Two of Huawei’s mid-range devices, the Huawei Nova 5T and the Y 9 Prime 2019, had just gotten a price drop.

Let’s start with the Huawei Nova 5T. This one features a flagship Kirin 980 octa-core processor, with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of expandable storage. It also has a great set of cameras on the back. Huawei also recently started rolling out the Android 10 update on this device.


The Nova 5T initially became available in the Philippines for Php18,990. As if that’s not affordable enough, it is getting Php1,000 cheaper at Php17,990. You can learn more about this device in our full review.

Huawei Nova 5T Specs

  • Android 9 Pie, EMUI 9.1 (upgradable to Android 10, EMUI 10)
  • Dual SIM
  • 6.26-inch FHD+ LCD display, 2340 x 1080 pixel resolution, ~412ppi
  • 2.6GHz Kirin 980 octa-core processor
  • 8GB RAM
  • Mali-G76 MP10, GPU Turbo 3.0
  • 128GB internal storage, non-expandable
  • 32-megapixel front camera, f/2.0
  • 48-megapixel (f/1.8, AIS) + 16-megapixel (ultra wide) + 2-megapixel (macro) + 2-megapixel (depth sensor) rear cameras
  • Side-mounted fingerprint scanner
  • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Dual-band GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BDS, QZSS
  • NFC
  • USB Type-C
  • Dimensions: 154.25 x 73.97 x 7.87mm
  • Weight: 174g
  • Colors: Midsummer Purple, Crush Blue, Black
  • 3,750mAh non-removable battery, 22.5W Huawei SuperCharge


Next stop, we have the Huawei Y9 Prime 2019. This affordable mid-range device offers a large 6.59-inch screen, which is almost bezel-less thanks to the pop-up camera on the top. It runs on a Kirin 710F processor and has a decent 4,000mAh battery.

Just like the first one, Huawei is slashing Php1,000 off from its original price of Php11,990, making it now more affordable at Php10,990. We have a full review of this device that you can check out before making the purchase.

Huawei Y9 Prime 2019 Specs

  • Android 9 Pie, EMUI 9.0
  • Dual SIM, Dual Standby
  • 6.59-inch FHD+ LCD display, 2340 x 1080 pixel resolution, ~391ppi
  • Kirin 710F octa-core processor
  • 4GB RAM
  • Mali-G51 MP4 GPU
  • 128GB internal storage, expandable via microSD up to 512GB
  • 16-megapixel pop-up front camera
  • 16-megapixel + 8-megapixel (ultra-wide) + 2-megapixel rear cameras, LED flash
  • Rear-mounted fingerprint scanner
  • HSPA+, 4G LTE
  • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • FM Radio
  • USB Type-C
  • Dimensions: 163.5 x 77.3 x 8.8mm
  • Weight: 198.8g
  • Colors: Sapphire Blue, Emerald Green, Midnight Black
  • 4,000mAh non-removable battery

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