Today, Homecare, another Chinese brand announced new smartphones in face of the AICALL V9 and AICALL S9. They are focusing on AI and a unique six-key interactive technology. While this brand is unfamiliar to us, Homecare began its way in 2014. It is a national high-tech enterprise and has more than 300 national research and development patents. It is also in a good cooperation with top suppliers such as Qualcomm. So we can expect the newly announced models to provide a good performance.
The AICALL V9 uses a slim all-metal body design, with a thickness of only 7.5 mm, a ‘Mercury arc’ back, a rounded transition on both sides, an aviation-grade aluminum alloy with a CNC crafting and 130 other processes, a 205 sandblasted surface, an exquisite R angle, and so on.
It is also packed with a 6.01-inch AMOLED full-screen with a resolution of 2160×1080, a screen ratio of 85.6%, 16.7 million colors, a brightness of 480nit, a contrast ratio of 100,000:1, a color saturation of 100%, and a 1.47mm narrow border. Actually, this phone is equivalent to a traditional 5.5-inch screen in terms of size.
Previously, the Homecare phones had the One Finger Zen five-button interactive technology. Now combined with the back fingerprint button, it has been upgraded to the One Finger Zen 2.0 six-button interactive technology. Six functions can be easily operated with one key (phone unlock in 0.1s, camera app, Back, Homescreen, etc.).
As for the photographing, the AICALL V9 is packed with a 16MP + 20MP AI ultra-sensitive dual-camera. The former camera uses the Sony IMX398 sensor, while the second camera comes with the IMX350 sensor. The camera uses a 1.4-micron large pixel size, a f/1.7 large aperture, a 6P sapphire lens, and supports Dual PD dual-core focus. Thanks to the Rainbow software professional algorithm, it supports for Portrait mode 3.0, human face algorithm optimization, while upgrading portrait background blur algorithm and dark light enhancement algorithm. As for AI, the rear camera supports AI camera scene recognition, including environment, scenery, plants, and people/items.
On the front, it carries the Sony’s 20-megapixel (f/2.0) camera with AI Maker that can match beauty programs based on gender, skin texture, and ambient light, and differentiate facial features to achieve a three-dimensional beauty. Of course, it also supports AI face unlocking.
The rest of features include a Snapdragon 660 processor, 6GB memory, 64/128GB storage, 3050mAh battery supporting an 18W fast charge, WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type- C interface, TFA9890 smart power amplifier chip, Android 7.1 and so on.
The AICALL S9 comes with a 5.99-inch 18:9 full-screen, Snapdragon 450 octa-core processor (1.8GHz A53), 4GB LPDDR3 memory, 64/128GB storage, 13MP +13MP AI dual-camera, face recognition, and many more.
The AICALL V9 6+64GB model costs 2399 yuan, while the 6+128B variant costs 2799 yuan. There are three color options, including red, gold, and black. The phone will go on sale in August.