Huawei Y9s with side mounted fingerprint sensor unveiled

Huawei Y9s features in side mounted fingerprint sensor, 16MP popup selfie camera and triple rear shooters

The Huawei Y9s smartphone is finally official. It comes with side mounted fingerprint sensor which unlock phone in just 0.3 seconds. It integrates into power button, when press for a second activates voice assistant and a long press of 3 seconds powers off the device.

The phone features in polished glass body with 3D arc design and its back color changes shade with light. It has 6.59-inch FHD+ display with 91% screen-to-body ratio.

The Huawei Y9s specs include octa-core Kirin 710F SoC coupled with 6GB RAM, 128GB ROM and MicroSD card support up to 512GB. A 4000mAh battery is include with offers about 40 hours of continuous calling or 80 hours of music playback or 9 hours of video.

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The smartphone boots on Android 9.1 Pie based EMUI 9.1 and houses 16MP front camera inside popup module. At the back side is a combination of 48MP, 8MP and 2MP shooters.

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Huawei Y9s Specifications

  • Models: STK-L21 / STK-LX3 / STK-L22
  • Dimensions: 163.1 x 77.2 x 8.8 mm
  • Weight: 206 grams
  • Biometrics: Fingerprint sensor (Side mounted)
  • Operating System: Android 9.0 Pie based EMUI 9.1
  • SIM: Dual SIM support
  • Display: 6.59-inch LTPS LCD display with 2340 x 1080 pixels resolution, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 391ppi pixel density, multi-touch support, 91% screen to body ratio
  • Chipset: Octa-Core (2.2GHz A73 x 4 + 1.7GHz A53 x 4) Kirin 710F processor with Mali-G51 GPU
  • RAM: 6GB
  • Storage: 128GB built-in, expandable up to 512GB using MicroSD card
  • Front camera: 16MP with F/2.2 Aperture, AI Beauty (popup camera)
  • Rear cameras: Triple rear cameras with LED Flash
    • 48MP main with F/1.8 Aperture
    • 8MP with 120-degree Ultra-wide angle lens, F/2.4 Aperture
    • 2MP depth sensor with F/2.4 Aperture
  • Battery: 4000mAh (typical) / 3900mAh (minimum) with 5V2A charging
  • Connectivity: Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth V4.2, USB 2.0 Type-C, GPS/A-GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • Sensors: Ambient Light, Gyroscope, Compass, Gravity
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The Huawei Y9s price is $239 (€215) and comes in Midnight Black and Breathing Crystal colors. It is already up for pre-order in Iraq. Those who pre-order will get gifts worth $99.

Source: Huawei

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