Background and Identification
Released by Huawei in June 2017, the Honor 9 is a smartphone in the Honor sub-brand. It was the successor to the Honor 8 and was followed by the Honor 10 in 2018. The Honor 9 was initially released in China and later the same month internationally in Berlin. It was released in London in September of 2017.
It originally operated on the Android 7.0 "Nougat" but in 2019 the operating system was upgraded to Android 9 "Pie".
The Huawei Honor 9 looks different than other phones on the market at least from the back. It has a shiny finish and glass body. It comes in Glacier Grey, Sapphire Blue, Midnight Black and gold but not all colors are available in all countries.
The phone features a HiSilicon Kirin 960 chipset, octa-core processor, a Mali-G71 GPU, 4 or 6 GB RAM and 64 or 128 GB of storage. It is 5.80 in x 2.79 in x 0.30 in in dimension and has a 3,200 mAh non-removable battery. The Honor 9 has a dual rear camera that features auto focus, 4K video and LED flash while the front facing camera is 8 MP, f/2.0. Lastly, it has a 5.15 inch display with 1,920 × 1,080 resolution.
It has been noted that the battery will drain rather fast if the screen is on full brightness mode.
Dimensions: 147.3 x 70.9 x 7.5mm
OS: Android 7 Nougat
Screen size: 5.15-inch
Resolution: 1920 x 1080
CPU: HiSilicon Kirin 960
RAM: 4GB or 6GB of RAM
Rear camera: 20MP + 20MP dual lens
Front camera: 8MP