Huawei Y3 (2017), which will be the successor to Huawei Y3 II launched last year, has now been spotted online. Alleged live photos of the upcoming Huawei device were leaked by the certification site FCC. Being a part of Huawei s Y-series devices, the phone will be an entry-level to budget offering. The leak does not offer any specifications, but only the design of the phone is discernable. Also Read - Another Xiaomi folding phone set to launch after October with Mi MIX Fold specsAlso Read - Best smartphones for photography under Rs 20,000 to gift for Father's Day
Huawei Y3 (2017) will come encased in a plastic body with a removable back panel. Whether the battery will be removable is currently unknown. The front doesn t come with a physical button, but what one can see are the earpiece, front camera and sensors. The Huawei logo is placed below the display. Also Read - Xiaomi Mi Watch Revolve Active India launch date revealed: When's the launch?
The 3.5-mm headphone jack is on the top of the device, whereas the power button and volume rocker are on the sides. The rear panel consists of a circular camera lens accompanied by a single flash on the right and a circular speaker grille on the left. The USB port is on the bottom. The Huawei logo is placed in the center.
Huawei Y3 (2017) features, specifications
There is no fingerprint sensor on the device, suggesting the phone is more likely to be an entry level offering. The phone is likely to boast specifications closer to Huawei Y3 II with a few modifications. Leaked images suggest the display will continue to be 4.5-inch WVGA. Leaks show the phone in white color though there is likely to be at least one other color variant. Huawei Y3 (2017) will be a dual-SIM device and also come with support for memory card slot.
Apart from the 4.5-inch display, Huawei Y3 II ran Android Lollipop OS with Emotion UI out-of-the-box. With this year s addition, Huawei is likely to bump the OS to a basic Marshmallow. The 5-megapixel rear camera is likely to be ramped up to 8-megapixel with the front camera at 5-megapixel resolution. Huawei Y3 II came with 8GB internal memory and 1GB RAM. There s currently no word on the launch date of Huawei Y3 (2017). ALSO READ: Google, Huawei face lawsuit for not fixing bootlooping and battery drain issue in Nexus 6P
Considering the phone will be an entry-level device, it will directly compete with Xiaomi Redmi 4A in India. Though the specifications of Y3 (2017) are presently unknown, the device will have to outdo Xiaomi on multiple factors. Xiaomi Redmi 4A is priced at Rs 5,999 in India. The phone comes with a 5-inch HD (720p) display and a 64-bit Snapdragon 425 quad-core chipset. 16GB inbuilt memory is further expandable up to 128GB. The RAM is 2GB. The phone comes with a 13-megapixel rear end camera and a 5-megapixel front camera. The battery is 3,120mAh and the phone comes with a dual-SIM (hybrid) setup.