Huawei's first phone with pop-up camera, launched at Rs. 16,000
Huawei has launched the Y9 Prime 2019 handset in India at Rs. 15,990. The handset will be up for grabs via Amazon starting 12pm on August 8. However, the Amazon Prime members will get early access to the sale on August 7. Meanwhile, buyers can also reserve the phone starting August 5 at offline retail stores such as Croma and Poorvika. Here's more.
Huawei Y9 Prime 2019: At a glance
The Huawei Y9 Prime 2019 sports a notch-less edge-to-edge display achieved by adopting a pop-up mechanism for the selfie camera. On the rear, the curved polycarbonate panel houses triple camera setup and a physical fingerprint sensor. The smartphone gets a 6.59-inch full-HD+ (1080x2340 pixels) LCD display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio. Furthermore, the handset will be offered in Emerald Green and Sapphire Blue color options.
What's the camera like on Huawei Y9 Prime 2019?
The Huawei Y9 Prime 2019 gets triple rear cameras comprising 16MP primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture, 8MP ultra-wide-angle sensor, and a 2MP sensor with f/2.4 aperture to capture depth information. Up front, the phone packs a 16MP (f/2.0) motorized pop-up selfie camera. Moreover, both the front and rear cameras are capable of recording 1080p videos at 30fps.
Under the hood
The Huawei Y9 Prime 2019 is powered by a HiSilicon Kirin 710F octa-core processor, paired with 4GB RAM and 128GB of expandable storage. The handset runs on Android Pie-based EMUI 9 and is backed by a 4,000mAh battery. In terms of connectivity options, the phone comes with support for dual-SIMs (Nano), LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, USB Type-C port, and a headphone jack.
Finally, pricing and launch offers
The Huawei Y9 Prime 2019 is available at Rs. 15,990 for the solo 4GB/128GB model. Talking about offers, buyers can avail Rs. 500 Amazon Pay cashback and 10% discount on payments using SBI cards. Lastly, those buyers who reserve the handset in advance via offline stores will get accessories like a 15,600mAh power bank and Huawei Sport BT headphones worth Rs. 4,598 each.