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Huawei Unveils Honor 9: 5.15” DCI-P3 Screen Display, Kirin 960 Chipset, 6GB RAM

By Angelie Jill , Jun 13, 2017 09:49 AM EDT
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Huawei has officially launched the new Honor 9 smartphone. Just like its predecessor, the new Honor 9 comes with an even more powerful hardware specification but at an affordable price tag. Physically, the device looks a lot like its predecessor, the Honor 8. The device comes with a same dual-camera setup on the rear, the same stunning blue color as well as the same metal edges.

The Huawei Honor 9 comes handy with its 5.15-inch Full HD display and a default DCI-P3 color space. It is powered by HiSilicon's top chipset, the Kirin 960, as previously seen in flagship devices like Mate 9 and P10. It also backed up with 6 GB of RAM with either 64GB or 128GB storage. The device also sports a 20-megapixel and 12-megapixel dual rear camera along with the 8-megapixel front snapper for selfies. Keeping the power on is a 3,100 mAh battery with fast charging support. Other features are 4G VoLTE support, NFC, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC and Huawei Pay service compatibility.

The Huawei Honor 9 dimensions are 147.3 × 70.9 × 7.45mm and weight is around 155 grams, making it taller, thinner, narrower, and heavier compared to Honor 8. More so, the Honor 9 is said to powered by Android 7.0 Nougat with EMUI 5.1 on top, and it's most likely that the device will receive the Android O update.

The Huawei Honor 9 is made from a combination of metal and glass, just like its predecessor, Honor 8, and will arrive in four color options: Amber Gold, Blue, Black, and Gray. However, there are no words if Huawei will bring the Honor 9 to the US. According to a source, Huawei noted that "Later this year, you can expect to hear more about new devices that will be available in the U.S," As for the 64GB model, the price tag will cost at $397 while the 128GB variant will come in at $441.

              

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