Honor V9 Play with 5.2-inch display, 4GB RAM, fingerprint sensor, metal body announced

Honor V9 Play

Huawei’s Honor brand just announced Honor V9 Play, the company’s latest budget smartphone, as it had promised. It packs a 5.2-inch HD 2.5D curved glass display, is powered by an Octa-Core MediaTek MT6750 processor, runs on Android 7.0 (Nougat) with EMUI 5.1 top, has a 13-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera.

Honor V9 Play

It has a unibody metal design, comes with a fingerprint sensor on the back that can unlock the phone in 0.4 seconds and a 3000mAh built-in battery.

Honor V9 Play specifications

  • 5.2-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD 2.5D curved glass display with 65% NTSC Color Gamut
  • Octa-Core MediaTek MT6750 (4 x 1.5GHz A53 + 4 x 1.0GHz A53) processor with Mali T860 GPU
  • 3GB / 4GB RAM with 32GB (eMMC 5.1) storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat) with EMUI 5.1
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano+nano/microSD)
  • 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, PDAF, f/2.0 aperture, 1.12um pixel size, 5P lens
  • 8MP front-facing camera, f/2.2 aperture
  • Dimensions: 147.9×73.2×7.65mm; Weight: 145g
  • 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 LE, GPS / GLONASS
  • 3000mAh (typical) / 2900mAh (minimum) battery

The Honor V9 Play comes in Gold, Rose Gold, Red, Blue and Black colors, is priced at 999 yuan (US$ 153 / Rs. 9830 approx.) for the 3GB RAM version and the 4GB RAM version costs 1199 yuan (US$ 184 / Rs. 11790 approx.). It is now available for order in China and goes on sale from September 12th.


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