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HUAWEI nova Y9a Released in South Africa, Equipped With Pop-up Selfie Camera

HUAWEI nova Y9a with pop-up selfie camera announced in South Africa. Learn more about the features, full specifications and price of this smartphone.

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Chinese manufacturer Huawei announced the 6.63-inch smartphone “HUAWEI nova Y9a” equipped with a pop-up camera in Africa. Learn more about the full features, specifications and price of this smartphone.

HUAWEI nova Y9a Features

HUAWEI nova Y9a is a mid-range smartphone equipped with a 6.63-inch FHD + (2400 x 1080) display, MediaTek Helio G80 2.0GHz octa-core CPU, 8GB RAM, 128GB storage capacity and a quad primary camera comprising 64 megapixels + 8 megapixels + 2 megapixels + 2 megapixels.

It is a smartphone with the same specifications as the HUAWEI Y9a announced in September 2020. It features a pop-up selfie camera, a 64MP quad-camera, and a 40W fast-chargeable battery. The display has a screen-to-body ratio of 92%, the connection port is USB Type-C, there is an earphone jack, and biometric authentication supports a side-mounted fingerprint authentication sensor and face authentication.

The OS is Android 10 (EMUI 10.1), but Google-related (GMS – Google Mobile Services) apps are not available, however, HUAWEI Mobile Services (HMS) is available.

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HUAWEI nova Y9a

Key Specs

Here are the HUAWEI nova Y9a key specifications…

Display 6.63-inch FHD + (2400 × 1080) 20: 9, IPS LCD
OS Android 10 (EMUI 10.1)
Processor MediaTek Helio G80 2.0GHz Octa Core
Storage 8GB + 128GB (NMCard compatible up to 256GB)
Camera Quad 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP Rear/ 16MP Front
Battery 4200mAh (quick charge 10V / 4A 40W)
Price 6,499 ZAR (about ₦175,000 in Nigeria)

HUAWEI nova Y9a Price and Availability

It is available in three colours: Space Silver, Sakura Pink, and Midnight Black. It was launched in South Africa in February 2022, the price of the HUAWEI nova Y9a in South Africa is 6,499 ZAR (about ₦175,000 in Nigeria).

HUAWEI nova Y9a

HUAWEI nova Y9a Full Specifications

General Features

Product Type: Smartphone
Platform: Android 10 (EMUI 10.1)
Processor: MediaTek Helio G80 2.0GHz Octa-Core
GPU: Mali-G52 2EE MC2
Colours: Space Silver, Sakura Pink, Midnight Black
Dimension: 163.5 x 76.5 x 8.95 mm
Weight: 197g
SIM Type: Nano SIM
SIM Count: Dual SIM
Announced: February 2022
Models: FRL-L22


Display: 6.63-inch FHD + (2400 × 1080) 20: 9, IPS LCD


Rear Camera: Quad, 64 MP (f/1.8 aperture) + 8 MP (120° Ultra-Wide Angle Lens, f/2.4 aperture) + 2 MP (Depth Lens, f/2.4 aperture) + 2 MP (Macro Lens, f/2.4 aperture)
Rear Camera Features: LED flash, Panorama, HDR
Front Camera: Single, 16 MP (f/2.2 aperture)
Front Camera Features: HDR, Video – [email protected]


Memory: 8GB
Built-in Storage: 128GB
Memory Card Support: Yes (NMCard compatible up to 256GB)


Battery: 4,300 mAh (Typical Value)
4,200 mAh (Typical Value) (Only for Middle East and Africa, and some countries in Middle Asia)
Fast Charging: Yes, (quick charge 10V / 4A 40W)

Internet & Connectivity

Technology: GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
2G Network: GSM B2 / B3 / B5 / B8
3G Network: UMTS B1 / B2 / B4 / B5 / B8
4G Network: LTE FDD B1 / B2 / B3 / B4 / B5 / B7 / B8 / B20 / B28
LTE TDD B38 / B40 / B41
5G Network: No
Network Speed:
HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A
WLAN: 2.4GHz / 5GHz, 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes, v5.1, A2DP, LE
Infrared Blaster:
USB Port: USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go

Audio & Video

Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player
Video Player:  XviD/MP4/H.265 player
FM Radio: 
Loudspeaker: Yes
3.5mm Jack: Yes


GPS:  Yes, with A-GPS, AGPS, Glonass, BeiDou
Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

Digital Compass: Yes
Accelerometer:  Yes
Proximity Sensor: Yes
Light Sensor:
Heart Rate Monitor: 
Fingerprint Scanner:  Yes (side-mounted)
Face Unlock: Yes
Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
Motion Sensing/Gesture Control:
Voice Control:

Other Features

Video Streaming: Yes
Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
Wireless Charging:
Built-in Mobile Payment:
Water Resistant: No
Dust Resistant:
Image Editor:  Yes
Video Editor: Yes
Document Viewer: Yes
Document Editor: Yes
Others: VoLTE, OTG

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