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Honor 9i With Four Cameras, 5.9-Inch FullView Display Launched at Rs. 17,999

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Honor 9i smartphone with four cameras and a 5.9-inch FullView display has been launched in the Indian market. The new phone is identical to the Huawei Maimang 6, launched in China last month, and the Huawei Nova 2i that was launched earlier this month in Malaysia. The new Honor 9i price in India is Rs. 17,999, and the handset will be available exclusively on Flipkart starting October 14. It will be available in three colours: Platinum Gold, Navy Blue, and Midnight Black. Honor 9i launch offers will be revealed on the release date only.

The Huawei owned-brand also launched the 10000mAh Quick Charge Power Bank, priced at Rs 2.399. It will be available via the Honor online store for India, with a Diwali offer till October 28 that makes it available at a discounted price of Rs. 1,999.

Honor 9i features
Following the current trend, the new Honor 9i features a FullView display which is a highlight of the device. It comes with an 18:9 aspect ratio. Another highlight of the Honor 9i is it sports four cameras: two at the front and two at the back. Dual cameras on both panels mean that the handset is capable of clicking Bokeh shots and portraits. Much like Huawei 8 Pro, the new Honor 9i also lets users readjust the focus after the photo has been shot while also allows to choose different Bokeh effects.

The company adds that the Honor 9i features the ‘Huawei Histen audio system’ from its 2012 Lab, algorithmically enhancing sound output. Honor is also highlighting Bluetooth aptX support. The handset also comes with some gesture-based shortcuts like ‘draw an S’ for a long screenshot to capture an entire webpage; ‘tap twice with one finger’ for a screenshot, and ‘tap twice with two fingers’ for screen recording.

Honor 9i specifications
For specifications, the Honor 9i sports a 5.9-inch full-HD display, and comes with metal unibody design. It features a screen resolution of 1080×2160 pixels (FHD+) and comes with a screen to body ratio of 83 percent. At the front, it sports a 13-megapixel sensor accompanied by a 2-megapixel sensor for depth of field enabled shots. At the back, there’s a 16-megapixel primary sensor clubbed with a 2-megapixel secondary sensor.

An octa-core Kirin 659 processor powers the handset clocked at 2.36GHz coupled with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. It runs on EMUI 5.1 based on Android 7.0 Nougat. The handset is backed by a 3340mAh battery which the company claims can deliver up to two days of standby time.

Huawei Honor 9i


General

Release date October 2017
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 156.20 x 75.00 x 7.50
Weight (g) 164.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 3340
Removable battery No
Colours Prestige Gold, Aurora? Blue, Graphite Black
SAR value NA

Display

Screen size (inches) 5.50
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1080×2160 pixels

Hardware

Processor 2.36GHz octa-core
Processor make Kirin 659
RAM 4GB
Internal storage 64GB
Expandable storage No

Camera

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

Software

Operating System Android 7.0
Skin EMUI 5.1

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported NA
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes
NFC No
Infrared No
USB OTG Yes
Headphones 3.5mm
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 No
4G/ LTE No
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes

Sensors

Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No