Huawei gives a new addition to Honor brand with the Honor 9, a midrange phone with step up features like like a dual camera setup.
You may have noticed that Huawei is fitting dual-camera technology across all its smartphone range phone levels, from the most premium Huawei P10 to the low-cost Honor 6X. This Honor 9 comes with 20-megapixel and 12-megapixel rear cameras set up, capable of 2x optical zoom, portrait and bokeh modes. On the front is an 8MP selfie camera.
Overall, the Honor 9 is a major upgrade to last year's highly-rated Honor 8
The Huawei Honor 9 boasts a 5.15” 1080p display powered by Kirin 960 chipset, used in premium Mate 9 and P10, except that it has a 6GB of RAM, higher than the 2 former.
The Honor 9's other specs include 64GB, 128GB storage options, 3,200mAh battery and runs on Android 7.0 Nougat soul (with EMUI 5.1 on top).
Alongside the Honor 9, the company is launching Huawei Pay, its own mobile payment solution. The model is only annouced for China now but we expect to hear some news at the next event at in Berlin on June 27.
The Honor 9 will come in gold, gray and blue. The 64GB model will cost CNY 2,700 ($397) with the 128GB variant coming in at CNY 3,000 ($441).