Huawei Honor 9i

Huawei Honor 9i
Brand: Huawei
Category: Mobiles
  • Processor: HiSilicon Kirin 659 (2.36GHz octa-core)
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • Storage: 64 GB
  • Display: 5.9 Inch
  • Camera: 16-megapixel(2-megapixel)/13-megapixel sensor(2-megapixel)
  • OS: Android, v7.1 (Nougat)

Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our experts

8.4 4.2 1
  • Performance 9 / 10
  • Display 9 / 10
  • Design 8 / 10
  • Software 8 / 10
  • Camera 9 / 10
  • Battery 8 / 10
  • Value For Money 8 / 10

Huawei owned subbrand Honor, launched its new smartphone i.e Huawei Honor 9i. The phone is available in Prestige Gold, Aurora Blue, and Graphite Black colour variants. The phone has a price tag of Rs 17,999. The best part is that it packs four cameras: two at the front and two at the back.

Some key specification and features of Huawei Honor 9i are:

The Huawei Honor 9i comes with the 5.9 Inch FHD+ IPS FullView Touchscreen Display. It has the display resolution of 1080×2160 pixels (FHD+) with a pixel density of 409ppi. The dimensions measures at 156.20 x 75.00 x 7.50 (height x width x thickness) and weight of 164.00 grams.

It is designed with Slim Metal unibody which is quite superb. The Huawei Honor 9i is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM. The smartphone runs on the EMUI 5.1 based on Android, v7.1 (Nougat) operating system. The smartphone is powered by HiSilicon Kirin 659 chipset and 2.36GHz octa-core processor. It has a spot of Mali-T830 MP2 GPU. It has a 4GB of RAM with a 64GB of internal storage that can be expandable with a Hybrid sim slot.

As far as the cameras are concerned, the Huawei Honor 9i packs a Dual camera that is 16-megapixel clubbed with a 2-megapixel primary camera and a 13-megapixel sensor accompanied by a 2-megapixel front camera shooter for selfies. The primary camera is capable of 1080p video recording. It includes Face detection, Smile detection, Geo tagging, Panorama, Zoom, Digital camera, and Dual Tone LED Flash. The phone is backed by a 3340mAh capacity with the non-removable battery.

Sensors on the phone:

  • Accelerometer sensor,
  • Compass sensor, and
  • Fingerprint sensor.

Some connectivity options:

  • VoLTE, 4G, 3G,
  • WiFi- Yes, with wifi-hotspot,
  • Bluetooth- Yes,
  • USB- Yes,
  • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS Support, and
  • NFC.

Huawei Honor 9i - Specs


  • Type Design Type called form factor refers to a mobile phone's size, shape, and style as well as the layout and position of major components of phone. There are three major form factors seen in mobile phones => bar phones, folding phones and sliding phones.
  • Dimensions
    156.20 x 75.00 x 7.50 (height x width x thickness)
  • Weight
  • Colors
    Prestige Gold, Aurora Blue, and Graphite Black


  • Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor)
    FHD+ IPS FullView Touchscreen
  • Size
    5.9 Inch
  • Resolution
    1080x2160 pixels
  • Display Colors Display Colors is refers to the number of different shades of colors that the screen is capable of displaying => 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors, Obviously 16M is highest available range of colors and better than others.
    16 M colors
  • Pixel Density Pixel Density (PPI) is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality.
    409 ppi
  • Features
    Slim Metal unibody design,
    MP3, and


  • Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming.
    HiSilicon Kirin 659
  • CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.
    2.36GHz octa-core
  • GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.
    Mali-T830 MP2
  • RAM (Memory) RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.
    4 GB
  • Internal Storage Internal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored.
    64 GB
  • Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.
    Accelerometer sensor,
    Compass sensor, and
    Fingerprint sensor.


  • Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.
    Android, v7.1 (Nougat)
  • User Interface UI or user interface of a device is the look and feel of the on-screen menu system. How it works, its color scheme, how it responds to button presses, all of these things are part of the user interface.
    EMUI 5.1


  • Primary Camera is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality.
    16-megapixel (2-megapixel)
  • Video
  • Camera Features
    Face detection, Smile detection, Geo tagging, Panorama, Zoom, Digital camera, and
    Dual Tone LED Flash
  • Flash Flash Light => There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration)
    Dual Tone LED Flash
  • Secondary
    13-megapixel (2-megapixel)


  • Battery Type Battery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium.
    Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)
  • Capacity Battery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions.
  • Placement


  • Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.
  • Infrared Infrared connectivity is an old wireless technology used to connect two electronic devices. It uses a beam of infrared light to transmit information and so requires direct line of sight and operates only at close range.
  • Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.
  • Wi-fi Hotspot
  • USB
  • GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky.
    Yes, with A-GPS Support
  • NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
  • Microphone Jack
  • Headphone Jack