Huawei has launched its Maimang 5 smartphone in China. The smartphone is a successor to Maimang 4, which was later launched as Huawei G8 globally. On that note, Maimang 5 smartphone is expected to go for sale globally as Huawei G9. However, Huawei has already launched another G9 Lite smartphone in China in May this year.
As far as the specifications are concerned, Huawei’s Maimang 5 is a hybrid dual-SIM smartphone, coming in two variants. There is a 3GB RAM + 32GB and a 4GB RAM + 64GB variant. Wrapped in a metal body, the smartphone sports a 5.5-inch full-HD resolution IPS display with 1080×1920 pixels resolution. Under the hood, there is 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 14nm processor with Adreno 506 GPU. It has 3GB of RAM with 32GB of internal storage, which can be extended up to 128GB using a microSD card. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Huawei’s EMUI 4.1 on top. There is a fingerprint scanner in the back, capable of unlocking the phone in 0.3 seconds.
In terms of camera, Huawei Maimang 5 features 16MP rear camera with phase-detection auto-focus (PDAF), Optical image stabilization (OIS), and dual-tone LED flash. Alongside, there is an 8MP front-facing camera. In terms of connectivity, it supports 4G LTE VoLTE, 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS and a USB Type-C port. A 3340mAh battery powers the phone. The 3G RAM version costs CNY 2399, whereas the 4GB variant is priced at CNY 2599. The smartphone is available in Champagne Gold, Moonlight Silver, and Rose Gold color. The smartphone measures 151.8×75.7×7.3mm and weighs 160gms. It is now available for pre-order in China and goes on sale from July 21.
Meanwhile, Huawei’s flagship P9 may launch in India this month.