Huawei Y9 2018 is official
The Huawei Y9 2018 sports the same FullView display with 18:9 aspect ratio in a 5.93-inch IPS panel with full HD+ or 1080×2160-pixel resolution.
The phone is powered by the same HiSilicon Kirin 659 but with a slightly conservative internals (3GB RAM and 32GB storage). It’s got Android 8.0 Oreo and a huge 4,000mAh battery too.
The dual camera system at the back is a pair of 16MP+2MP while the dual front-facing camera is 13MP+2PM, the 2MP cameras mainly doing depth-sensing.
Huawei Y9 (2018) specs:
5.93-inch Full HD+ IPS 18:9 display @ 1080×2160 pixels, 269ppi
HiSilicon Kirin 659 2.36GHz octa-core processor
4 x 2.36GHz ARM Cortex A53 + 4 x 1.4GHz ARM Cortex A53
3GB LPDDR3 RAM
32GB internal storage
expandable via microSD up to 256GB (uses SIM2)
16MP+2MP rear cameras, f/2.2 with LED Flash
13MP+2MP front cameras, f/2.0
Hybrid Dual-SIM (nano+nano/microSD)
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
GPS with aGPS support, GLONASS
4,000mAh Li-Ion battery
Android 8.0 Oreo
Color options are similar to the Nova 2i — black, gold and blue.
We’re not sure if the Huawei Y9 2018 will eventually be released in the Philippines because it’s pretty close to the Nova 2 Lite. We’ll post an update once we get firm details.