Huawei Y9 (2019) India: launch scheduled for today


Huawei Y9 (2019) is expected to be launched in India today. Huawei is organizing a press event in New Delhi to announce the launch of Y9 (2019). The smartphone was already arriving in the country on January 7th. However, the Chinese company postponed its launch event and sent the new media invitations on Monday. Huawei Y9 (2019) is the successor to Huawei Y9 (2018). The new smartphone has a traditional display screen. The main features of the Huawei Y9 (2019) include a 6.5-inch screen, two rear and front cameras, the HiSilicon Kirin 710 SoC system and a 4000 mAh battery.

According to the updated media invitation, the launch of the Huawei Y9 (2019) takes place in New Delhi. Amazon India has already created a microsite dedicated to the new smartphone to confirm its exclusive availability on The online listing also confirms that the Huawei Y9 (2019) will be bundled with Rockerz Sports Bluetooth Boat Headphones worth Rs. 2,990.

Announced in China last October, the Huawei Y9 (2019) succeeds Huawei Y9 (2018). The smartphone features a traditional screen notch design that sports two front-facing camera sensors. There is also a dual camera configuration aligned vertically.

Details of the price and availability of the Huawei Y9 (2019) in India are yet to be revealed.

Huawei Y9 (2019) specifications

The Huawei Y9 (2019) Dual SIM Card runs on EMUI 8.2 under Android 8.1 Oreo and features a FullView 6.5-inch Full HD + (1080×2340 pixels) panel with a curved 3D design and a report format of 19.5: 9. It is powered by a Kirin 710 Octa-core SoC that comes with AI Power 7.0, coupled with options of 3GB and 4GB of RAM. The smartphone has 64 GB of internal storage expandable via a microSD card (up to 256 GB).

In terms of optics, the Huawei Y9 (2019) comes with a dual rear camera configuration including a 13 megapixel primary sensor and a 2 megapixel secondary sensor. The smartphone also features a dual selfie camera configuration at the front, with 16 megapixel and 2 megapixel sensors. Both camera configurations are supposed to have features based on AI.

The Huawei Y9 (2019) features 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS / A-GPS and Micro-USB. Onboard sensors include an accelerometer, an ambient light sensor, a digital compass, a gyroscope and a proximity sensor. The smartphone also has a fingerprint sensor on the back supporting Fingerprint 4.0 identification technology. In addition, the smartphone contains a battery of 4000 mAh.