Honor 9C Specs Review, Large Screen Display And 48 MP Rear Camera

The Honor 9C is a budget device from the Honor series and the phone packs a bigger display, impressive cameras, and also a fingerprint scanner. Users will be getting a large battery and it makes use of a punch hole. Read on as we

Design And Display

The Honor 9C seems to be the most attractive of the budget smartphone released by Honor. The phone is looking classic and elegant with a stripline on the rear panel. Talking about the panel, it’s built with a premium plastic that you can hardly notice. On the panel, you will get to see the cameras setup with an LED flash and also the fingerprint reader.

The Honor 9C has body dimensions of 159.8 x 76.1 x 8.1 mm and it weighs 172 grams.
On the front, it offers a large screen size of 6.39 inches under IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen. The screen has a resolution of 720 x 1560 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, and 269 ppi density. There is also display protection on the device and it reaches 82.4% screen-to-body ratio.

Honor 9C
Honor 9C

Camera Features

The Honor 9S wisely comes with the triple rear camera setup. The camera consist of 48 MP f/1.8, (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF with another ultrawide sensor of 8 MP f/2.4, 120°, and lastly is 2 MP depth sensor. The camera features LED flash, HDR, panorama and it can shoot 1080p@30fps video resolution. The front camera on the device is 8 MP wide with HDR support and the camera can record 1080p@30fps video quality.

Hardware And Software

On the hardware, the Honor 9C is equipped with a HiSilicon Kirin 710A chipset that is built on 12nm process technology. The chip has an octa-core processor running at a speed of 4×2.2 GHz. It has Mali-G51 MP4 for graphics and runs on an Android 10 operating system with EMUI 10.1 user interface on top. There is no Google Play Services on this one unlike the Huawei P Smart 2020.

Storage Capacity And Sensors

The Honor 9C has an internal storage of 64GB with 4GB RAM for a smooth ride. There is a dedicated slot on the inside that you can use to expand the storage using a micro SDcard. The sensors on the smartphone are Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, and compass.

Honor 9C
Honor 9C

Battery Power And Network Connectivity

Keeping the light up is a nonremovable battery of 4000 mAh without fast charging. The battery will surely last for a long period when fully charged. The phone has dual SIMs with a 4G LTE network for fast browsing with other regulars such as Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS and micro-USB 2.0.

Honor 9C Full Specifications

Model Name Honor 9C
Announced 2020, April 29
Market Availability Available


Network Type GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900)
5G Network No
Network Speed HSPA, LTE-A / 5G
Network GPRS Yes
Network EDGE Yes
SIM Type Micro-SIM


Body Build Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame
Body Dimensions 159.8 x 76.1 x 8.1 mm
Body Weight 176 grams
Protection n/a
Body Colors Black, Blue


Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Display Size 6.39 inches
Display Resolution 720 x 1560 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio
Display Multitouch Yes
Display Pixel Density 269 ppi density
Display Screen Protection Yes Corning Gorilla


Primary Camera 48 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP
Secondary Camera 8 MP
Video 1080p@30
Camera Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Camera Flash Yes


Operating System Android
OS Version 10
User Interface Yes


Chipset HiSilicon Kirin 710A (12 nm)
CPU Octa-core (4×2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)
Graphics processor (GPU) Mali-G51 MP4
System Internal Memory 4 RAM
Internal Storage 64 GB
Storage Card Slot microSDXC (dedicated slot)
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass


Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Hotspot Yes
Bluetooth Yes, 4.2, A2DP
USB Type Type – C
GPS Yes, with A-GPS


Battery Type Li-Po Battery
Battery Capacity 4000 mAh battery
Battery Placement Non-removable
Fast Charging No
Wireless Charging No
Battery Standby
Battery Talk Time
Battery Music Play Time


Audio Playback Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Video Playback Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Video Out n/a
FM Radio n/a
Alert Types Vibration, MP3, WAV ringtones
Ring Tones MP3, WAV
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack Yes

Other Features

Messaging SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email
Browser HTML5
Java n/a
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Honor 9C Price And Availability

The Honor 9C will sell for 160 EUR and the phone will come in the AKA-L29 model number. You can order the device in Black and Blue colors.

Where To Buy Honor 9C

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