Huawei’s Honor brand just announced that the Honor V9 will be unveiled at a media event in China on February 21, nearly a week before the Mobile World Congress 2017 takes place in Barcelona. The device got certified by TENAA recently, which reveals quite a bit of its specsheet.
Running Android 7.0 Nougat installed out of the box with Honor’s custom Android skin on top, the Honor V9 is said to be powered by Kirin 960 octa-core SoC. The Kirin 960 will be clocked at a high 2.4GHz and support Google Daydream VR. The handset will feature a 5.7-inch Quad HD screen (2560 x 1440 pixel), 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage, which is further expandable up to 128GB via a microSD card.
As for optics, the Honor V9 is expected to sport a 12MP primary camera with LED flash and a 2MP secondary one that will be mainly used for depth-sensing, and an 8MP front facing camera. Connectivity features listed by TENAA include 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 Low Energy, GPS with GLONASS, NFC, and USB Type-C.
The Honor V9 is expected to be backed by a 3,900mAh battery with fast charging and equipped with a fingerprint scanner on rear similar to Honor 8. In terms of dimensions, it will measure 157×77.5×6.97mm and weigh in at 184 grams.
The Honor V9 will be available in Gold, Silver and Rose Gold colors and is rumored to start at 2,699 Yuan which is approximately $393.
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