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Huawei Enjoy Max and Enjoy 9 Plus with Android Oreo 8.1 and dual AI cameras announced

16 October 2018 4

Both Huawei and its subsidiary Honor are known for releasing new phones after every few weeks. Back in September Honor unveiled Honor 8X and Honor 8X Max and now Huawei took the stage to announce two new mid-range Enjoy series phones in China. Overall in terms of looks, the new Enjoy Max and Enjoy 9 Plus are not much different from the Honor 8X series, however, the new Enjoy phones bring changes under the hood. Starting with the Enjoy 9 Plus.

Enjoy 9 Plus

Following the latest trend, the Enjoy 9 Plus has metal chassis with glass covering the rear side. It features a 6.5-inches IPS LCD display with a full HD+ screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. On the front, you will find a U-shaped notch whereas the rear has dual sensors aligned vertically on the top left corner.

Under the hood, the Kirin 710 SoC is powering the device. The base variant has 64GB storage and 4GB RAM whereas the top-tier model has 128GB storage with the same RAM. It supports memory expansion via MicroSD. The Enjoy 9 Plus dimensions are 162.4 x 77.1 x 8.05mm. As OS it is pre-installed with Android Oreo 8.1 with EMUI 8.2 layer over it. A 4,000mAh battery is on board to keep its lights on.

The primary sensor on the rear is a 13MP module with f/1.8 aperture whereas the secondary depth-sensing module is 2MP. The cameras are AI tuned by Huawei's own Algorithm. It can detect more than 500 scenes and objects automatically and then adjust camera settings accordingly. Up front you will get dual selfie snappers, the primary module is 16MP with f/2.0 aperture whereas the secondary sensor is 2MP. Just for the sake of reminder, the Honor 8X has a single 16MP module on the front.

Being a media-centric device the Enjoy 9 Plus comes with Histen 5.0 Audio to provide top-notch audio experience. The traditional fingerprint scanner is on the rear side. For connectivity, it has 3.5mm headphone jack, Micro-USB port and Bluetooth 5.0. As far as pricing is a concern the base model with 64GB storage can be purchased at 1,499 Yuan whereas the top-tier 128GB model is slightly expensive at 1,699 Yuan. The device is currently up for pre-orders in China, the base model will be released on Oct 20th whereas the top of the line model will hit shelves from Oct 25th. Both the devices are available in gradient Aurora Purple, Sapphire Blue, Magic Night Black, and Sakura Pink colors.


Specs Enjoy 9 Plus
Display 6.5-inches
Screen resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels
Chipset Kirin 710
RAM 4GB
Storage 64GB, 128GB Expandable via MicroSD
Rear cameras 13MP+2MP
Front camera 16MP+2MP
Battery 4,000mAh
USB Micro
3.5mm headphone jack Yes
OS Android Oreo 8.1

Huawei Enjoy Max

The Enjoy Max is one of the largest phones in the market with a mammoth display of 7.12-inches with a Full HD+ screen resolution of 1080 x 2244 pixels. It comes with waterdrop notch. The Qualcomm's Octa-core Snapdragon 660 SoC is powering the device. It is available in same two configurations like the Enjoy 9 Plus. The Android Oreo 8.1 is pre-installed with EMUI 8.2 skin over it. To keep this gigantic display lights on it comes with a 5,000mAH battery.

The primary rear snapper is 16MP with f/2.0 aperture whereas the depth-sensing sensor is 2MP with f/2.4 aperture. Like the Enjoy 9 Plus, its cameras are also AI tuned by Huawei. The selfie snapper is 8MP with f/2.0 aperture. The Enjoy Max measurements are 177.57 x 86.24 x 8.48mm and weigh 210g. It also has the Histen 5.0 audio setup. For connectivity, it has 3.5mm headphone jack, MicroUSB port and Bluetooth 4.2.

The Enjoy Max will be available in three striking colors including Amber Brown, Sky White, and Magic Night Black. The 64GB model can be purchased at 1,699 Yuan whereas the 128GB variant is a bit more expensive at 1,999 Yuan. The device pre-orders kicked off soon after the announcement. The base model will be released on Oct 20th whereas the 128GB buyers will have to wait till November 1.

Feel free to share your thoughts regarding the Huawei Enjoy 9 Plus and Enjoy Max in the comments section below.

Specs Huawei Enjoy Max
Display 7.12-inches
Screen resolution 1080 x 2244 pixels
Chipset Snapdragon 660
RAM 4GB
Storage 64GB, 128GB Expandable via Micro-SD
Rear cameras 16MP+2MP
Front camera 8MP
USB Micro
Battery 5,000mAh
3.5mm headphone jack Yes
OS Android Oreo 8.1



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