Huawei’s sub-brand, Honor expanding its smartphone portfolio in India, has launched a new handset, the Honor 9i. Priced at Rs. 17,999 the smartphone will be available online exclusively on Flipkart.
The highlight of the new Honor 9i is its dual cameras on the front and rear side and FullView FHD+ display. The phone house a 16-megapixel primary sensor paired with a 2-megapixel lens on the rear panel. Up front, it has a 13-megapixel camera with soft-LED flash and 2-megapixel secondary camera. The Honor 9i features a 5.9-inch full HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) FullView display with 18:9 aspect ratio. The phone has thin bezels on both sides, and it retains a 5.5-inch form factor. The rear-mounted fingerprint sensor is embedded right below the dual rear camera. The antenna lines run on top and bottom of the device with dual-tone LED flash stacked above the top antenna line. The power button and volume rockers are located on the right edge.
The Honor 9i boasts all-metal body and packs a 3340mAh battery. It is powered by an octa-core Kirin 659 processor paired with MaliT830-MP2 GPU for graphics. It offers 4GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage which is expandable up to 256GB via microSD card. The hybrid dual-SIM Honor 9i runs Android 7.0 Nougat with EMUI 5.1 skin layered atop. Connectivity options on the phone include- 4G VoLTE support, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS / GLONASS. It measures 156.2 × 75.2 × 7.5mm and weighs 164 gram.
The Honor 9i comes in three colour options- Aurora Blue, Graphite Black and Prestige Gold colours and it will be available on Flipkart starting October 14th.
Speaking at the Honor 9i launch event, P Sanjeev, Vice President Sales, Huawei India-Consumer Business Group, said,
“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.”