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Honor 9S

Honor 9S
Brand: Huawei
Category: Phones
  • Display 5.45 inch 720 x 1440 pixels HD+ display
  • Camera 8 Main / 5-megapixel front
  • Storage 32 GB
  • RAM 2 GB
  • CPU Octa-core 2.0 GHz Mediatek MT6762
  • OS Android 10 (Magic UI 3.1)

Our Rating

The rating is based on the opinions of users and reliable reviewers.

  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 9 / 10
  • Camera Quality 8 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 8 / 10

Honor 9S Highlights and Overview

Compact smartphone with decent CPU is hard to find in the market this days. But luckily, the Honor 9S from Huawei is one of the few. The device comes in just 5.45-inch notchless display with 720 x 1440 pixels resolution, yet house a decent CPU and RAM. The display is IPS panel, and it has 18:9 aspect ratio.

On the inside the Honor 9S has the Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 CPU. This is a 2.0GHz octa-Core SoC, along with PowerVR GE8320 GPU, 2GB RAM and 32GB internal storage, expandable up to 128GB via SD card.

As for the camera department, the device comes with a single 8-megapixel sensors at the back, featuring Phase Detection Autofocus and a single LED flash. Selfie camera is left to a front-facing 5-megapixel sensor with AI FaceID and face beautification effects.

The phone has dual Nano-SIM compatible with 4G LTE networks and Bluetooth 5.0. The device is available in Red, Blue and Black colors, and draw strength from a built-in 3050mAh battery that charges over USS 2.0. It is built into an 8.6mm body, weighs 144 grams and runs on Android 10 with Magic UI 3.1 out of the box. The complete specifications and features of the Honor 9S is contained in the table below.

Honor 9S Full Specifications and Features


Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 1900
4G Network Bands LTE band 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 7(2600), 12(700), 17(700)
Speed HSPA 21.1/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps


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Dimensions 146.5 × 70.94 × 8.35 mm
Weight 144 grams
Build Plastic
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Display Type TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.45 inches, 78.1 cm2 (~73.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~296 ppi density)


Operating System Android 10 (Magic UI 3.1)
Chipset Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12)
CPU Octa-core 2.0 GHz GHz Cortex-A53
GPU PowerVR GE8320


Card Slot Yes, up to 128GB via microSD card


Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 8-megapixel main camera
Camera Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, f/2.0 aperture, HDR, PDAF, AI Autofocus
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps


Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 5-megapixel
Camera Features AI Scene Mode, AI beauty mode, FaceID
Video Resolution 720p@30fps


Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location below the display
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack


Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP
FM Radio Yes


Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Ion 3050 mAh battery
Wireless Charging No
Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower. Up to 19 hours
Stand-by Up to 300 hours


Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

Honor 9S User Reviews and Opinions


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Disclaimer Note

We CANNOT guarantee 100% accuracy for the specification table above.