Huawei Y9 (2019) Launched in India: Check Price, Features and Specifications

Huawei Y9 (2019) Launched in India: Check Price, Features and Specifications

Huawei Y9 (2019) Launched in India: Check Price, Features and Specifications

by January 11, 2019

Huawei Y9 (2019)Huawei has launched its first smartphone for 2019 dubbed as Huawei Y9 (2019). The phone is successor to Huawei Y9 (2019) and was launched at an event held in New Delhi yesterday. The upgraded version comes with large display with a notch, impressive battery and four cameras (dual front + dual rear). Notably, Huawei had launched the Huawei Y9 2019 smartphone in China in October last year.

Huawei Y9 (2019) Price

The Huawei Y9 2019 price in India is set at Rs. 15,990 and will be exclusively available via Amazon India starting from January 15. The phone will be available in two color options- Midnight Black and Sapphire Blue. As part of the introductory offer, Huawei is giving away Boat Rockerz Sports Bluetooth earphones worth Rs. 2,990 to the buyers of Huawei Y9 2019. It is s limited time offer though.

Huawei Y9 (2019) Features and Specifications

Huawei Y9 (2019) bears a 6.5-inch full HD+ IPS LCD display with 2340 x 1080 pixel screen resolution and an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. Under the hood, the phone is powered by a 2.2GHz octa-core Kirin 710 chipset with support for GPU Turbo. In terms of memory, there’s 4GB of RAM and 64GB of inbuilt storage which is expandable up to 256GB via microSD card. The phone runs Android 8.1 Oreo operating system out of the box with custom EMUI 8.2 on top. There is a Game Assistant 2.0 mode which optimizes the resources of the phone while gaming. All of this is backed by a 4,000mAh battery which can provide up to 52 hours talk time, 65 hours music playback, and 9 hours gaming, as claimed by the company.  It carries support for 10W charging through microUSB. For security purpose, the phone features a rear mounted fingerprint sensor which can unlock the phone in 0.3 seconds, as claimed by the company.

Huawei flagships are known to feature good camera set up, but the company seems to have done a good job in its budget offering Huawei Y9 (2019) too. The phone features a dual camera set up on the back as well as front. The back hosts a dual camera set up comprising of a 13-megapixel primary sensor with an aperture of f/1.8 + a 2-megapixel secondary sensor with an aperture of f/2.4. The front hosts a dual camera set up that consists of a 16-megapixel primary sensor with an aperture of f/2.0 and a pixel size of 2-microns + a 2-megapixel secondary sensor with an aperture of f/2.4. Both the front and rear camera are backed by AI features.

  • 6.5-inch full HD+ IPS LCD display
  • 2340 x 1080 pixels
  • 5:9 aspect ratio
  • a 2.2GHz octa-core Kirin 710 SoC
  • 4GB of RAM
  • 64GB of internal storage (256GB expandable)
  • Android 8.1 Oreo OS
  • EMUI 8.2
  • 4,000mAh battery capacity
  • 13MP + 2MP dual rear camera
  • 16MP + 2MP dual front camera

For connectivity purpose, the Huawei Y9 (2019) includes 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, and Micro-USB. The onboard sensors include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyroscope, and proximity sensor.

Considering the price and specifications, the Huawei Y9 (2019) is expected to compete against the likes of Realme 2 Pro and Nokia 6.1 Plus.