Huawei has not unveiled any phones in the country as of 2020, but it would seem that it is going to open its account with the Huawei Y9S as the device has been listed on Amazon and also on Huawei’s own website. Details regarding the specifications and hardware features of the Y9S have been revealed in the listing but the price of the device is still shrouded in mystery. The Huawei Y9S is, however, a phone that was launched globally back in November. The current price of the device as listed on Singapore’s Shopee Mall website for a price of SGD 348 which is approximately Rs 18,500.
Huawei Y9S specifications
The phone has a 6.59-inch FHD+ display with 391ppi and a near bezel-less display thanks to the pop-camera mechanism. Huawei claims that the phone happens to have a 91 percent screen-to-body ratio. The display itself is an IPS LCD panel and there is a side-mounted fingerprint sensor on the left for authentication purposes which can unlock the device in 3 seconds.
Under the hood, the phone has a Huawei Kirin 710F SoC paired with 6GB RAM and up to 128GB of internal storage. There is also the option to increase the storage using a microSD 512GB. The main camera on the phone happens to be a 48MP sensor and it is supported by an ultra-wide camera with 8MP resolution and a 2MP depth sensor. The pop-up selfie shooter has a 16MP sensor with f/2.2 aperture. The phone has a 4,000mAh battery powering it with 18W fast charging support.
Connectivity options on the phone include a USB Type-C port, GPS, AGPS, Glonass, BeiDou, and Bluetooth v4.2. While the phone currently runs on Android 9.0, Huawei has promised an Android 10.0 update. The phone will arrive in three colours which include Breathing Crystal, Midnight Black, and Phantom Purple.
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