Huawei Honor 9N: A Unique Phone with Multi Special Features

  • Honor 9N


The Chinese telecommunications company has been producing mobile phones since 1997. The company also makes Android smartphones and tablets. It is one of the well known smartphone manufacturers from China. Huawei is a massive telecommunications equipment manufacturer in the world, having overtaken Ericsson in 2012. Huawei is the second largest smartphone manufacturer in the world since 2018.

The company offers smartphones at lower prices as it enjoys saving money by operating online. At the onset, the company only sold its smartphones online, directly from the factory. Honor 9N smartphone was launched in June 2018, passed Huawei phone reliability test standard 3.2. Huawei’s daughter brand Honor has revealed an all-new Honor 9N to revamp its image in the mid-range segment market. Apparently, Huawei doesn’t plan to launch its successor to Honor 9i as the 9N is comparable to what was launched in the Chinese market this year.

 Honor 9N comes at a price point where it stands against industry giants like Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro, Asus Zenfone Max Pro. The Honor 9N will be available in three variants. The base variant is priced at Rs 11,999 and comes with 3GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage. The next variant comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB of storage. The third variant and the priciest of the lot come with 4GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The device will be available in Lavender Purple, Robin Egg Blue, Midnight Black and Sapphire Blue.

Sneak Peek

It has a 5.84-inch touchscreen display alongwith a resolution of 1080 x 2280 pixels with a 432 PPI  which is a back drop version of Honor 8x. Both Honor 8x and 9N feature 4GB memory except the storage of 128GB in Honor 9N is extendable upto 256GB compared to Honor 8x (64GB). When matched with its successor Honor 9i it has similar display except the lesser storage of 64GB in 9i, which is the enlarged  in Honor 9N. Both Honor 9N and Honor 9i have comparable processors, performance, battery and camera quality except higher storage capacity and availability of Java in Honor 9N.

What’s cool What’s not so cool
Bigger Storage

Light Weight

Latest Android Operating System

Fast And Smooth Performance

Low Battery

Old USB Port 2.0




Carefully Crafted Design and Display

Immersive Notch Display with Beautifully Refined Quality

In addition to a  5.84-inch display with a PPI of 432 pixels per inch, this phone has a dimension of 149.2 x 71.8 x 7.7 mm, which adds up to the weight of 152g. The sleek body of the phone comes in a range of beautiful colours and 2.5D Glass Design with mirror like effect. Furthermore the display type is Color IPS LCD screen (16M). It also harbours a dual SIM slot (Nano SIM). The cutting edge display welcomes you to a visually immersive experience. One can switch easily between notch and FullView for more display. If you wish to view your favourite TV shows on your phone, you can enrich your experience by moving to the immersive Notch Display.

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Super Fun Selfies Guaranteed

Premium Quality Images

For the photographers out there, this phone’s 16 MP Front Camera and the 13 + 2 MP Dual Rear Camera will allow you to capture what you see. It is equipped with a dual main camera of 13MP (PDAF) and 2MP along with a depth sensor. Its features include LED flash, HDR and Panorama along with a video recording capacity of 1080p@30fps. The Light Fusion technology will let you take clear and incredible images even in the darkness. An additional speciality is the various affects that can be applied to the captured images; the background of any photos can also be changed in as per your wish. That isn’t all, the Bokeh Effect which is not so common in all phones, lets you arouse photographic skills inside of you.

Performance That’s An Easy A+

Ease Performance with No Lags

This phone is packed with surprises for gamers. The Game Suite feature ensures a hassle-free gaming experience. The lag free involvement is delivered by the Kirin 659 Octa-core 2.36 GHz processor. Honor 9N stands special because of its 2.5D display and 12 layer mirror mounted design.

High performance gaming and multi-app management has been made easy with the latest Octa-core processor and EMUI 8.0. The new generation EMUI 8.0 assists a smarter interactive experience. It also provides active noise cancellation with dedicated mic. Bid adieu to the speakers and get prepared to experience Honor 9N’s Party Mode. It lets you play a song in your phone and connect it to maximum 6 devices to enjoy in-sync music. 7 phones playing the same track at the same time! Isn’t that insane? When compared with other brands at this budget, Honor 9N has a faster and smoother performance. Its 2.36 GHz, Octa Core, HiSilicon Kirin 659 Processor provides a smooth performance in terms of high load conditions and faster performance under low work load conditions.

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Big Phone, Bigger Battery Needs

Battery Fails To Catch Up

Given the extensive technology absorbed on this phone, it just has a satisfactory battery capacity of 3000mAh (Li-Po Battery). This makes it tiresome to charge it time and again as this mammoth has some serious charging needs. This is a high technology phone which wobbles on low battery capacity. This reduces its working time, but it’s on you to weigh pros and cons and make an informed choice.

Tech Specs


Release date June 2018
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 149.20 x 71.80 x 7.70
Weight (g) 152.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 3000
Colours Lavender Purple, Black, Robin Egg Blue, Sapphire Blue


Screen size (inches) 5.84
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1080×2280 pixels
Pixels per inch (PPI) 432


Processor 2.36GHz octa-core
Processor make HiSilicon Kirin 659
Internal storage 64GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 256


Rear camera 13-megapixel
Rear flash LED
Front camera 16-megapixel


Operating system Android 8.0
Skin EMUI 8.0


Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth Yes
FM Yes
Number of SIMs 2
SIM 1  
SIM Type Nano-SIM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
SIM 2  
SIM Type Nano-SIM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes


Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes



This modern smartphone offers value for its price. It’s lag free and its good performance processor is an added attraction towards Huawei Honor 9N. The company has been improving its design, specifications over the last few years, and it like the seems Honor 9 is the result of all that effort. Thus Honor 9N is hands down the best option which is singular and differentiated from other brands of the same segment.


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