The Huawei Honor 9N has been introduced in India as a rebranded Honor 9i. The device will be exclusively available on Flipkart first at launch, it comes with dual rear cameras as well, just like the Honor 9i.
It sports an FHD+ notched screen and has a 128GB storage variant. It comes with GPU Turbo tech and runs on Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box. It’s powered by the HiSilicon Kirin 659 chip, lets find out more.
Huawei Honor 9N Key Specs and Features
・5.84-inch HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 2280 x 1080 pixels
・Android 8.1 Oreo with 3GB/4GB RAM
・Octa-core 2.36GHz HiSilicon Kirin 659
・32GB/64GB/128GB built-in storage
・13MP + 2MP rear camera and 16MP front camera
・3000mAh non-removable Li-Po Battery
Design And Display
The Honor 9N looks absolutely stunning just like the 9i, it has an aluminium alloy overall unibody which reflects light beautifully. There’s a rear fingerprint scanner at its usual position for quick access to the device.
Looking at the top left corner, we can see the dual rear shooters sitting in a horizontal position with the dual-LED flash. In terms of thickness, it measures 7.7mm and weighs 152g overall. You can get it in Black, Blue, Green and Purple colours.
The screen looks trendy no doubt, it sports the notch on top. The notch is super minimal, so it isn’t really that annoying, to say the least. It also manages to house the selfie shooter and speaker while Honor logo sits underneath.
The 5.84-inch FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen doesn’t shy in that department. It has a resolution of 2280 x 1080 pixels and 432 pixels per inch density for clear visuals. It stretches up to 79% screen-to-body ratio.
Hardware and Software
Making the decisions underneath is the HiSilicon Kirin 659 chip, it was manufactured with a 16nm FinFET process node. There’s an octa-core processor clocking at 2.36GHz, while the ARM Mali-T830 MP2 dominates graphics.
It has a cheaper variant with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage space, while the expensive variant with 4GB RAM has two different storage version. There’s one with 64GB and another with 128GB. It runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with EMUI 8.0 skin.
Camera, Network And Connectivity
You get dual 13MP + 2MP shooter at the rear to handle your photographs, it comes with f/2.2 aperture lens and a LED flash. There’s a 16MP selfie camera ready to take beautiful selfies.
The Honor 9N supports 4G LTE connectivity and accommodates dual Nano SIMs. It also has support for Bluetooth 4.2, 3.5mm jack, USB port, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Hotspot and A-GPS, GLONASS.
Battery, Price And Availability
The Huawei Honor 9N is powered by a non-removable Li-Po 3000mAh battery with fast charging technology. Huawei Honor 9N will be available on shopping stores, starting from $199 to $249, that’s about (N70,000 – N85,000).
Full Specification Of Huawei Honor 9N
・Announced: July 2018
・Status: Available. July 2018
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: WCDMA: B1 2100MHz / B8 900 MHz
・4G Support: LTE : 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 MHz
LTE-TDD : 2300 MHz
・Dual SIM Support: Yes
・Material Type: Aluminum
・Dimensions: 71.58 x 148.14 x 8.6 mm
・Colour: Black, Blue, Green, Purple
・Screen Type: FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
・Resolution: 2280 x 1080 pixels
・Pixel Density: 432ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 79%
・Operating system: Android 8.1 Oreo
・Processor: Octa-core 2.36GHz
・Chipset type: HiSilicon Kirin 659
・Graphics Processing Unit: ARM Mali-T830 MP2
・Memory Card Slot: Yes, up to 256GB
・Internal storage: 32GB/64GB/128GB
・Back Camera: 13MP + 2MP
・Front Camera: 16MP
・Back Flash: Yes, LED
・Front Flash: No
・WiFi Hotspot: Yes
・Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (Rear)
・Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, ambient light, compass
・3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes
・Standby Time: –
・Fast Charging: Yes