Huawei Nova Y90

Huawei Nova Y90 features and specifications in Kenya

  • RAM: 8GB
  • Internal Storage: 128 GB
  • Battery: 5000 mAh
  • Main camera: 50MP + 2MP+ 2MP
  • Front camera: 8MP
  • Display: 6.7 inch
  • Processor: Snapdragon 680 4G
  • Connectivity: Dual SIM, 3G, 4G, VoLTE, Wi-Fi
  • Colors: Crystal Blue, Pearl White, Emerald Green, Midnight Black
  • OS: EMUI 12, no Google Play Services

KSh 30,500 KSh 36,000

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Huawei Nova Y90 price in Kenya

Huawei Nova Y90 price in Kenya is Ksh 30,500. The Nova Y90 phone features 6.75 inches IPS display with a resolution of 1080 x 2388 pixels. The phone has a triple-camera setup that consists of 50MP + 2MP+ 2MP and an 8MP camera for selfies. It runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 4G processor with Adreno 610 GPU. It has 8GB RAM and 128GB storage and runs on EMUI 12. The phone is available in Crystal Blue, Pearl White, Emerald Green, and Midnight Black colors and is powered by a 5000mAh, non-removable. Buy it in Kenya today at Phoneplace Kenya.

Huawei Nova Y90 specs and price in Kenya

Huawei nova Y90
2022, June 23
2022, June 23
Operating System
EMUI 12, no Google Play Services
Qualcomm SM6225 Snapdragon 680 4G (6 nm)
CPU Speed
Octa-core (4×2.4 GHz Kryo 265 Gold & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo 265 Silver)
GPU Graphics Processor
Adreno 610
Card Slot
microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
Rear Camera
50 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP
Front Camera
8 MP
Sim Card
Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
195 g (6.88 oz)
163.3 x 74.7 x 8.4 mm (6.43 x 2.94 x 0.33 in)
Screen Resolution
1080 x 2388 pixels (~391 ppi density)
Display Type
Display Size
6.7 inches, 108.7 cm2 (~89.1% screen-to-body ratio)
3.5mm jack
5.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, compass, Virtual proximity sensing
Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable
Fast Charging
Fast charging 40W, 50% in 30 min (advertised)
Crystal Blue, Pearl White, Emerald Green, Midnight Black
Price in Kenya
Ksh 30500

Design and Build

Huawei Nova Y90 has an ergonomic design, premium feels, and look. It is made of back glass, front corning gorilla glass, and a plastic frame. The sides and corners are nicely curved, alongside notable thinness in terms of width. The unique camera deck design at the back will get you also ticking to experience the handset fully. The device measures 163.3 x 74.7 x 8.4 mm and weighs 195g.

Enjoy a high-quality display on the large IPS LCD as you play your favorite games, explore the internet or use your handset for work. The device features a large, 6.7-inch display with a refresh rate of 90Hz. The IPS LCD has an impressive 1080 x 2388 pixels (~391 PPI density) resolution.


At the front, Huawei Nova Y90 packs a single 8 MP, f/2.0 with 1080p@30fps video capture capabilities. You can record videos and take decent shots with 0n the camera.

At the back, Nova Y90 packs a triple camera setup consisting of 50 MP, f/1.8, (wide), PDAF lens + 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro) sensor and 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth) sensors. The main camera asset promises a great show with specifics and AI support. The LED flash, panorama and HDR provide options necessary to enable variety and smart choices when seeking snaps with certain characteristics.

Processing Capacity

Huawei Nova Y90 does not support Android, offering an alternative experience with the refreshed and new-looking EMUI 12. Huawei runs on its own created OS, EMUI 12. Running background applications and ensuring the device does not lag, overheat or stutter when in use is a powerful and fast Qualcomm SM6225 Snapdragon 680 4G (6 nm) chipset, complemented with an Octa-core (4×2.4 GHz Kryo 265 Gold & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo 265 Silver) CPU and Adreno 610 GPU. The processing unit will not disappoint when it comes to efficiency in performance, fast response, and keeping the device at peak when on display.

Internal Storage

Huawei packed decent and sufficient internal memory space in their Nova Y90. It comes with inbuilt internal storage and RAM of:

  • 128GB 4GB RAM
  • 128GB 6GB RAM
  • 128GB 8GB RAM.

It does not support MicroSD, which is kind of disappointing.


Huawei Nova Y90 is 4G-enabled, supporting 4G Bands network connectivity. It has a 3.5mm jack and will support a hands-free, wired headphone connection. It supports Bluetooth pairing, Wifi, NFC, and USB On the Go. However, the Y90 handset does not support FM Radio.

The sensors installed on the Nova are the Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, compass, and Virtual proximity sensing. GPs positioning is supported by the handset (GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS).


The device is powered by a Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable battery. It supports Fast charging 40W, with the capability of charging 0-50% in 30 min.

Pros and Cons of Huawei Nova Y90


  • Decent battery at 5,000mAh
  • Fast charging support (40W)
  • Comes with 40W fast charging support.
  • Side-mounted fingerprint Sensor
  • Large, 6.7-inch display with high resolution ((~391 ppi density)
  • Decent, 90Hz refresh rate.
  • Refreshed EMUI 12 OS support.


  • No 5G network support
  • No gorilla cover for display
  • No reverse charging support.
  • no custom UI.
  • No AMOLED display.
  • No Android OS interface.
  • No Gyro-EIS for video recording.
  • Average camera performance.
  • Low octa-core processing speed.


  • Is the FAQs for Huawei Nova Y90 waterproof? 
  • What is the weight of the Huawei Nova Y90? 195g
  • Where is the fingerprint sensor located on the Huawei Nova Y90? It is conveniently mounted on the side of the device for ease of reach.
  • Which type of USB Port does Nova Y90 have? Type-C USB 2.0, at the bottom.
  • Which color options does the Nova Y90 have? Pearl White, Midnight Black, Emarald Green, and Crystal Blue.
  • What is the battery capacity of the Huawei Nova Y90? 5,000 mAh.
  • What type of display is on the Huawei Nova Y90? IPS LCD Display.
  • What is the internal storage on the Huawei Nova Y90? 128GB
  • Does the Huawei Nova Y90 support 5G Network Connectivity?  the Huawei Nova Y90 supports up to 4G Network Connectivity.
  • Does the Nova Y90 have speakers?  They are loud and clear. However, it does not have stereo speakers.
  • what are the main camera specifications of the Huawei Nova Y90? 
    1. 50 MP, f/1.8, (wide), PDAF lens
    2. 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro) lens
  • 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth) sensors
  • What is the resolution of the Nova Y90 display? 1080 x 2388 pixels (~391 ppi density).
  • How much is the Huawei Nova Y90? It is Kes 34,000 at Phoneplace Kenya.

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