Huawei Honor 9 Confirmed To Launch On October 5

Honor 9

Huawei is scheduled to launch Honor 9 on October 5 in India. The company has mailed out media invites for the launch event with the hashtag #ExplorewithHONOR. We don’t have access to the official invite but the reports suggest that it doesn’t contain any specific information about the device. However, the global Twitter handle has revealed key specifications of the upcoming smartphone.

According to reports, the upcoming Honor 9 will have same features as the Honor 8 Pro. However, the handset will have a new design coupled with an enhanced camera. Expected to bear a glass rear panel, the Honor 9 will be available in Gold, Sapphire Blue, Robin Egg Blue, Glacier Grey, Blue Bird and Midnight Black color variants.

In terms of specifications, the Honor 9 features a 5.15-inch FHD display, Kirin 960 processor powered by a 3200mAh battery. The phone will be pre-loaded with Android Nougat, which enables you to work with the latest features such as split-screen, improved notifications and enhanced power saving mode via Doze.

While the 4GB RAM model will have 64GB storage, the 6GB RAM variant will ship with 128GB internal storage. On the rear, you will find the presence of a dual camera comprising of 20MP and 12MP sensor.

The front side will offer an 8MP sensor with face beautification filters. The fingerprint sensor will be placed on the rear side of the handset. Moreover, there is a possibility of the company infusing bezel-less display.

Based on the reports from the rumor mills, the upcoming Honor 9 will be priced at Rs. 35000. Interestingly, the company is also planning to launch Honor 7X in China on October 11.

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