Huawei Y9 Prime 2019 with Pop-Up Selfie Camera announced: Price, Specifications

Huawei on Thursday launches its first Pop-Up Selfie camera smartphone in India dubbed as the Huawei Y9 Prime 2019. The Y9 Prime 2019 is priced at Rs. 15,990 and will be available to purchase starting August 7 for Amazon Prime customers while the regular customers can place orders from August 8. A 6.59-inch FHD+ display, Kirin 710 SoC, and a 4000mAh battery are the highlights of the smartphone. The Huawei Y9 Prime 2019 will be directly competing to the Realme X and Oppo K3 – these are the other pop-up selfie cameras smartphones in the price range.

Huawei Y9 2019 Prime Specifications

Specifications of the Huawei Y9 Prime include a 6.59-inch Ultra FullView LCD with a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. With no notch and minimum bezels at the front, the Y9 Prime has a screen to body ratio of 91 percent.

Under the hood, there is a Kirin 710F chipset coupled with ARM Mali-G51 MP4 GPU and 4GB of RAM. On the storage front, the Prime 2019 comes with 128GB on-board memory which can be further extendable up to 512GB using a microSD card. A 4000mAh battery provides backup with support for 10W fast charging via USB Type-C.

For photography, the Huawei Y9 Prime 2019 has the triple rear camera setup that houses a 16-megapixel primary sensor, 8-megapixel secondary sensor with an ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 2-megapixel tertiary sensor. There is also a 16-megapixel selfie camera that is available as a part of the pop-up module. The pop-up camera elevates within a second and has fall detection feature.

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The device also comes preloaded with an AI-enabled camera which recognizes 22 categories and more than 500 scenes in real-time. Also, the front camera uses AI algorithms to enhance selfies in eight different scenes.

The Huawei Y9 Prime 2019 runs on Android 9 Pie-based EMUI 9.1 OS and features a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. The connectivity options include the 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/A-GPS, and USB Type-C port.

Price and Availability

The Huawei Y9 Prime 2019 comes in Emerald Green, and Sapphire Blue colors, is priced at Rs. 15,990 and will be available from starting from August 7th. Customers can Pre-Book the device across Croma, Poorvika and all other retail outlets starting from 5th August and they will get a classic combination of Huawei Sport BT headphones and 15600 mAh power bank worth Rs. 4598 absolutely free.


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