After a fairly long period of waiting, the Huawei Y9 (2019) has now landed in India. It will be made available in the country effective from Tuesday, January 15 exclusively on Amazon India with a starting price of INR15,990 or about $230 for the 4/64 GB option.
Embebed in a Polycarbonate body with Aluminum frame and a 3D arc design that is made of a nanostripe technology, the Huawei Y9 2019 parades a large 6.5” Full HD+ display with a small notch, though not the ware-drop type. Under the hood, the device houses the Octa-core octa-core Kirin 710 SoC with AI Power 7.0, GPU Turbo technology, paired with 4GB RAM option, and 64GB of in-built storage.
Other noteworthy specs include a dual rear and front cameras with AI integration that enables it to recognize up to 500 different scene types by creating 22 category labels to offer real-time image optimization. the rear camera setup comprises of a 13-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.8 aperture and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor along with an f/2.4 aperture, while the selfie sensors comprise of a 16-megapixel sensor with an f/2.0 aperture and 2-micron pixels, apart from a 2-megapixel sensor with an f/2.4 aperture.
It packs a 4,000mAh battery that boasts of about 65 hours of music playback and 9 hours of video playback, while it runs EMUI 8.2 based on Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box.
At $230, the Huawei Y9 2019 comes bundled with $42 worth of free boat Rockerz Sports Bluetooth earphones.