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Honor 9N First Impressions: 3 Exciting Features of the Latest Honor Smartphone

Huawei has launched another budget smartphone in India under the Honor sub-brand, Honor 9N. Honor is going to replace the Honor 9 Lite which was released earlier this year. Honor has upgraded the Honor 9 Lite with a notch on the display to give it a refreshed look. The Honor 9N comes with a premium glass build, dual camera setup and rocking the Kirin 659 SoC.

The Honor 9N has been launched at a starting price tag of Rs 11,999 for 3GB RAM and 32GB storage and goes all the way up to 4GB RAM and 128GB storage. Let’s see how the Honor 9N (Notch) is different than its predecessor Honor 9 Lite.

Check out the launch offers on the Honor 9N here.

Honor 9N Premium Build

Honor 9N comes with a premium glass design with a glass panel at the back of the phone with a shiny pattern. The smartphone comes in Sapphire Blue color option only which looks premium already. The smartphone comes with a perfect form factor which fits perfectly in hands and can be operated with one hand only.

The frame of the Honor 9N is made from aluminum which makes the smartphone super lightweight (152 grams) despite the fact that the back panel is made of glass. The smartphone sure looks premium with all the glass back and the notch display.

Honor 9N Display

Honor 9N comes with a 5.84 inches display which is the perfect size for one hand usage and minimal bezels around this display makes the smartphone easier to hold. The display is an IPS LCD panel with Full HD+ (1080 x 2280) resolution and decent pixel density. The smartphone features a 19:9 aspect ratio with a notch on the top of the display.

The display is bright an produce good colors which makes it almost the best display in budget smartphones. The viewing angles are great too and the sunlight visibility is also amazing on Honor 9N. Watching videos and playing games on Honor 9N feel great too because of the high-resolution display.

Honor 9N Dual camera

The Honor 9N comes with a dual camera set up at the rear which includes a 13MP sensor and a 2MP sensor for out-focusing photography. The smartphone comes with Huawei’s EMUI on the top and the camera app is also customized accordingly. The front facing camera is a single 16MP sensor with Face beautification.

The Honor 9N takes amazing pictures using its dual camera set up at the back, the portraits also comes out great. The background blurring is perfect and the edging is precise which makes the portraits perfect. The selfie camera is also great which takes detailed pictures, the selfie camera also has a portrait mode which blurs out the background.

Honor 9N Performance

Honor 9N comes with the Kirin 659 processor which is paired with 4GB of RAM (3GB RAM also available) and 64GB (32GB and 128GB ROM also available) internal memory which is expandable up to 128GB. The smartphone performs really great with this chipset and multitasks seamlessly without any reload.

The smartphone comes with a 3000 mA battery and all the connectivity options which you need on a smartphone including 3.5 mm audio port and micro USB port. The smartphone does not come with any fast charging tech but the smartphone runs for a whole day with a full charge.


The Honor 9N is an amazing smartphone, Honor made a really great smartphone with awesome specifications and gorgeous design. The smartphone comes at a really low price and it worths every single penny. The smartphone performed well with the multitasking and the gaming. If you need a smartphone with premium design and dual camera and the performance isn’t your concern then Honor 9N is the best choice out there right now.


Abhishek Bhatnagar

Abhishek Bhatnagar, a known technology blogger & YouTuber from India. A Software Engineer by qualification, now he works as the editor-In-Chief, Webmaster, & Managing Director at Gadgets To Use. He runs a number of other technology websites as well.