The sub-brand of Huawei has launched a new device called as Honor 9i in India at an event in Goa for Rs. 17,999. The device will be going for sale on Flipkart exclusively starting 14th of October. It will be coming in Midnight Black, Platinum Gold and Navy Blue color variants and features a unibody metal design. Recently we have seen Honor launching its Honor 8 Pro in the country which came with dual camera setup on the rear. The Honor 9i will come with dual camera setup on the rear as well on the front and will also come with FullView display which will be the selling point of the handset.
Coming to the specifications of the handset, the Honor 9i sports a 5.9-inch FHD+ )2160 x 1080 pixels) display with 2.5D curved glass on top and 18:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, there is a 2.36GHz Octa-core Kirin 659 processor coupled with 4GB of RAM. The onboard storage is limited to 64GB which can be extended further up to a maximum of 256GB via microSD card slot. Out of the box, it will come with Android Nougat 7.0 operating system based on EMUI 5.1 and can expect further updates.
On the front, we can find the combo of 13MP +2MP cameras with an LED flash and bokeh mode and also has features like 120-degree lighting angle. On the rear, we can find 16MP + 2MP cameras and a fingerprint sensor to enhance the security levels. The company has provided 3340mAh battery to power the handset and also sports a Hybrid dual SIM slot where the second SIM card can be used for a secondary SIM card or a microSD card.
The Honor 9i supports 4G VoLTE connectivity and also has other connectivity options like WI-Fi 802.11/b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS, A-GPS along with few sensors that are required for automation of the handset. For the success of the Honor 9, the company would be hoping to get a similar response on the new device also. Do you own any device from Honor? Comment in the section below to share your views on this device and Stay tuned to PhoneRadar for more.