Well, targeting the midrange segment, Huawei has officially unveiled its latest offering called Huawei Y9 (2018) with 18:9 display which has been trending for few days now. The device has been showcased in Thailand and will be available in Blue, Gold and Black color variants. There is no official pricing yet but is expected to be priced around €200.
Coming to the specifications of the device, it will be sporting a 5.93-inch touchscreen IPS LCD display on the front with 18:9 aspect ratio as mentioned earlier with 1080 x 2160 pixel resolutions. Under the hood, there is a Kirin 659 SoC coupled with 3GB of RAM. Huawei has used its own chipset on many of its handsets like Honor 9 Lite, Mate 10 Lite and also on P smart.
The onboard storage is limited to 32GB which can be further extended with a microSD card slot. Now coming to the camera department, the Y9 (2018) has a 16MP main camera on the rear and a 13MP selfie camera and both of them will be accompanied with a 2MP camera for depth sensing. We have seen a similar camera setup on the companies Mate 10 Lite also.
This latest device will be coming with Android Oreo out of the box with EMUI 8.0 on top. There is a fingerprint sensor on the rear and the back of the body is made of metal. Moreover, this device has a massive 4000mAh battery on the back to power it. There is no information on the availability of the device Globally yet but is expected to be launched soon in Thailand initially. Are you interested in getting this new device? Do you own any device from Huawei? Do comment in the section below and stay tuned to Android Advices for more news and updates. We will be getting back with more information on this device once the company announces it officially.