Several days ago, Huawei launched the Honor V8 in China. The third largest smartphone company does not seem to rest, it has just released the Huawei Maimang 5, according to a report by Phone Radar. Maimang 5 is the successor of Maimang 4 which was released a year ago.
Outside of China, the Maimang 4 goes by the name of Huawei G8. It is only logical to assume that the Maimang 5 will be called G9 in other countries. There is a G9 Lite that was launched earlier in the year.
The Maimang 5 is hardly Huawei’s flagship phone. In fact, the device is a middle-range smartphone lucky to be powered by the Snapdragon 625 chipset. The device sports a 5.5inch full HD IPS LCD display with 1080p screen resolution, 4GB RAM, 64GB internal storage, 3,340 mAh battery capacity, 16-megapixel three-axis OIS camera, 8-megapixel front camera, fingerprint scanner, USB-C, 4G support, and Android Marshmallow. There is a 3GB RAM variant that comes with 32GB internal storage. The device also has Emotion UI 4.1, which is Huawei’s custom UI. The exterior design is metal-clad with rounded edges.
The device will cost 2599 Yuan, equivalent to $389. The 3GB variant will cost 2399 Yuan, which translates to $360. Stocks will be available from July 31st.