Honor 9N review: Packs extra juice at affordable price
New Delhi: With 188 per cent progress, Honor was one of many quickest rising model in India within the second quarter of 2018 — registering a 3 per cent market share and grabbing fifth spot.
Sensing the suitable momentum, the Chinese language smartphone maker has introduced notch “Honor 9N” with “Full View” show and 19:9 side ratio within the sub-Rs 15,000 class to the nation.
The smartphone with 3GB RAM+32GB storage variant is priced at Rs 11,999, 4GB RAM+64GB at Rs 13,999 and 4GB RAM+128GB variant at Rs 17,999.
Let’s have a look at if “Honor 9N” (we reviewed 4GB RAM+64GB variant) may also help the model additional cement its place.
The 5.84-inch Full HD+ gadget has 79 per cent screen-to-body ratio. There is a speaker grille and the entrance digicam on the notch. You can even allow or disable the notch as per want.
At this reasonably priced vary, the show high quality was nice with good quantity of saturation, deep blacks and daylight legibility. A 2.5D curved glass design with 12 layers of glass with nano-coating end gave mirror-like impact.
The gadget is ideal in measurement as navigating it with a single hand hardly posed any impediment.
Powered by the Kirin 659 processor and outfitted with a devoted i5 Co-processor, the gadget comes with hybrid-dual SIM help.
We didn’t discover any main lag. Nonetheless, it stammered a couple of instances whereas utilizing heavy-duty apps and enjoying video games.
On the software program entrance, the smartphone runs newest Android eight.zero (Oreo) working system (OS) topped with Honor’s customized EMUI eight.zero. The UI additionally comes with a gaming mode that may allow you to play video games with out a lot distraction.
The gadget that homes three,000mAh battery carried out fairly. On a single cost, it lasted for round 12 hours with reasonable use, together with browsing and video knowledge consumption.
“Honor 9N” is powered by 3MP+2MP twin lens cameras with LED flash and part detection auto-focus (PDAF) know-how that will increase the focusing pace utilizing planar picture part detection.
The digicam division did a good job, delivering sharp pictures with a pleasant quantity of saturation and distinction together with ample particulars within the vibrant gentle circumstances.
The gadget additionally comes with “AR Lens” together with quirky background so as to add enjoyable component to the photographs.
A 16MP selfie shooter that’s outfitted with the “Portrait” mode captured sharp pictures with sufficient detailing.
The fingerprint sensor labored effectively. Additionally, a single speaker on the underside gave good output.
What doesn’t work.
Each the cameras gave us good output within the bright-light circumstances. Nonetheless, they did not ship the identical in low-light circumstances as we discovered pictures to be grainy at instances.
The corporate’s so known as “Sensible Face Unlock” function at instances didn’t work correctly.
A quick-charging know-how may have made the gadget extra impactful.
Conclusion: “Honor 9N” provides first rate appear and feel with passable battery and efficiency. At this worth level, the gadget seems set to present some competitors to the section chief Xiaomi.