Huawei Honor Comes With 12 MP Dual Rear Cameras
Huawei’s sub-brand, Honor has launched the Honor 9 in China, a couple of days back. Moreover, it has already crossed 4 million registrations for pre-order in China and is outrightly popular due to attractive price and features.
The Honor 9 succeeds the Honor 8 and Honor 8 Pro and comes with significant changes. The Honor 8 series is known for their camera performance and impressive design.
The new series also features the same design with a glass body both at the front and back. The Honor 9 has a 3D curved glass at the back, same as the HTC U11, and it comes with a unique reflecting surface.
For photography, it has dual camera setup at the back. There’s a 12MP primary sensor with PDAF, Laser Autofocus, f/2.2 aperture, coupled with a 20MP Monochrome sensor, which can capture detailed black and white images. Images from the primary and secondary sensor are merged to get a better final photo.
Also, it has an 8MP selfie camera, and the camera app has features such as beautification, HDR mode, etc.
Key Hardware Specs and Features
The phone comes with a 5.15-inch Full HD display with a 2.5D curved glass on top. With its compact size, the Honor 9 goes against the Xiaomi Mi 6 in China.
At the heart of the phone, is the Huawei’s own high-end Kirin 960 SoC, an octa-core CPU. In fact, the Kirin 960 SoC is even used in Huawei Mate 9 and Huawei P10 series. Also, the Mali G71 GPU is fast and good for gaming.
Additionally, it comes with two RAM and storage options- 4 GB RAM and 64 GB of internal storage, and the other have 6 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage.
Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, VoLTE, Bluetooth, NFC, USB Type-C port, and 3.5mm headphone jack. The phone boots Android 7.0 Nougat based Huawei’s EMUI 5.1, which is one of the feature-rich Android skin available right now.
It runs on the 3200mAh capacity battery with fast charging technology on board.
Price and India Launch
The mobile costs 2499 Yuan (approx. $340) or Rs 24,500 for the 4 GB/64 GB variant, whereas the 6GB/128GB variant costs 2999 Yuan (approx. $440). There’s another variant with 6 GB RAM and 64GB internal storage that is available for 2699 Yuan (approx. $400) Rs. 26,500.
The device comes in five color options: gold, blue, black, amber, and grey. It may launch in India shortly. However, Huawei India has confirmed that they will launch the Honor 8 Pro in India in the first week of July.