Right on cue, the Honor V9 has been officially unveiled in China. For fans of higher-end handsets, the new phablet looks nicely stacked, and you can catch all of the key details below.
Huawei Mate 9 which, as we noted in our review, is plenty powerful enough. Also on offer is a choice or 4 or 6 GB of LPDDR4 RAM dependent on configuration, and 64 or 128 GB of expandable storage.For starters, the Honor V9 is armed with the HiSilicon Kirin 960 processor, which is accompanied by Mali-G71 graphics. Manufactured by honor's parent company Huawei, it's the same octa-core chipset found within the
The display is a 5.7-inch TFT LCD effort boasting a QHD (1440 x 2560) resolution. Also adorning the front of the device is an 8-megapixel selfie camera, while the dual 12-megapixel main shooters tout f /2.2 aperture and dual-LED flash. Indeed, the rear camera ensemble sounds rather fanciful, and notably includes a laser focus feature enabling 3D modeling. Honor touts the V9 as the world's first 3D modeling smartphone, and offering users a chance to 3D-print stuff they've captured could be a very interesting selling point. With companies now venturing further left-field with quirky features to entice consumers, though, we'll reserve our excitement until we've seen the V9's 3D capabilities firsthand.
Clearing up some of the smaller matters, the dual-SIM device includes a fingerprint scanner, USB Type-C and of course, LTE. Measuring in at 157 x 77.5 x 6.97 mm and weighing 184 grams, the Honor V9 ships with Huawei's EMUI 5.0 atop the Android 7.0 Nougat firmware.
There's a 4 GB RAM / 64 GB ROM model for 2599 Yuan ($377), a 6 GB / 64 GB variant at 2999 Yuan ($436), and a top-tier 6 GB / 128 GB version for 3499 Yuan ($508). Available in Gold, Red, Black and Blue, the Honor V9 hits the retail market (in China) on February 28 at 10:00 AM.
Should the device make it to your local stores, would you consider picking it up? Take a look through the gallery and be sure to share your thoughts in the comments below.
source: India Today