tech2 News StaffJan 10, 2019 08:53:38 IST
Huawei is opening the year with the launch of the Y9 smartphone in India. The launch event will be hosted in New Delhi and is scheduled for 10:30 am today, that is 10 January. You can follow the live stream on Huawei's official YouTube channel. We will also be tweeting live from the event.
Ahead of the launch, Huawei also announced its holiday sale with Amazon India, where it revealed that the smartphone will be going up for it first sale today itself. The Huawei Y9 will be available exclusively on Amazon. Huawei has also announced a special launch offer for the smartphone, wherein you can get Boat Rockerz Sports Bluetooth wireless headsets worth Rs 2,990 free on purchase of the Y9.
Huawei Y9 specifications and features
Since the smartphone has already debuted in Malaysia, we know that the Huawei Y9 features a 6.5-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display with 1080 x 2340 pixels.
The Huawei Y9 (2019) is powered by a Hisilicon Kirin 710 (12 nm) CPU processor coupled with two storage variants — 6 GB RAM with 128 GB storage and 4 GB RAM with 64 GB storage. The memory can be expanded using microSD up to 400 GB.
In terms of optics, it has a dual camera on the front with a 13 MP primary sensor with an aperture of f/1.8 and a 2 MP secondary sensor with an aperture of f/2.4. It is also the depth sensor. Up front, the device features a dual camera set up as well — 16 MP unit with f/2.0 aperture and a 2 MP depth sensor with an aperture of f/2.4.
Videos can be shot on 1080p at 30 fps and 1080p at 30 fps. There is an LED flash and there is support for HDR, panorama and HDR.
There is a fingerprint mounted on the rear.
It runs Android 8.0 Oreo coupled with EMUI 8.2, and is powered by a 4,000 mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery.
The colours include — Midnight Black, Sapphire Blue, Aurora Purple.
In terms of connectivity we have Wi-Fi 802.11 а/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, microUSB 2.0. There are there following sesnors too — accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass.
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