Honor 9i (Review), the latest smartphone from the Huawei-owned brand, is now available in India via Flipkart, coinciding with the start of the Flipkart Big Diwali Sale. The Honor 9i price in India is Rs. 17,999, and Flipkart has detailed offers you can avail while buying the smartphone over the next few days. The Honor 9i will be available in Prestige Gold, Aurora Blue, and Graphite Black colour variants. To recall, the biggest highlights of the smartphone are its 5.9-inch full-HD+ display with an 18:9 aspect ratio, as well as its dual camera setups on both the front and rear.
The Honor 9i offers revealed by Flipkart include 10 percent instant discount for HDFC Bank credit and debit card users, 5 percent discount on Axis Bank Buzz credit cards, no-cost EMIs, assured Buyback value of Rs. 9,000, and up to Rs. 17,000 on exchange of an older smartphone. Honor 9i had launched in India last week
The dual-SIM (Nano) Honor 9i runs EMUI 5.1 based on Android 7.0 Nougat. It sports a 5.9-inch full-HD+ (1080x2160 pixels) IPS display with an 18:9 aspect ratio, and comes with a metal unibody design with a fingerprint sensor on the rear panel. It is powered by an octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 659 SoC, with four Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 2.36GHz and four Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.7GHz. It is coupled with 4GB of RAM.
At the front, the Honor 9i sports a 13-megapixel sensor accompanied by a 2-megapixel sensor for depth of field enabled shots. At the back, there's a 16-megapixel primary sensor clubbed with a 2-megapixel secondary sensor. It bears 64GB of inbuilt storage, expandable via microSD card (up to 128GB) in a hybrid dual-SIM slot.
Connectivity options on the Honor 9i include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, 3.5mm audio jack, GPS/ A-GPS, and a Micro-USB port. It runs on a 3340mAh battery which the company claims can deliver up to two days of standby time. Sensors on board include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, and a proximity sensor. It measures 156.2x75.2x7.5mm and weighs 164 grams.