Huawei has launched a new mid-range smartphone in India with 4 cameras priced at Rs. 17,999.
The smartphone is Flipkart exclusive and will go on sale on 14th October 2017. Interestingly, Huawei launched the same phone as Huawei Maimang 6 in China and later launched it as Huawei Nova 2i in Malaysia.
Now In India it is called as Huawei Honor 9i in India, oddly Huawei is naming the phone differently for different markets.
The Key highlight of the Huawei Honor 9i is its Dual rear and Dual Front camera system. The smartphone comes with a 13 Megapixel selfie camera and there is a 2 Megapixel depth sensing camera at the front.
The rear side has a 16 Megapixel main camera and there is a 2 Megapixel depth sensor working together to capture a bokeh shot.
You can click selfies as well as normal rear camera photos and have the bokeh effect like a DSLR using both the cameras.
Huawei earlier used to have a dual camera system with one monochrome and one RGB lens like the one used in Huawei Honor 9, but they have changed the way dual camera system is used in the Huawei Honor 9i.
It is more similar to the Lenovo K8 Note which uses the similar technology. If you wish to read more on types of Dual camera system can check here – 8 Best Dual Camera Smartphone for Photography.
Notably, the Huawei Honor 9i comes with a 5.9 Inch Display with Full HD+ (2160*1440) resolution, 18:9 aspect ratio.
Catching up on the latest trend of bezel less displays, Huawei is offering a full vision display to enhance the user experience. Display also has 2.5D Curve glass to make it more touch friendly and aesthetic.
The Honor 9i is powered by a new Octal-Core Kirin 659 processor from Huawei and comes with 4 GB of Ram. The Kirin 659 is a 64 Bit Processor and is clocked at 2.34 GHz with 4 power efficient cores clocked at 1.7 GHz.
The smartphone has 64 GB of internal storage and also supports micro-sd card upto 128 GB. The Dual sim 4G smartphone has hybrid Sim slot and also supports VOLTE. It measures 7.5 mm in thickness and has 164 grams weight.
The Huawei Honor 9i comes with Android Nougat 7.0 along with the latest Huawei skin – EMUI 5.1. There is also gesture support like tapping twice to start video recording or to create an S on screen using knuckles to capture a screenshot.
The Huawei Honor 9i comes with a large 3340 mAH capacity battery which is sufficient to last all day.
The smartphone will compete with the Nubia Z17 Mini, Moto G5s Plus and Xiaomi Mi A1 at this price.