TechHuawei Y9s to Launch in India with 16 MP Pop-Up Selfie Camera

Huawei Y9s to Launch in India with 16 MP Pop-Up Selfie Camera

Huawei Y9s

Huawei has added the product page of Huawei Y9s in their Indian website. Y9s is listed in Amazon India as well. This clearly indicates that Huawei was eager to launch their product in India but could’t because non-essential products were not allowed for sale.

With the announcement of lockdown extension, MHA also released a guideline where e-commerce platforms and local shops got the permission to sell their products(non-essentials) in Orange and Green Zone. These permissions are to be valid w.e.f 4th April with some rules&regulations.

ALSO READ : India extends the lockdown till 17th May with some guidelines

Huawei Y9s is not a new device, it was launched in the month of November, 2019 in different countries. It was a rebranded version of Chinese Honor 9X Pro with different chipset. But when specifications for Indian Huawei Y9s is out, we can say that it is the rebranded version of Honor 9X with difference in back design.

Specifications of Huawei Y9s

Display Size6.59 inch
Resolution TypeFHD+ (2340 × 1080)
Screen-to-Body Ratio91 %
Aspect Ratio19.5:9
Display TypeTFT LCD (LTPS)
Graphics PPI391 pppi
Max. BrightnessN/A
Colour VariantsBreathing Crystal, Phantom Purple and Midnight Black
RAM Variant6 GB
Storage Variant128 GB
ChipsetKirin 710F
Chipset Fabrication12 nm
CPU4 × Cortex-A73 Based 2.2 GHz + 4 × Cortex-A53 Based 1.7 GHz
GPUMali-G51 MP4
Storage TypeN/A
Rear Camera
* Primary Lens
* Ultra-Wide Angle Lens
* Depth Sensor
48 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP
* 48 MP(f/1.8)
* 8 MP(120° FoV)
* 2 MP(f/2.4)
Front Camera16 MP(f/2.2)
Rear FlashSingle LED
Face UnlockYes
Fingerprint ScannerSide-mounted
Slot TypeDedicated Slot
Expendable Upto512 GB
OTG SupportYes
Front ProtectionN/A
Back ProtectionPolycarbonate
Water ResistantNo
3.5 mm Audio JackYes
Charging PortUSB Type-C
Battery4000 mAh
Charging Adapter10W
SIM ConfigurationNano SIM+Nano SIM
Dual VoLTEYes
Network Types4G VoLTE, 3G, 2G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11b/g/n | 2.4 GHz
Bluetooth Version4.2
GPSGPS , AGPS, Glonass, BeiDou
User Interface (UI)EMUI 9.1
Android VersionAndroid 9
Audio TechnologyN/A
SensorsAmbient Light Sensor, Gyroscope, Compass, Gravity Sensor
Height163.1 mm
Width77.2 mm
Depth8.8 mm
WeightApprox. 206 grams

Physical Appearance of Huawei Y9s

Front panel is completely clear because Huawei Y9s features pop-up selfie camera. Back panel has triple rear camera with LED flash light and HUAWEI branding, positioned in a single vertical path. Left side of the phone contains a SIM card slot whereas right side of the phone adds Volume rockers with Power button(Fingerprint sensor). Bottom of the phone features speaker grills, USB Type-C charging port, 3.5 mm audio jack and primary microphone.

Availability of Huawei Y9s in India

Huawei Y9s comes in a single 6 GB + 128 GB variant with 3 colour options. Currently, Huawei Y9s is listed in Indian Huawei website and Amazon India.

Huawei hasn’t announced the sale date. But it is expected that sale will begin within a week or two.

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