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Huawei Honor 9 price set 2299 Yuan at launch

Huawei Honor 9 price set 2299 Yuan at launch

June 12 was the date of the unveiling of the Honor 9. Let's take a quick look at what improvements does the Honor 9 bring on paper. There isn't a lot to visually differentiate the Honor 9 from its predecessor, with Honor offering a similar metal-and-glass design.

Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass sensors are present in the phone.

Huawei's online brand Honor has surpassed Xiaomi's Mi brand globally to claim the title of the best online smartphone brand across the globe.




The device also sports a circular fingerprint on the back of the device. The screen has a protective layer on top, and it's a 2.5D curved glass. The Honor 9 will be offered in three storage configurations - a base model with 4GB of RAM and 64GB storage, a variant with 6GB of RAM and 64GB storage, and a model with 6GB of RAM and 128GB storage. For graphics, it comes with a Octa Core Mali G71 GPU. You can also expand the memory with MicroSD card, thanks to the hybrid SIM card slot.

Huawei Honor 8 Pro price in India will be above Rs. 30,000. The smartphone was announced back in April, and its biggest highlight is the dual camera setup at the back. There' support for LED flash, laser autofocus, PDAF, and f/2.2 aperture. The device also has an 8MP camera on the front. The rear camera is capable of recording 4K videos, while the front camera can handle 1080p videos.

Huawei Honor 8 Pro runs on Android 7 Nougat with a layer of Emoticon EMUI 5.1 UI. The flagship device packs a 5.1-inch 1080pLCD display and is powered by the Kirin 960 chipset. It is backed by a 4000mAh non-removable battery and is mentioned to give up to 2 days of continuous usage with the Smart Power mode. The smartphone will come in Grey, Blue and Amber Gold colors. The 4GB/64GB variant is priced at 2299 yuan (Rs 21,711/$338), 6GB/64GB variant is priced at 2,699 yuan (Rs25,502/$396) while the top of the line 6GB/128Gb variant is priced at 2,999 yuan (Rs 28337/$441). Along with the Honor 9 the company has also debuted it's very own mobile payment solution called the Huawei Pay.


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