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Huawei Honor V9 Play with 0.4-second fast fingerprint sensor launched in

Honor, a brand of Huawei in China has announced the Honor V9 Play, a new mid-range smartphone in its Honor V series. The V9 Play has a nice design and packs features that are worth more than it is priced.


Honor V9 Play Review


The Honor V9 Play runs on Android 7.0 Nougat with Huawei’s custom UI skin for its Android smartphones, EMUI version 5.1 layered on top.

Design & Display

The smartphone has a 5.2.-inch HD display with a 65% NTSC Colour Gamut and 2.5D curved glass covering it. It has a metal unibody design and has thickness and weight measurements of 7.65mm and 145g respectively.

Memory & Performance

The Honor V9 Play is powered by an octa-core MediaTek MT6750 processor with a clock speed of 1.5GHz and a Mali T860 GPU handling its graphics operations.

It comes in 3GB and 4GB RAM variants, both having 32GB of eMMC 5.1 internal storage which can be expanded up to 128GB using an external microSD card.


The Huawei Honor V9 Play sports a 13MP camera with f/2.0 aperture, 1.12um pixel size, 5P lens and PDAF at the rear with a LED flash which helps out in low-light situations.


It also has an 8MP camera with a f/2.2 aperture at the front for taking selfies.


The V9 Play packs a 3000mAh battery which can take the user through a day’s average use.

Connectivity & Hardware

The smartphone comes with a hybrid dual Nano SIM slot and supports 4G VoLTE networks. It sports a fingerprint sensor at the rear and offers connectivity options like WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 LE, and GPS with GLONASS.

Honor V9 Play Full Specifications


  • 2G: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz.
  • 3G: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz.
  • 4G: LTE with VoLTE.
  • Network Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps.
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM.
  • SIM Count: Hybrid Dual SIM
  • OS: Android 7.0 (Nougat).
  • User Interface: EMUI 5.1

Design & Display

  • Dimensions: – 147.9×73.2×7.65mm.
  • Weight: – 145g.
  • Display size: 5.2 inches.
  • Display Resolution: 1280 x 720 pixels (HD).
  • Pixel resolution: ~294 ppi pixel density
  • Display Technology: IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen.
  • Form Factor: Touchscreen Bar.
  • Build: Metal Unibody Design
  • Protection: n/a
  • Features: 65% NTSC Colour Gamut.
  • Colours: Gold, Rose Gold, Red, Blue and Black.


  • Processor Name/Technology: MediaTek MT6750 (4 x 1.5GHz A53 + 4 x 1.0GHz A53) processor.
  • Processor Speed: 1.5GHz.
  • Number of Processor Cores: Octa-core
  • Graphics Processor: Mali T860.
  • RAM: 3GB / 4GB.
  • Internal Storage: 32GB eMMC 5,1.
  • External Storage: expandable up to 128GB with microSD.
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Light, Proximity, Fingerprint sensor.



    • Lens: 13MP.
    • LED Flash: LED Flash.
    • Video recording: Yes.
    • Properties:
      • f/2.0 aperture
      • 1.12um pixel size
      • PDAF
      • 5P lens


  • Lens: 8MP.
  • LED Flash –
  • Video recording: Yes.
  • Properties: –


  • Music Support: AAC, AMR, MP2, MP3, M4A, MKA.
  • Loudspeaker: Yes.
  • Audio Technology: –
  • Video Support: MP4/MPEG4/H.263/H.264 player.
  • FM Radio: No.


  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.1.
  • Bluetooth Profiles: LE.
  • WiFi: WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot.
  • USB: v2.0.
  • USB OTG: Yes.
  • NFC: No.
  • 3.5mm audio jack: Yes.


  • Battery Capacity: 3000mAh (typical) / 2900mAh.
  • Battery Technology: Li-ion.
  • Removable? No.
  • Fast Charging: No.


  • Extra Features: –
  • Launch Date: September 6, 2017.
  • Availability: September 12, 2017.

How much is Honor V9 Play in China?

The 3GB RAM variant of the Honor V9 Play costs 999 Yuan in China while the 4GB RAM version costs 1199 Yuan. The smartphone comes in Gold, Rose Gold, Red, Blue and Black colours and is currently on pre-order in China till September 12 when its sale would start.



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