Just last week, Honor launched three new devices in India. The Chinese company launched two new Honor 9 series smartphones – the Honor 9A and Honor 9S. These were announced in an online event alongside the Honor MagicBook 15 laptop in the country. Also Read - Sony WH-1000XM4 wireless noise-cancelling headphones launched in India: Check price
While the Honor 9S is company’s entry-level smartphone, the 9A is up in the league of Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 at a price point of Rs 9,999. The phone packs 5,00mAh battery and more for a sub-10K phone. Both the 9S and 9A are launched with Honor’s Magic UI 3.1 on top of Android 10. The phones will also feature Huawei’s new AppGallery. Also Read - Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones launching in India tomorrow: Expected price, live stream details
The Honor 9A will be made available in phantom blue and midnight black color variants. It will go on sale via the Amazon India website today at 11:00AM, whereas Honor 9S will be sold via Flipkart today at 12:00PM. Also Read - Toshiba launches new 4K Smart TVs, HD and full-HD range in India starting at Rs 12,990
Honor 9A specifications
The Honor 9A features a 6.3-inch HD+ (720×1,600 pixels) Full View Display with a resolution of 1600 x 720 pixels. There is also a waterdrop notch for the front camera. The display has has a TUV Rheinland-certified eye care mode and 20:9 aspect ratio.
Under the hood, it has a MediaTek Helio P22 SoC coupled with 3GB of RAM, and 64GB expandable storage. The phone also supports a dedicated MicroSD card slot (supporting upto 512GB). There is a 13-megapixel + 5-megapixel super-wide-angle + 2-megapixel depth camera and an 8-megapixel selfie camera. It packs a 5,000mAh battery and a fingerprint sensor on the back.
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Connectivity options on this phone include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS and FM radio. It uses Micro-USB port for charging and you get a 3.5mm headphone jack.