New Delhi: Honor, the sub-brand of Huawei, today announced the launch of its exquisitely beautiful Honor 9N which comes with a stylish notch at an affordable price. With the launch of the Honor 9N, Honor aims to share the experience of the FullView Notch display with all its users and fans in India. The Honor 9N will be available in three variants INR 11,999 for 3GB RAM & 32GB ROM, 4GB RAM & 64GB ROM available at a price of INR 13,999 and 4GB RAM & 128GB ROM available at a price of INR 17,999. The Honor 9N is built with 12 Layer glass coating giving the smartphone a smooth, mirror like finish, thus, giving it a very glossy and premium look. The Honor 9N will be available in four beautiful and unique color variants namely Lavender Purple, Sapphire Blue, Midnight Black and Robin Egg Blue. It will be available exclusively on ecommerce platform Flipkart from 31st July at 12 noon onwards.
Commenting on the launch, P Sanjeev, Vice President Sales, Huawei India-Consumer Business Group, said “At Honor, our focus has always been to bring the best in class technology and unique design experience to the Indian consumers at an affordable value. Today, we are excited to launch another great product – The Honor 9N, which will surely redefine the definition of beauty within the Indian Smartphone market. We hope that our young audience appreciates the capabilities of the Honor 9N and supports our efforts in making this No Ordinary Beauty a success in India”
Ayyappan Rajagopal, Senior Director, Mobiles – Flipkart said, “Flipkart has always stood for customer centricity and we have always believed in offering our customers with the best selection at every price point. We are excited about the new Honor 9N which has truly taken the design aspect up a notch. This product will play a key role in our quest to cater to that market that appreciates aesthetics and beauty in their smartphones”.
Honor: Notch Full View Display
Honor 9N is equipped with narrow Notch Display design with 14.84cm, 2280×1080 FHD+ resolution with 19:9 aspect ratio and 79% screen to body ratio for more screen space with minimum bezel experience. The unique and stylish Notch display design provides more screen size which is used for displaying additional information like date, time, battery statics & other apps notifications.
Even after having a large display of 14.84cm, the Honor 9N feels like you are holding a 13.21cm smartphone with 16:9 aspect ratio. Inspired by water droplet design, the Honor 9N also comes with a 2.5D curved glass design with 12 Layers of Glass and a Nano coating finish for a mirror like effect to make the phone appear premium and make it stand out from the rest of the competition
The Honor 9N is powered with a dual 13MP+2MP Primary Dual Lens camera. The primary camera is equipped with leading industry hardware and optimized software to capture clear and good photographs. Users can take pictures just like a professional with Honor 9N’s fast focusing technology (PDAF) and the ‘Bokeh Effect’.
With the secondary lens of an aperture size of F0.95, the Honor 9N Dual lens camera helps to add more depth to the pictures taken in a blurry background. The Honor 9N also comes with AR Lens, adding funny cosplay and quirky background to add more fun element to the pictures. Additionally, the ‘Capture First, Focus Later’ mode will give users an opportunity to focus on the right details after they have clicked the picture.
16MP Front Selfie Camera
The Honor 9N 16MP Front Selfie camera allows users to click those perfect selfies in any given light condition, thus bringing Honor’s claim of Beauty All Around to life. The 16MP Front Selfie Camera is equipped with the portrait mode feature that can identify the face of the user in the image and achieve accurate Bokeh effects. The 3D light blending algorithms give the best contour to a user’s face, which is further supported by its intelligent beautification function that works well for both Men and Women.
Extra Ordinary Performance with Powerful Hardware
The Honor 9N is equipped with the latest EMUI 8.0 with Android 8.0 (Oreo) and Kirin 659 Processor. EMUI 8.0 can help manage back end applications more intelligently & together with Kirin 659 Chipset delivers the best performance for high-end mobile games, giving users a lag free experience. Moreover, the Honor 9N is equipped with a dedicated i5 Co-processor for small yet important tasks such as GPS location, step counting, distance measurement and other information without activating the primary chipset. This specifically helps in power consumption. The smartphone features 3000mAh battery to blaze through long hours of usage without the need to charge it.
Smart Face Unlock
The Honor 9N is powered with the Smart Face unlock feature, which not only unlocks your smartphone, but also keeps your notification private. This feature also comes with close eye prevention; that means no one can unlock your phone while you are sleeping and supports phone unlock in low light conditions.
Paytm Pay Feature
Now do all your payments at one touch. It works though your fingerprint and directs you to the pay page of paytm. Select your preferred fingerprint id and you are set for hassle free payments.
Maximum road accidents happen in India due to taking calls while riding two-wheelers. Keeping that in mind, the Honor 9N comes with a Ride Mode which ensures the safety of riders by keeping them away from unwanted distractions.
With the Party Mode feature in Honor 9N, you would no longer need speakers as the Party Mode enables users to connect 6 smartphones with 1 master device to play in-sync music. So connect, play and enjoy great sound experience.
Price and Availability
The Honor 9N which comes with Honor Notch FullView display, which will be available at a price of INR 11,999 for 3GB RAM & 32GB ROM, 4GB RAM & 64GB ROM available at a price of INR 13,999 and 4GB RAM & 128GB ROM available at a price of INR 17,999. It will be available exclusively on ecommerce platform Flipkart from 31st July at 12 noon onwards.
In India, Honor remains the fastest growing smartphone brand which puts them in the top 5 players as per recent market share reports. Globally, Huawei and Honor together have managed to sell 100 million devices in 2018 already, a feat that took an entire year to achieve in 2015.