Honor V9 is the latest flagship phablet in the Honor lineup that was launched in China today, along with the Honor 8 Lite. The main USP of the successor of the Honor V8 is its dual camera setup at the back. Check out the features and specifications of the phone below.
Honor V9 Specifications
The Honor V9 boasts of a 5.7-inch (2560 x 1440 pixels) Quad HD IPS 2.5D curved glass display, that is powered by an octa-core Kirin 960 (Quad 2.4GHz Cortex A73 + Quad 1.8GHz Cortex A53) processor along with Mali G71 octa-core GPU. It comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage / 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage, which can be expanded further up to 128GB by adding a microSD card. The device runs on EMUI 5.0 based on the latest Android 7.0 Nougat OS.
The Honor V9 rocks two 12 megapixel rear cameras with dual-tone LED flash, f/2.2 aperture and Laser AF. On the front, there is a 8 megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture for clicking selfies and making video calls. It supports Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD card) and comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack. There is a fingerprint sensor located at the back, which will let the consumers use Huawei Pay besides unlocking the phone quickly. Also, there is a dedicated key on the right side for intelligent voice actions and it can also open apps quickly. The phone is made up of metal and is just 6.97mm thick and weighs 184 grams. We also get an Infrared sensor.
The Honor V9 includes 4G VoLTE, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (Dual Band), Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS, NFC and USB 2.0 Type-C as connectivity options. The phablet packs in a 4000mAh battery under the hood with support for fast charging.
The Honor V9 is available in Flame Red, Platinum Gold Aurora Blue and Midnight Black color variants. It has been priced at CNY 2599 for the 4GB RAM with 64GB ROM model, CNY 2999 for the 6GB RAM with 64GB ROM model, while the top-end variant with 6GB RAM and 128GB ROM costs CNY 3499. It can now be ordered in China and will be going on sale starting from February 28, 2017 along with the Honor 8 Lite.