New Huawei Honor Phone Launching on April 5; Is it Honor V9 Arriving as Honor 8 Pro?

by Anvinraj Valiyathara 0

Huawei has released a teaser on Facebook that reveals that a new Honor smartphone will be announced on April 5. The live launch event will begin at 10:30 GMT which indicates that the unveil event may be live streamed.

Since the teaser does not reveal the name of the Honor phone that will be unveiled next month, the rumor mill is speculating that Huawei may announce the Honor V9 or Honor Magic or Honor 8 Lite at the upcoming launch event.

The Honor V9 that was announced in China in the previous month may get unveiled on April. Around two weeks ago, popular leakster, Roland Quandt had hinted that Honor V9 may arrive as Honor 8 Pro in international markets on April 5.

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In the teaser present in the tweet, the meteor-like thing that is striking the earth can be seen in three colors such as gold, blue and black. The tipster had also revealed that the smartphone would be arriving in three color variants such as gold, blue and black. its red variant that is available in China may not be releasing in international markets.

The in-house Kirin 960 chipset is the flagship SoC from Huawei. The Honor V9 was the first smartphone to arrive with this new chipset. Hence, it is dubbed as the first true flagship from Huawei for 2017. It features a 5.7-inch Quad HD screen and comes in 4 GB and 6 GB RAM variants and 64 GB and 128 GB storage variants. It features a 12-megapixel + 12-megapixel dual rear snapper. It has a selfie shooter of 8-megapixel. It runs on Android 7.0 Nougat based EMUI 5.0 and is packed with a 4,000 mAh battery.

The amazing Huawei Honor Magic that is curved in all eight sides was launched in December 2016. It is exclusively available in China. Since the launch event is organized by Western Europe wing of Honor, the Chinese firm may announce an international edition of the innovative Honor Magic phone. The Honor 8 Lite that was officially launched in China last month is also speculated to debut for western markets.