Today, Huawei has officially unveiled its Honor 9 flagship smartphone. The Honor 9 features a dual rear camera mounted on a dual-edge glass back which comes in three colours; Black, Blue and Amber Gold.
The Huawei Honor 9 is packed with a 5.15” 1080p Full HD display which uses DCI-P3 color space; an RGB color space that was introduced in 2007 by the SMPTE. It features a color gamut that is much wider than sRGB. It is also used on the iPhone 7 and Galaxy S8.
Powering the Honor 9 is the Huawei’s Kirin 960 processor aided with a generous 6GB of RAM, 3,200mAh battery and Android 7.0 Nougat alongside Huawei’s EMUI 5.1 user interface. The device also houses a choice of expandable flash storage; 64GB and 128GB.
The main feature of the Honor 9 is the dual camera which uses 12MP and 20MP sensors, both deliver 2x optical zoom and portrait and bokeh modes. The rear camera is aided by a dual-tone color flash and can capture 4K videos. At the front, there is an 8MP front-facing camera.
The Honor 9 also supports Huawei’s newly announced Huawei Pay, the company’s own mobile payment solution, which works using the on-board NFC connectivity. The device also offers 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi ac and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
The Honor 9 is open for pre-orders in China up till June 15th, sale is set to start on June 16th at VMall.com, Suning.com, JD.com and TMall.com. The Honor 9 will be made available in three variants; 4G+64GB priced at ¥2299 (~$338), 6GB+64GB priced at ¥2699 (~$397)and 6GB+128GB priced at ¥2999 (~$441).