After launching the Honor 8 last year, Huawei’s sub-brand had launched the Honor 8 Youth Edition as toned down version of Honor 8. In June this year, the company had unveiled the Honor 9 smartphone and the official invitation that company has made added on its Weibo account confirms that the Honor 9 Youth Edition will be debuting on Dec. 21. The unveil event will be held at Shenzhen Futian Sports Park, Shenzhen in China.
The Honor 9 Youth Edition has already received certification from TENAA in China. Unlike the Honor 9, its lower-end version will be coming with full screen design that will be supporting an aspect ratio of 18:9. It will be featuring a 5.65-inch display that will carry support for screen resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels. It is expected to include a 2,900mAh battery.
The Kirin 659 chipset featuring a 2.36 GHz processor is expected to power the Honor 9 Youth Edition. The front and rear side of the phone will be equipped with dual cameras featuring a 13-megapixel sensor and a 20-megapixel sensor. It will be running on EMUI flavored Android 8.0 Oreo OS.
The 32 GB storage + 3 GB RAM variant of the Honor 9 Youth Edition is expected to be priced at 1,299 Yuan (~$196). The 64 GB + 4 GB RAM model of the phone is speculated to cost 1,599 Yuan (~$242). It may arrive in color choices like black, white, blue and gray. Later on, other markets may receive the phone with Honor 9 Lite moniker