This month, Chinese tech company, Huawei has announced its Enjoy 9 which is a cheaper version of the Enjoy 9 Plus. The announcement comes months after the launch of the latter in China three months ago.
The phone comes with surprises that might shock consumers. Such surprises include its inability to support biometric unlocking, the use of a different chipset among others. However, it’s massive battery might make a user ignore the earlier mentioned downsides. Let’s move on and discuss further to know much about this smartphone.
Huawei Enjoy 9 Key Specs
Find below some of the specifications of the Huawei Enjoy 9:
- 26-inch IPS LCD touchscreen with a resolution of 720 x 1520 pixels.
- Android 8.1 Oreo with 3GB/4GB of RAM
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC with 1.8GHz octa-core processor
- 32GB/64GB of internal storage
- 13MP + 2MP rear camera and an 8MP selfie camera
- 4000mAh irremovable battery
Huawei Enjoy 9: Design and Display
The Huawei Enjoy 9 weighs 168 grams with a thickness of 8.1mm. It also has a height and length of 158.9 and 76.9 mm respectively. On the right-hand lies its power and volume buttons which are tactile and easy to use.
Behind the phone lies a dual camera setup with an LED flash underneath. However, unlike most phones released this year by the Huawei brand, the Enjoy 9 has no fingerprint sensor on the rear panel or anywhere else. But it features face scanning options which some users might find as a poor alternative.
Moving to the front, you will find a 6.26-inch IPS LCD with a resolution of 720 x 1520px. The screen also comes with an aspect ratio of 19:9 and boasts of an 80.0% screen-to-body ratio.
Intending buyers can get this phone in colours such as black, red, Aurora blue, Aurora Violet.
Huawei Enjoy 9: Camera Review
This device comes with three cameras; a dual camera setup and a single camera at the front.
The dual setup consists of a 13MP primary camera with f/1.8 aperture and a secondary 2MP sensor with a f/2.4 opening. An LED flash lies underneath the structure. On the other hand, the screen of the phone houses an 8MP selfie snapper with f/2.0 aperture and can record 1080p videos at 30fps like the rear camera.
Huawei Enjoy 9: Hardware and Software
The Huawei Enjoy 9 will run on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 450 chipset instead of its proprietary Kirin. The Qualcomm chipset has a maximum speed of 1.8GHz and will work with the Adreno 506 to enhance the gaming experience on this device.
As regards it memory capabilities the device will come in two variants. The variants include a 3GB RAM version with 32GB worth of internal storage and a 4GB RAM version with 64GB of internal storage. Both options can have their internal storage extended to 512GB via its memory card slot.
The Huawei Enjoy 9 will run on Android 8.1 Oreo based on Honor’s EMUI 8.2.
Huawei Enjoy 9: Battery and Connectivity
The device will function with power from a modestly powerful battery of 4000mAH which is irreplaceable. This battery capacity will ensure long hours of normal usage and even more extended hours of standby time.
The Enjoy 9 has dual slots that support Nano sims and works with 4G LTE,
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct and WiFi Hotspot. The phone also supports Bluetooth v4.2, Micro USB v2.0 with OTG for mass storage and charging.
Huawei Enjoy 9 Complete Specifications
Dimension: 158.9 x 76.9 x 8.1 mm
Material: Metal, Glass
Weight: 168 grams
SIM Dual SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Type: IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen
Screen Resolution: 720 x 1520 pixels, 269ppi
Screen Ratio : 19:9
Software and performance
Operating System: Android 8.1 Oreo
Chipset: Snapdragon 450 along with a 1.8GHz Octa Processor
RAM: 3GB/4GB RAM
Internal Storage: 32GB/64GB
Card Slot: Available, up to 512 GB
Primary: 13MP + 2MP with LED flash
Network and Connectivity
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, dual-band, Mobile Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
Network 2G: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
3G: 2100 MHz
Bluetooth: Available, v4.2
USB: Available, Micro USB 2.0
Audio Jack: Available
Sensor: Accelerometer, proximity, compass
Capacity: 4000mAh, non-removable
Fast Charging: Available
OTG Support: Yes
Huawei Enjoy 9: Price and Availability
No reports are confirming the price of the Enjoy 9 from Huawei. However, China will be the first to know how much the device costs as sales will begin there this week.