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Huawei Nova Y9a launched with Helio G80 chipset, EMUI 10.1 and more in South Africa



Huawei Nova Y9a

Huawei has released a new Huawei Nova Y9a smartphone powered by MediaTek Helio G80 chipset and pre-installed with EMUI 10.1 software in South Africa. This latest smartphone has a full-screen display without any notch and features a pop-up selfie camera.

Huawei Nova Y9a will soon expand its reach to the Middle East and Central Asia markets. However, this smartphone launched in three color options including Space Silver, Sakura Pink, and Midnight Black.


  • Display: 6.63-inch
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio G80
  • OS: EMUI 10.1
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Storage: 128GB
  • Rear Camera: 64MP+8MP+2MP+2MP
  • Front Camera: 16MP
  • Battery: 4300mAh

Price and availability:

  • Huawei Nova Y9a is available at a price of ZAR 6499 ($417) in South Africa

Huawei Nova Y9a South Africa

Let’s explore Huawei Nova Y9a’s specifications and features in detail:

Huawei Nova Y9a sports a 6.63-inch notch-less IPS LCD display with 1080 x 2400 pixels resolution, powered by the Helio G80 chipset, and runs on the older Android 10 OS with EMUI 10.1.

This smartphone comes with 8.95mm in thickness and weighs 197 grams. It packs with 4,300mAh battery that supports 40W SuperCharge fast charging technology. Also, this phone has a side-facing fingerprint scanner but lacks Google apps and services.

Looking at the camera, the Nova Y9a has a round-shaped camera module on the rear side that is equipped with a 64-MP main camera, 8MP ultrawide lens, and a 2 MP depth lens. On the other hand, the front side has a pop-up camera module with a 16-megapixel selfie camera.

The photography features such as super night mode, EIS, and 1080p video shooting. The connectivity option includes dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.1, a USB-C port, and a 3.5mm audio jack.


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