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Huawei Y9s vs Realme 5 Pro: Specs Comparison


With the recent release of the Huawei Y9s, it’s only right that we compare it to other phones within the same price range.

In this NoypiGeeks specs comparison, we’ll be comparing the Huawei Y9s to the Realme 5 Pro.

The Huawei Y9s is Huawei’s newest mid-range smartphone. It has a pop-up selfie camera along with a side mounted fingerprint scanner. In addition, there’s a triple camera setup at the back.


The Realme 5 Pro on the other hand is also a mid-range phone from Realme. But don’t let the “Pro” in the name scare you in terms of price. The Realme 5 Pro is a phone that has an attractive design, generous RAM and good cameras.

Realme 5 Pro

At first glance, the Realme 5 Pro should the win over the Huawei Y9s, right? But is it really the case, though? In this Huawei Y9s versus Realme 5 Pro specifications and features comparison, we’ll be taking a look at how the two phones stack up against each other.

 Huawei Y9sRealme 5 Pro
Operating SystemAndroid 9 Pie
EMUI 9.1
Android 9 Pie
ColorOS 6
Dual Standby
Dual SIM
Display6.59-inch FullView IPS display
2340 x 1080 pixel resolution
6.3-inch FHD+ IPS
2340 x 1080 pixel resolution
90.6% screen-to-body ratio
Processor2.2GHz Kirin 710F octa-core processor2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 octa-core
GPUMali-G51 MP4Adreno 616
expandable via microSD up to 512GB
64GB/128GB UFS 2.1
expandable up to 256GB
Front camera16-megapixel pop-up camera, f/2.216-megapixel
Rear Camera48-megapixel (f/1.8)
8-megapixel (ultra-wide, f/2.4)
2-megapixel (depth sensor)
LED flash
48-megapixel (Sony IMX 586, f/1.8, PDAF)
8-megapixel (ultra-wide, f/2.25)
2-megapixel (depth sensor)
2-megapixel (macro)
LED flash
AI Scene Detection
Chroma Boost
Super Nightscape
960fps @ 720p slow-mo
AudioHeadphone jack
Headphone jack
Single speaker
SecuritySide-mounted fingerprint scannerRear-mounted fingerprint scanner
Face unlock
ConnectivityWiFi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.2
USB Type-C
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band
Bluetooth 5.0
GPS, BDS, Galileo, A-GPS
USB Type-C
OthersSplash Resistant
Dimensions163.1 x 77.2 x 8.8mm157 x 74.2 x 8.9mm
ColorsBreathing Crystal Midnight BlackSparkling Blue
Crystal Green
10W charger
VOOC 3.0 20W fast-charging
PricePhp13,9904GB/128GB: Php11,990
8GB/128GB: Php13,990

As you can see from the specs table above, the two phones really differ from each other.

Let’s start talking about their displays. Both phones have an LCD screen but they do differ in size as the Huawei Y9s has a 6.59-inch screen compared to the 6.3-inch screen of the Realme 5 Pro.


On the performance side, the Realme 5 Pro takes the win thanks to its Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 chip and Adreno 616 GPU. On the other hand, the Huawei Y9s has a HiSilicon Kirin 710F CPU and a Mali G51-MP4 GPU.

On the subject of memory, the Huawei Y9s has 6GB RAM while the Realme 5 Pro has 4GB and 8GB variants. The two handsets also have an internal storage of 128GB but they differ in the expandable storage capacity as the Y9s can be expanded up to 512GB while the Realme 5 Pro can only handle up to 256GB.

See also: Realme 5 Pro vs Xiaomi Mi 9T: Specs Comparison


Main camera-wise, the Realme 5 Pro takes the win as it has a quad-camera set up that consists of a 48-megapixel main shooter, 8-megapixel (ultra-wide), 2-megapixel (macro) and 2-megapixel (depth sensor) cameras.

Meanwhile, the Huawei Y9s has a triple camera set up that’s composed of 48-megapixel main camera, 8-megapixel (ultra-wide) and a 2-megapixel (depth sensor) lenses. The two devices have a 16-megapixel front camera but the Huawei Y9s has a motorized pop-up one.


In terms of battery life, both phones are packing big batteries as the Y9s has a 4,000mAh battery with 10W Charging while the Realme 5 Pro has a slightly bigger 4,035mAh battery with 20W charging.

When it comes to security, the Realme 5 Pro has a rear mounted one while the Huawei Y9s has a unique sidemounted fingerprint scanner. Both of them also feature a USB Type-C port.


The new Huawei Y9s 6GB/128GB has a price tag of Php13,990 in the Philippines. On the other hand, the Realme 5 Pro 4GB/128GB is priced at Php11,990 while the 8GB/128GB model costs Php13,990

From a spec and pricing standpoint, the Realme 5 Pro clearly beats the Huawei Y9s. If only the Huawei Y9s was priced a little bit lower, then it would’ve been able to beat out the Realme 5 Pro.

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