The cheap and cheerful Honor 9A is now available for pre-order in Malaysia, available from HiHonor, Honor’s official stores on Shopee and Lazada, as well as Honor Experience Stores (HES) and partner stores. The phone will officially go on sale starting 6 July onwards and will be available in-store at HES and partner stores.
Pricing and availability
The Honor 9A retails for just MYR549 and is available in Midnight Black and Phantom Blue.
Pre-order customers will receive free gifts worth MYR218 comprising an Honor Twin Line backpack, Honor stainless steel vacuum thermos flask and 15GB of Huawei Cloud storage (valid for one year). Meanwhile, purchases made in-store will receive an Honor stainless steel vacuum thermos flask and free 15GB Huawei Cloud storage (valid for one year).
Features and specs
The Honor 9A’s headline feature is the whopping 5,000mAh battery that is claimed to deliver up to 33 hours of 4G calls and 35 hours of video playback.
The sleek phone weighs 185g with a thin bezel of just 9.04mm, housing a 6.3-inch FullView HD display (1600×720).
In the optics department, the accessible device packs a triple-camera setup on the rear, comprising a 13MP f/1.8 main shooter, 5MP ultra-wide-angle camera, and a 2MP depth camera.
Housed in the tiny notch is an 8MP selfie shooter.
Under the hood, the device runs a MediaTek MT6762R processor paired with 3GB of RAM and 64GB of storage (expandable via microSD). What’s great is the triple slot for two nano-SIMs and a microSD card.
It’s equipped with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and also supports face unlock. It also has a dedicated FM antenna so you can listen to radio content, without using your mobile data.
The phone runs Magic UI 3.1 based on Android 10 and comes with Huawei AppGallery.
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