Huawei’s Honor brand is set to launch its new Honor 9 smartphone in India this week. As for now, Flipkart has announced it will be an exclusive launch partner for a new Honor Phone However, its announcement did not name the phone.
“We are glad to inform you that launch event for Honor 9 will be held on 05 Oct 2017. Kindly stay tuned for more updates. Thanks!” the company said in a Twitter reply.
To recall, Honor 9 smartphone was unveiled in China earlier this year. The Honor 9 was launched in China in three variants: 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage priced at CNY 2,299 (roughly Rs. 22,000), 6GB RAM/ 64GB storage priced at CNY 2,699 (roughly Rs. 26,000), and 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage priced at CNY 2,999 (roughly Rs. 28,500).
One of the biggest attractions of the new Honor 9 is its dual camera at the back. It sports 20-megapixel sensor (for monochrome) alongside a 12-megapixel sensor (for RGB) with f/2.2 aperture, PDAF, and two-tone LED flash. There’s also an 8-megapixel front camera on board. The rear camera supports 4K video recording while the front camera supports up to full-HD video recording.
For specifications, the Honor 9 packs a 5.15-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) LTPS display with 428ppi pixel density. The smartphone is powered by Huawei’s own Kirin 960 processor with four cores clocked at 2.4GHz and four additional cores at 1.8GHz. The dual-SIM Honor 9 supports both Nano-SIMs and runs on Huawei EMUI 5.1 based on Android 7.0 Nougat. The phone includes hybrid SIM slot and supports external storage via microSD card (up to 256GB). It packs a 3200mAh non-removable battery and comes with a USB Type-C port. It measures 147.3×70.9×7.45mm and weighs 155 grams. Connectivity options on the device include Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, NFC, GPS/ A-GPS, 3G, 4G with VoLTE, and GPRS/ EDGE. The Honor 9 will be available in Amber Gold, Black, and Blue colours.