The Huawei Y9(2019) was announced last year during October. The e-commerce website, Amazon, has made it available for pre-order and registrations have begun for the same. Though the pricing in India isn’t known as of now, it is safe to assume that the Huawei Y9(2019) will fall into the budget category of smartphones. From what we know based on the leak and its launch in China, one key feature is that the phone would sport a display notch on the front to include two camera sensors. Also, there are minimal bezels on all the sides.
The Huawei Y9(2019) will run on EMUI 8.2 based Android 8.1 Oreo OS. The phone would have a 6.5-inch FullView Display with a 3D curved design. Screen resolution is 1,080×2,340 pixels and aspect ratio is 19.5:9. The smartphone is powered by a Kirin 710 processor and comes with AI Power 7.0. The handset would comprise of two RAM variants which are of 3GB and 4GB, both of which would have 64GB internal storage. The on-board storage is expandable up to 400GB via a microSD card.
Dual rear camera setup includes 13MP and 2MP sensor which have f/1.8 aperture and f/2.4 aperture respectively. This rear camera setup supports LED flash, HDR and PDAF. The dual front camera meant for selfies includes 16MP main sensor with f/1.0 aperture and 2MP sensor with f/2.4 aperture. Both of the setups reportedly come with AI-based features. The Huawei Y9(2019) packs a 4,000mAh battery that should keep it alive for more than a day. Connectivity options include Bluetooth, MicroUSB, WiFi Direct, WiFi hotspot, GPS/AGPSGlonass.
Sensors on this mobile device include fingerprint, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gravity sensor and gyroscope. The Fingerprint 4.0 identification technology in the Huawei Y9(2019) is claimed to unlock the device within 0.3 seconds. Dimensions of the phone are 162.4×77.1×8.1mm and it weighs 173 grams. SMS, MMS, Email, Push Email and IM service come on board as messaging options.