Update, 12th May 2020: HUAWEI has officially launched the Y9s smartphone in India. It is priced at Rs. 19,990 (6GB+128GB) and will be available starting 19th May from Amazon.in.
- 9 months no-cost EMI
- Exchange offer of Rs. 1500
- Rs. 1000 Amazon Pay cashback
Earlier: HUAWEI Y9s was announced late last year with triple rear cameras, pop-up front camera, and more. After almost 6 months, now the company is all set to launch it in India as the listing goes live on Amazon.in.
HUAWEI Y9s flaunts a 6.59-inch FULL HD+ ‘Ultra FullView’ display with a resolution of 2340 by 1080 pixels and 91% screen-to-body ratio. It sports a polished glass body with 3D arc design and the colours are inspired by the changing light and shade, according to the company. It is powered by the company’s Kirin 710F SoC paired with 6GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage which can be expanded up to 512GB with microSD. There is a side-mounted physical fingerprint scanner as well.
Coming to the optics, it sports dual rear cameras which is a combination of a 48MP (primary f/1.8 aperture) + 8MP (ultra-wide angle f/2.4 aperture)+ 2MP (depth f/2.4 aperture), and there is a 16MP pop-up front camera with f/2.2 aperture. It runs on EMUI 9.1 based on Android 9 (Pie) and packs a 4000mAh battery with support for 10W charging through a USB Type-C port.
HUAWEI Y9s specifications
- Display: 6.59-inch (2340 x 1080 pixels) FULL HD+ IPS display
- SoC: Octa-Core Kirin 710F 12nm (4 x 2.2GHz Cortex-A73 +4 x 1.7GHz Cortex-A53) with ARM Mali-G51 MP4 GPU
- RAM: 6GB RAM
- ROM: 128GB; expandable memory up to 512GB
- OS: EMUI 9.1 based on Android 9 (Pie)
- SIM: Dual SIM
- Rear cameras: 48MP (primary f/1.8 aperture) + 8MP (ultra-wide angle f/2.4 aperture)+ 2MP (depth f/2.4 aperture)
- Front cameras: 16MP (f/2.2 aperture)
- Side-mounted physical fingerprint sensor
- Dimensions: 163.1 x 77.2 x 8.8 mm; Weight: 206g (approx)
- Connectivity: Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS, USB Type-C, 3.5mm jack
- Battery: 4000mAh (typical)/3900mAh (minimum) battery with 10W charging
- Colors: Breathing Crystal, Phantom Purple, Midnight Black
HUAWEI Y9s is priced in Malaysia at RM 949 (Rs. 16,665 approx.), but the source code of the listing on Amazon.in reveals the listing price as Rs. 27,990. However, it is to be noted that this is just the listing price/placeholder, and we will know the actual selling price in the coming days.