Honor 9 specs, comparisons, faq, opinions

Honor 9
  • Released 2017, July 155g, 7.5mm thickness Android 7.0, up to Android 9.0, EMUI 9.1 64GB/128GB storage, microSDXC
  • Octa-core (4x2.4 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53) Mali-G71 MP8 Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) About 246.4 USD
  • 5.15" 1080x1920 pixels
  • 2MP 2160p
  • 4/6GB RAM Kirin 960
  • 3200mAh Li-Po

Honor 9 overview

Honor 9 is a smartphone that runs on Android. It was released on 2017, July. Honor 9 has 5.15 inch, IPS LCD, a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. It uses Kirin 960 (16 nm) chipset, Octa-core (4x2.4 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53) CPU, Mali-G71 MP8 GPU. It supports 2G, 3G, 4G networks with Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by). Honor 9 has 2MP Dual main camera, 8MP Single selfie camera. Honor 9 uses Li-Po 3200 mAh, non-removable battery. The price of Honor 9 is about 246.4 USD.

Score the key features of Honor 9 compared to the other phones on the market:

  • CPU Cores: 95 / 100 points
  • Camera pixels: 66 / 100 points
  • Screen resolution: 70 / 100 points
  • Battery capacity: 77 / 100 points
  • Price: 29 / 100 points

Honor 9 full specifications

VERSIONS:   

L09|AL00|AL10|TL10
Versions: STF-L09 (Europe, Global); STF-AL00, STF-AL10, STF-TL10 (China) Also known as Huawei Honor 9 Premium with 128GB/6GB RAM

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 38, 40, 41
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat12 600/150 Mbps

LAUNCH

Announced 2017, June
Status Available

BODY

Dimensions 147.3 x 70.9 x 7.5 mm (5.80 x 2.79 x 0.30 in)
Weight 155 g (5.47 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 3), glass back, aluminum frame
SIM Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Type IPS LCD
Size 5.15 inches, 73.1 cm2 (~70.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~428 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3

PLATFORM

OS Android 7.0 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie), EMUI 9.1
Chipset Kirin 960 (16 nm)
CPU Octa-core (4x2.4 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU Mali-G71 MP8

MEMORY

Card slot microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
Internal 64GB 4GB RAM, 64GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM

MAIN CAMERA

Dual 12 MP, f/2.2, 27mm (wide), PDAF, 2x lossless zoom 20 MP B/W, f/2.2, 27mm (wide), 1/2.7"
Features Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama
Video [email protected], [email protected] (gyro-EIS), [email protected]

SELFIE CAMERA

Single 8 MP, f/2.0
Video [email protected]

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes

COMMUNICATIONS

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Infrared port Yes
NFC Yes
Radio No
USB USB Type-C, USB On-The-Go

FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

BATTERY

Type Li-Po 3200 mAh, non-removable
Charging Fast charging 18W, 40% in 30 min (advertised)

MISCELLANEOUS

Colors Glacier Grey, Sapphire Blue, Midnight Black, Gold, Blue Bird, Robin Egg Blue
Models STF-AL00, STF-AL10, STF-AL10, STF-TL10, STF-L09, STF-L09S
Price About 246.4 USD

TESTS

Performance AnTuTu: 156984 (v7) GeekBench: 6457 (v4.4) GFXBench: 14fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Display Contrast ratio: 1479:1 (nominal), 3.289 (sunlight)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 68dB / Noise 71dB / Ring 80dB
Audio quality Noise -89.1dB / Crosstalk -86.7dB
Battery life Endurance rating 77h

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