Huawei Honor 9 – Cheaper version of the P10?

The Huawei Honor 9 offers the same chipset and also a similar camera to the Huawei P10 but at a slightly cheaper price.

SpecsHuawei Honor 9
Chipset Hisilicon Kirin 960 Octa Core
GPU: Mali-G71 MP8
MemoryRAM: 4/6 GB
ROM: 64/128 GB
Expansion: Supports TF-Card up to 256 GB
OSEMUI 5.1 (Android 7.0 Nougat)
Display5.15" IPS LTPS
1920 x 1080 pixels
Dual Rear Camera20 mp Monochrome + 12 mp RGB sensor
f/2.2 Aperture, PDAF, CMOS, Dual Tone Dual LED, 4K Video
Front Camera8.0 mp f/2.0 Aperture, 1080p video
Other FunctionsFront Fingerprint ID, OTG
NetworkHybrid Dual SIM, Dual Standby
2G: GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz
3G: WCDMA B1/2/4/5/8
4G: FDD-LTE B1/3/5/8
TD-LTE B38/39/40/41
ConnectivityBluetooth 4.2, BLE
Dual Band WiFi 802.11 ac/a/b/g/n (2.4/5GHz)
SensorsGravity, Proximity, Light, Hall, Gyroscope, Infrared, E-Compass, Fingerprint
IO1x USB Type C
2x Dual SIM
Battery3200mAh LiPo
Dimensions147.3 x 70.9 x 7.45mm
Weight: 155g

Highlights of the Huawei Honor 9:

  • The same chipset to the more expensive Huawei P10 (Hisilicon Kirin 960)
  • Very similar camera (20mp Monochrome and 12 mp RGB) to the Huawei P10
  • Great build quality, premium body and sapphire glass
  • 5.15 inch IPS 1080p Curved Screen
  • Accurate Fingerprint Scanner
  • EMUI (based on Android 7.0 Nougat) – an iOS look alike UI
  • Powerful Dual Rear Cameras (supports Portrait mode and 4K video recording)
  • Dual Band WiFi support and NFC
  • USB Type C (Quick Charger support and OTG)

Availability? (Updated July 7, 2017)

Huawei Honor 9 (pre-order mode) at $419

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Cheaper than the Huawei P10 but is still pricy

The Huawei Honor 9 is a cheaper alternative to the its more expensive brother, the Huawei P10. But outside that, it also faces stiff competition from well known brands and also from the OnePlus 5 and Xiaomi Mi6. The Leica Camera at the back offers similar performance to the Huawei P10. It offers similar features like Portrait mode. The Monochrome and RGB Dual Rear Camera is currently one of the best shooter available.

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