Our Opinion

The Huawei Y9 Prime (2019) is a significantly better phone than the Nokia 6.2, and is also significantly better value for money. What should you buy? Go for the Huawei Y9 Prime (2019)!

Huawei Y9 Prime (2019)  Nokia 6.2 
Huawei Y9 Prime Nokia 6.2
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Excellence Score
37.7
25.4
Value for Money Score
72.4
62.6
Price ₹ 15,490 onwards ₹ 13,168 onwards
Launch Date (India) Aug, 2019 Oct, 2019
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Android 9.0 Pie, Upgradeable to Android 10Expected update to next Android version Android 9.0 Pie, Upgradeable to Android 10Expected update to next Android versionAndroid One series
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 6.59 inches 6.3 inches
Screen Resolution 1080x2340 pixels (~ 391 pixels per inch) 1080x2280 pixels (~ 400 pixels per inch)
Tall Aspect Ratio / Minimal Bezels Yes Yes
Scratch Resistant Display Yes Yes, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Display Type TFT LCD IPS LCD
Screen Refresh Rate 60 HzStandard 60 HzStandard
Display Features 2.5D Curved Glass HDR10, Always-on Display
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 2.2 GHz 1.8 GHz
Processor Type Octa Core Octa Core
Processor Name Hisilicon Kirin 710Ranked #43 in Mobile Processor Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 636Ranked #56 in Mobile Processor Benchmarks
GPU Mali-G51 MP4 Adreno 509
RAM 4 GB 4 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes Yes
5G
VoLTE Yes Yes
WiFi Yes Yes
VoWiFi/WiFi-Calling
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Connecting Port USB-C USB-C
Primary Camera 16MP + 8MP + 2MP 16MP + 8MP + 5MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (Full HD) Yes (4K)
Other Camera Features 16MP: F/1.8 Aperture; PDAF, 8MP: Ultrawide, 2MP: F/2.4 Aperture; Depth sensor, HDR, Panorama 16MP: F/1.8 Aperture; 27mm Focal length; 1.0um Pixel Size; PDAF, 8MP: F/2.2 Aperture; 13mm Focal Length; Ultrawide lens, 5MP: Depth Sensor, Panorama, HDR, Video: 2160p@30fps; 1080p@30fps
Secondary Camera 16MP 8MP
Secondary Camera Features Motorized Pop-up Camera, F/2.0 Aperture F/2.0 Aperture, 1/4" Sensor Size, 1.12um Pixel Size, HDR
Internal Memory 128 GB 64 GB
Expandable Memory Slot Yes, up to 512 GB Yes, up to 512 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes Yes
Dual SIM GSM+GSM (Hybrid SIM slot) GSM+GSM (Hybrid SIM slot)
Thickness 8.8 mmMedium 8.3 mmMedium
Weight 197 gmHeavy 180 gmMedium
Width 77.3 mmInconvenient for one-handed use 75.1 mmOk for one-handed use
Audio Output 3.5mm jack 3.5mm jack
Water Resistant
Battery Capacity 4000 mAh 3500 mAh
Battery Standby N/A N/A
Battery Standby (3G) N/A N/A
Battery Talktime N/A N/A
Battery Talktime (3G) N/A N/A
Fast Charging Support
Included Fast Charger
Other Battery Parameters N/A N/A
Fingerprint sensor Yes Yes
Other Features Noise Filtration Noise Filtration
2-minute Review [Positives] N/A
  • Excellent design and looks, dual Gorilla Glass 3
  • Very good, bright, large IPS display
  • Being an Android One phone, you get the simple, clean, stock Android experience + timely future Android updates
  • Can take some great portraits
2-minute Review [Negatives] N/A
  • Lacklustre performance based on the old Snapdragon 636 chipset - while day-to-day performance is ok, within this price range, Nokia 6.2 is a big laggard
  • Overall though, the triple rear camera setup (16MP primary + 8MP ultra-wide + 5MP depth) is average in terms of image quality - the white balance, the noise level, the color reproduction, and the dynamic range - all could have been better
  • Mediocre 1080p videos
  • Mediocre selfie camera
  • The cameras are also a bit on the slow side
  • Average battery life, with a 3500mAh battery - you will get a day of use with moderate usage - a lot of competitors are much better in this regard
  • No quick charging support - it goes from 0 to 100% in about 2 hours
  • Overall, the Nokia 6.2 is just an average product in this price bracket, and struggles to stand out due to its lacklustre performance and cameras - even if you are keen on a stock Android experience, you will find better alternatives around
Expert Reviews
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  1. We just can't recommend this Android One-powered smartphone
    gsmarena.com in-depth Read Review »
  2. Falters a bit on the selfie camera and the general system performance, but the Nokia 6.2 is a respectable smartphone for those who value a massive screen and stylish design
    phonearena.com in-depth Read Review »
  3. Won't wow you, but it'll get the job done
    wired.com in-depth Read Review »
  4. A solid, if uninspired, budget phone that gets the job done
    androidcentral.com in-depth Read Review »
  5. A good choice for price-conscious Android purists
    notebookcheck.net in-depth Read Review »
  6. techradar.com hands-on Read Review »
  7. gadgets.ndtv.com hands-on Read Review »
  8. androidauthority.com hands-on Read Review »
  9. trustedreviews.com hands-on Read Review »
  10. expertreviews.co.uk hands-on Read Review »
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