Huawei Honor V9 Play Price in Dubai, UAE  

Huawei Honor V9 Play

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INTRODUCTION

Honor V9 Play
Honor V9 Play

The Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd announced the release of a new model the Huawei Honor V9 Play in September 2017. This new model comprising of many new and advanced features is expected to attract the interests of many customers of all age groups towards itself. The price of this model is expected to be in the mid-price range, hence, it won’t be very costly and lots of customers would be very interested to buy this product.

This new model would be available in two variants with 3GB and 4GB RAM respectively. There are many other interesting features to talk about on this model. Let us talk about them in details.

DESIGN AND DISPLAY

Honor V9 Play Design and Display
Honor V9 Play Design & Build

The Huawei Honor V9 Play will include a 5.2 inches screen which would also include IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen. The dimensions for this model are 147.9x73.2x7.7mm and it weighs around 145g. The screen resolution for this model is 720x1280 pixels and the pixel density of this device is 282 ppi and it supports about 16M colors. The screen to body ratio is about 68.9%. It will have the fingerprint sensor rear mounted and the volume level changing buttons and power button will be located on the right edge. It will include dual-SIM slot where the 2nd slot will be of hybrid type. The different colors in which this model will be available are Black, Blue, Gold, Red and Rose Gold.

PERFORMANCE AND CONFIGURATION

Honor V9 Play Gaming Performance
Honor V9 Play Gaming Performance

The Huawei Honor model will have a faster 64-bit Octa-core (Quad core, Cortex A53, 1.5 GHz and Quad core, Cortex A53, 1GHz) processor. This will help customers to work on multiple applications without any problems of system getting slow or device suffering from lag. The chipset is Mediatek MT6750 and GPU Mali-T860MP2 processor and the operating system is of version 7.0 Nougat. This model will be available in two variants each having 32GB internal memory space with 3GB and 4GB ram respectively and the external memory can be expanded upto 256GB.

CAMERA AND MULTIMEDIA

Honor V9 Play Camera
Honor V9 Play Camera

The camera specifications of the Huawei Honor include a 13MP primary camera and 8MP secondary camera. The primary camera lens as well as the secondary camera lens has a focal aperture f/2.2. The other features for the camera lens included are geo-tagging, autofocus, smile detection, HDR, digital zooming and panorama. The image resolution is about 4128x3096 pixels. The primary camera has an LED flash that helps in taking sharp and brighter pictures even in low light environments.

The video quality feature for this model is also very good and it provides full HD viewing. The videos are recorded at 1080p@30fps. The video quality of the front camera is also very good as it will provide clear viewing during video conferencing with different social apps.

The multimedia features for this device include a 3.5mm headphone jack, stereo speakers and it also supports audio player for MP3 files and for video files it supports MP4 and MPEG4 files. It supports different alert types like WAV and Vibration and it also has an FM Radio in it.

BATTERY AND CONNECTIVITY

The Huawei Honor V9 Play will include a non-removable Li-ion battery of 3000 mAh battery backup that will last for long hours for customers to work on it for a long time. The option for quick charging is unavailable. This device supports 2G/ 3G/ 4G network SIM cards and it also supports 4G Volte for rich and better calling experience. For 4G bands, it supports TD-LTE 2300 and FD-LTE 1800 and for 3G bands it supports UMTS 1900/ 2100/ 850 MHz. EDGE and GPRS will also be available in this device. The other features included in this smartphone are Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, dual-band, Bluetooth, A-GPS with GLONASS, accelerometer, proximity sensor, compass, micro USB 2.0 and HTML5 for browsing. Nothing has been mentioned about the availability of the NFC payment option. It also does not have JAVA.

PROS AND CONS

The Huawei Honor V9 Play model is expected to be available in the mid-price range. This device has its pros and cons which customers should look into before buying this product.

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Latest version of Android till 8.0 is released fully
  • Good cameras
  • Fingerprint sensor and FM radio are available
  • Good RAM for multitasking
WHAT CAN BE IMPROVED
  • No flash on front camera
  • No Java support
  • No quick charging support

ONLINE STORES

  • img-ques What networks is the phone capable of connecting to?
  • img-ans It can connect to 4G LTE conforming to VoLTE networks. It supports 3G HSPA/UMTS and 2G EDGE/GPRS cellular networks.
  • img-ques Is the phone Dual-SIM supportive?
  • img-ans Yes. The phone supports Dual-SIM but is an hybrid type i.e either you can use 2 Nano-SIMs, or 1 Nano-SIM and a microSD card slot.
  • img-ques Which chipset and processor does this device powered by?
  • img-ans The device is powered by 1.5 GHz octa-core processor and Mali-T860MP2 GPU and boasts a chipset of MediaTek MT 6750.
  • img-ques What are the miscellaneous connectivity options?
  • img-ans The connectivity options present in the device are Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ ac (2.4/5GHz), Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS, GLONASS, Micro USB port, 3.5mm audio jack, microSD slot, and earphone jack 3.5mm
  • img-ques Does it have a fingerprint reader technology?
  • img-ans Yes. The fingerprint scanner technology is there and that ‘s mounted on rear-side just below the camera section. It lets the user to unlock the phone by using fingerprint in 0.4 seconds.
  • img-ques What OS is present in the phone? Will it receive OTA updates?
  • img-ans The device runs on Android v7.0 Nougat pre-installed with EMUI 5.0 interface mounted on it. Yes, the phone will receive OTA updates.
  • img-ques How much camera resolutions and aperture does it have? Is it dual rear-cameras?
  • img-ans No. It doesn’t have dual rear-camera lens. On the back side, the phone features a 13MP camera with an aperture of f/2.0 lens with phase-detection autofocus. On the front side, it features 8MP selfie shooter with an aperture of f/2.2 lens.
  • img-ques What is the device’s battery capacity?
  • img-ans The device packs a 3000 mAh non-removable Li-ion battery. The average talk time is up to 16 hours, and standby time is up to 15 days.
  • img-ques What are the dimensions?
  • img-ans The dimensions are 147.9 x 73.2 x 7.65mm (L x W x T).
  • img-ques How much the device weigh?
  • img-ans The device weighs about 145g.
  • img-ques How much memory does the device have?
  • img-ans The base variant features 3GB RAM and 32GB memory. Additional, there is also a microSD card slot to expand storage by up to 128GB.
  • img-ques What is the type and size of the display?
  • img-ans The device features screen of 5.2-inches size. It has an HD screen with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. It is protected with a 2.5D curved glass.
  • img-ques Are there any other variants of this device?
  • img-ans The Honor V9 Play has been launched in 2 memory variants i.e 32GB internal storage with 3GB RAM, and 64GB internal storage with 4GB RAM.
  • img-ques What are the colour options for the device?
  • img-ans There are no. of different colour options to choose from Gold, Rose Gold, Red, Blue, and Black.
  • img-ques How much Honor V9 Play costs?
  • img-ans The device has been launched in China, for 3GB RAM is priced at CNY 999 roughly around 599 AED, or 4GB RAM is priced at CNY 1199 roughly around 699 AED. These prices are expected.