Huawei has launched its latest 5G smartphone, the Huawei Maimang 9 in China on July 27. It is a successor for the Maimang 8 that debuted last year in June with Kirin 710 SoC.
The Huawei Maimang 9 5G features a 6.8-inch Full HD+ LCD punch-hole display with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels, a 20:9 aspect ratio, and 90.33% screen-to-body ratio.
It is powered by octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 800 chipset which was launched in January this year. The processor is paired with up to 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage which can be further expanded up to 256 GB by using a microSD card.
The phone has a triple rear camera setup consisting of a 64-megapixel primary sensor, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens and 2-megapixel depth sensor. For selfies and video calling, there is a 16-megapixel camera on the front inside the punch-hole on the top left corner.
It is fueled by a 4,300mAh battery and supports 22.5 W fast charging via the USB Type-C port. The fingerprint reader is mounted on the side and back has a gradient finish. It runs on EMUI 10.1 based on the latest Android 10. The connectivity options include 5G (SA/ NSA) / Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, and 3.5mm audio jack.
The Huawei Maimang 9 5G is priced at CNY 2,199 (around Rs. 23,400) for the base variant of 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage, whereas the 8 GB + 128 GB model will cost CNY 2,399 (around Rs. 25,600) for the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage model. it will be available in three colour options- Cherry Blossom, Forest of the Forest, and Phantom Night Black. This smartphone is already up for pre-bookings through VMall and it’s sale will begin on August 7.