28 November 2017
Huawei's sub-brand, Honor has today launched its latest mid-range smartphone in India which is called Honor 9i. The smartphone was unveiled at an event held in Goa.
The Honor 9i is priced at Rs 17,999 and it comes in Aurora Blue, Graphite Black and Prestige Gold color options. The smartphone would be available for sale exclusively on Flipkart starting 14th October.
Talking about its specifications, the Honor 9i has a unibody metal design and comes with a 5.9-inch full HD+ display with a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels. It features a 2.5D curved glass display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone is powered by a 2.36 GHz Octa-core Kirin 659 processor coupled with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal memory which can be further expanded up to 256GB with microSD. In terms of camera department, the smartphone adorns a dual camera setup on the front as well as back. There is a 16MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash and a 2MP secondary camera. On the front, there is a 13MP camera with soft LED flash and a secondary 2MP camera.
The smartphone runs on Android 7.0 Nougat operating system along with EMUI 5.1 on top of it. The entire device is backed by a 3340 mAh battery. There is a fingerprint sensor too on the back of the device for additional security. The handset measures 156.2 × 75.2 × 7.5mm and weighs around 164 grams.
P Sanjeev, Vice President Sales, Huawei India-Consumer Business Group, commented on the launch:
Honor is Huawei’s global e-brand. In India, Honor pioneered dual camera phones over the last 3 years. Our team has spent extensive time studying what consumers in this segment prefer and we have worked to raise the bar each and every time, creating industry’s new bench marks. Today with the launch of Honor 9i, we have ushered in 4-camera technology which is widely acclaimed for its excellent selfies and low light photography capabilities. We view Honor 9i as a never-before opportunity for consumers who wish to experience an outstanding product.