Huawei Honor 9 is the latest smartphone release by Huawei this month (July). The handset is unique, and it is premium on its own with clear and stunning specifications. Huawei Honor 9 prides in holding the HiSilicon Kirin 960 chipset, 4/6GB RAM, 5.15″ inch and 1080p screen resolution. From the snippet of the specs just snipped at you will definitely find this a premium phone.

Huawei is not joking around. After releasing a series of tablets Huawei Honor 9 seems like the best phone to get to the market in the third quarter of the year.

Huwei Honor 9

Huawei Honor Key Specs

  • Display: 5 15″ inch FHD display
  • Resolution: 1080*1920 pixels
  • Pixel Density: 428ppi
  • OS: Android 7.0 Nougat
  • UI: EMUI 5.1
  • Chipset: HiSilicon Kirin 960
  • CPU: Octa core 4*2.4GHz and 4*1.8GHz
  • GPU: Mali-G71 MP8
  • RAM: 4/6GB
  • ROM: 64/128GB
  • SD card: yes up to 256GB
  • Cameras: dual rear camera with 20MP + 12MP; front snapper with 8MP camera
  • Network: 4G, 3G and 2G
  • Battery: 3200mAh
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Huwei Honor 9


Huawei Honor 9 scores an above average performance when it comes to display. It is designed with a 5.15″ inch LTPS IPS LCD display screen. The display screen Sports a resolution of 1080*1920 that promises much clearer and HD quality videos. The FHD display has a pixel density of 428ppi meaning each pixel counts. Graphics on this handset is handled by Mali-G71 MP8 GPU. 

Software Performance

Huawei Honor carries that latest software in terms of operating system and so much more. The handset runs on the latest Android 7.0 Nougat that brings out the juice in Nougat. The device user interface is laced up with their UI EMUI 5.1.

It sports octa core processor that has a clock frequency of 4*2.4GHz and 4*1.8GHz. The processing is handled by the HiSilicon Kirin 960 chipset.

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Huwei Honor 9

Huawei Honor 9 comes in two version of different pricing based on the storage. The internal storage varies with a 64GB version and a 128GB version. They feature 4GB and 6GB RAM respectively. Imagining the performance on a 6GB RAM you will definitely forget about things like freezing and so on.


Huwei Honor 9 like earlier stated above features a unique camera system. The device features dual rear cameras. The rear cameras are 20MP + 12MP in sensors. The rear feature features AF and of course flashlight, HDR, panorama etc. The front snapper is an 8MP camera ready to handle everything from selfies to video calling.

Huwei Honor 9


The device features all matters of sensors. The most important ones being the fingerprint scanner, ambient light sensor , gyroscope,  accelerometer and proximity sensors. Fingerpint scanner is front mounted a difference from majority of fingerprint enabled handsets whose fingerprint sensors are placed at the back.

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The Huawei Honor 9 supports latest 4G bands and this means you will definitely enjoy faster speeds on this device thanks to the good processor and so on.

Huwei Honor 9


Huawei Honor 9 comes in handy with a lithium ion polymer battery of capacity  3200mAh. This kind of battery prides an extended usage timeline. Also thanks to Android 7’s power saving techniques your OS won’t use most of the power.

Price and Availability

Huawei Honor 9 was announced last month (June). And of now the phone is available for sale since it was launched in this month of July. The average pricing of a new Huawei Honor 9 goes to around $530 roughly Kes. 53000/-.