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Honor 9i FAQ : Answers to Most Frequently Asked Questions
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Honor 9i FAQ : Answers to Most Frequently Asked Questions

Honor 9i (Nova 2i in some markets) flaunts dual camera at both front and back and has comes with a 5.99-inch display sporting a 18:9 aspect ratio. Here is the Honor 9i FAQ answering some of the frequently asked questions.

Question: What are the different colors Honor 9i is available?

Answer: It is available in matte Black, Blue and Gold color options.

Question: What is the display size and resolution?

Answer: Honor 9i  has a 5.99-inch IPS LCD display with a 18:9 aspect ration offering a  2160×1080 FHD+ resolution.

Question : What is the weight and thickness of Honor 9i?

Answer: Honor 9i weighs 164grams and measures 7.5mm in thickness.

Question: What display settings available?

Answer: The display setting has full view display settings which allows to adjust display scaling of each apps. eye comfort (blue filter) settings, text size, view mode etc.

Question: Does Honor 9i has Blue filter ?

Answer:  Yes, there is blue filter in the display settings and is called eye comfort mode in Honor. The settings also allows you to schedule a particular start and end time for blue filter.

Question: What is the price of Honor 9i? Where can I buy?

Answer: The price of Honor 9i is Rs 17,999 in India.

Question: What size  SIM cards Honor 9i accepts? Can I add a microSD card?

Answer: Honor 9i has two SIM slots and a dedicated slot for microSD card.

Question: Does it have Corning Gorilla Glass protection?

Answer: No it doesn’t have a gorilla glass but the phone comes prelaid with a screen guard on the display.

Question: What is the processor used in this smartphone?

Answer: Honor 9i is powered by HiSillicon Kirin 659 chipset , MALI T830 MP2 with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage.

Question: What is the internal storage of  Honor 9i?

Answer: 64GB internal storage with an option to expand up to 256GB via microSD card.

Question: Does Honor 9i has Gyroscope sensor?

Answer: No, it has no Gyroscope sensor.

Question: Does it support VR?

Answer: No, Honor 9i  does not support virtual reality.

Question: Is the buttons back lit?

Answer:  Honor 9i has on-screen navigation button and the navigation key settings allows you to change the position of the navigation keys.

Question: What USB type does it use?

Answer: It uses microUSB port

Question: Does it have notification light?

Answer: Yes, it has notification light.

Question: What are the camera specifications of Honor 9i ?

Answer:  Honor 9i has four cameras , two at the front and two at the back. At rear there is a 16-megapixel and a 2-megapixel camera, for selfies there is one 13-megapixel camera and another 2-megapixel secondary camera.

Question: Does the camera has OIS?

Answer: No.

Question: Can we take 4K videos in Honor 9i?

Answer: No.

Question: What are the connectivity options? Does it support VoLTE?

Answer: Yes, Honor 9i  supports VoLTE. Other options include Bluetooth, A-GPS, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/

Question: Does Honor 9i has FM app?

Answer: Yes

Question: How to take screnshots in Honor 9i?

Answer: There is an interesting knuckle gesture action to take screenshot and also screen recording. Additionally you can also press and hold the power and volume button together to take a screenshot.

Question: Can we take long screenshot in Honor 9i?

Answer: Yes, we can take long screenshot.

Question: Does it support USB OTG?

Answer: Yes, it supports OTG and you can connect the USB drive to it.

Question: What is the battery capacity of Honor 9i?

Answer: Honor 9i has a 3340mAh battery

Question: Does it support  fast charging?

Answer:  No, it has normal fast charging. 5V 2A.

Question: Does it have power saver modes?

Answer: Yes it has a power saving mode and another ultra power saving mode.

Question: Does it have IR blaster?

Answer:  N0, there is no IR blaster in Honor 9i

Question: Is Honor 9i Waterproof?

Answer: No, Honor 9i is not waterproof.

Question: How is the call quality?

Answer: Call quality of Honor 9i is good.

Question: Does it support  one hand UI?

Answer:  Yes it supports.

Question: Does Honor 9i has fingerprint scanner?

Answer: Yes it has fingerprint scanner

Question: Does Honor 9i support App lock?

Answer: Yes, it supports app lock.

Question: What OS does it run?

Answer: Honor 9i runs on stock Android Nougat 7.1. with EMUI 5.1 layered on top.

Question: Does it support two Whatsapp in the same phone?

Answer:  Yes it has a App Twin feature that duplicates Whatsapp, Facebook and Messenger app into two instances.

Question: Does Honor 9i support call recording?

Answer:  No, it does not support call recording.

Question: Does Honor 9i support NFC?

Answer: No, NFC is not supported.

Question: Does Honor 9i has split screen feature?

Answer: Yes it supports multi windows.

Question: Does Honor 9i have Dolby Atmos support?

Answer: No, Honor 9i does not have Dolby Atmos but the audio quality is pretty good.

Question: Does Honor 9i have heating issue?

Answer: In our tests, the Honor 9i shows a 6 degree jump in temperature, which is kind of normal for phones in this segment. I did not notice heating issue in this phone.

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  1. harish

    Hi, as per the above reply i can see that : there is gyroscope in the mobile.
    Question: Does Honor9i has Gyroscope sensor?

    Answer: Yes, it has Gyroscope sensor.

    Please check in flip kart site: gyroscope is not mentioned in features
    Please let me know if it has gyroscope: as i am buying this phone only if there is gyro scope
    else not .
    below is the site details
    Fingerprint Sensor, Digital Compass, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Light Senor, Accelerometer, Status Indicator, Sar Sensor

    Please help


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