Huawei has just announced a new mid-range device in Thailand named the Y9 (2018), a phone that on paper, resembles the Nova 2i in numerous aspects, such as dual cameras at the front and rear, and an 18:9 Full HD display.

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The device is powered by the Kirin 659 octa-core processor, along with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage with microSD card support. For imaging, there’s a 16MP main camera, and a 13MP front snapper, both augmented with a 2MP camera for depth sensing.


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The Y9 (2018) runs on Android Oreo out of the box, and packs a 4,000mAh battery. There’s still no details regarding availability and price.



Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.