Huawei's latest mid-range smartphone Y9 Prime launches in India

Huawei Y9 Prime with a pop-up camera is announced in India. The company's latest mid-range phone has made its entry irrespective of its ongoing tussle with the US administration. The Y9 Prime was unveiled a couple of months back, and since then, the Indian smartphone market has witnessed a few popular smartphones in the sub-Rs 20,000 segment, especially the Realme X.

Huawei Y9 Prime is priced at Rs 15,990 with 4GB RAM and 128GB storage. It will be available in two gradient hues– emerald green and sapphire blue. The first sale will start from August 7 on Amazon India and it will also be available through offline channels from August 10.

Huawei Y9 Prime specifications

Huawei Y9 Prime is encased in a polycarbonate shell and measures 8.8mm at its thickest point. The Y9 Prime features a 6.59-inch Full HD+ (2340 x 1080 pixels) display with no cutouts for a notch. Instead, the phone goes for the pop-up selfie camera which provides an obstruction-free viewing experience.

It is powered by the homegrown Kirin 710F chipset with an octa-core CPU and Mali-G51 MP4 as the GPU. This is paired with 4GB RAM and 128GB storage. The phone has a microSD slot which supports upto 512GB cards.

Huawei Y9 Prime has a triple camera setup on the rear which consists of a primary 16MP wide-angle camera, an 8MPultra-wide lens and a 2MP depth sensor.

As for the selfie camera, a 16MP sensor is tucked in nicely in a motorized pop-up module at the top.

The rear panel is also home to a fingerprint sensor. Huawei Y9 Prime comes with a 4,000mAh battery albeit without fast charging support. 

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