Huawei hits 45 million; ‘Enjoy series’ smartphones in 3 years

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Huawei hits 45 million Enjoy series smartphones in 3 years
Another milestone from Huawei!

Huawei announced two new smartphones of their Enjoy series in China (Also known as Y series in some markets); Huawei Enjoy 9 Plus and Huawei Enjoy Max. Both devices look like Honor 8X and 8X Max but with the Huawei branding instead of Honor with slightly different specs. The addition of these devices further increased the number of devices in this series. The original Enjoy device was launched three years ago.

Before the official announcement of these two new smartphones, Sun Hao who’s Huawei’s senior product manager of BG, reviewed the history of Huawei’s Enjoy series. During the review, Sun Hao informed that this series is one of the successful smartphone series and Huawei managed to sell 45 million units worldwide in three years.

Huawei Enjoy series history
Image: GIZChina

Huawei introduced Enjoy series in 2015. The purpose of this series was to position it in the budget segment. The price tag was 1000 Yuan range i.e., from 1000 Yuan ($145) to 1999 Yuan ($289). The company released Huawei Enjoy 5 and 5S in 2015.

In 2016, they launched Enjoy 6 and 6S.

In 2017, the company added three more smartphones in the series by releasing Enjoy 7, Enjoy 7S and Enjoy 7 Plus.

This year, the Huawei has already released five smartphones in the Enjoy series. Enjoy 8e, Enjoy 8e Youth Edition and Enjoy 8 Plus.

Huawei Honor 8X Max

It is easy for Huawei to launch these new devices in 2018 because we could see the hardware in different other devices. The new Enjoy 9 Plus (Y9-2019) and Enjoy Max (Honor 8x Max in some markets) will definitely help the company to sell a few more million units of the series in the next few months.

Huawei Enjoy 9 Plus Specifications:

  • Display Type: 6.5 inch IPS LCD – Notch Screen – 82.8% screen to body ratio
  • Dimensions: 162.4 x 77.1 x 8.1mm
  • Weight: 173 g, equivalent to 6.10 oz
  • SIM: Dual Sim (Nano-SIM, Dual Stand-by)
  • Resolution: 1080 x 2340 (396 pixels per inch) 19:5:9 ratio
  • OS: Android 8.1 Oreo (EMUI 8.2)
  • Chipset: Hisilicon Kirin 710
  • Clock Speed: Octa-Core 4 x 2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 and 4 x 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53
  • GPU: Mali-G51 MP4
  • RAM: 4/6 GB
  • Internal Storage: 64/128 GB
  • Card Slot: microSD Slot Up to 256 GB
  • Camera: Dual Camera 20 Mega-Pixels – 2 Mega-Pixel, LED Flash, Panorama, 1080p at 30 frames per second
  • Front Camera: 16 Mega-Pixels, PDAF, 2 Mega-Pixels Depth Sensor
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: Version 5.0
  • Radio: FM Radio supported
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear) accelerometer, gyro, compass, proximity, GPS
  • USB: micro USB 2.0
  • Battery:  Li-Ion non-removable 4,000 mAh battery
  • Colors: Black, Pink, Blue Purple

Huawei Enjoy Max Specifications:

  • Display Type: 7.12 inch IPS LCD – Notch Screen – 83.4% screen to body ratio
  • Dimensions: 177.6 x 86.3 x 8.1mm
  • Weight: 210 g, equivalent to 7.41 oz
  • SIM: Dual Sim (Nano-SIM, Dual Stand-by)
  • Resolution: 1080 x 2244 (350 pixels per inch) 18:7:9 ratio
  • OS: Android 8.1 Oreo (EMUI 8.2)
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 – 14nm
  • Clock Speed: Octa-Core 1.8 Kyro 260
  • GPU: Adreno 509
  • RAM: 4/6 GB
  • Internal Storage: 64/128 GB
  • Card Slot: microSD Slot Up to 256 GB
  • Camera: Dual Camera 16 Mega-Pixels – 2 Mega-Pixel, LED Flash, Panorama, 1080p at 30 frames per second
  • Front Camera: 8 Mega-Pixels, PDAF
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: Version 4.2
  • Radio: FM Radio supported
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear) accelerometer, gyro, compass, proximity, GPS
  • USB: micro USB 2.0
  • Battery:  Li-Ion non-removable 5,000 mAh battery
  • Colors: Black, Blue, Red
  • Price: EUR 250

Have you ever tried Huawei’s midrange devices? Let us know how was your experience in the comments section below!

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