Honor just announced a new phone for the Indian market which will be sold exclusively on Flipkart. It is none other than the Huawei Honor 9N. just like we all expect, the new smartphone has identical hardware to the Honor 9i, the only difference is the additional storage options. Read on and check out the Huawei Honor 9N full specifications, features, price and release date in India.
Huawei Honor 9N Features
The Huawei Honor 9N came with a 5.85 inch LCD of FHD+ display with 1080 x 2280 pixel resolution. It has a narrow notch on the top. It is powered by a HiSilicon Kirin 659 chipset, paired with either a 3GB or 4GB RAM, depending on the storage configuration you want to buy.
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The 3GB RAM version came with a 32GB internal storage, while the 4GB RAM came with either 64GB or 128GB internal storage. All the internal storage are expandable via a microSD card slot, but it will cost you a second SIM since it came with a hybrd SIM. Might just be one of the flaws.
On the back of the Huawei Honor 9N, you will find a dual camera setup which consists of 13MP sensor accompanied by a 2MP one for depth sensing, and also a fingerprint scanner. The front-facing camera located on the notch is a 16MP sensor, which makes the Honor 9N to be tagged as a selfie-centric smartphone.
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The Huawei Honor 9N also came with a 3000mAh battery, and runs on Android 8.0 Oreo operating system out-of-the-box with Huawei’s EMUI 8.0 on top.
Huawei Honor 9N Specifications
|Technology||GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE|
|2G bands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2|
|CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA – China|
|3G bands||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 – China|
|HSDPA 900 / 2100 – India|
|4G bands||LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) – China|
|LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 40(2300), 41(2500) – India|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps|
|Status||Coming soon. Exp. release 2018, July 31th|
|Dimensions||149.2 x 71.8 x 7.7 mm (5.87 x 2.83 x 0.30 in)|
|Weight||152 g (5.36 oz)|
|SIM||Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Type||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||5.84 inches, 85.1 cm2 (~79.5% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2280 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~432 ppi density)|
|– EMUI 8.0|
|OS||Android 8.0 (Oreo)|
|Chipset||HiSilicon Kirin 659|
|CPU||Octa-core (4×2.36 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)|
|Card slot||microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)|
|Internal||64/128 GB, 4 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM|
|Dual||13 MP, PDAF|
2 MP, depth sensor
|Features||LED flash, HDR, panorama|
|Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||4.2, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS|
|USB||microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass|
|Messaging||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM|
|– MP4/H.264 player|
– MP3/eAAC+/WAV/Flac player
– Document viewer
– Photo/video editor
|Non-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh battery|
|Colours||Lavender Purple, Robin Egg Blue, Sapphire Blue, Midnight Black|
|Price||About 220 EUR|
Huawei Honor 9N Release Date
The Huawei Honor 9N will be released on July 31st 2018, and shipment starts on that day too. The phone will be available in Lavender Purple, Robin Egg Blue, Sapphire Blue, and Midnight Black. Like I said from the start, it will sold in India exclusively on Flipkart.
Huawei Honor 9N Price
The Huawei Honor 9N 3GB RAM + 32GB internal storage variant will cost INR11,999 in India, which is approximately $174. The 4GB RAM + 64GB internal storage will cost INR13,999 in India (roughly $203), while the 4GB RAM + 128GB internal storage variant goes for just INR17,999 (roughly $261).