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Honor 9 Series

Honor 9 LiteProcessor: Kirin 659, Kirin 960
Graphics Adapter: ARM Mali-G71 MP8, ARM Mali-T830 MP2
Display: 5.15 inch, 5.65 inch, 5.9 inch
Weight: 0.149kg, 0.155kg, 0.164kg
Price: 300, 469 euro
Average Score: 83.66% - good
Average of 72 scores (from 139 reviews)
price: 86%, performance: 84%, features: 87%, display: 83%
mobility: 80%, workmanship: 88%, ergonomy: 85%, emissions: 91%

 

Honor 9

The Honor 9 is an affordable smartphone with decent hardware specifications. Honor has managed to keep the price low on its newest device. In fact, it’s up to half the price of flagships from the likes of Samsung and Apple. The Honor 9 has a glass body with a shiny finish. It’s reflective, but not like a mirror; instead it diffracts light at various angles to create a great effect that catches the eye immediately. At a time when many phones struggle to stand out, this is a major selling point. Color choices are limited to Glacier Grey, Midnight Black or Sapphire Blue. The front of the phone is much less thrilling, but there’s a fingerprint sensor at the bottom of the display, which works particularly well. This is an easy-to-hold phone; it’s not a large device, and it has curved edges on the back that allow it to sit comfortably in the palm of a hand. It’s similar to the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge on the rear, as it feels like it’s molded to the shape of the hand. The Honor 9 comes in at 147.3 x 70.9 x 7.45 mm and only weighs 155 g, which means it’s easy to slip into a pocket and you need not worry about feeling weighed down by the phone. Another way in which the Honor 9 differs from the flagship competition is that it features a smaller screen. When most rivals are upping the screen size to just below six inch, the Honor 9 features a 5.15-inch display with a 1080p resolution. That’s one of the ways Honor has made this a phone that sits easily in the hand, and it’s a Full HD panel that offers a high resolution. Some will be disappointed it doesn’t have a QHD resolution, but sticking with Full HD contributes to better battery life. On the rear of the Honor 9 sits the dual-lens rear camera, which features a 20 MP sensor working in tandem with a 12 MP shooter. The 20 MP sensor is monochrome, which means it only shoots in black and white. The 12 MP sensor is RGB, so it takes color images. The phone can take photos using both sensors and combine the images. The 20 MP black and white sensor is used to capture more detail in your images, and this is a system Honor has used on the Honor 8 and various Huawei phones too. Performance on the Honor 9 is at the top end of the range. The phone does not stutter or slow down at any stage, and that’s likely thanks to the new and improved HiSilicon Kirin 960 system-on-a-chip that’s made by Huawei. The Honor 9 features a slightly larger battery than the Honor 8, with a 3,200 mAh cell upgraded from the 3,000 mAh cell on last year’s device. There isn’t any innovative charging technology here, but there is Honor’s fast charging, so the user will be able to charge your phone from zero to 100% in around two hours. The Honor 9 is running Android 7 Nougat with Huawei’s own Emotion UI 5.1 running on top of it. Honor has included a detailed settings list to give a lot of options for customizing the phone. The drop-down on the home screen displays a variety of options, and the user can even switch out the ones that they don’t want. Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Specifications

Honor 9Notebook: Honor 9
Processor: Kirin 960
Graphics Adapter: ARM Mali-G71 MP8
Display: 5.15 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 0.155kg
Price: 469 euro
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Average Score: 84.67% - good
Average of 61 scores (from 119 reviews)

 

87.5% Honor 9 Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
Flashy. As with its predecessor, the Honor 9 compels at first sight with its flashy design of dancing light reflections on the back. But is this all just smoke and mirrors, or can Honor's new flagship also convince with its dual camera and fast performance? We find out in the test. Update: firmware B150 adds support for VoLTE and VoWifi.
Huawei's Honor 9: The only mobe of its spec asking 'why blow £500?'
Source: Reg Hardware English
We're not alone in being puzzled by exactly what Huawei wants to do with the Honor range in the Western markets. Elsewhere, it sells buckets and promotes it heavily. Here, I suspect even Huawei doesn't know – hence the lack of promotion. Nonetheless, the Honor 9 is some of Huawei's best ideas, without the Leica branding (and royalty fees).
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/27/2017
90% Huawei Honor 9
Source: Gadgetspeak English
Designed for the young at heart (at whatever age), the Honor 9 is the latest smartphone in the range to join the Huawei family of products. With this particular model, Huawei has attempted to combine aspects of quality, appearance and a price point that should appeal to its designated market sector.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/10/2017
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 80% performance: 80% workmanship: 80%
89% Honor 9 review: An affordable flagship-class smartphone
Source: Zdnet.com English
The Honor 9 delivers good performance and battery life, a decent 5.15-inch screen and an impressive dual camera setup. But how does it shape up versus its high-end Huawei P10 stablemate and the OnePlus 5, which is ploughing a similar 'affordable flagship' furrow?
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/17/2017
Rating: Total score: 89%
80% Honor 9 Review
Source: Phone Arena English
In the end, the Honor 9 is an attractive option for international smartphone users who want a phone that's compact, a reasonably strong performer, enjoys solid battery life, and offers a decently nice camera – and all for quite a bit less than your typical flagship. There's no one stand-out area where the Honor 9 shines, but it does enough right to be worth recommending.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/17/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% Honor 9 review
Source: Techradar English
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 impressive and affordable phone.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/16/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Honor 9 review
Source: Techradar English
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 impressive and affordable phone.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/04/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% Honor 9 review
Source: What Hi-Fi English
Still, it’s tough to find better for less. Unless you’re prepared to make a significant investment in a 2017 flagship, this is as much phone as you’ll get for your £400 right now.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/02/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Honor 9 : test complet, vidéo, avis, écran, photo et autonomie
Source: Phone Arena English
Mais malgré toutes ses qualités, on a du mal à comprendre le placement du Honor 9 dans la gamme Honor. Il est une sorte de version Edge du Honor 8 avec quelques améliorations mais il est moins performant sur plusieurs points que le Honor 8 Pro. Les petits budgets s'orienteront donc plus facilement vers le Honor 8 qui va voir son prix baisser, ceux en recherche de performances vers le Honor 8 Pro ou le OnePlus 5. Quelle place va donc occuper ce Honor 9 ?
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
Honor 9 review: Affordable flagships never look this good
Source: Talk Android English
While the Honor 9 could be dismissed as simply a lesser-specced Huawei P10, in reality, having used both handsets as daily drivers, the Honor 9 simply has more heart, which is an admittedly weird thing to say about an inanimate object. The Honor 9 delivers in just about every area you would want, and despite the camera’s less-than-perfect performance in low-light conditions, the Honor 9 is another winner for the budget brand.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/28/2017
90% Honor 9 review
Source: PC Advisor English
The Honor 9 is an undeniably impressive phone for an unmatched price right now. In performance terms, it's nipping at the heels of the year's top flagships, and only lacking flashy features like waterproofing or a bezel-less screen. It looks great, it runs fast, and it costs less than £400. We're sold.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/28/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Honor 9 review: Yep, this is the bargain of the decade
Source: T3 English
The Honor 9 is 100% solid in every key respect, although, it may lack that little bit of innovation which makes a phone a true Android flagship. Still, we really can't fault it at the price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/25/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
87% Honor 9 review
Source: Android Authority English
The Honor 9 officially starts at €449 in Europe, but there are lots of offers out there and for £379 or €429 where you can get the 64 GB Honor 9 and a Honor Band 3 fitness tracker together. However, no matter what you pay you will be getting a phone packing pretty high-end specs – essentially the same as those found in Huawei’s other 2017 flagship devices but for a lot less money!
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/20/2017
Rating: Total score: 87% performance: 90% display: 85% mobility: 87% workmanship: 88%
90% Honor 9
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Honor 9 is an interesting case. It takes over from the Honor 8, a phone released in 2016 that sold at the same price and didn’t seem like an amazing buy at the time.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/17/2017
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 90% display: 90% mobility: 70% workmanship: 90%
90% Honor 9 review
Source: Techradar English
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 impressive and affordable phone.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/14/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
Honor 9 review: A mid-range marvel
Source: Pocket Lint English
The Honor 9 is a siren in the mid-range phone market. Its eye-catching design is paired with highly capable performance for a price point that, in the context of 2017, undercuts the OnePlus 5 by a sizeable enough margin to leave the Honor in a field of its own.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/13/2017
Honor 9 review
Source: GSM Arena English
The Honor 9 is a well-executed project, which in spite of the lack of a massive PR campaign, has everything needed to succeed and prevail on the market. We can't really figure out Huawei's strategy for the Honor brand yet again, but we don't mind having such a thoughtful allrounder once in a while.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/07/2017
100% Honor 9 review
Source: Stuff TV English
The Honor 9 is a phone with some serious high-end chops that sells for a mid-range price. It costs the same amount as a Samsung Galaxy A5 but has a much more powerful processor, a slightly more versatile camera, more storage and a more eye-catching design. It’s a step up, basically.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/07/2017
Rating: Total score: 100%
honor 9 Hands On: A Sleeker, More Affordable Huawei P10
Source: Lowyat.net English
The honor 9 is really a refinement of its predecessor’s winning qualities. It’s an eye-catching phone, it’s well-equipped, and most importantly, it offers plenty value for money. For context, the honor 9 retails from 2,299 yuan in China – that comes up to only RM1,450.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/05/2017
90% Honor 9 Review: Watch out, OnePlus
Source: Recombu English
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 won’t even notice. They’ll be too content with the slick software, lovable design, smooth performance and dependable battery life.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/03/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
Honor 9 hands-on
Source: Android Authority English
As I mentioned at the outset, the Honor 9 is a no frills smartphone, delivering a solid baseline across the board at a price point that most can manage. It doesn’t add anything brand new to the mix, just improves on a winning formula from years past, and there’s absolutely nothing wrong with that.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/30/2017
90% Honor 9 review
Source: PC Advisor English
The Honor 9 is an undeniably impressive phone for an unmatched price right now. In performance terms, it's nipping at the heels of the year's top flagships, and only lacking flashy features like waterproofing or a bezel-less screen. It looks great, it runs fast, and it costs less than £400. We're sold.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/27/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
Hands on: Honor 9 review
Source: Techradar English
The Honor 9 seems like an accomplished device based on our early look – we're looking to forward to putting it through its paces to see if it can outperform its attractive price tag.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/27/2017
Honor 9 hands-on review
Source: Stuff TV English
We’ll have to wait until a full review to see how they stack up together, and whether it really can beat the OnePlus 5 in more areas than sheer value, but right now, things are looking very good indeed.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/27/2017
85% Honor 9
Source: Chinahandys.net German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/24/2017
Rating: Total score: 85% performance: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90%
88% Flaggschiff-Qualitäten zum fairen Preis
Source: MobiFlip German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/03/2017
Rating: Total score: 88%
Honor 9 das „kleine“ Flaggschiff ohne große Schwächen
Source: Notebooksbilliger Blog German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/25/2017
Honor 9 Das Mittelklasse-Phone überzeugt
Source: WinFuture German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/24/2017
Günstige Alternative zum Huawei P10?
Source: Billiger-telefonieren.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/15/2017
96% Honor 9
Source: Android Mag German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/11/2017
Rating: Total score: 96% price: 89%
87% Preisleistungskracher 2.0!
Source: Honor News Blog German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/09/2017
Rating: Total score: 87% price: 90% performance: 95% display: 90% mobility: 80% workmanship: 85%
Honor 9 von Huawei
Source: PocketPC German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/30/2017
87% Dieses Smartphone soll die OnePlus 5-Lücke schließen
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/28/2017
Rating: Total score: 87% features: 100% mobility: 70% workmanship: 90%
Günstiger Huawei-P10-Ableger macht etablierten Flaggschiffen Konkurrenz
Source: Tom's Hardware German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/21/2017
93% Honor 9 im Handy-Test: So gut ist der Huawei-P10-Zwilling
Source: Teltarif German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/17/2017
Rating: Total score: 93% price: 95% display: 90% mobility: 70% workmanship: 90%
91% Das günstigere Huawei P10
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/08/2017
Rating: Total score: 91% performance: 99% features: 91% display: 93% mobility: 86%
90% Honor 9 das gläserne P10
Source: Curved German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/07/2017
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 90% display: 90% mobility: 90%
Das preisgünstigere P10?
Source: Allround-PC.com German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/06/2017
80% Ein trotziger Teenie wird erwachsen
Source: Inside Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/06/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
Honor 9 ist ein starkes Schnäppchen
Source: n-tv German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/03/2017
Honor 9 das günstige Huawei P10
Source: RP-Online German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/30/2017
Honor 9 das bessere Huawei P10
Source: Tech Stage German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/30/2017
Honor 9
Source: PocketPC German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/29/2017
Ist der Honor-Preisbrecher ein Top-Phone?
Source: Blick German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/28/2017
Honor 9
Source: Golem German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/28/2017
Das günstigere Flaggschiff?
Source: WinFuture German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/28/2017
80% Das Schönere Und Günstigere Huawei P10
Source: Android Pit German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/28/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
Honor 9 das gläserne P10 im Hands-on
Source: Curved German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/27/2017
70% Análisis del Honor 9
Source: Movil Zona Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/24/2017
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 80% performance: 80% display: 70% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80%
88% Review Honor 9, ¡A La Conquista De La Gama Alta!
Source: Newesc Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/27/2017
Rating: Total score: 88% performance: 90% display: 85% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90%
84% Honor 9, análisis y opinión
Source: Computerhoy Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/15/2017
Rating: Total score: 84% price: 90% features: 90% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
82% Honor 9, análisis: titanes de la gama alta, haced hueco para un oponente que brilla en diseño y precio
Source: Xataka Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/07/2017
Rating: Total score: 82% performance: 85% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 85%
Honor 9, prueba y análisis con características, precio y opiniones
Source: Tuexperto Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Excellent cameras; decent hardware; good price. Negative: Easy getting fingerprints.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/18/2017
Análisis del Honor 9: ¿Es el OnePlus Killer que esperábamos?
Source: El Androide Libre Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Long battery life; nice performance; compact size.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/12/2017
Huawei estrena móvil 'low cost': así es el Honor 9, que costará poco más de 300 euros
Source: El Confidencial Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Good cameras; flexible fingerprint sensor; nice performance. Negative: Sim and microSD are on the same slot; slippery.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/12/2017
90% Review – Huawei Honor 9
Source: PC Guia Portuegese PT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/07/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
91% Análise Honor 9 – O encontro entre a beleza e o desempenho
Source: Pplware Portuegese PT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/14/2017
Rating: Total score: 91% performance: 90% display: 90% mobility: 90% workmanship: 100%
Honor 9 – Review | Simplesmente o melhor smartphone por menos de 500€
Source: 4G News Portuegese PT→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; great built quality; decent cameras; excellent display. Negative: Unsupported waterproof; no wireless charging.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/09/2017
Análise Honor 9: Um topo de gama a um preço de amigo
Source: Mais Tecnologia Portuegese PT→EN
Positive: Good main camera; nice performance; beautiful design; decent display. Negative: Poor selfie camera; easy getting fingerprints.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/16/2017
Primeiras Impressões: Honor 9 um sedutor e acessível Flagship
Source: Android Geek Portuegese PT→EN
Positive: Long battery life; nice performance; compact size.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/06/2017
Vamos conhecer o Honor 9 e o que ele nos traz
Source: Pplware Portuegese PT→EN
Positive: Long battery life; quick charge; nice design; dual sim.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/28/2017
90% Recensione Honor 9: Kirin 960, dual-camera e design elegante
Source: Key for web Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/20/2017
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 100% features: 90% display: 90% mobility: 90% workmanship: 100%
80% Honor 9 Recensione: Un P10 Più Bello Ed Economico
Source: AndroidPit.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/06/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Honor 9 Recensione: Un P10 Più Bello Ed Economico
Source: AndroidPit.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/04/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Honor 9 Recensione: Un P10 Più Bello Ed Economico
Source: AndroidPit.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/29/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
Smartphone Huawei Honor 9 - Recensione Caratteristiche Prezzo
Source: Smartphone e tablet android Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/04/2017
Rating: performance: 90% display: 90% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90%
80% Recensione Honor 9 by Smartphone Italia
Source: Smartphone Italia Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/03/2017
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% features: 90% display: 80% mobility: 80% ergonomy: 80%
80% Perché puntare ora su Honor 9: recensione dell’ammiraglia Android al prezzo più basso
Source: Optima Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/31/2017
Rating: Total score: 80% display: 70% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90%
80% Honor 9: uno smartphone che convince, pur essendo un deja vù
Source: Ridble Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/18/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
87% Recensione Honor 9: uno smartphone “brillante”!
Source: Chimera Revo Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/12/2017
Rating: Total score: 87% price: 85% features: 90% display: 86% mobility: 82% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 90%
90% Honor 9 – Il Top Di Gamma Dal Prezzo Popolare
Source: Geek 4 You Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/10/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
85% Recensione Honor 9 – Best Buy Senza Scomporsi
Source: Techzilla.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/07/2017
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 90% display: 85% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90%
90% Recensione Honor 9: il top di gamma al giusto prezzo è tornato
Source: Tutto Android Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/28/2017
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 94% features: 90% display: 85% mobility: 82% ergonomy: 85%
87% Honor 9, la recensione (foto e video)
Source: AndroidWorld.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/28/2017
Rating: Total score: 87% price: 80% features: 90% display: 85% mobility: 75% ergonomy: 90%
84% Honor 9, la nostra recensione | Video
Source: HDblog.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/28/2017
Rating: Total score: 84%
80% Honor 9 Recensione: Un P10 Più Bello Ed Economico
Source: AndroidPit.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/27/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
Recensione Honor 9
Source: Notebook Italia Italian IT→EN
Positive: Attractive design; good price; high performance; nice display.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/28/2017
Recensione Honor 9
Source: Wiz Blog Italian IT→EN
Positive: Long battery life; powerful hardware; good cameras; nice performance. Negative: Mediocre design.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/21/2017
Preview Honor 9 by Smartphone Italia
Source: Smartphone Italia Italian IT→EN
Positive: High performance; stylish design; great built quality; good price. Negative: Short battery life.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/26/2017
Recensione Honor 9 con 6 GB di RAM
Source: Pianeta Cellulare Italian IT→EN
Positive: Good ergonomy; nice performance; decent cameras; good display. Negative: Relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/25/2017
HONOR 9 | Scheda Tecnica Approfondita + Video Recensione
Source: Android Style HD Italian IT→EN
Positive: Nice display; good price; attractive design; solid workmanship.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/16/2017
HONOR 9 – Best Buy del 2017 ? – RECENSIONE –
Source: Tech Different Italian IT→EN
Positive: Nice performance; fast fingerprint sensor; good cameras. Negative: Slippery.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/16/2017
Recensione: Honor 9, il must che aspettavamo
Source: InstaNews Italian IT→EN
Positive: Nice design; good cameras; decent hardware. Negative: Slippery.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/09/2017
Honor 9, la recensione
Source: Panorama Italian IT→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; good price. Negative: Slippery.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/03/2017
Honor 9: La Recensione Completa E I Pro E Contro
Source: Tecno Cino Italian IT→EN
Positive: Good cameras; nice design; excellent display; powerful hardware; long battery life. Negative: Inflexible fingerprint sensor.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/03/2017
Honor 9: tutto quello che c'è da sapere
Source: Panorama Italian IT→EN
Positive: Elegant design; good price; nice performance.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/29/2017
Honor 9, lo smartphone giovane per gente giovane
Source: Best Tech Italian IT→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; nice performance; good price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/28/2017
Honor 9: le cose da sapere
Source: Panorama Italian IT→EN
Positive: Good price; nice display; decent hardware; good cameras.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/12/2017
80% Test du Honor 9 : un peu plus près des étoiles ?
Source: Clubic French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/04/2017
Rating: Total score: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 100%
80% Test Complet Du Honor 9 : Un P10 En Plus Joli Et En Moins Cher
Source: AndroidPit.fr French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/27/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Test Du Honor 9 : Une Belle Évolution Du Honor 8
Source: Frandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/27/2017
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 70% display: 80% mobility: 70% workmanship: 90%
[Avis] Honor 9 : mon light catcher de l’été
Source: Golden Geek French FR→EN
Positive: Attractive design; nice performance; decent hardware.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/04/2017
70% Honor 9 - test tańszego brata Huaweia P10
Source: Komorkomania Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/08/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
86% Recenzja smartfona Honor 9. Czy jest lepszy od Huawei P10?
Source: Galaktyczny Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/29/2017
Rating: Total score: 86% performance: 90% display: 80% mobility: 85%
89% Recenzja Honora 9. Przyjemny smartfon, którego… nie obsłużysz w okularach polaryzacyjnych
Source: Tabletowo Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/21/2017
Rating: Total score: 89% performance: 90% display: 80% mobility: 75% workmanship: 100%
74% [Recenzja] Huawei Honor 9 – chciałby być najlepszy w swojej cenie
Source: Android.com.pl Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/09/2017
Rating: Total score: 74% performance: 70% display: 70% workmanship: 80%
Test, recenzja, opinia – Huawei Honor 9 (STF-L09) – fotograficzno-muzyczny kombajn
Source: 90 Sekund Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Attractive design; nice performance; decent hardware; good dual cameras. Negative: Poor display.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/20/2017
Honor 9, czyli mało zaskakujący, ale cholernie poprawny smartfon
Source: Galaktyczny Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Long battery life; nice cameras; attractive design.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/30/2017
[Pierwsze wrażenia] Huawei Honor 9 – Chinczycy się zbroją
Source: Android.com.pl Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Decent cameras; nice design; good display; high autonomy.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/27/2017
86% Смартфон Huawei Honor 9: Обзор
Source: Product Test RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/18/2017
Rating: Total score: 86% performance: 90% display: 92% mobility: 66%
Обзор Honor 9: почти как флагман
Source: DGL.ru RU→EN
Positive: Good price; high performance; attractive design; decent cameras. Negative: Slippery; short battery life; poor display.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/24/2017
Обзор Honor 9: стеклянный фотосмартфон
Source: Zoom RU→EN
Positive: Good price; nice performance; decent cameras; good ergonomy; nice display.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/10/2017
Предварительный обзор Honor 9: единственный недорогой «породистый» флагман
Source: Ferra.ru RU→EN
Positive: Attractive design; good price; nice performance. Negative: Heavy.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/27/2017
Смартфон Huawei Honor 9: Обзор
Source: Product Test RU→EN
Positive: Good dual cameras; fast fingerprint sensor; high performance. Negative: Sim and microSD are on the same slot; slippery.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/22/2017
Honor 9 okostelefon teszt – A Huawei P10 új ruhája
Source: Geeks.hu HU→EN
Positive: Attractive design; good price; nice performance.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/07/2017
Kipróbáltuk: Honor 9
Source: HWSW HU→EN
Positive: Attractive design; good price; high performance.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/31/2017
Honor 9 znovu překonává mateřský Huawei P10. Srovnali jsme jej i s nejlevnějším Honorem a šetřit se nevyplatí (recenze)
Source: CNews.cz CZ→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/03/2017
80% Recenze: Honor 9 – nový král na scéně
Source: CZC CZ→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/16/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
Honor 9 recenze: Letošním vlajkovým modelům zatopí
Source: Svet Androida CZ→EN
Positive: Luxury design; excellent display; high performance; fast fingerprint sensor; fast system; good connectivity. Negative: Mediocre speakers.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/17/2017
Đánh giá chi tiết Honor 9: "Đứa con lai" giữa Samsung và Apple
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Impressive design; nice performance; good dual cameras.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/04/2017
Trên tay Huawei Honor 9: Xám mòng biển đổi màu tuyệt đẹp
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; metal case; nice display; excellent speakers; good hardware.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/28/2017
85% Test Huawei Honor 9
Source: Tek.no NO→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/28/2017
Rating: Total score: 85%
Test av Honor 9
Source: Dinside NO→EN
Positive: Nice performance; fast fingerprint sensor; good cameras; long battery life; low price. Negative: Mediocre design; overheats while using.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/16/2017
70% TEST: Honor 9 - En smartphone der fanger lyset
Source: Tweak.dk DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/02/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
83% Test Af Huawei Honor 9
Source: Lyd og Billede DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/29/2017
Rating: Total score: 83%
82% Test og anmeldelse af Honor 9 – blandt de bedste til prisen
Source: Mobil DK DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/16/2017
Rating: Total score: 82% display: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%
83% Honor 9 test – en Huawei P10 i forklædning
Source: Mere Mobil.dk DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/30/2017
Rating: Total score: 83%
76% Mobil testar Honor 9
Source: Mobil.se SV→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/11/2017
Rating: Total score: 76%
Honor 9 – det är vad unga vill ha
Source: Ljud och Bild SV→EN
Positive: Nice design; good display; decent performance. Negative: Mediocre speakers.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/29/2017
80% Honor 9 – haastaja huippu-Androideille
Source: Puhelinvertailu →EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/12/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

Honor 9 Premium Midnight Black

Specifications

Honor 9 Premium Midnight BlackNotebook: Honor 9 Premium Midnight Black
Processor: Kirin 960
Graphics Adapter: ARM Mali-G71 MP8
Display: 5.15 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 0.155kg
Links:

 

Honor 9 Premium Midnight Black 6+128Gb - Design E Potenza: Recensione
Source: Cinafoniaci Italian IT→EN
Positive: Nice design; high performance; good cameras; support NFC and IR.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/09/2017

 

Honor 9i

With the launch of the Honor 9i, users are getting an affordable and powerful device that brings four cameras for all photography needs. The Honor 9i does not only features dual rear cameras, but also dual front-facing cameras, which brings the benefits of dual camera setups to selfies. The Honor 9i comes with a beautiful metal body with subtle antenna lines. A 5.9-inch Full HD+ (2160 x 1080) display sits at the front of the phone. Thanks to the 18:9 form factor and 2.5D curvature, the Honor 9i is not only easy to handle, but also looks quite good. There are no capacitive buttons on the front and the fingerprint scanner is placed conveniently at the back. The Honor 9i measures at 156.2 x 75.2 x 7.5 mm and weighs 164 grams including the battery weight making it quite a compact design and easy to pocket. Coming to the internals, we find the octa-core Kirin 659 chipset, which sports four Cortex A53 cores clocked at 2.36 GHz and four Cortex A53 CPUs running at 1.7 GHz. This is combined with a dual-core Mali T830 GPU. Software-wise, the Honor 9i is loaded with Android 7.0 Nougat with EMUI 5.1 on the top. Moving on to the memory department, there is 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of onboard storage. The Honor 9i also has a microSD card slot. Talking of the optical apparatus, a 16 MP + 2 MP dual camera lies at the back, while a 13 MP + 2 MP unit sits at the front. The Honor 9i is one of the first phones to have dual camera setups for both primary snapper and selfies. However, these additional sensors are primarily added to an expanded feature set and aren’t meant to be used for anything besides assisting the main camera. The image results from the rear cameras are quite crisp and well balanced. There are loads of filters and modes for users to choose from. Additionally, the selfies come out really good on the Honor 9i and the bokeh effect on selfies is not something entirely new as a concept but a refreshing change on Honor smartphones. Along with the new camera design, Honor implements the new 18:9 aspect ratio standard. This gives a screen resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels (so a user won’t see an improvement in pixel density over 1080p devices) with a taller display and minimal bezels. Very few devices in this price range are able to minimize bezels, and Honor is one of the first to incorporate a taller screen ratio. The smartphone runs Android 7.0 based EMUI 5.1 out-of-the-box and draws its juice from a 3,340 mAh battery. Additional features on the Honor 9i include Dual Nano SIM and 4G VoLTE support, fingerprint sensor, Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 4.1, USB OTG, EDR and more. For gaming and watching videos on the go, the Honor 9i is a decently affordable smartphone to have. Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Specifications

Honor 9iNotebook: Honor 9i
Processor: Kirin 659
Graphics Adapter: ARM Mali-T830 MP2
Display: 5.9 inch, 16:9, 2160 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 0.164kg
Price: 300 euro
Links:
Average Score: 77.1% - good
Average of 10 scores (from 18 reviews)

 

80% Honor 9i review: Stands out with camera performance for its price
Source: The Indian Express English
Overall, Honor 9i is an excellent proposition for people looking for a decent mid-budget phone with a great camera. Of course, design is an added benefit. I wasn’t disappointed with its performance or battery either. Infact, I enjoyed using the Honor 9i, thanks to its four cameras and a FullView display. Given this price of Rs 17,999 this is an easy one to recommend.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/23/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
Honor 9i Review – A Premium Selfie Phone Priced Right
Source: Gadget Diary English
Huawei has pried the phone right. At 17,999 INR, there is a lot we can appreciate about the Honor 9i including its design, display, and overall performance. Inculcating the current trend gives it enough arsenal to compete with the fresh set of selfie phones like Vivo V7, Oppo F5 and Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro. If you are looking for an 18:9 display phone or a good selfie phone, Honor 9i is a good option for under 18K.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/19/2017
Honor 9i Review
Source: Fone Arena English
Overall, the Honor 9i is quality outing from the company that will surely give other devices in this range, a run for its money. The Honor 9i has the blend of a great display, snappy processor, solid build quality and dual camera setup on both front and back that takes some good shots. If the company had priced around Rs. 15,000, this smartphone would’ve been a game changer. The Honor 9i comes in Graphite Black and Prestige Gold colors, is priced at Rs. 17,999 and is available exclusively on Flipkart.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/11/2017
82% Honor 9i review
Source: Android Authority English
The Honor 9i strikes a nice balance between features and cost while going all-in on current trends. It’s got a full vision display with 18:9 aspect ratio, dual cameras, and a striking chassis.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/08/2017
Rating: Total score: 82% performance: 81% display: 82% mobility: 75% workmanship: 90%
80% Huawei Honor 9i review: Four cameras combined with speedy performance makes for a great buy
Source: Tech2.in.com English
The Mi Max 2 at Rs 16,999 offers a better camera, minus the portrait modes, but you have to deal with a massive device and the weight that comes along with it, and a not so great selfie camera. So if you are OK with the weight, the awesome battery life and the cameras, then the Mi Max 2 is a better buy.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/06/2017
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 80% display: 75% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
Honor 9i Review – Great Display, Great Selfies, Great Price
Source: Mobygyaan English
Honor 9i is just as snappy and compelling in the midrange segment, no wonder it takes photographs with bokeh effects on either side, take selfies or portraits, it has got everything backed up on both sides. Its wide 18:9 display can catch up with the content gaining a better viewing experience for multimedia fans. The overall package is magnificent, its minimalist bezel display, quad cameras, metallic design, decent hardware and featured EMUI software are the things that can’t be challenged when it comes to price. The Honor 9i is the deal breaker, it has all that it needs to be.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/04/2017
70% Honor 9i review: A good mid-range smartphone
Source: Gadget Show English
For a smartphone priced at Rs 17,999, Honor 9i comes with good specifications and its performance surely matched our expectations. This is what can be called an all-rounder of a smartphone. The Honor 9i has a great design and a beautiful display. To support the good looks is the smooth, solid performance and it has a camera that clicks really good images. There's not much more that you can ask of a smartphone at this price point, can you?
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/31/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
68% Honor 9i review: Beauty that's only skin-deep
Source: India Today English
There is no denying that the Honor 9i is an extremely unique smartphone. After all, not many smartphones can boast of having four cameras as well as a bezel-less design, can they? However, a phone is a sum of its parts. And sadly, while the display and design of the Honor 9i are stellar - the rest of the smartphone is only average at best.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/21/2017
Rating: Total score: 68%
Honor 9i/Mate 10 Lite hands-on review
Source: GSM Arena English
In the time we spent with the Honor 9i/Mate 10 Lite, we did come to appreciate many things about it. The design is really quite impressive and makes the device stand out in its segment. The so-called FullView display is also quite nice and apart from the novelty is actually useful since it shows a lot more content. The software experience and general performance was also quite good.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 10/20/2017
76% Huawei Honor 9i Review
Source: Think Digit English
The Honor 9i is not the best phone in the sub-20K smartphone category, but it still manages to put up a good case for itself. It is well built, is a decent performer, offers good image taking experience and has a dependable battery life.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/18/2017
Rating: Total score: 76%
79% Honor 9i Review- A Good Mid Range Package
Source: Techniqued English
Priced at Rs 17,999, the Honor 9i offers a good mid range package with 18:9 full view display, 4 cameras, good selfie experience, feature rich EMUI and good performance. The Honor 9i also has some shortcomings like low light camera performance, no fast charging and also battery life being average. But overall, considering the full view display, the Honor 9i is definitely a good mid range package. The phone is available exclusively on Flipkart.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/18/2017
Rating: Total score: 79% price: 80% performance: 85% display: 80% mobility: 75% workmanship: 80%
76% Huawei Honor 9i Review
Source: Think Digit English
The Honor 9i is not the best phone in the sub-20K smartphone category, but it still manages to put up a good case for itself. It is well built, is a decent performer, offers good image taking experience and has a dependable battery life.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/18/2017
Rating: Total score: 76%
Honor 9i Review: Four cameras and FullView display are the stars of the show!
Source: The Mobile Indian English
To conclude, the Honor 9i can be considered as one of the best smartphone available at this price point. The phone offers some sleek design and the display works decently. The camera performance is up to mark and so is the overall performance of the device. Overall, it is surely a value for money and gives a stiff competition to the likes of Motorola Moto G5S Plus, Vivo V7+, and Xiaomi Mi A1.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/17/2017
Honor 9i first impressions: Huawei joins the full-screen bandwagon
Source: India Today English
Summing up, the Honor 9i looks like a promising smartphone with solid mid-range specifications (4GB of RAM, 64GB built-in storage and Kirin 659 2.36GHz octa-core processor) packed in a beautiful design. At Rs 17,999, it is slightly more expensive than the LG Q6 but the four cameras are expected to give the smartphone an edge over the competition. Stay tuned to our detailed review for more on the Honor 9i.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/14/2017
Honor 9i hands-on [Images] – Quad Cameras and Bezel-less Design in one package
Source: Mobygyaan English
Starting off with the Vivo V5 Plus which started the selfie evolution with bokeh effects, Honor joins the league to compete with the Vivo smartphones that capture perfect selfies. Honor 9i is none other than it’s primary competitor alongside the OPPO phones. By looking at the specifications and features and our past experiences with Honor devices, Honor 9i seems much more talented than its rivals, and it’s sure Honor 9i would take the trophy if this is the price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/13/2017
80% Honor 9i Review
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
We can see that manufacturers are moving towards the 18:9 aspect ratio and this feature isn't restricted to expensive flagships anymore. With the Honor 9i, buyers have one more option for an affordable yet futuristic-looking phone.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/12/2017
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80%
80% Honor 9i First Impressions: Will It Leave a Mark in Sub-Rs. 20,000 Segment?
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
Honor 9i is the latest sub-Rs. 20,000 entrant to hit the Indian market, relying on features such as its four cameras, and bezel-less FullVision display. The company has been expanding aggressively in India, launching a handset for each key price point, such as the Honor 8 Pro in the sub-Rs. 30,000 segment. So, with the Honor 9i in its portfolio, will the Huawei-owned brand have enough firepower to make a last mark in the segment, which is dominated by the likes of Vivo, Oppo and Samsung? Find out in our Honor 9i first impressions.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/06/2017
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80%
Honor 9i unboxing and first impression
Source: Gogi.in English
Honor launched the Honor 9i in India with an exciting price tag of Rs. 17,999. This handset comes with dual cameras on the front as well as dual cameras on the back. Overall the specs are impressive and here is the unboxing and first impression.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/06/2017

 

Honor 9 Lite

Specifications

Honor 9 LiteNotebook: Honor 9 Lite
Processor: Kirin 659
Graphics Adapter: ARM Mali-T830 MP2
Display: 5.65 inch, 18:9, 2160 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 0.149kg
Links:

 

Смартфон Huawei Honor 9 Lite: Обзор
Source: Product Test RU→EN
Positive: Impressive cameras; nice display; fast fingerprint sensor. Negative: Combined slot; no NFC chip.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/21/2017

 

Comment

Honor:

In 2014 Huawei created the sub brand Honor and offers certain smartphone series under this name. Occasionally the products are also called Huawei Honor.

The market share of Honor products is manageable, but there are several reviews on Honor smartphones with average ratings (as of 2016).


Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

ARM Mali-G71 MP8: Integrated ARM graphics adapter for smartphones and tablets found in the HiSilicon Kirin 960.Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

ARM Mali-T830 MP2: Integrated graphics card for smartphones and tablets with two clusters (MP2) supporting OpenGL ES 3.2.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
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Kirin 960: ARM based octa-core SoC (4x Cortex-A73 + 4x Cortex-A53) and successor to the Kirin 955. Integrates a Mali G71 MP8 GPU and is manufactured in a 16-nm process.Kirin 659: ARM-based octa-core SoC (4x Cortex-A53 max. 2.36 GHz, 4x Cortex-A53 max 1.7 GHz) with an integrated LTE modem and a ARM Mali-T830 MP2. In our benchmarks around 4% faster as the older Kirin 658.
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

0.149 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.

0.164 kg:


83.66%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

Huawei P10 Selfie
Mali-T830 MP2, Kirin 659
Honor 7X
Mali-T830 MP2, Kirin 659
Huawei Mate 10 Lite
Mali-T830 MP2, Kirin 659
Honor 9i
Mali-T830 MP2, Kirin 659
Huawei Nova 2i
Mali-T830 MP2, Kirin 659
Samsung Galaxy J7 Nxt 2017
Mali-T830 MP2, Exynos 7870 Octa

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Honor View 10
Mali-G72 MP12, Kirin 970, 6", 0.172 kg
Honor 6C Pro
Mali-T860 MP2, Mediatek MT6750, 5.2", 0.145 kg
Honor 9 Premium Midnight Black
Mali-G71 MP8, Kirin 960, 5.15", 0.155 kg
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