Just last month, three smartphones names Honor 9S, Honor 9A, and Honor 9C in Russia. They are all budget-friendly phones that come with modest specs.
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The Honor 9S is the cheapest among them, while the Honor 9C is the most expensive of all. In this article, we will be looking at the Honor 9C with the specifications and price.
Honor 9C Key Specs & Features
- 6.39 inches IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1560 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~269 ppi)
- Octa-core Kirin 710A
- Android 10, EMUI 10.1
- 4GB RAM
- 64GB Built-in Storage up to 256GB Memory Card
- 48 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP Triple Rear Cameras
- 8 MP Front Camera
- Fingerprint Scanner
- 4G LTE Network
- Non-Removable Li-Po 4000 mAh Battery
Design and Display
The Honor 9C comes with a nice body design that is looking more premium than it’s predecessor Honor 8C. The device is built with plastic and a glass on the front. It has a smooth panel with a strip white color line.
The panel houses the triple camera vertically with an LED flash, while the fingerprint scanner is on the center. The Honor 9C measures 159.8 x 76.1 x 8.1 mm in dimensions and weight 176 grams.
It features a punch hole on the top left corner of the screen that is hosting the selfies camera. The screen has 6.39 inches IPS LCD display with a resolution of 720 x 1560 pixels, a tall 19.5:9 ratio, and 269 ppi density.
The bezel on the display is not that much as it reaches 82.4% screen-to-body ratio.
The Honor 9C comes with an impressive camera set-up which is an upgrade. The camera includes a wide sensor of 48 MP, an ultrawide camera of 8 MP and 2 MP depth sensor.
The camera is accompanied by an LED flash that will ensure beautiful photos even in low light conditions. There is a front camera of 8 MP for selfies. Both the back and front camera can shoot 2K videos.
Hardware and Software
The Honor 9C has a mid-range Kirin 710A SOC that is based on 12nm. The chip has an octa-core processor running at 2.2 GHz with a Mali-G51 MP4 graphics card.
The phone has an inbuilt storage of 64GB with 4GB RAM. There is a dedicated slot on the inside for more storage. It has Android 10 OS based on EMUI 10.1 but without Google Play Services.
Battery and Network
The 4000 mAh on the phone lacks fast charging technology. However, the battery will keep the Honor 9C for many hours when fully charged.
The smartphone has dual SIMs with a 4G network. Other features include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth 5.0, and micro USB 2.0.
Honor 9C Price And Availability
The Honor 9C is now available for purchase and the phone will cost $175.
In Nigeria, this is about 72,000 Naira, 1,200 Ghs in Ghana, and 20,000 Ksh in Kenya. It will come in black and blue colors.
Honor 9C Specs
Here are a few specs of the Honor 9C:
- Platform: Android 10, EMUI 10.1, no Google Play Services
- Processor: Kirin 710A (12 nm), Octa-core (4×2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)
- GPU: Mali-G51 MP4
- Memory: 4GB RAM
- Colours: Black, Blue
- Dimension: 159.8 x 76.1 x 8.1 mm
- Weight: 176 gram
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
- SIM Count: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Display: 6.39 inches IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1560 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~269 ppi)
- Screen Protection: Yes
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 48 MP (wide) + 8 MP (ultrawide) + 2 MP (depth) Triple Cameras, [email protected]
- Rear Camera Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
- Front Camera: 8 MP, [email protected]
- Built-in Storage: 64GB
- Memory Card Support: microSDXC (dedicated slot)
- Bundled Cloud Storage: Yes
- 2G GSM: Yes, GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
- 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
- 3G WCDMA: Yes, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
- 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41
- 5G: No
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: No
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
- NFC: No
- Infra Blaster: No
- USB Port: microUSB 2.0
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: Yes
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: No
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: No
- SpO2: No
- Pedometer: No
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Rear)
- Iris Scanner: No
- Face Unlock: –
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: No
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: No