Huawei Y5 2017 Launched With A Dedicated Easy Key Button

Huawei has quietly launched Huawei Y5 2017 smartphone integrated with an exclusive Easy Key button. With the help of the Easy Key in Huawei Y5 2017, you will be able to perform a wide range of functions using the dedicated button on the left side.

It is possible to open apps or launch the camera using the easy key button. Moreover, you can activate the flashlight in two different methods. You can either press and double tap on the button or double tap and hold it. The company has termed this feature as groundbreaking since Samsung has also integrated a dedicated button for the activation of Bixby virtual assistant.

When it comes to the internals, the Huawei Y5 2017 is equipped with 2GB RAM coupled with 16GB internal storage. Hence, the phone is a significant upgrade to the previous counterparts. You will be able to extend the storage up to 128GB using MicroSD card, which also acts as a SIM slot. Furthermore, the handset features a 3000mAh battery, which is higher than previous editions.

On the specifications front, the Huawei Y5 2017 features a 5-inch HD display, MT6737T processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB expandable internal storage, 8MP rear camera, 5MP front-facing snapper loaded with Android 6.0 Marshmallow. A 3000mAh battery supplies adequate power for the handset.

With a weight of 150 grams and thickness of 8.35mm, the Huawei Y5 2017 is available in Gold, Pink, Blue, White, and Gray color variants. You will find a soft light in the front, which can be used for capturing selfies.

The phone provides support for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, AGPS, and Glonass. However, the handset is loaded with EMUI 4.1 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. We expect the company to unveil EMUI 5.0 in the upcoming future. The Y5 2017 also provides support for various sensors such as acceleration, proximity, ambient light including the compass.

As of writing this, we don’t have any information about the estimated date of availability including price. Based on the low-end specification, we expect the Huawei Y5 2017 to be available at a budget-friendly price.

Anand Narayanaswamy is a freelance technology writer based in Trivandrum. He had contributed several articles and reviews for various software based portals.

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