Huawei’s subbrand Honor is holding a launch event on February 21 in Beijing to release its flagship phone Honor V9. The official press invites for the launch event shows that the Honor brand by Huawei will launch two phones, the flagship grade Honor V9 along with the Honor 8 Youth, the cheaper version of the Honor 8.

The Honor V9 which is a successor to the Honor V8 will come with a 2K 5.7 display which is a first for Honor. The phone will be powered by the Huawei’s latest and greatest SoC, the Kirin 960 clocked at 2.4GHz. As for the memory, there will be two versions, one with 4GB RAM and another with 6GB RAM. The storage capacity on both versions will be 64GB expandable via a microSD card slot.

The phone will come with the Huawei’s tested dual camera setup (12+12MP) with f/2.2 aperture. The second sensor will be a monochrome one used to capture more light and make up for the nice bokeh effect that we have previously seen on other Huawei and Honor phones. The front camera is said to be of 8MP variety. A massive 3,900 mAh in combination with some great optimizations done by EMUI will keep you going for at least two days on a single charge and moderate usage. Even if you go out of charge, the fast-charging capability will let you charge your phone in less than two hours.


The Honor 8 Youth edition is said to be a cheaper version of the Honor 8 will single camera on the back, 3GB RAM and probably and inferior SoC.