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Huawei smartphone with pop-up selfie camera to launch in India this month

Huawei India will launch its first smartphone with a pop-up selfie camera by the end of this month. This device will be priced under Rs 20,000.

  • Published: July 18, 2019 7:36 PM IST
Huawei P Smart Z

Huawei is gearing up to launch a new smartphone in India. We ve learnt that this device will be the first in the company s India portfolio to boast a pop-up selfie camera. What s more, this upcoming smartphone is likely to be aggressively priced under Rs 20,000. Read on to find out what we know about this upcoming Huawei launch. Also Read - Huawei P30 Lite, P20 Lite, Nova 3i and Y9 to get EROFS File System, GPU Turbo 3.0 with EMUI 9.1 update in India

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Details about this upcoming Huawei smartphone is still under wraps. But based on the available information, it seems like the company could launch either the Huawei P Smart Z or the Huawei Y9 Prime (2019). Both devices launched globally earlier this year. As you can expect, the highlight of both the devices is the pop-up selfie camera. Also Read - Huawei is planning to lay off hundreds of workers in the US: Report

In the sub-Rs 20,000 price segment, the upcoming Huawei smartphone will face tough competition. This segment already offers a few devices featuring a pop-up selfie camera. These include the newly launched Realme X, Xiaomi Redmi K20, Oppo F11 Pro, and the Vivo V15 to name a few.

Huawei P Smart Z features, specifications recap

As mentioned, the Huawei P Smart Z launched via Amazon Italy back in May this year. It is now available in few other markets, and carries a priced tag of 279.90 (approximately Rs 21,000). To recap, the Huawei P Smart Z flaunts a 6.59-inch LCD display without any notch. Under the hood is a Kirin 710F SoC with up to 4GB RAM, and up to 64GB expandable internal storage.

For photography, there’s a dual-camera setup at the back. This setup consists of a 16-megapixel primary sensor and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. On the front, the pop-up mechanism includes a 16-megapixel sensor. Huawei claims that the pop-up selfie camera mechanism can last for up to 100,000 cycles. In addition to that, it can also withstand a force of up to 12 kilograms.

Huawei Y9 Prime (2019) features, specifications recap

As for the Huawei Y9 Prime (2019), it too comes with a 6.59-inch FHD+ display. Under the hood is a Kirin 710 chipset, which is accompanied by up to 4GB RAM, and 128GB storage. At the back though, there’s a triple-camera setup. This consists of a 16-megapixel sensor with an f/1.8 aperture, an 8-megapixel ultra wide-angle lens, and a 2-megapixel sensor with an f/2.4 aperture for depth-sensing. The front pop-up mechanism houses a 16-megapixel pop-up shooter for capturing selfies.

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  • Published Date: July 18, 2019 7:36 PM IST

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