18:9, 720 x 1440 pixels, 295ppi
  • Multi-touch: Yes

Software and performance

  • Operating System: Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition), EMUI 8
  • Chipset: MediaTek MT6739, Quad-core 1.5GHz
  • RAM: 1GB RAM
  • Internal Storage: 16GB
  • Card Slot: Yes, up to 256GB
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  • Primary: 8MP with f/2.0 – LED Flash, PDAF, HDR, Panorama
  • Secondary: 5MP with f/2.2 – LED flash

Network and Connectivity

  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Network 2G: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  • 3G: 2100 MHz
  • 4G: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, 4.2 with A2DP, LE
  • USB: Yes, microUSB
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Audio Jack: Yes
  • Fingerprint Sensor: No
  • NFC: No
  • GPS: Yes with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • Sensor: Gravity, Proximity and Light Sensor


  • Capacity: 3,020mAh non-removable
  • Type: Li-Ion
  • Fast Charging: N/A
  • OTG Support: N/A

Price and Availability

Recommended Retail Price: $120
Availability: Available

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