Huawei Phones Review: Smartphones In A Class Of Their Own

Huawei phonesHuawei, as we all know has been in the game of making smartphones for a very long time. And one good thing about the smartphone brand is that it delivers quality smartphones consistently. In lieu of this, as we’ll be taking a deep look at the Huawei phones, do well to tighten your seat belts.

Long before brands like Xiaomi, Oppo and other numerous Chinese smartphone OEMs came to being, Huawei has been very much active in the smartphone sector.

For the uninitiated, Huawei is a multinational equipment manufacturer based in China. The OEM is popularly known for its production of smartphones, which is why we’re talking about the brand in this article.

Progress has been a watchword for the Chinese smartphone powerhouse over the years. Just last year, at the IFA 2017, the Chinese OEM launched a processor Artificial Intelligence (AI) called the Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 970. Not only is the processor conjoined with an on-device AI, it’s also powered with a Cloud AI. The new HiSilicon Kirin 970 AI works efficiently and also minimizes battery usage.

Moving ahead, Huawei phones are separated into different segments such as flagship, mid-range and also budget. In these segments, there are the Mate series, P Series, Nova series, Y series, Honor series, G series, Ascend series and Enjoy series.

In that light, depending on your choice (either based on luxury or budget or in between), we’ve curated a list of Huawei phones and their prices that are worth considering.

THE BEST HUAWEI PHONES AND THEIR PRICES

In the process of selecting the best phones from the Chinese powerhouse, the high-end, mid-range and budget or better still, more affordable segments were touched.


Best Overall:

Huawei Honor View 10

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It’ll be an oversight of the highest order if the flagship Huawei Honor View 10 didn’t top the list of the best Huawei phones.

Announced in December 2017 and released January 2018, Huawei Honor View 10 features a Full View 5.99-inch LTPS display with 18:9 aspect ratio. Huawei integrated the Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 970 processor AI into the smartphone. The 64-bit bionic processor runs on an excellent 10 nm process technology. Furthermore, it sports Android 8.0 Oreo OS and EMUI 8.0. With a slim physique highlighted by its 7 mm thickness, the smartphone is portrayed in Navy Blue, Midnight Black, Beach Gold, Aurora Blue and Charm Red color options.

Huawei Honor View 10 Key Specs & Price


  • Rear Camera: 16 MP plus 20 MP, autofocus, with dual-LED flash
  • Front Camera: 13 MP with f/2.0 aperture
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • OS: Android 8.0 Oreo OS
  • RAM:  4 GB / 6 GB
  • Procesor: Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 970
  • Internal Storage: 64 GB / 128 GB
  • Battery: 3.75 Ah battery (Non-removable) supports quick charging
  • Display: 5.99 inches Full View LTPS IPS LCD (18:9 aspect ratio)
  • Security: Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
  • Price –    Check Lowest Price

Huawei Mate 10 & Mate 10 Pro

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Huawei Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro are the 2017 flagship smartphones of Huawei. The two Huawei phones run on the latest Android 8.0 Oreo OS which is spiced up with Huawei’s Emotion UI 8.0. Other notable features of the smartphones are awesome triple camera setup that comprises of a dual camera at the rear and a single camera at the front, dust proof and water resistance just to mention a few.

Despite the acute similitude between the two devices, there are some differences between the smartphones such as in the display size, screen display type and amount of storage. Check out the key technical features of the Huawei Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro below:

Huawei Mate 10 Key Specs & Price


  • Rear Camera: 12 MP plus 20 MP, autofocus, with dual-LED flash
  • Front Camera: 8 MP with f/2.0 aperture
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • OS: Android 8.0 Oreo OS
  • RAM:  4 GB
  • Processor: Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 970
  • Internal Storage: 64 GB
  • Battery: 4 Ah battery (Non-removable) supports quick charging
  • Display: 5.9 inches IPS LCD (16:9 aspect ratio)
  • Price: N235,000 – 250,000
  • Security: Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
  • Price –    Check Lowest Price

Huawei Mate 10 Pro Key Specs & Price


  • Rear Camera: 12 MP plus 20 MP, autofocus, with dual-LED flash
  • Front Camera: 8 MP with f/2.0 aperture
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • OS: Android 8.0 Oreo OS
  • RAM:  4 GB / 6 GB
  • Processor: Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 970
  • Internal Storage: 64 GB / 128 GB
  • Battery: 4 Ah battery (Non-removable) supports Fast Charging
  • Display: 6.0 inches Full View OLED (18:9 aspect ratio)
  • Price: N280,000 – 295,000
  • Security: Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
  • Price –    Buy Now

Best Mid-range Huawei Smartphones:

Huawei Nova 2s

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Arriving in the Huawei mid-range Nova series, the Huawei Nova 2s bags dual cameras at both the front and the back. So, if you’re extremely enthralled by smartphone cameras, this is just the one for you. While the front camera makes use of 20 MP and 2 MP sensors, the rear camera setup consists of a 16 MP plus 20 MP shooters.

For what’s worth, this device could have topped the chart but its mid-range HiSilicon Kirin 960 SoC possession and its average 3.34 Ah battery compartment limited it to this slot. But then, it’s got great value for money.

Huawei Nova 2s Key Specs & Price


  • Rear Camera: 16 MP plus 20 MP, autofocus, with dual-LED flash
  • Front Camera: Dual 20 MP plus 2 MP with f/2.0 aperture
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • OS: Android 8.0 Oreo OS
  • RAM:  4 GB / 6 GB
  • Processor: Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 960
  • Internal Storage: 64 GB / 128 GB
  • Battery: 3.34 Ah battery (Non-removable) supports quick charging
  • Display: 6.0 inches LTPS IPS LCD (18:9 aspect ratio)
  • Security: Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
  • Price –    Check Lowest Price

Huawei P10 Plus

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In the P series, this smartphone is the most recent. It was announced alongside Huawei P10, its trimmed down version.

Huawei P10 Plus sports a large 5.5 inches IPS display with 1440 x 2560 pixels resolution. Photography on the smartphone is handled by a dual camera at the rear consisting of 12 MP and 20 MP sensors as well as a front camera of 8 MP quality. In terms of internal storage, the smartphone has two variants: 64 GB and 128 GB to accommodate files. For multitasking purposes too, there are two iterations which are 4 GB and 6 GB RAM.

Huawei P10 Plus Key Specs & Price


  • Rear Camera: 12 MP plus 20 MP, autofocus, with dual-LED flash
  • Front Camera: 8 MP with f/1.9 aperture
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • OS: Android Nougat OS (upgradeable to Android 8.0 Oreo OS)
  • RAM:  4 GB / 6 GB
  • Processor: Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 960
  • Internal Storage: 64 GB / 128 GB
  • Battery: 3.75 Ah battery (Non-removable) supports Fast Charging
  • Display: 5.5 inches IPS LCD (16:9 aspect ratio)
  • Price: N235,000 – 295,000
  • Security: Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
  • Price –    Buy Now

Best Cheap Huawei Smartphones:

Huawei Y7 Prime

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We must have noticed that most of Huawei phones listed above costed an arm and a leg. The Huawei Y7 Prime isn’t on the same par with these smartphones with regards to price.

Huawei Y7 Prime lands a 3 GB RAM and a Qualcomm Snapdragon SoC in its make up. Its photography is channeled by a 12 MP rear camera and an 8 MP front shooter.

Huawei Y7 Prime Key Specs & Price


  • Rear Camera: 12 MP with f/2.2 aperture
  • Front Camera: 8 MP with f/2.0 aperture
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • OS: Android Nougat OS
  • RAM:  3 GB
  • Processor: Qualcomm MSM8940 Snapdragon 435 SoC (Octa-core CPU)
  • Internal Storage: 32 GB
  • Battery: 4 Ah battery (Non-removable)
  • Display: 5.5 inches IPS LCD (16:9 aspect ratio)
  • Price: N82,000
  • Security: Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
  • Price –    Buy Now

Huawei Y5 (2017)

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Looking for Huawei phones below the NGN 50,000 price tag? Your quest has just come to a halt. Huawei Y5 (2017) is what we’re talking about here.

The smartphone features a 720p resolution on a 5-inch HD display. It also features a 2 GB RAM and a 16 GB internal storage capacity.

Huawei Y5 (2017) Key Specs & Price


  • Rear Camera: 8 MP
  • Front Camera: 5 MP
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6737T
  • Internal Storage: 16 GB
  • Battery: 3 Ah battery (Non-removable)
  • Display: 5.0 inches IPS LCD (16:9 aspect ratio)
  • Price: N46,000 – 46,500
  • Price –    Buy Now

WRAP UP 

Ranging from premium to pocket-friendly, you now have the best of Huawei phones at your fingertips.

All the same, do you feel some Huawei phones should have been included but weren’t? Let us know as you air your opinion in the comment box.

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