Honor V9 with dual-camera setup & 6GB RAM to be launched in China on February 21

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Huawei’s sub-brand Honor, which focusses on affordable smartphones, has announced that the Honor V9 will be launched in China on February 21. The smartphone, which is believed to be the successor to last year’s Honor V8, will have a dual-camera setup and 6GB of RAM. The Honor V9 had already received TENAA certification a few days ago, thereby revealing almost all its hardware specifications.

Honor V9: Launch Date Teaser

Honor V9 teaser

Honor V9: Specifications

The Honor V9 features a 5.7-inch display with QHD resolution (2560 x 1440 pixels). Under the hood, the device is equipped with an octa-core 2.4GHz chipset (the processor type is not known yet) paired with 6GB of RAM. The smartphone will have 64GB or 128GB of internal storage as per its TENAA certification, depending on the variant you choose. It will run Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box and with EMUI 5.0 on top of it.

In the imaging department, the Honor V9 will sport a dual-camera setup comprising of a 12-megapixel primary camera sensor paired with a 2-megapixel secondary camera sensor. The front-facing camera will have a resolution of 8 megapixels. Connectivity wise, it will be compatible with 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS (with A-GPS), and a 3.5mm headphone jack. It will pack a relatively larger 3,900mAh battery with support for rapid charging technology.

The smartphone measures 157 × 77.5 × 6.97mm in dimensions, and will have a rear-facing fingerprint sensor. The device will be available in Silver and Gold. The official launch is set to happen on February 21, and that is where the pricing and other details about the Honor V9 would be disclosed.