Huawei Y3 2017 silently introduced with totally unimpressive specs

The sequel to the last year's budget-friendly Huawei Y3 II has just been quietly listed on the Chinese company's official website. The name of the smartphone is Huawei Y3 2017 and has yet to receive a price tag and availability date.

However, we do know just about everything else about the entry-level Android smartphone. First off, the Y3 2017 will be available for purchase in multiple color options, including Blue, Gray, Gold, Pink and White.

The smartphone will also come in two variations, but the main difference between them will be the chipset inside. One of the Huawei Y3 2017 models will include a 1.1GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737M processor, whereas the other one will pack a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6580 CPU.

The amount of memory is the same for both models: 1GB RAM and 8GB expandable storage. Also, Huawei's cheap smartphone sports a 5.0-inch display with FWVGA (854 x 480 pixels) resolution.

On the back, the Y3 2017 features an 8-megapixel photo snapper with LED flash, while on the front side there's a secondary 2-megapixel selfie camera. The smartphone is powered by a 2,200 mAh battery and runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system right out of the box.

source: Huawei via AndroidSoul

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Y3 2017
  • Display 5.0" 480 x 854 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor MediaTek, Quad-core, 1100 MHz
  • Storage 8 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2200 mAh



1. nebula

Posts: 1009; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

When more or less decent OEM starts using Mediatek loosly it may indicate business is not going well. Sony, HTC for instance. It's probably a different story in China but in Europe amd States .

3. shamrock_sean

Posts: 37; Member since: Apr 27, 2017

You talk rubbish, it's a cheap low end phone what do you expect?? Snapdragon 835?? Even Samsung is using Mediatek on a new phone. Huawei has it's own chips your comment is wrong

4. nebula

Posts: 1009; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

it's 2 years old chip. SD 430. I expect more. Why depreciate your self so much?

2. Zylam

Posts: 1822; Member since: Oct 20, 2010

The design looks awesome.

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