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Huawei Maimang 9 debuts in China with 6.8-inch display, 64MP triple camera system amongst other features.

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Earlier, reports have claimed that Huawei will announce the Huawei Maimang 8’s successor today. The reports turned out to be true as the tech giant debuted the Huawei Maimang 9 smartphone today in China.

Before now, rumours about the specification and details of the phone have been released on various websites. Some of its specifications were also revealed through its TEENA listing. Now, the full and legit specs of the phone no longer a mystery following its launch.

The Huawei Maimang 9 is a 5G ready smartphone. It comes with 6.8-inch Full HD+ display. The screen features an aspect ratio of 20:9 and offers a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels.

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Looking at the build, the phone is about 8.9mm thick. It weighs 212 grams and has an ergonomically designed 3D curved rear. It sports a punch-hole at the top left corner of the display and offers a 90.3% screen space.

One of the major highlights of the Maimang 9 is its photography strength. The device sports an f/2.0 16-megapixel selfie camera its on-screen punch hole. On the other hand, an AI-powered triple camera system graces the back of the device.

The rear camera setup is led by a 64-megapixel f/1.79 aperture lens followed by an 8-megapixel snapper with 120° field of view, and an f/2.4 aperture 2-megapixel depth sensor.

On the inside, the MediaTek powered Dimensity 800 5G chipset powers the Huawei Maimang 9. The device carries support for dual-mode SA/NSA 5G networks and arrives with the EMUI 10.1 based on Android 10 operating system.

The Huawei Maimang 9 smartphone will be available in 6GB and 8GB RAM versions. It features 128GB of native storage and a microSD card slot for storage expansion.

It relies on an in-built 4,300mAh battery for its back-up and carries support for 22.5W fast charging technology.

Other features on the smartphone include 4K video recording, super night scene mode, and a side-mounted fingerprint reader.

According to the company, the smartphone’s first sale will take place in China on August 7. The device will be available in Gradient White, Gradient Green, and Magic Night Black colour option.

As for the pricing, the 6GB RAM + 128 GB variant will go for 2,199 Yuan (~$314) while the 8GB + 128GB storage variant will carry a price tag of 2,399 Yuan (~$343).

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