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Honor 8 vs Honor 9i

Summary
78%
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Display

5.2" (13.21 cm)

Full HD, 424 PPI

5.9" (14.99 cm)

1080x2160 px, 409 PPI

Performance

Quad + Quad Core

2.3 GHz + 1.8 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Quad + Quad Core

2.36 GHz + 1.7 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Storage

32 GB

128 GB (Expandable)

64 GB

128 GB (Expandable)

Camera

12 MP + 12 MP (Primary)

8 MP(Front)

16 MP + 2 MP (Primary)

13 MP + 2 MP(Front)

Battery

3000 mAh

17.5 h talktime (3G)

3340 mAh

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General
Launch Date

October 12, 2016 (Official)

October 14, 2017 (Official)

Brand

Honor

Honor

Model

8

9i

Operating System

Android v6.0 (Marshmallow)

Android v7.0 (Nougat)

Custom UI

EMUI

EMUI

SIM Slot(s)

Single SIM, GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

Network

4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available

4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available

Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Quick Charging

yes Fast

no  No

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

Height: 145.5 mm
Width: 71.0 mm
Thickness: 7.4 mm

Height: 156.2 mm
Width: 75.2 mm
Thickness: 7.5 mm

Weight

153 grams

164 grams

Colours

Sunrise Gold, Pearl White, Sapphire Blue

Aurora Blue, Graphite Black, Prestige Gold

Display
Good
Good
Screen Size

5.2 " (13.21 cm)

5.9 " (14.99 cm)

Screen Resolution

Full HD (1080 x 1920 pixels)

1080 x 2160 pixels

Aspect Ratio

16:9

18:9

Bezel-less display

yes

Pixel Density

424 ppi

409 ppi

Display Type

IPS LCD

IPS LCD

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v3, Scratch-resistant glass

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

71.99 %

76.48 %

Performance
Very Good
Good
Chipset

HiSilicon Kirin 950

HiSilicon Kirin 659

Processor

Octa core (2.3 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A72 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)

Octa core (2.36 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53 + 1.7 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Mali-T880 MP4

Mali-T830 MP2

RAM

4 GB

4 GB

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

32 GB

64 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 128 GB

yes Up to 128 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 22.3 GB

Up to 51 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

yes

Camera
Good
Good
Main Camera
Resolution

12 MP + 12 MP Dual Primary Cameras

16 MP + 2 MP Dual Primary Cameras

Sensor

Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor

Autofocus

yes Laser autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

Physical Aperture

F2.2

F2.2

Optical Image Stabilisation

no  No

no  No

Flash

yes Dual-color LED Flash

yes Dual-color LED Flash

Image Resolution

4000 x 3000 Pixels

4616 x 3464 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Camera Features

Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Touch to focus

Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Resolution

8 MP Front Camera

13 MP + 2 MP Dual Front Cameras

Autofocus

no  No

Physical Aperture

F2.4

F2.0

Flash

no  No

yes LED Flash

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Battery
Very Good
Very Good
Capacity

3000 mAh

3340 mAh

Type

Li-Polymer

Li-ion

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

TalkTime

Up to 17.5 Hours(3G) / Up to 21 Hours(2G)

Standby time

Up to 390 Hours(4G) / Up to 380 Hours(3G)

Quick Charging

yes Fast

no  No

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

Network Support

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

VoLTE

yes

SIM 1

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 800 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G Speed:
50 Mbit/s ↑ 300 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 6)
3G Speed:
HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s ↑
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Read More..

SIM 2

2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available

SAR Value

Head: 1.45 W/kg

Head: 1.09 W/kg

Wi-Fi

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

yes v4.2

yes v4.1

GPS

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

yes

no  No

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging, microUSB 2.0

USB Type-C

yes (Doesn`t support micro-USB)

Multimedia
FM Radio

no  No

yes

Loudspeaker

yes

yes

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Rear

Rear

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass

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Related Questions

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  • How to record calls on Honor 9i ?

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    Answered By Gandhali Vijaya | 1 years ago
    Recording calls on Honor 9i
    To record calls in Honor 9i you have to download the ACR Call Recording app which you can download using this link: Call recorder App.

    Simply install the app and press the three bar in the top left corner of the app and turn it on.
    Your call will start getting recorded.
  • Does Honor 9i support 4G VoLTE in both the SIM slot?

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    Answered By Ikshu Mukopadhyay | 1 years ago
    No, Honor 9i supports VoLTE only in SIM slot 1.

    You can see full specifications of Honor 9i here, at 91mobile.com
  • What is the SAR value of Honor 9i?

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    Answered By Deepabali Arun | 1 years ago
    The SAR value for Honor 9i is 1.09W/Kg. Please check the link for details. Honor 9i
  • How to hard reset Honor 9i ?

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    Answered By Seema Raman | 2 years ago

    Follow the given steps:-

    1.Firstly turn off the phone by using the Power key.

    2.Next, press and hold the Volume Up + Power button at the same time for a few seconds.

    3.Relase held keys as soon as the Huawei logo appears on the screen.

    4.Select using Volume buttons option "wipe data/factory reset", and confirm that with Power button.


  • Is Honor 9i Waterproof?

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    Answered By h*a*m*n | 1 years ago
    Huawei Honor 9i is also called Huawei Mate 10 lite. It is not waterproof but splashproof. There is a Huawei Mate 10 lite water test showing this.
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