Huawei today launched the Huawei Y9 2019 smartphone in India. Announced in China back in October last year, it is the successor to the Huawi Y9 (2018). The mid-range phone with a glass and metal back gives a premium feel. Tornado Pan, Country Manager (Huawei), Consumer Business Group, Huawei India said on the launch,
With the launch of Huawei Y9 2019, we are introducing new smartphone capabilities without compromising on the premium quality that Huawei is renowned for.
As for the specifications, the Huawei Y9 features a 6.5 inch 16.7 million color IPS LCD with 2340×1080 pixel resolution, 1500:1 contrast ratio and an “Eye Comfort Mode”. Due to the notched FullView display it has a high screen-to-body ratio. Under the hood, it is powered by the company’s own 12nm Kirin 710 known for its power efficiency.
The device comes with a 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage configuration which can be further increased by a microSD card. In the optics department, it sports AI powered dual camera on both rear on from with a 16MP + 2MP configuration on the front and 13MP + 2MP on the rear. The AI cameras intelligent scenario identification and optimisation. It runs EMUI 8.2 on top of Android 8.1 Oreo and is backed by a 4,000 mAh battery.
The handset includes a Fingerprint 4.0 technology that unlocks in 0.3 seconds, extended storage and Simple Mode for the elderly users. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, and Micro USB port while sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyroscope, and proximity sensor.
The Huawei Y9 2019 comes at a price tag of Rs 15,990 and will be available in Midnight Black and Sapphire Blue color options exclusive from Amazon India starting January 15. The phone will be available with a limited period bundle offer on the platform with ‘Boat ROCKERZ 255 SPORTS Bluetooth hands-free’ worth Rs 2,990 for free.
Here’s the official video from Huawei mobile for the phone:
Huawei Y9 2019 specifications
- 6.5 inch 16.7 million color IPS LCD
- Kirin 710 SoC
- 4GB RAM
- 64GB internal storage
- 13MP + 2MP rear camera
- 16MP + 2MP front camera
- EMUI 8.2 on top of Android 8.1 Oreo
- 4,000 mAh battery