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Honor 9A Announced: Triple-Cam and 5000mAh Entry-Level Phone for P8,000


Huawei sub-brand just announced the Honor 9A with a price of €149.90(~P8k). The said smartphone will be available for pre-orders via Hihonor, Amazon, and other retailers starting from July 1st and will also be available for selected Asian markets.

The Honor 9A is seen with a 6.3-inch HD+ display having a teardrop notch for its 8MP selfie camera. At the back, a rear-fingerprint scanner can be seen along with its triple camera setup that is made up of 13MP wide, 5MP ultrawide, and 2MP depth. Powering the device is a Mediatek Helio P22 chipset. As for storage, buyers will get 3GB RAM accompanied by a 64GB internal storage that allows storage expansion via a microSD card. The device also offers a 5000mAh battery that still makes use of a MicroUSB cable, unfortunately.


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Honor 9A specs, price, availability in the Philippines

  • Display: 6.3-inch HD+ display with 20:9 aspect ratio
  • Design: Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame
  • Dimension and Weight: 159.1 x 74.1 x 9 mm, 185g
  • Chipset: Mediatek Helio P22 (12 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.5 GHz Cortex-A53)
  • GPU: PowerVR GE8320
  • RAM: 3GB
  • Storage: 64GB expandable via microSD
  • Main Camera: 13 MP, f/1.8, (wide), PDAF
  • 5 MP, f/2.2 (ultrawide)
  • 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth) | up to 1080p@30fps video
  • Selfie Camera: 8 MP, f/2.0 | up to 1080p@30fps video
  • Connectivity & Ports: LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, MicroUSB
  • Security: rear-mounted fingerprint scanner
  • Battery: 5000mAh
  • Audio: mono speaker
  • OS: Android 10, Magic UI 3.1, no Google Play Services
  • Colors: Midnight Black and Phantom Blue
  • Price: €149.90(~P8k)
  • Release date: July 2020 (Europe)



  1. They need to find a way to get better mediatek chipsets than P22 or P35, its competitors (sub brands Redmi and Realme are using Helio G series)and offering cheaper prices. For Honor to compete, they need to step up.

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