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Huawei Honor 9

alaTest has collected and analyzed 30 reviews of Huawei Honor 9. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the camera and portability. The performance and design are also appreciated. The sound and battery get critical reviews.

price, design, performance, portability, camera

screen, battery, sound

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Huawei Honor 9 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 96/100 = Excellent quality.

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Techradar Recommended 2017

Expert review by: James Peckham (techradar.com)

Honor 9 review

 

Lacking innovation, but still a great buy

Attractive design ; Affordable price ; Great performance

One speaker driver ; No optical image stabilization ; Heavy bezel

The Honor 9 offers a lot of what the high-end flagship phones do right now, but for a much lower price. There’s no exciting, headline-grabbing feature here, but a great design, fantastic performance and lots of nice touches make this an all-round...

Jul, 2017

Expert Reviews Recommended

Expert review by: Jonathan Bray (expertreviews.co.uk)

Honor 9 review: Can it topple the OnePlus 5?

 

The Honor 9 goes head to head with the OnePlus 5 but can it go one better?

Attractive price ; Speedy performance ; Gorgeous design

Battery isn't as good as OnePlus 5 ; Camera not as good as OnePlus 5

For most folk looking to pick up a phone around the £400 mark, I’d still recommend the OnePlus 5 for those reasons, or the Moto Z2 Play for a phone with better battery life but the same price. However, if you pick the Honor 9 for its slick looks and...

Jul, 2017

Recommended by TR

Expert review by: Max Parker (trustedreviews.com)

Honor 9

 

The Honor 9 is one of the most affordable phones that looks, feels and acts like a top-end mobile. It even beats the OnePlus 5's price.

Jul, 2017

Expert review by: (stuff.tv)

Honor 9 review

 

The best sub-£400 phone in the world - no contest

Top performance ; Flashy design and quality build ; Outstanding price

Ordinary battery life ; Camera struggles in poor light

High-end hardware at a middleweight price makes the Honor 9 one of the best phone deals around

Jul, 2017

Expert review by: Chris Barraclough (recombu.com)

Honor 9 Review: Watch out, OnePlus

 

At just £380 in the UK, is the Honor 9 really the affordable mobile we've all been waiting for? We find out.

Great battery life ; Smooth performer ; Compact and shiny ; Smart software

Fragile back ; Jittery video

The Honor 9 is a great-value handset that offers a similar flagship experience to most other premium phones, yet with a greatly reduced asking price. Sure, you don’t get any jazzy HDR visuals or a ridiculously sharp Quad HD screen - and most users...

Jul, 2017

Expert review by: (which.co.uk)

Huawei Honor 9 review

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Hoping to appeal to Android fans looking for an affordable smartphone, Huawei has unveiled the Honor 9. It has the looks of a premium device and features a dual-lens camera. But can Huawei's new flagship mobile hold its own against expensive...

Jun, 2017

Expert review by: James Rogerson (3g.co.uk)

Honor 9 review: A beautiful aurora in your pocket

 

The Honor 9 looks great and performs well. The screen isn't the best we've seen and it's not the most weather-resistant phone around, but for the money it's tough to beat.

+ Great design ; + Strong dual-lens camera ; + Affordable

- Not water resistant ; - Screen only 1080p ; - Battery could be bigger

With the Honor 9 you get a whole lot of phone for just £380 – or a likely similarly affordable price on contract.

Jun, 2017

Expert review by: Jessica Murgia (androidpit.com)

Honor 9 review: A more attractive and affordable P10

 

Ten months after the presentation of the Honor 8, Honor is back with its successor. The Honor 9 was revealed in China on June 12, and now it has made its international debut at a launch event in Berlin. With a striking design, hardware inherited from...

Design ; Everyday performance ; Price to quality ratio

Hardware and features inherited from other phones already on the market ; Lacks optical image stabilization

The Honor 9 is nice to look at and to hold. The brand has done a solid job with the design, though it doesn't seem entirely unique: it's reminiscent of the Samsung Galaxy line. The hardware is inherited from the Huawei P10, you can be assured in terms...

Jun, 2017

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:3200
Battery recharge time:1.5
Standby time (3G):408
Talk time (3G):23

Camera

Auto Focus:Y
Built-in Flash:Y
Digital Zoom:4
Front Camera:Y
Front camera resolution (numeric):8
Maximum frame rate:30
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 4
Rear camera resolution (numeric):20
Rear camera type:Dual camera
Second rear camera resolution (numeric):12
Self-timer:Y
Video recording:Y
Video recording modes:720p,1080p

Certificates

Body SAR (EU):1.26
Certification:CE, BQB, Wi-Fi, REACH
Head SAR (EU):1.26
RoHS compliance:Y

Design

Brand colour:Glacier Grey / Midnight Black / Sapphire Blue
Colour of product:Black / Blue / Grey / Silver
Fingerprint Reader:Y
Form factor:Bar

Display

Display brightness:500
Display diagonal:13.1
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
Display Type:LTPS
Orientation sensor:Y
Pixel density:423 / 428
Screen shape:Flat
Second display:N
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:Y
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer:Y
Ambient light sensor:Y
Gyroscope:Y
Proximity sensor:Y

Messaging

E-mail:Y
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y
Short Message Service (SMS):Y

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:3GP,AAC,AMR,FLAC,MIDI,MP3,MP4,OGG,RA-Lossless,WAV,WMA
FM radio:Y
Image formats supported:BMP,GIF,JPG,PNG,WBMP,WEBP
Video formats supported:3GP,ASF,MP4,RM,RMVB,WMV

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y
Electronic compass:Y
GPS (satellite):Y
Position location:Y

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE,GPRS,GSM
3G:Y
3G bands supported:850,900,1900,2100
3G standards:UMTS
4G:Y
4G standard:LTE
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP
Bluetooth version:4.2
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y
SIM card capability:Dual SIM
SIM card type:NanoSIM
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi Direct:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):5 - 95
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 35
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 45

Packaging Content

Cables included:USB Type-C
Quick start guide:Y
Warranty card:Y

Performance

Microphone mute:Y
Video call:Y

Ports & interfaces

Charging connector:Y
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB connector type:USB Type-C
USB port:Y

Processor

64-bit computing:Y
Coprocessor:Y
Coprocessor architecture:ARM Cortex-A53
Coprocessor cores:4
Coprocessor frequency:1.8
Processor architecture:ARM Cortex-A73
Processor Cores:4
Processor family:Hi-Silicon
Processor frequency:2.4
Processor Model:Kirin 960

Software

Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:7.0, EMUI 5.0

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal storage capacity:64
Maximum memory card size:256
RAM capacity:4
User memory:48

Technical Details

Google applications:Google Chrome
Refurbished:N

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:7.45
Height :147.3
Weight:155
Width:70.9