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Honor 9i is the rebranded Huawei Maimang 6 or Nova 2i in India for ₹17999

Huawei and Flipkart have been teasing a new smartphone launch since last few days. It was also confirmed that the smartphone will be exclusive to Flipkart in India.

Now the device is made official by Honor in India.  The company has officially unveiled the Huawei Honor 9i in India. What actually Honor 9i is nothing but a rebranded Huawei Maimang 6 or Nova 2i. The Honor 9i comes with display with an aspect ratio of 18:9. It comes with 5.9-inch full HD+ display which is covered with 2.5D curved glass. The smartphone is equipped with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage in it. Coming to the performance, the Honor  9i comes with an Octa-Core HiSilicon Kirin 659 chipset.

USP of the Honor 9i is it’s display and the camera. It is one of the very few(2nd to be exact) devices to come with a dual camera setup on the back as well as front sides. Let’s talk about the main camera of the Huawei Nova 2i which is equipped with a 16MP+2MP dual camera sensors on the back. On the front, it comes with 13MP+2MP sensors with soft LED flash.


  • 5.9-inch full HD+ (2160x1080p) display with 2.5D curved glass
  • 4GB of RAM
  • 64GB of internal storage with Micro SD card support
  • Octa-Core Kirin 659 processor
  • 16MP+2MP dual main camera with dual-tone LED flash
  • 13MP+2MP dual front camera with soft LED flash
  • Android Nougat with EMUI 5.1
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • Dimensions: 156.2 × 75.2 × 7.5mm
  • Weight: 164g
  • 4G VoLTE, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS / Glonass, NFC
  • 3340mAh battery

Price & release date:

The Honor 9i comes in Obsidian Black, Aurora Blue and Streamer Gold colors. The device will be available starting 14th October for ₹17999 from Flipkart.


Shivam Singh
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