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Honor 9i (2018) With 18:9 Display, Dual Rear Camera Setup Launched

Honor-9i-(2018)

Huawei brand Honor has unveiled the Honor 9i (2018) in China as the upgrade of the Honor 9i that was launched in India in October last year. The new model comes with a metal frame and has a mirror-finish back. It also includes a dedicated beauty mode to enhance selfies. The smartphone comes in two storage variants – with 64GB and 128GB options. It also has multiple colour options, including Black, Blue, Green, and Purple.

Honor 9i (2018) price
The Honor 9i (2018) price in China has been set at CNY 1,399 (approximately Rs. 14,600) for the 64GB storage variant, while its 128GB option is available with a price tag of CNY 1,699 (roughly Rs. 17,800). Both variants will go on sale in the country starting June 7. However, they are already available for pre-orders through Huawei Mall. Details about the global price and availability of the Honor 9i (2018) aren’t revealed yet.

Huawei 9i (2018) specifications
The dual-SIM (Nano) Honor 9i (2018) runs Android 8.0 Oreo with EMUI 8.0 on top and features a 5.84-inch (1080×2280 pixels) full-HD+ IPS display. Under the hood, there is an octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 659 SoC, coupled with Mali T830-MP2 GPU and 4GB of RAM. The smartphone has a dual rear camera setup with a 13-megapixel primary sensor and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor, along with an LED flash. The camera also comes with PDAF and supports features such as HDR, time-lapse, and burst mode. On the front, there is a 16-megapixel sensor that works with a beauty mode. Both camera setups support full-HD (1080p) video recording.

For storing content, the Honor 9i (2018) has 64GB and 128GB of onboard storage options that both are expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB). The handset has 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, and Micro-USB. It also has a rear-facing fingerprint sensor as well as includes a Face Unlock feature. Besides, the handset packs a 3000mAh Li-Polymer battery and measures 149.2×71.8×7.7mm.

Honor 9i (2018)


General

Release date June 2018
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 149.20 x 71.80 x 7.70
Weight (g) 152.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 3000
Colours Magic Night Black, Charm Sea Blue, Jade Green and Dream Purple

Display

Screen size (inches) 5.84
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1080×2280 pixels
Pixels per inch (PPI) 432

Hardware

Processor 2.36GHz octa-core
Processor make HiSilicon Kirin 659
RAM 4GB
Internal storage 64GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 256

Camera

Rear camera 13-megapixel
Rear Flash LED
Front camera 16-megapixel

Software

Operating System Android 8.0
Skin EMUI 8.0

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth Yes
FM Yes
Number of SIMs 2
SIM 1
SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
SIM 2
SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes

Sensors

Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes