The biggest Chinese smartphone brand “Huawei” a couple of months back announced Enjoy 9 Plus (aka Y9 2018). Since there is a Plus model, everyone was expecting a non-Plus variant (obviously, it’s normal to expect). Now, you don’t have to wait any further as Huawei has already announced – in fact, released Huawei Enjoy 9. Unfortunately, it’s not loaded with a rear-mounted or on-screen fingerprint scanner but has a massive and impressive screen to make you able to watch HD movies, play 3D games and much more.
Despite a whopping 4000mAh non-removable battery, Enjoy 9 handles to carry a reasonable weight which allows everyone to hold conveniently in his/her hands. Things are so moderate in terms of optics and exceptional performance enable for optimizing while doing multitasking.
Keep reading our Huawei Enjoy 9 review to find out full features as well as performance, display, network camera, release date, and pricing.
Huawei Enjoy 9 Specs
Comes loaded with an impressive 6.26-inches screen with a maximum resolution of 720 x 1520 pixels at 269 PPI for immersive visuals and sports Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 Chipset. Other Huawei Enjoy 9 specifications include:
- Operating System: Android 8.1 Oreo
- GPU: Adreno 506 GPU
- Dimensions: 158.9 x 76.9 x 8.1 mm
- Weight: 168 grams
- RAM and ROM: 3GB 32GB and 4GB 64GB (Expandable Up to 512GB via microSD)
- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2
- Sensors include Compass, Proximity, and Accelerometer
- Battery: 4000mAh
- Colors: Black, Red, Aurora Blue, and Aurora Violet
Huawei Enjoy 9 Release Date and Price
The latest and greatest handset comes with biggest changes with a fresh all-screen screen (waterdrop-notch included) and a massive 4000mAh battery. The official Huawei Enjoy 9 release date in China is December 12th, 2018 – that obviously means it’s right now available on shelves across China and the audience from every corner can get their hands on one.
The Huawei Enjoy 9 release date in Australia and other countries isn’t decided yet. Therefore, when (or if) it lands on shelves outside China, it’s too prompt to discuss.
Price-wise, a budget-conscious buyer who is looking for a flagship smartphone without breaking his/her bank, can easily buy one. The Huawei Enjoy 9 Price ranges from CNY 1499-1599 which after conversion comes to around $218-232 for 4GB variant.
The Huawei Enjoy 9 Price in Australia is unknown – very much like its official release date. However, putting an educated guess, it’s most likely to set users back approx. AU$305-325. One can pick it up in a choice of 4 amazing colors – Black, Red, Aurora Blue, and Aurora Violet.
Huawei Enjoy 9 Design
Talking about Huawei Enjoy 9 Design, it’s made in a spirit of the latest trends in a smartphone market. The front surface is covered by 6.26-inches screen with a maximum resolution of 720 x 1520 pixels at 269 PPI and 19:9 aspect ratio. A very small notch is available at the top of the screen sporting a front-facing camera. The side and top frames are minimal whereas there is a small chin on the bottom.
Huawei has focused on a rear panel which is made of glass – nicely shimmers in the light. Very much like other Huawei’s models, it’s made in a glass case with metal frame.
A rear camera is positioned vertically – consists of 2 sensors which rise to a 1mm lens. The power button and volume rockers are covering the right-hand side of the handset and on the left, there is a card slot that supports a simultaneous installation of dual Nano-SIM with a microSD. Multimedia speaker alongside a micro USB and a standard 3.5 mm headphone jack is available on the bottom.
Huawei Enjoy 9 Display
Jumping on Huawei Enjoy 9 Display, boasting a 6.26-inches screen based on IPS Technology with an aspect ratio of 19:9. It’s being supported with 720 x 1520 pixels resolution with 269 PPI for immersive visuals.
The screen has a justified accurate color reproduction. Though it’s not really perfect, but without serious blockages in one way or another. As mentioned above, it’s lacking a fingerprint scanner, but housing the presence of an unlock function face. Works perfectly both in good light and complete darkness. In speed, this function is mediocre to highly expensive flagships – but its response accuracy is impressive.
Huawei Enjoy 9 Camera
On paper, it’s equipped with a dual main camera – represented by 2 modules – one with 13MP with a diaphragm of 1.8 and a secondary with 2MP with a diaphragm of 2.4. The final results are being called satisfactory. Captured images in bright light are detailed and colorful with an excellent dynamic range.
Out front, you will see a resolution of an 8MP and 2.0 aperture for creating detailed and amazing selfies with the correct, color and good dynamic range.
Huawei Enjoy 9 Performance
The overall Huawei Enjoy 9 Performance is up to snuff thanks to its Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor. The onboard chip is made using 14-nanometer Technology and for managing a graphics process – it’s equipped with Adreno 506 GPU.
Coming up in 2 different configurations – 3GB RAM with 32GB ROM and 4GB RAM with 64GB ROM. Importantly, you can expand its onboard memory further up to 512GB with a help of microSD card.
It demonstrates quite decent performance without any lag and slowdowns. And as for games, it shows itself from a good side. It’s running on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system – upgradable to Android Pie 9.0.
Huawei Enjoy 9 Sound
Calling Huawei Enjoy 9 as a music smartphone would be wrong. The sound of multimedia speakers is only admirable but lacks volume and detail. Using a headphone, it’s much better and takes you enjoyment to the next level while playing games or watching movies. Importantly, there are no blockages in frequencies.
Huawei Enjoy 9 Battery
The Huawei Enjoy 9 Battery enables you to last an entire day with a moderate to heavy use – thanks to its 4000mAh capacity. It’s nowadays a normal standard in battery capacity at Huawei.
According to several online sources, 2 days of running time can be reached with ease with 10% juice left in a tank. With economical use is even more in it. If you are a kind of heavy user, you will easily go through at least a whole day without having to plug in a power.
It’s being charged with 5V/2A. At least, that’s the specifications of the included power supply. The handset gets charged fully from 20% to 100% in approx. 2 hours.
Overall, Enjoy 9 being a mid-range smartphone seems perfect for those who are in search of a cheap smartphone with fully-baked features. A waterdrop-notch and completely bezel-less screen gives it an astonishing look whereas in terms of performance, it’s capable enough for managing all kind of multitasking with ease. The cameras also capable of capturing dazzling and admirable images. Both rear and front-facing sensors can impress users with ease. The long-lasting battery and extra-wide screen let you enjoy playing games and watching videos. Making a long story short, if you don’t want to spend thousands of bucks for a flagship and running short on budget, it’s an ultimate option to get your hands on one. What else, do you want?