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Honor Play 9A

Honor Play 9A
$127
Brand: Huawei
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.3-inch 720 x 1600 pixels HD+ screen
  • Camera 13 MP + 2 MP Main/ 8 MP front
  • Storage 64 GB
  • RAM 4 GB
  • CPU Octa-core 2.3 GHz, Mediatek Helio P35
  • OS Android 10; Magix UI 3.0.1

Our Rating

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

9.2
  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 9 / 10
  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 10 / 10

Honor Play 9A Highlights and Overview

Honor Play 9A is the latest smartphone from Huawei’s sub-brand Honor. The device is an entry-level smartphone with octa-core CPU, and the latest Android OS. It comes with a 6.3-inch IPS HD+ display with 720 x 1600 pixels resolution, with a 20:9 aspect ratio and has a notch overhead housing the selfie sensor.

Under the hood, there is an Octa-core MediaTek MT6765 Helio P35 CPU, clocked at 2.3GHz, along with PowerVR GE8320 GPU, a 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage, expandable via microSD card.

The device packs a dual rear camera setup of 13-megapixel main sensor and a 2-megapixel depth sensor at the back, couple with a single LED flash. There is a single 8-megapixel sensor in the overhead notch to cater for selfie and video chats. 

The device also comes with a rear-placed fingerprint scanner along with AI FaceID and support for dual nano-SIMs with 4G LTE network on both SIMs. Fueling the device is a large 5000mAh battery with 5V/2A charger. The latest Android 10.0 out of the box. Other key specifications of the Honor Play 9A are detailed in the table below.

Honor Play 9A Full Specifications and Features

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps

LAUNCH

Also Known As -
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BODY

Dimensions 159.07 × 74.06 × 9.04 mm
Weight 185 grams
Build Glass front/plastic body
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.3 inches, 99.6 cm2 (~81.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels (~276 ppi density)

PLATFORM

Operating System Android 10
- Magix UI 3.0.1
Chipset Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)
CPU Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU PowerVR GE8320

MEMORY

RAM + ROM 4 GB
Card Slot Yes, up to 256 GB via microSD card (uses dedicated slot)

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Double Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 13 MP + 2 MP Main camera
Camera Features Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Flash type - Quad LED
5-element lens
Secondary rear camera - 2 MP
Video Resolution 1080@30fps, 720p@30fps,

SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 8-megapixel, f/2.2 aperture
Camera Features FaceID,
HDR,
6-level AI face Beauty
Video Resolution 720p@30fps

SOUND

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

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
NFC
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
FM Radio Yes, FM Radio

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 5000 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 28 hours
Stand-by Up to 480 hours

OTHER FEATURES

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

Honor Play 9A User Reviews and Opinions

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