By Josephine D’Silva
DUBAI- Honor the leading smartphone e-brand under the Huawei Group, officially launched its long awaited flagship smartphone, honor 9 in the UAE Embodying the slogan ” For the Brave,” Honor has been pushing design and performance boundaries to meet the needs of digital natives through its internet-optimized products that offer superior user experiences, inspire action, foster creativity and empower millennials.
The honor 9 has been designed with millennials fast paced lives in mind, boasting an upgraded 20MP + 12MP dual-lens camera, outstanding audio quality and a Kirin 960 chipset, 6GB RAM, and EMUI 5.1 robust processing core that guarantees powerful performance, the smartphone comes in 128 GB and 6GB storage with an expandable storage option of upto 256 GB – giving millennials the freedom to explore more, accommodate their busy lifestyle and enhance their technology experience with honor.
“Following its tremendous success in China, whereby over one million units shipped within 28 days, we noticed significant demand for pioneering technology and trend setting phone design specifically in the UAE, as such we are delighted to meet this demand by bringing the honor 9 to the UAE. The honor 9 merges the best of design trends, craftsmanship, and technological innovation that has been created to meet the lifestyle demands of millennials.” said Chris Sun Baigong, VP of honor in MEA region.”
In addition to unbeatable performance honor 9 takes design to the next level with its ultra-modern 3D glass back made up of 15 meticulously crafted layers and a sandblasted metal bezel that creates a subtle aurora effect. Available in two shades; “Glacier Grey” a unique colour newly formulated by Honor inspired by popular fashion trends, and “Sapphire Blue” inspired by blue ice found in polar regions, both shades reflect 2017’s hottest fashion trends.
The honor 9 encapsulates next-generation technology that delivers an enhanced user experience for those who dare to be brave. Available at all major retailers and online RRP starting from of 1,599 AED in the UAE. Notes to the Editor: Display • 5.15 inch 1920 x 1080 FHD display with 16 M colors, 428 PPI • Multi touch-sensitive screen
Size and Weight • 147.3 (L) x 70.9 mm (W) x 7.45 mm (T) To be provided by Honor • Approximately 155g (including the battery)
Operating System • Huawei EMUI 5.1 (Android Nougat)
Processor • Huawei Kirin 960, Octa-Core (4×2.4 GHz+4×1.8 GHz)
Battery • 3,200 mAh battery (typical value)
Memory • ROM: 128/6 GB • RAM: 6/4 GB • Expandable storage: up to 256GB, Micro SD
Camera • 12-megapixel + 20-megapixel AF lens o Photo resolution: up to 5120×3840 o Video resolution: up to 3840 × 2160, 30fps • 8-megapixel front-facing camera o Photo resolution: up to 3264×2448 o Video resolution: up to 1920×1080, 30fps • Modes available: Light painting (Tail light trails, Light graffiti, Silky water, Star track), Super night, Pro camera, Beauty video, Panorama, HDR, Watermark, Audio note, Ultra snapshot, Capture smiles, Audio control, Timer, Touch to capture, Monochrome, Document Readjustment, Virtual aperture photo.
Photo/Video/Audio • Photo file format: *.jpg • Video file format: *.mp4
Other Connectivity • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2.4G/5G • Bluetooth BT4.2 • USB 2.0 •