The top Chinese manufacturer, Huawei has officially launched its latest smartphone Huawei G9 Plus today in China. Do note that earlier based on the official Invitation we suspected that the G9 Plus Smartphone would be coming with a Dual-Camera on the rear on the same lines of the Huawei P9 but that’s not the actual case. It is the successor to the Huawei G9 Lite which is the same device that was sold in foreign markets as Huawei P9 Lite. The device comes with Aluminum build unibody design and has rounded corners.
On the front is a 5.5-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) resolution in-cell display with very thin bezels on each side and sports a 2.5D on top. Under the hood is the Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor clocked at 2.0GHz and coupled with Adreno 506 GPU. It comes in two variants – 3GB RAM with 32GB storage and 4GB RAM with 64GB storage. It also comes with expandable storage option with the MicroSD card slot supporting upto 128GB.
The G9 Plus has been launched with a single 16M Camera that comes with AF, OIS + PDAF phase focusing. The Camera does come with the 4K Video Recording Capability along with a suite of shooting modes that help you in adding different effects to the photos captured. While the flagship Huawei P9 and P9 Plus are only limited to FullHD video recording. In terms of the front camera, the G9 Plus comes with 8MP of fixed focus camera.
It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box with EMUI 4.1 skin laid on top. The device is kept powered on by a 3,340mAh non-removable battery and the company claims the device to give 2.2 days of normal usage. Connectivity options on this device include 4G LTE, VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, USB OTG, GPS, and USB Type-C port. It measures just 7.3 mm thickness and weighs 160 grams.
The 3GB RAM variant of the G9 Plus is priced at 2399 Yuan while there is no information about the pricing of the 4GB RAM variant. The registrations for the device are started and sales starts from August 25th. As of now, there is no information about the availability of this device in the foreign markets.