Earlier this week, Huawei‘s sub-brand Honor launched a new smartphone in India called Honor 9i. Priced at Rs 17,999 the smartphone is now available for purchase via Flipkart. Honor 9i is powered by the company’s home-grown Hisilicon Kirin 659 chipset. The company claims that Honor 9i is the first smartphone in India to offers four-camera set-up along with a FullView FHD+ Display.
The first sale of Honor 9i is coinciding with the Big Diwali Sale and you can buy the smartphone between October 14-17. The smartphone is currently only available in a Prestige Gold color. Flipkart along with Honor India is offering launch offers where a customer can avail an exchange discounts of up to Rs 17,000. Flipkart is also offering a buyback value of Rs 9,000 for the smartphone. Apart from this, the Honor 9i will also be available for purchase with 10 percent instant discount when making the payment using HDFC Bank Credit or Debit card. An additional 5 percent discount can also be availed if you buy the phone using an Axis Bank Buzz Credit card.
Speaking about the smartphone’s highlight, the Honor 9i sports a combination of 13-megapixel and 2-megapixel front cameras. The front cameras are equipped with smart selfie tone flash which adjusts the lighting required while taking a photo. At the rear, the smartphone houses a 16-megapixel and 2-megapixel dual-camera setup. Another talking point of the Honor 9i is its edge-to-edge display. The smartphone features a 5.9-inch FullView full HD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio. ALSO READ: Flipkart Big Diwali Sale: Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, Google Pixel, Samsung Galaxy S7 deals and more
Continuing with its specifications, the Honor 9i is powered by in-house Kirin 659 octa-core SoC clocked at 2.36GHz paired with 4GB of RAM. The smartphone comes with 64GB of internal storage which is further expandable via a microSD card. Keeping the smartphone ticking is a 3,340mAh battery which is claimed to offer up to two days of standby time, and seven hours of gaming. The Honor 9i also comes with native app lock, and knuckle-based interaction. On the software front, the smartphone runs Android 7.0 Nougat with EMUI 5.1 based on top. ALSO READ: Honor 9i vs Xiaomi Mi A1 vs Nokia 6 vs Moto G5S Plus: Price, specifications, features compared