Huawei has announced the launch of its new smartphone, G9 Plus in China. The smartphone is an updated version of Maimang 5 launched a month back but now supports China Mobile network.
Huawei G9 Plus features a 5.5-inch display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm’s latest 600 series processor, Snapdragon 625 coupled with 3GB RAM and 32GB built-in storage. Huawei G9 Plus runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow with company’s EMUI 4.1 on top of it. On the camera front, Huawei G9 Plus sports a 16MP rear camera which is a Sony IMX298 image sensor, same as the one found on Xiaomi Mi 5. Huawei G9 Plus is backed by a 3,340mAh battery which Huawei claims will offer one and a half day of heavy use.
Huawei G9 Plus is 7.3mm thick and weighs 160 grams. The smartphone supports TD-LTE and FDD-LTE bands. Huawei G9 Plus comes with an 8MP front camera with a maximum photo resolution of 3264 x 2448 pixels. According to IDC, Huawei is the largest smartphone vendor in China in terms of shipments. The company has managed to ship more devices than competing Chinese vendors like Oppo, Vivo and Xiaomi. Huawei sold more smartphones than Apple did, says IDC.
Huawei also expanded its flagship offerings to Indian market with the launch of P9. Huawei P9 is the world’s first smartphone to feature Leica branded dual rear cameras with a dedicated image sensor for capturing images in monochrome.
Huawei G9 Plus will be available in China in black, white and colour variants. The smartphone does not support dual rear cameras or 4K recording but gets the basic right.