After a series of leaks and teasers, Huawei’s Honor brand has finally launched the successor of Honor V8, called the Honor V9, in China. The smartphone comes with an octa-core Huawei Kirin 960 processor paired with Mali-G71. Running Android 7.0 Nougat wrapped under EMUI 5.0, it features a 5.7-inch 2.5D curved glass display. The resolution of the screen is Quad HD (2560×1440 pixels).
The smartphone comes in three variants- 4GB RAM+64GB storage / 6GB RAM+64GB storage / 6GB RAM+ 128GB storage. All three variants support expandable storage up to 128GB via microSD card. On the camera front, it sports dual 12 mega pixel cameras on the back. There is an 8 mega pixel front snapper as well for capturing selfies and making video calls. Equipped with a 4000mAh battery, it supports fast charging.
On aesthetics front, the device flaunts its metal unibody design with a fingerprint sensor sitting on the back. The handset measures 157×77.5×6.97 mm and weighs 184 grams.
Honor V9: Specifications & Features
- Processor: Octa-core Huawei Kirin 960
- GPU: Mali-G71
- Operating System: Android 7.0 Nougat with EMUI 5.0
- Display: 5.7-inch Quad HD (2560×1440 pixels resolution, 2.5D curved glass display)
- RAM+Storage: 4GB RAM+64GB storage / 6GB RAM+ 128GB storage (expandable up to 128GB via microSD card)
- Dual Rear Cameras: 12 mega pixel with dual-tone LED flash, Laser Auto Focus + 12 mega pixel
- Front Camera: 8 mega pixel
- Battery: 4000mAh with fast charging
- Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, GPS and USB Type-C
- Dimensions: 157×77.5×6.97 mm
- Weight: 184 grams
- Color Options: Gold, Rose Gold and Silver
- Hybrid Dual SIM
- Fingerprint sensor
- Infrared sensor
Price & Availability
The Honor V9 carries a price tag of CNY 2599 (approximately Rs. 25,200) for the 4GB RAM+64GB storage variant, CNY 2999 (approximately Rs. 29,100) for the 6GB RAM+64GB storage model and CNY 3499 (approximately Rs. 34,000) for the 6GB RAM+128GB storage variant. It comes in Platinum Gold, Flame Red, Midnight Black and Aurora blue color options. The V9 is up for pre-order in China and will go on sale starting February 28.
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