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Honor 9N FAQs, Pros, Cons: Everything you should know about the latest budget phone

Honor has launched its Honor 9N smartphone in India today. The new mid-range smartphone from Honor comes with the notch display, dual rear cameras, and many other features. The budget smartphone packs a premium glass body.

Honor had already launched the phone in China with a different name. The Honor 9N price in India starts at Rs. 11,999 and it will be available starting from July 31 via Flipkart.

There might be some questions about the device that you have been looking for. Through Honor 9N FAQs we will try to answer such queries about the device. Apart from the most frequently asked questions, we have also listed some pros, cons of the device here.


  • Premium Build Quality
  • FHD+ Notch Display
  • Dual Cameras


  • Mediocre Hardware

Honor 9N Full Specifications

Key Specifications Honor 9N
Display 5.84-inch IPS LCD 19:9 ratio
Screen Resolution FHD+ 1080 x 2280 pixels
Operating System Android 8.0 Oreo with EMUI 8.0
 Processor Octa-core
Chipset Kirin 659
GPU Mali-T830 MP2
Internal Storage 32GB/64GB/128GB
Expandable Storage Yes, up to 256GB
Primary Camera Dual: 13 MP + 2 MP f/2.2, PDAF, LED flash
Secondary Camera 16 MP, AI beauty mode, 1080p
Video Recording [email protected]
Battery 3,000mAh
4G VoLTE Yes
Dimensions 149.2 x 71.8 x 7.7 mm
Weight 152 g
Water Resistant No
Sim Card Type Dual Nano SIM
Price 3GB/32GB- Rs. 11,999

4GB/64GB- Rs. 13,999

4GB/128GB- Rs. 17,999

Design and Display

Question: How is the build quality of Honor 9N?

Answer: Honor 9N looks premium with a 12-layer premium glass back design and a full-screen display at front with about 80% screen to body ratio and 19:9 aspect ratio. The front panel offers a premium feel with a notch and slimmer bezels on each side. The rear panel offers a shiny finish, which is a little bit reflective.

Overall, the Honor 9N looks premium phone when it comes to design despite being a budget phone.

Question: How is the display of the Honor 9N?

Answer: Honor 9N sports a 5.84-inch IPS LCD display panel. The display has an FHD+ screen resolution of 1080 x 2280 pixels. Further, it has a 19:9 aspect ratio which means it has a full-screen display with almost no bezels and a notch on top.

Question: How is the fingerprint sensor of Honor 9N?

Answer: The phone comes with a back-mounted fingerprint sensor which is quite fast.


Question: What are the camera specifications of Honor 9N?

Answer:  The Honor 9N comes with a dual camera setup at the rear. There is a 13 MP primary sensor with PDAF and a 2 MP secondary depth sensor with f/2.2 aperture and LED flash. Up front, there is a 16MP selfie camera with AI beautification.

Question: What are the camera modes available in Honor 9N?

Answer: The Honor 9N rear camera supports Pro Photo, Pro Video, HDR, Night Shot, Light Painting, Time-Lapse, Good Food, Wide Aperture, Moving Picture, and many more modes. The front camera comes with Portrait Mode, Moving Picture, Panorama, AR lens, Time-Lapse, Filter, and Watermark modes.

Question: Can 4K videos be recorded on Honor 9N?

Answer: No, you cannot record 4K videos on Honor 9N.

Question: Does the Honor 9N support OIS (optical image stabilization)?

Answer: No, the Honor 9N doesn’t come loaded with any stabilization in the rear or front camera.

Hardware, Storage

Question: Which mobile processor is used in Honor 9N?

Answer: The Honor 9N is powered by Huawei’s octa-core Kirin 659 processor clocked at 2.36GHz and coupled with Mali-T830 MP2 GPU.

Question: How many RAM and internal storage options are available for Honor 9N?

Answer: The Honor 9N comes with 3GB and 4GB RAM options and 32GB, 64GB or 128GB storage options.

Question: Can the internal storage in the Honor 9N be expanded?

Answer: Yes, the internal storage in Honor 9N is expandable up to 256GB with a Hybrid microSD card slot.

Battery and Software

Question: What is the battery size on Honor 9N and does it support fast charging? 

Answer: The Honor 9N is powered by a 3,000 mAh non-removable battery. It doesn’t support fast charging.

Question: Which Android version runs on the Honor 9N?

Answer: The Honor 9N runs its own EMUI 8.0 skin on top of Android Oreo 8.0.

Connectivity and Others

Question: Does Honor 9N support dual SIM cards?

Answer: Yes, it supports dual Nano-SIM cards.

Question: Does Honor 9N support both LTE and VoLTE networks?

Answer: Yes, it supports both LTE and VoLTE networks.

Question: Does the Honor 9N support NFC connectivity?

Answer: No, it doesn’t support NFC connectivity.

Question: Does the Honor 9N sport a 3.5mm headphone jack?

Answer: Yes, it comes with a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Question: Does it supports face unlock feature?

Answer: Yes, the Honor 9N supports Face Unlock feature.

Question: How is the audio experience of Honor 9N?

Answer: The Honor 9N is good in terms of audio experience.

Question: What sensors are there in Honor 9N?

Answer: The Honor 9N comes with Fingerprint Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Compass, Gravity Sensor, Phone Status Indicator.

Question: What are the new features and modes available in Honor 9N?

Game Mode

Answer: It has a Smart Dual Bluetooth Connection feature that lets users connect 2 Bluetooth devices at the same time. There is a Ride Mode for bike riders that keeps them away from distractions. And, a Paytm Pay feature for one-click pay option for users. There is also a gaming mode in the Honor 9N.

Price and availability

Question: What is the price of Honor 9N in India?

Answer: The Honor 9N has been priced at Rs. 11,999 for the 3GB/32GB variant. While the 4GB/64GB variant is priced at Rs. 13,999 and lastly the top variant with 4GB RAM/128GB storage model is priced at Rs. 17,999.

Question: Will the Honor 9N be available in offline stores?

Answer: The Honor 9N will be available to purchase exclusively via Flipkart and Honor India online store starting from July 31.

Question: What are the color options of Honor 9N available in India?

Answer: This Honor 9N will be available in Sapphire Blue color option in India.


Satyendra Pal Singh

Satyendra explores the latest happenings in the tech world and writes stories about those. He likes to play around with the latest gadgets and shares his views through articles. In his free time, you can find him watching movies/TV shows and/or reading books.