Huawei Y5p and Y6p now in the Philippines, priced

New entry-level phones with MediaTek chips!

Huawei’s newest entry-level smarpthones are here. Meet the Huawei Y5p and Y6p, now official in the country. Both devices feature MediaTek Helio P22 chipset and EMUI based on open-source Android 10.

The Y5p is poised to be the brand’s most affordable phone in the market with a sub-Php5k price tag. Hardware includes a 5.45-inch tall display and a 3020mAh battery.

Huawei Y5p specs:

  • 5.45-inch HD+ FullView display, 1440 x 720 px
  • 2.0GHz octa-core Mediatek Helio P22 (MT6762R)
    IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU
  • 2GB RAM
  • 32GB storage, with expansion via microSD up to 512GB
  • 8MP f/2.0 rear camera
  • 5MP f/2.2 front camera
  • Dual-SIM, 4G LTE
  • WiFi 802.11n, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • Micro USB
  • EMUI 10.1 (Android 10, Huawei Mobile Services)
  • 3,020mAh battery capacity
  • Colors: Midnight Black, Phantom Blue, Mint Green

Meanwhile, the Y6p features a 6.3-inch dewdrop display, a triple rear-camera setup, and a 5000mAh battery with reverse charging support.

Huawei Y6p specs:

  • 6.3-inch HD+ Dewdrop display, 1600 x 720 px
  • 2.0GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio P22 (MT6762R)
    IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB storage, with expansion via microSD up to 512GB
  • Triple rear cameras:
    13MP f/1.8 main + 5MP f/2.2 ultra-wide + 2MP f/2.4 depth
  • 8MP front camera
  • Dual-SIM, 4G LTE
  • WiFi 802.11 n, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS
  • Rear-mounted fingerprint scanner
  • Huawei SuperSound, 3.5mm audio jack
  • Micro USB
  • EMUI 10.1 (Android 10, Huawei Mobile Services)
  • 5,000mAh battery capacity
    Reverse charging support
  • Colors: Phantom Purple, Emerald Green, Midnight Black

The Huawei Y5p and Y6p will be available in the country for PHP 5,990 (2GB RAM + 32GB storage) and  PHP 4,490 (4GB RAM + 64GB storage), respectively.

The Y6p goes available first, with a pre-order from May 22 to 31 both online and offline at Lazada, Shopee, MemoXpress, Abenson, Blue Lite, Silicon Valley, and Aerophone. Those who preorder the device will also receive 15GB of Huawei Cloud storage, VIU Streaming access, and a pair of Bluetooth headset as freebies.

The Y5p, on the other hand, will have its availability details announced soon.

Carl Lamiel
Carl writes tech stuff for WalasTech when he's not working for a national retail chain as its Digital Marketing head. Send him some love at @lamielcarl!