Huawei Maimang 9 5G with 6.8-inch display, Dimensity 800, 64MP triple cameras and 4,300mAh battery launched in China
The Huawei Maimang 9 5G has gone official today in China. The 5G-enabled handset has arrived as the successor for the Kirin 710 powered Maimang 8 that debuted last year in June. The Maimang 9 has arrived with a humungous punch-hole display, a large-sized battery, and a 64-megapixel triple camera system.
Photography is one of the major strengths of the Maimang 9 5G. It features an AI-powered triple camera setup on its back. The f/1.79 aperture 64-megapixel primary lens is assisted by an f/2.2 aperture 8-megapixel lens with 120-degree FOV, and a2-megapixel depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture. The triple cameras offer features like EIS, super night scene mode, and 4K video recording.
The Huawei Maimang 9 5G has Dimensity 800 5G chipset by MediaTek onboard. It brings support for dual-mode SA/NSA 5G networks. The device houses a 4,300mAh battery that supports 22.5W fast charging. The EMUI 10.1 based Android 10 OS comes preloaded on the smartphone. For additional, it has a microSD card slot and it also features a side-facing fingerprint scanner.
Huawei Maimang 9 pricing and availability
Huawei Maimang 9 5G will go on sale in China on Aug. 7. Qijing Forest (gradient green), Sakura Snow Clear Sky (gradient white), and Magic Night Black are the three color editions of the smartphone. The 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage of the Maimang 9 is priced at 2,199 Yuan (~$314) and the higher 8 GB RAM + 128 GB storage model costs 2,399 Yuan (~$343).
Huawei cuts India revenue forecast and plans to lay off 60-70% staff
According to the report from The Economic Times, Huawei Technologies has cut down its India revenue target for the on-going year by up to 50 percent. On top of it, the Chinese giant is also laying off more than half of its staff in the country.
Huawei is now targeting $350-500 million in revenue from the Indian market for the year 2020. Previously, the company was aiming for around $700-800 million in revenue from India.
The Chinese telecom equipment giant is also cutting around 60 to 70 percent of the staff in India. However, the report adds that people employed in Research & Development as well as Global Service Centre won’t be affected by this move.
Honor Pad 6 first sale delayed until August 14 in China
Honor Pad 6, which we called Honor Tab 6 during its launch is powered by HiSilicon Kirin 710A manufactured by SMIC. It comes in a number of storage options and is also available in both only WiFi as well as 4G variants.
The tablet went on sale for the first time on the launch day (July 16) itself for a limited quantity. However, the first official sale was scheduled for July 28, which happens to be tomorrow. But last night, the brand officially announced on Weibo regarding the pushing of sale date to August 14 on account of the weather.