Huawei Y9 (2019) Set to Launch in India on January 7: Will be Amazon Exclusive

Huawei Y9 (2019) Set to Launch in India on January 7: Will be Amazon Exclusive

Huawei Y9 (2019) Set to Launch in India on January 7: Will be Amazon Exclusive

by January 3, 2019

Huawei Y9 (2019)Huawei had announced its Huawei Y9 (2019) smartphone couple of months back (October 2018) and now the China-based company is set to launch the phone in Indian market. Huawei has already sent out media invites for the launch event scheduled on January 7th in New Delhi. The phone will be sold exclusively via Amazon.in as a dedicated landing page is put up on the site with an option for the interested buyers to set notification alert. Huawei Y9 2019 is a mid-range handset that runs on a Kirin 710 chipset coupled with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage.

Huawei Y9 (2019) Expected Pricing

The Huawei Y9 (2019) price in India is still not known but being a mid-range handset, we can expect Huawei to price it between the Rs. 16,000 – Rs. 20,000, depending on the variant that it wants to launch in the country.

Huawei Y9 (2019) Features and Specifications

Since the Huawei Y9 (2019) has been launched in China, we already know its features and specifications. Huawei Y9 (2019) sports a 6.5-inch FullView Display with 1080×2340 pixel screen resolution, 2.5D curved glass and a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. It features a 3D curved design and a notch at the top of the display. An AI-powered octa-core Kirin 710 chipset backs the device and it also features GPU Turbo that enhances the gaming performance. There’s ARM Mali-G51 MP4 GPU for graphics. There are two options in terms of memory- 4GB of RAM + 64GB of internal storage and 6GB of RAM + 128GB of internal storage. All of this is fueled by a large 4,000mAh battery with support for fast charging.

In terms of optics, there’s a 13-megapixel primary rear sensor with f/1.8 aperture + a 2-megapixel secondary sensor with f/2.4 aperture for depth sensing. The rear camera setup supports LED flash, HDR, and PDAF. The front hosts a dual camera set up consisting of a 16-megapixel primary sensor with f/1.0 aperture + a 2-megapixel secondary sensor with f/2.4 aperture. Both the cameras get AI-based features thanks to an AI-powered Kirin 710 chipset.

The Huawei Y9 (2019) features a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor which comes with a Fingerprint 4.0 identification technology that can unlock the smartphone in 0.3 seconds as claimed by the company. It comes in three colour options- Midnight Black, Sapphire Blue and Aurora Purple. The dual-SIM phone runs EMUI 8.2 based on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system out of the box and it will be interesting to see whether the company launches the device in India with the same OS or with the latest EMUI 9 based on Android Pie. In terms of connectivity, the phone features Bluetooth, Micro USB, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Hot Spot, and GPS / AGPS / Glonass. The on-board sensors include fingerprint sensor, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gravity sensor, and gyroscope.

  • 6.5-inch FullView Display
  • 1080 x 2340 pixels
  • 19.5:9 aspect ratio
  • Kirin 710 SoC
  • ARM Mali-G51 MP4 GPU
  • 4GB or 6GB of RAM
  • 64GB or 128GB of inbuilt storage
  • 4,000mAh battery capacity
  • 13MP + 2MP dual rear camera
  • 16MP + 2MP dual front camera
  • EMUI 8.2
  • Android 8.1 Oreo


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