Huawei Maimang 5 (Huawei G9) Specs, Review, Price, Release Date, Opinions, Pros and Cons

Huawei Maimang 5 (also known as Huawei G9) released on July, 2016. This smartphone stands between a mid-level and high end with its specs. Take a look at specifications, price, quick review, features, opinions, pros and cons of Huawei Maimang 5.

Price of Huawei Maimang 5

The price of Huawei Maimang 5 is – (based on Chinese market price)

For the 3GB RAM variant –

  • Price in USA is $360
  • Price in Europe is €320
  • Price in UK is £275
  • Price in India is ₹24300
  • Price in China is ¥ 2399

Specifications of Huawei Maimang 5

Features Specs
Display 5.5 inches
Screen Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels
Operating System Android 6.0 Marshmallow (EMUI 4.1)
CPU Snapdragon 625 Octa-core Processor
GPU Adreno 506
Memory 3GB or 4GB of RAM
Inbuilt Storage 32GB or 64GB
Storage Upgrade 128GB via micro SD card
Primary Camera 16MP with dual LED Flash, OIS, PDAF and 4K video
Video recording 1080p
Secondary Camera 8MP
Battery 3340mAh (Non-removable)
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
4G Yes
SIM card type Dual SIM
Weight 160gms

Specs and Details of Huawei Maimang 5


Huawei Maimang 5 comes with a screen size of 5.5 inches and resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. The pixel density stands at 401ppi. The IPS LCD display technology is used.


Huawei Maimang 5 powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor chipset. This is an Octa-core processor. The GPU coupled with the CPU is Adreno 506.

RAM and Storage

There are two different variants available based on RAM and storage. The variants are 3GB or 4GB of RAM and 32GB or 64GB of Internal storage. The expandable storage is up to 128GB using the microSD card.

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Huawei Maimang 5 operates using EMUI 4.1 user interface over the base of Android 6.0 Marshmallow.


The rear side camera features 16MP sensors, dual tone LED flash, PDAF, OIS, 6P lens and 4K video recording. The front side in Huawei Maimang 5 has an 8MP camera.


Huawei Maimang 5 carries a 3340mAh non-removable battery.

Other Features and Connectivity

Huawei Maimang 5 has the following connectivity features GPRS, Edge, 3G, 4G LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS and USB type C. On the back side below to the rear camera, the fingerprint scanner is located.

Quick Review of Huawei Maimang 5

Huawei Maimang 5 has another good configuration of specs from Huawei. The display is full HD, which we have seen already in many smartphones in the past. The CPU Snapdragon 625 is a mid-level performing processor.

RAM is another good thing in this smartphone. Buyers have the option of either 3GB or 4GB of RAM. The internal storage package is also having a choice along with the option for expanding the storage externally with SD card. Cameras are having more pixels and also more features for the rear camera.

Battery has decent capacity. The availability of USB type C is useful in many ways in the day to day use.

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Pros and Cons of Huawei Maimang 5


  • Display Quality
  • More RAM and Storage
  • Good featured Rear Camera
  • Decent Battery Level
  • Fingerprint Scanner and USB type C
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  • NFC and USB OTG are not available

Opinion to Buyers –  Huawei Maimang 5

When comparing the price to other smartphones with this almost same specs, this is little pricey. But, Huawei is a reliable brand. If you believe in the brand value of Huawei, you can go for it.

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