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Honor 9i

Specifications

Honor 9i
Honor 9i (9 Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
4096 MB 
Display
5.9 inch 16:9, 2160x1080 pixel 409 PPI, Capacitive, IPS, glossy: yes
Storage
64 GB eMMC Flash, 64 GB 
Connections
Card Reader: microSD up to 128GB, Sensors: Fingerprint sensor, Digital compass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity light Senor, Accelerometer, microUSB
Networking
802.11 b/g/n (b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.2, GSM, HSPA, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.5 x 156.2 x 75.2 ( = 0.3 x 6.15 x 2.96 in)
Operating System
Android 7.0 Nougat
Camera
Primary Camera: 16 MPix 16MP+2MP dual-camera
Secondary Camera: 13 MPix 13MP+2MP dual-camera
Additional features
Keyboard: Virtual
Weight
164 g ( = 5.78 oz / 0.36 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
300 Euro

 

Average Score: 76.78% - good
Average of 9 scores (from 17 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 81%, features: - %, display: 79% mobility: 74%, workmanship: 82%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Honor 9i

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

Comment

ARM Mali-T830 MP2: Integrated graphics card for smartphones and tablets with two clusters (MP2) supporting OpenGL ES 3.2. Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
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.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
5.9":

This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.164 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


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).


76.78%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
» 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
Huawei Nova 2i
Mali-T830 MP2, Kirin 659
Samsung Galaxy J7 Nxt 2017
Mali-T830 MP2, Exynos 7870 Octa
Huawei Nova 2 Plus
Mali-T830 MP2, unknown
Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro 2017
Mali-T830 MP2, Exynos 7870 Octa

Devices with the same GPU

Huawei Nova 2
Mali-T830 MP2, Kirin 659, 5", 0.143 kg
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)
Mali-T830 MP2, Exynos 7870 Octa, 5.2", 0.16 kg
Huawei Nova Lite
Mali-T830 MP2, Kirin 655, 5.2", 0.147 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

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
Honor 6A
Adreno 505, Snapdragon 430, 5", 0.142 kg
Honor 9
Mali-G71 MP8, Kirin 960, 5.15", 0.155 kg
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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2017-10-29)