11 January 2019
Updated on: January 3, 2019
Huawei has finally announced the launch date of the Huawei Y9 (2019) in India. The media invites are being rolled out with launch date mentioned as January 7th and also reiterating the fact that the phone will be exclusively sold on Amazon India.
The phone features a dual camera setup both at the front and the back. While Huawei’s hasn’t yet revealed the price of Huawei Y9 (2019) in India yet, it is rumored that the phone could be available at a starting price Rs. 17,999. Though we will have to wait for an official launch to know the exact price.
Published on: January 2, 2019
The Huawei Y9 (2019) is all set to be an Amazon exclusive offering when it launches in India. It is the latest Y-series mid-range smartphone which was unveiled about a couple of months ago. Amazon India has started to tease the arrival of the phone but has not mentioned a specific launch timeline. It has listed it as "Coming Soon" suggesting that an official launch is likely to be around the corner.
If we talk about specifications, the Huawei Y9 (2019) sports a 6.5-inch Full HD+ (2340 x 1080 pixels) IPS LCD display with a waterdrop-styled notch. Under the hood, it has Kirin 710 processor coupled with 4GB and 6GB of RAM. With these RAM options, users get 64GB and 128GB internal storage respectively. There is also support for Huawei's GPU Turbo technology which is claimed to offer better graphics processing for certain gaming titles.
It has a 16-megapixel and 2-megapixel dual rear camera setup with f/2.0 and f/2.4 aperture respectively. On the front, there is a dual camera setup too which includes a 13-megapixel and a 2-megapixel sensor with f/1.8 and f/2.4 aperture. The whole package is powered by a 4000mAh battery. On the software front, it is running EMUI 8.2 based on Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box.
It is also known as the Huawei Enjoy 9 Plus in some markets but Amazon's teaser has confirmed that it will be released as Huawei Y9 (2019) in India. Other details like pricing, color variants, and availability dates will become public with time.