Huawei Honor V9 Review

From the beginning of Huawei Honor 8, the main push model of the series of Honor seems to be changed with an attractive appearance in a night. Huawei held a new conference in the Beijing University of Technology Gymnasium on February 21, and the Huawei Honor V9 was released officially. Comparing to the previous models, the Honor V9 has a higher value and more powerful configurations. Let's to see the reviews in detail.

Configurations

As for the configuration, the Honor V9 has a 5.7-inch 2K protect eyes screen, equipped with the Kirin 960 processor, the core frequency up to 2.36GHz, and the storage combinations are 4GB +64 GB version 6GB +64 GB version and 6GB +128 GB version to choose. Front 8 million pixel camera, rear dual 12 million black and white dual camera lens that gives us the most beautiful pictures. Battery capacity is 4000mAh, supporting 9V / 2A fast charge, the system is running on the Android 7.0 that based EMUI 5.0 custom system.In addition, it has platinum light gold, magic night black, Aurora blue and charm flame red 4 colors. In terms of the price, 4GB +64 GB standard version is 2599 yuan, 6GB +64 GB high with version is 2999 yuan, and 6GB +128GB enjoy version is 3499 yuan which is the relatively reasonable at the same level in the market.

Package

Huawei Honor V9 Review

Although it seems simple at the first glance, the packaging design is possessing a small surprise. From the packaging we can know that it pays much attention on the work of elegance---5.7-inch body lying in the dark blue box, the left side sets slightly lower groove than the box in order to make the users remove the phone from the box conveniently.

Huawei Honor V9 Review

The accessories placed neatly in the box, with a Type-C mobile phone data cable and a charging socket, and the needle and instructions are tightly wrapped in the box.

Huawei Honor V9 Review

From the picture we can see the Honor V9 equipped with a charger that supports the 9V / 2A fast charge standard, the words of "QUICK CHARGE" are very obviously, which the manufacturer is the BYD company who is famous for making cars and batteries, which guarantees the stability and security while using.

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After taking all the things out of the box, there emerges a black board which like candy bar in the bottom, whoes two circular openings just the size of the glasses. In other words,this case of Honor V9 also contains a simple VR glasses, which is much better than made from the cardboard whether from the material or appearance.

Huawei Honor V9 Review

Although the picture does not express the feeling of VR, it is fairly comfortable to wear with the box made of glasses. Although the field of vision is not comparable to the professional VR equipment, the smooth picture can be sensitive to follow the swing of the head that it will not produce a sense of dizziness after watching for a long time.

Appearance

Huawei Honor V9 Review

As the flagship model of the series of Honor V , it gave up the straight and conservative body design like Huawei Honor V8.There is no similar place compared to the last generation except the whole metal body.What we can see is a machine with the same color bold, smooth lines, advanced design likee the Huawei Honor 8.It directly follows the Honor 8's design language that earns much praises for the front design, which with a glossy front panel, simple arrangement of components, rounded corners and exaggerated arc lines and other elements.

Huawei Honor V9 Review

5.7 inch 2K eye screen display is very delicate and clear, and the text performance is also wonderful. The 2K high resolution not only makes up for the visual loss of the big screen, but also take into the account of the VR equipment for the screen. In sunshine, it is still bright, giving a good visual experience for the users.

Huawei Honor V9 Review

The 8-megapixel camera, sensor and handset are horizontally arranged on the same horizontal line At the top of the machine, and the inform lamp that is hidden on the opening of the handset, which is very exquisite when it turns on. The panel of the Honor V9 looks longer and more narrow for the screen is bigger that gives the users a sense of high proportion of the screen.

Huawei Honor V9 Review

The bottom of the machine is a logo of "honor", which forms a very rounded body as a whole with the smooth mid-frame design and the large curvature of the 2.5D curved glass that create a excellent value like concept machine with the screen vividly in front of the content.

Huawei Honor V9 Review

Althuogh it looks a lot of simple,the back is still with the design of one piece of metal body. It gives a very advanced feeling with the back shell of matte texture design, and the color lets it easy to recognize.

Huawei Honor V9 Review

Dual 12 million pixel main camera with color + black and white, and equipped with laser focus and two-color warm flash. The design is very detailed that its injection molding antenna belt through the camera module and flash and the entire camera module and the back of the machine maintains at the same level.

Huawei Honor V9 Review

Fingerprint recognition module is slightly stuck with the fuselage surface, surrounded by brightly colored circle embellishment. The integrated infrared transmitter module and noise reduction microphone is on the top of the machine. It is worth mentioning that it is the excellent workmanship that the antenna tone and body integrated into one.

Huawei Honor V9 Review

It is relatively slim that the body thickness is just 6.97mm. The panel also uses blue color that makes holistic design of the screen and the border more obviously.

Huawei Honor V9 Review

The bottom interface uses a Type-C interface that supports 9V / 2A high-speed charging standards. Left and right side were 3.5mm headphone jack and speakers, which arranged more compact, and the details of the work is very detailed that maintains a high level in the domestic models.

System

Huawei Honor V9 Review

The choice of the main interface wallpaper is also optimized for high-resolution screen, colorful details in the 2K screen perform most vividly, The screen design of left slide prepared some commonly used system functions and applications, and can display Pedometer information and surrounding life services. In addition, the decline can make out the whole search, which used to find contacts, applications, text messages and other information easily.

Huawei Honor V9 Review

The multi-tasking interface, which close to the native style of Android system, looking more concise and intuitive. Drop-down menu is used two display design that in the display of some basic functions once again down, you can see more fast switch, and the users can customize according to their own needs.

Huawei Honor V9 Review

The interior interface is designed with a minimalist language, which inspired from the Mediterranean-style blue-top building along the Aegean Sea. Compared to those chaotic system where ads sees common, EMUI 5.0 gives the user a experience of pure, simple, and very easy to use.

Huawei Honor V9 Review

Pop-up animation and the set interface of the interactive style is a bit between Android and iOS, while ensuring the functionality but also is very simple. The transition of the interface is not too much dynamic piling up, and the operation is also conform to the custom of the public, so even you are accustomed to other systems that you will not feel difficult to use it.

Huawei Honor V9 Review

As a more complete customization system, EMUI 5.0 built-in security services that provide security protection, find mobile phones, virus killing and harassment intercept and other security features in order to guarante the user's security and privacy. In addition, it supports the characteristics of gesture control that makes daily use more humanize, such as intelligent screenshots function, which can be easily achieve in a single hand, which reduces the inconvenience caused by large screen.

Huawei Honor V9 Review

Apart from the visible infrared module at the top of the machine,Honor V9 also with a NFC chip according to the HUAWEI PAY payment applications that you can enjoy the bus, bank card flash payment and other convenient features like travel only with a mobile phone.

Camera

Huawei Honor V9 Review

It uses the front 8 million pixel camera, aperture F / 2.0, the main camera is a double 12 million pixel color + black and white dual photo combination, supporting for laser focus and depth focus, equipped with two-color warm flash. It not only with the color black and white dual lens but also equipped with primISP dual mirror image processor that can achieve the black and white camera, large aperture portrait, 4K recording and other dual plays with the quickly compare and caltulate data of the lite OS.

Huawei Honor V9 Review

Its camera interface is very simple that there is only the flash beauty filter and other basic settings at the top of machine, but if slide in the viewfinder to the left, you can see the rich camera features. It is worth mentioning that the Honor V9 also open the background blur function while using the video shoot, and add the 3D modeling shooting on the basis of the 3D panoramic shooting that its playability is very high.

Huawei Honor V9 Review

Even in the condition of poor light, there is no problem for it to quick focus with the help of the laser focus module. The actual operation of the camera's shutter response and anti-shake measures are more excellent than expected that it reaches the level of the flagship model.

Huawei Honor V9 Review

In the actual performance of the night camera, the actual imaging of the night sample will be more bright than the viewfinder screen that the edge of the object will be more clear compared to the actual image, and the color reproduction is also very high. There is also a good shot rate though with the hand held shooting.

Huawei Honor V9 Review

As the night photos taking by the mobile phone,the noise control level shows by the picture has been very wonderful that the screen is relatively clean and transparent, the details of the texture on the sculpture even after amplification can clearly see.Above all, the black and white camera has improved a lot on the reservation of the details.

Huawei Honor V9 Review

Double 12 million pixel lens is better than many dual-camera type in the market to grasp the edge of the object and distance from the perception. As shown above, except the gap of the complex leaves did not blur in place, the surrounding of the rabbit recognite very well that will have a good effect when shooting a large aperture portrait.

Huawei Honor V9 Review

It tends to the more full of bright style in the adjustment of the color that the picture of the screen performance will be more bright than what we have seen. But it will not makes people feel unnature, and the bright color performance will more able to please the user's eye.

Performance

Huawei Honor V9 Review

Honor V9 equipped with a flagship level of a new generation of Kirin 960 octa-core processor, using 4 * A73 +4 * A53 architecture that the highest frequency reachs to 2.4GHz. It equiped with integrated Mali G71 MP8 image processing chip and low power micro-i3 coprocessor that will give the users an amazing experience.As for the Geekbench run points, its single-core score is 1936, and the multi-core operating score is 5988, which the performance does not lose the same level of Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor. In the read and write performance test, the Honor V9 with 181.62MB/s of the 4k read and 136.07MB/s of the 4k write that to show the obvious access speed that it with no problem to bring the user enough fast experience.

Huawei Honor V9 Review

Kirin 960 has been able to meet the most users’needs. In the test of online games "Onmyouji", the core can be stable operated at 2.4GHz speed, and there is no frequency down phenomenon. What's more,the body heat is only slightly warmer than the hands level. You can see that GameBench read the average number of frames is 30 frames. In other words, it has been running in full frame in the case of the lock frame.

Huawei Honor V9 Review

In addition, it built a high-capacity battery up to 4000mAh in the body of only 6.97mm thickness, with energy efficient Kirin 960 chip that you can achieve excellent endurance level, and 9V / 2A fast charge can save Charging time.

Huawei Honor V9 Review

In the hardware of life test of Antutu, keeping it in the situation of bright screen and simulate the daily users to see the film, surf the internet, play games and other activities that it insisted for 8 hours from the power of 80%, which get the score of 13632 points. As a model with a flagship performance, it is easy for the Honor V9 to meet one day of heavy use or two days of daily use.

Summary

Huawei Honor V9 Review

What gives us the deepest impression is the the changes of the shape that from the founder is very close to the image of the suit to a beautiful beauty, which is more meets the position to the young group of the Honor series.It is worth possessing the cost-effective name for such excellent workmanship compared to that cheap "god machine".