Huawei Y9 (2019) India Launch Teased by Amazon, Registrations Begin

Huawei Y9 (2019) was announced in October this year, but didn’t announce the pricing and availability back then. Two months later, the smartphone has been teased on Amazon India, confirming its arrival in the market soon. The e-commerce giant is taking registrations of interest, and has made the ‘Notify Me’ button live. The key highlights of the Huawei Y9 (2019) smartphone include 6.5-inch display with a notch, dual rear and front cameras, Kirin 710 SoC, 4,000mAh battery, GPU Turbo, and Fingerprint 4.0 identification technology.

Huawei Y9 (2019) price, availability, design

Huawei Y9 (2019) price in India is not yet known, but the smartphone will fall in the budget category, given its specifications. Availability has also not been announced as of yet, but registrations for those who want notifications about the smartphone have started on Amazon India.

The smartphone is seen sporting a display notch up front to house two front camera sensors, and there’s little to no bezel on all the other sides. The back houses the dual camera setup again aligned vertically, a rear fingerprint scanner, and is seen sporting gradient finished rear panel.

Huawei Y9 (2019) specifications

The dual-SIM Huawei Y9 (2019) runs on EMUI 8.2 based on Android 8.1 Oreo. It sports a 6.5-inch (1080×2340 pixels) FullView Display with a 3D curved design, and a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by the Kirin 710 processor and comes with AI Power 7.0. it comes in 3GB RAM + 64GB storage and 4GB RAM + 64GB storage models. There’s no clarity on which variant will come to India.

In terms of optics, the smartphone features a dual rear camera setup with a 13-megapixel main sensor with f/1.8 aperture and a 2-megapixel depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture. The rear setup supports LED flash, HDR, and PDAF. It also sports a dual camera setup at the front, with 16-megapixel main sensor with f/1.0 aperture and another 2-megapixel sensor with f/2.4 aperture. Both the camera setups are claimed to come with some AI-based features.

The Huawei Y9 (2019) comes with Fingerprint 4.0 identification technology that is claimed to unlock the smartphone in 0.3 seconds. The upgraded fingerprint technology also includes fingerprint navigation that enables users to manage all the notifications with one key. It packs a 4,000mAh battery, and connectivity options include Bluetooth, Micro USB, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Hot Spot, and GPS / AGPS / Glonass. Sensors on board include fingerprint sensor, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gravity sensor, and gyroscope.