16 FAQs About Huawei Honor 9i: Everything To Know

Namrata Gogoi

Planning to buy the new Huawei Honor 9i? Well, there must be a ton of queries and questions in your head right now about its features and its two set of dual cameras of course.

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Look no further! We have handpicked some of the most frequently asked questions and facts to help you make an informed decision.

As it’s going to be a long one, let’s jump straight in.

Q1. What are the specifications of the Honor 9i?

Processor16nm octa-core Hisilicon Kirin 659 chipset, which clocks at 2.36GHz
RAM4 GB RAM
Storage64GB
DisplayFHD+ FullView Display
Special FeaturesFront and Rear Dual Camera, Huawei Histen audio system, FullView Display
Battery3340mAh
Charging TypeNormal Charging
Expandable MemoryYes
BluetoothYes, Bluetooth 4.2
NFCYes

Q2. What is the camera configuration of the Honor 9i camera?

Rear Camera16-Megapixel +2-Megapixel depth Sensor
Special FeaturesDual-tone LED flash, Portrait Mode
Video Resolution1080p at 60 fps
Front Camera13-Megapixel +2-Megapixel Depth Sensor
Special FeaturesGesture-activated selfies, Smart Flash

Q3. What is the OS version in the Honor 9i?

Honor 9i packs in Android Nougat on top of the in-house EMUI. Android Nougat means that you get a ton of features on your phones such as multi-window and better notification controls.

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The main advantage of having Nougat onboard is that it bundles in a set of improved safety features meant to protect your phones from clickjacking.

Q4. Is the Honor 9i waterproof?

No, the Honor 9i isn’t waterproof.

Q5. How is the display quality of the Honor 9i?

The Honor 9i sports a stunning FullView display. It’s worth to be noted that this is the first phone from Honor to sport the FullView display.

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Apart from that, it packs in a bezel-less FHD+ 5.9-inch display with an aspect ratio of 18:9.

Q6. What are the available audio features of the Honor 9i?

The Honor 9i packs in the Huawei Histen audio system. It’s essentially a set of six algorithms that guarantee high sound quality. Honor also alternatively names it as 3D Audio technology.

An additional cool feature is Bluetooth aptX, used for higher quality and minimum sync issues in Bluetooth-enabled speakers and earphones.

Q7. What are the box contents of the Honor 9i?

The retail box of the Honor 9i packs in the following accessories in the retail box.

  • USB Connector
  • Earphones
  • Transparent Back Case
  • Travel Adapter
  • SIM Tray Ejector Tool
  • Warranty Card

Q8. Does the Honor 9i support USB OTG?

Yes, the Honor 9i supports USB OTG. USB on-the-go (or OTG) lets your phone connect to other USB devices/phone and it can also act as a host for storing documents and music files.

Q9. What are the battery specs?

The Honor 9i is powered by a 3340mAh battery unit. As per the company statements, it can deliver up to two days of standby time.

Q10. Which charger type does the Honor 9i support?

Unfortunately, the Honor 9i still comes with a micro-USB charger. At a time when most of the phone companies, including Xiaomi, has adopted USB Type-C charging cables, it’s high time that Honor upgrades its budget series too.

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Q11. What’s the volume of expandable storage?

The onboard storage of the Honor 9i is expandable up to 128GB via microSD cards.

Q12. Does the Honor 9i come with an IR Blaster?

Though the Honor 9i shares the same looks as the Honor 8 Pro, it doesn’t pack in the IR blaster as its predecessor.

So, in case you buy the Honor 9i, you’ll have to settle with conventional remotes.

Q13. Does it have capacitive hardware buttons?

The Honor 9i has software buttons instead of hardware buttons. The good news is that the buttons or the navigation bar can be easily customized with the aid of third-party apps.

Q14. Does it have the support for VoLTE networks?

Yes, the phone supports 4G VoLTE networks.

Q15. What are the available color options for the Honor 9i?

The device will come in Prestige Gold, Aurora Blue, and Graphite Black colors, and will be available as a Flipkart exclusive.

Q16. Does the Honor 9i support 4K videos?

No, the Honor 9i doesn’t have the support for 4K videos. However, it can record 1080p videos at 60fps.

Enlightened, Are We?

Phew! That was pretty long. Do you have any other questions related to the Honor 9i? Share with us your thoughts and comments below.

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Namrata Gogoi

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Namrata Gogoi

An engineer turned tech writer, Namrata used to write software codes before turning to a career in tech- writing. She is passionate about travelling, food and reading about cool new stuff. Apart from that, she holds a bachelors degree in I.T and hails from Guwahati.