Huawei has launched a new mid-ranger dubbed Huawei Y9s, which is simply a rebranded Honor 9X Pro powered by the Kirin 710F SoC instead of Kirin 810.
The Huawei Y9s features a 6.59-inch notch-less display which promises a screen-to-body ratio of 91%. It has a 1080p resolution and a pixel density of 391 ppi.
Under the hood, the Y9s is powered by a Kirin 710F SoC coupled with 6GB RAM. The smartphone runs Android Pie-based EMUI 9.1 out of the box and comes with 128GB of storage, which is expandable up to 512GB via microSD card.
As far as camera is concerned, the Y9s has a 16MP selfie camera mounted on a pop-up mechanism, and a triple camera setup on the back comprising of a 48MP main, 8MP ultrawide and 2MP depth sensor modules.
The Y9s features a side-mounted fingerprint reader which is embedded in the power button located on the right side below the volume rocker. The smartphone comes in Midnight Black and Breathing Crystal colors and packs a 4,000 mAh battery which draws power through a USB-C port.
Huawei Y9s Specifications
- 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
- 3G bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
- 4G bands: LTE (unspecified)
- Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A
- Announced: 2019, November
- Status: Release 2019, November
- Dimensions: 163.1 x 77.2 x 8.8 mm (6.42 x 3.04 x 0.35 in)
- Weight: 206 g (7.27 oz)
- Build: Front/back glass, aluminum frame
- Colours: Midnight Black, Breathing Crystal
- SIM: Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Type: LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
- Size: 6.59 inches, 106.6 cm2 (~84.7% screen-to-body ratio)
- Resolution: 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~391 ppi density)
- Android 9.0 (Pie); EMUI 9.1
- Chipset: Hisilicon Kirin 710F (12 nm)
- CPU: Octa-core (4×2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)
- GPU: Mali-G51 MP4
- Storage: 128GB 6GB RAM
- Memory Card slot: microSD, up to 512 GB (uses shared SIM slot)
- Main Camera: Triple
- 48 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF
- 8 MP, f/2.4, 13mm (ultrawide)
- 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth sensor)
- Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
- Video: 1080p@30fps
- Selfie Camera: Single – Motorized pop-up 16 MP, f/2.2
- Video: 1080p@60fps
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- Audio 3.5mm jack: Yes
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Bluetooth: 4.2, A2DP, LE
- GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
- USB: 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
- Sensors: Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
- Battery Type & Capacity: Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
- Charging: Battery charging 10W
Models: STK-L21, STK-LX3, STK-L22
Huawei Y9s Price and Availability
The Huawei Y9s costs $239 (€215) in Iraq and those who pre-order it will get gifts worth $99. However, its sale date and availability in other regions is currently unknown.