Huawei’s sub-brand, Honor has launched a new smartphone in the Indian market. The new Honor 9i was previously launched in China as the Maimang 6 and in Malaysia as Nova 2i. It features dual cameras on both the front and the back. Read more to find about Honor 9i Price in India, Specifications, and Features
Price and Availability
The Honor 9i is priced in India at Rs 17,999. It will be exclusively available on Flipkart from October 14.
|Processor||2.36GHz octa-core Kirin 659|
|Internal Storage||64GB (expandable)|
|Display||5.9-inch, full-HD, FullView, 18:9 aspect ratio.|
|OS||Android 7.0 Nougat, EMUI 5.1|
|Primary (Rear) Camera||Dual (16MP + 2MP) with flash|
|Front Camera||Dual (13MP + 2MP)|
The Honor 9i sports a 5.9-inch FullView display with full-HD resolution and an 18:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by a 2.36GHz octa-core Kirin 659 processor along with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. The new handset is backed by a 3340mAh battery which offers up to two days of standby time.
The Honor 9i comes with two cameras at the front and two at the back. Both dual camera setups allow you to capture interesting bokeh shots. Also, you can readjust the focus after the photo has been shot.
The dual camera setup on the back uses a 16-megapixel primary sensor and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor. At the front, the new handset combines a 13-megapixel primary sensor with a 2-megapixel secondary sensor.
- FullView display
- Four Cameras
- Metal unibody design
- Android 7.0 Nougat
- EMUI 5.1
- Gesture Shortcuts
- Bluetooth aptX support
- Huawei Histen audio system
- Compass Magnetometer
- Proximity sensor
- Ambient light sensor
- USB OTG
- Three color options
The Honor 9i comes with a metal unibody design. It measures 156.2 x 75.0 x 7.5mm and weighs 164 grams. The dual-SIM smartphone includes Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, USB OTG, FM, 3G and 4G as connectivity options. It will be available in three color options – Platinum Gold, Navy Blue, and Midnight Black.
The Honor 9i runs Android 7.0 Nougat operating system with EMUI 5.1 on top. Additionally, the new smartphone comes with gesture-based shortcuts. For example, you can ‘draw an S’ for a long screenshot to capture an entire page. While tapping twice with one finger get you a screenshot, you can ‘tap twice with two fingers’ for screen recording. Sensors on the device include Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, and Ambient light sensor.
Additionally, the new handset features Bluetooth aptX support and the ‘Huawei Histen audio system’ (which algorithmically enhancing sound output).
The Honor 9i is the latest smartphone to follow the trend of FullView display. Multiple devices with full view displays have been launched over the past few months. However, the USP of the device is dual cameras on both ends. We will have to wait and see how it performs in the real world situations. Are you impressed with the new Honor 9i? Let us know in the comments section below.