Honor V9 to be available outside China as Honor 8 Pro

Yordan, 16 February 2017

Huawei announced it will unveil Honor V9 on February 21 - the week before MWC. The device has a ChinaMobile branding on its back, indicating its China-exclusive status. But according to a company insider the device will go global just under a different name. The V9 will be rebranded to Honor 8 Pro and revealed at the Huawei event on February 27 in Barcelona.

The Honor V9 is powered by the octa-core Kirin 960, clocked at 2.4 GHz and has a 5.7” QHD display. The RAM options are 4GB and 6GB while storage options include 64 GB or 128 GB. The device has a massive 3,900 mAh battery and a fingerprint sensor on the back. There’s also a dual 12MP+2MP camera on the back and a single 8MP camera on the front.

According to the source, Honor 8 Pro will go on sale in late March 2017. Pricing is yet to be confirmed.

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Reader comments

  • rich watarious
  • 20 Feb 2017
  • fsT

Wow, I Like this phone, honor brands are very good but yet cheaper than the P series and the Mate series. Honor 8 is one of the best phones in the world, has high resistance to scratches and has one of the highest speeds in phones in the world and is...

  • Anonymous
  • 17 Feb 2017
  • RIE

Iphone with better specs and runs android. Yes, the chinese not stupid enough to spend more on an iphone when they can buy these cheaper brand.

  • Anonymous
  • 17 Feb 2017
  • 2Wx

They designed it so just because the Chinese market demands iPhones/iPhone look-alikes. Oppo for example, shot all the way up the sales charts just because they made an iPhone 6S/7 ripoff.

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