Huawei’s Sub Brand of Honor has launched the company’s latest mid-range smartphone in India. Honor on Thursday unveiled its new Honor 9i. Honor 9i is identical to the Huawei Maimang 6, which was launched in China last month. Also, the Huawei Nova 2i which was launched earlier this month in Malaysia on October 4.

For those who don’t know that Honor is Huawei’s Sub-brand. In India, Honor pioneered dual camera phones over the last 3 years.

Honor 9i

Now lets’ jump over to the Spec sheet.

Honor 9i Specification:

  • 5.9-inch (2160 x 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass display
  • Dimensions: 156.2 × 75.2 × 7.5mm
  • Weight: 164g
  • Octa-Core Kirin 659 processor (4 xA53 at 2.36GHz + 4 x A53 at 1.7GHz) with MaliT830-MP2 GPU
  • 4GB RAM, 64GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat) with EMUI 5.1
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano+nano/microSD)
  • 16MP rear camera + 2MP sensor with dual-tone LED, CMOS sensor, PDAF, and digital zoom
  • 13MP front-facing camera with soft LED flash, secondary 2MP camera
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS / GLONASS
  • NFC and 3.5mm audio jack
  • 3340mAh battery

Honor 9i

Key Notes:

Honor 9i features a FullView display with an aspect ratio of 18:9

It has four cameras: two at the front and two at the back.

Honor 9i also lets users readjust the focus after the photo has been shot while also allows to choose different Bokeh effects.

The handset also comes with some gesture-based shortcuts like ‘draw an S’ for a long screenshot to capture an entire webpage. ‘tap twice with one finger’ for a screenshot, and ‘tap twice with two fingers’ for screen recording.

Price and Availability:

Honor 9i priced at Rs. 17,999 INR.

The handset will be available exclusively on Flipkart in Prestige Gold, Aurora Blue and Graphite Black color options.

Available Colors- Prestige Gold, Aurora Blue, and Graphite Black.

Honor 9i


  • 18:9 Full vision display.
  • Premium metal unibody design.
  • Four cameras: two at the front and two at the back.
  • NFC support for hassle-free payments.
  • Pricing is justified considering the specification.


  • GPU is only dual core. For heavy Gamers, it can be disappointing.

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