Honor Launches Honor 9i – The First Smartphone with Four Camera
Setup and Full View Display
Bolstering its product portfolio in the Indian market, Honor, Huawei’s e-
brand for digital natives, today unveiled the Honor 9i smartphone. Redefining what premium
smartphones are capable of, the new smartphone delivers incredible features and functionality including
an intuitive and powerful 4-camera set up; a crisp and vibrant FullView FHD+ display and a sleek,
everything today’s dynamic, young consumers crave – flaunt-worthy design that is as powerful as it is
efficient, featuring a never-before 4-camera lens set up. To be available on Flipkart, the Honor 9i comes in
three popular colour options – Platinum Gold, Midnight Black and Navy Blue.
And what’s more, on October 14 th when Honor 9i sale kicks off, consumers can look forward to
some exciting offers.
Commenting on the launch Mr Peter Zhai, President Huawei India Consumer Business Group said
“Today is an extremely important day for us in our India journey so far. We are thrilled to launch a phone
which can be termed a global first, as the Honor 9i is the only phone so far to boast of two dual cameras and
FullView FHD+ display. As frontrunners in bringing breakthrough technology as well as great features at
attractive prices, we remain committed to bringing best-in- class devices and services to our users in India."
Honor9i ups the ante with 4-camera set up
Photography enthusiasts can rejoice. The Honor 9i is quintessentially focused on enhancing the overall
smartphone experience for consumers enabling them to explore and discover various exciting new
photography aspects. Leveraging in-house premium technology, Honor 9i cameras produce flattering
pictures with 45-degrees projection, making every shot a ‘cover shot under butterfly lightning’. The 13
MP dual-lens front camera incorporates studio-level smart selfie toning flash and delivers remarkable
bokeh effect. The 16 MP dual lens back camera produces richer pictures with vivid details for a more
sophisticated photography experience. Honor is credited with some of the best camera smartphones
available in the Indian market today, and with Honor 9i it is once again a trail blazer in this regard.
Mr P Sanjeev, Vice President Sales, Huawei India-Consumer Business Group, “ Honor is Huawei’s global e-
brand. In India, Honor pioneered dual camera phones over the last 3 years. Our team has spent extensive
time studying what consumers in this segment prefer and we have worked to raise the bar each and every
time, creating industry’s new bench marks. Today with the launch of Honor 9i, we have ushered in 4-
camera technology which is widely acclaimed for its excellent selfies and low light photography capabilities.
We view Honor 9i as a never-before opportunity for consumers who wish to experience an outstanding
Stunning FullView Display Technology For Next Generation Viewing Experience
At the forefront of the recent trend of bigger and brighter display to stream and view content, the Honor
9i incorporates Full View FHD+display. The new smartphone from Honor features a dazzling 5.9” display
that delivers an unprecedented viewing experience and contributes to the device’s elegant design, as it
effectively retains a 5.5” form factor.
The Honor 9i sits perfectly in one hand, while 18:9 aspect ratio offers a more comfortable split-screen
experience for users to effectively multitask, allowing two apps to be run side-by- side to increase
productivity. On the back of the Honor 9i, the flashlight, fingerprint sensor, USB socket and dual-lens
camera all lie on the central axis of the phone. On the front, the dual-lens camera sits on the right, a
reflection of the camera flash and distance sensor on the left. Achieving this level of near-perfect
symmetry is an intelligent and purposeful design achievement.
Commenting on the exclusive launch, Ajay Yadav, VP – Smartphones, Flipkart said “At Flipkart, we
constantly strive to redefine the smartphone experience by offering customers outstanding devices that are
equipped with innovative technology and are high on performance. The exclusive launch of the new Honor
9i marks an important milestone in our journey with the brand. We are confident that through Flipkart's
wide reach and seamless affordability levers, coupled with the Huawei's superior technology and design, the
new phone will disrupt the market and excite customers, reinforcing the strong belief they have in Flipkart,
as their preferred online retailer and the undisputed leader in the online smartphones market.”
A Perfect Balance of Software and Hardware
For exceptional user experience, the Honor 9i is a perfect balance of software and hardware. With a 8-
core Kirin 659 chipset under the hood and 4X64 RAM/ROM internal storage, the Honor 9i is capable of
seamlessly running multiple tasks efficiently. Huawei’s Android 7-based EMUI 5.1 intelligently optimizes
user experience by learning and predicting user behavior, making it a device that really understands its
owner and acting on this knowledge to improve performance. The 3340mAh battery delivers power
efficiency with talk time upto 20 hours.
While camera is a highlight, audio is an integral part of any gaming or video experience. Honor9i features
the proprietary Huawei Histen audio system to ensure music and movies sound extraordinary. It also
supports Bluetooth aptX for better audio quality and better sync between audio and video making
gaming and movie watching experiences more immersive.
Highly optimized combination of Huawei’s proprietary Kirin 659 chipset, EMUI 5.1 and 4GB of RAM +
64GB of ROM delivers outstanding power efficiency and is capable of comfortably running multiple tasks
efficiently. Honor 9i’s 3340 mAh battery can easily last up to two days of ordinary use, with talk time up
to 20 hours or video play up to 9 hours, which varies according to local networks and user habits.
Honor 9i also comes with advanced audio capabilities featuring the proprietary Huawei Histen audio
system from its 2012 Lab, which uses six algorithms to ensure music and movies sound extraordinary.
The device also supports Bluetooth aptX for better audio quality and better synchronization between
audio and video making gaming and movie watching experiences more immersive.
Price and Availability
The Honor 9i will be available starting 14 th October exclusively on Flipkart at Rs17,999/- for 4 x64 RAM
/ROM configuration .
At the launch event Honor also unveiled a new addition to their accessories portfolio – a 10,000mAh
Quick Charge Power Bank. Priced at Rs 2399/- this power bank will be available exclusively on
https://store.hihonor.com/in/. Consumers can avail of a very special Diwali offer till 28th October when
it will be available at Rs 1999/