Honor Play 9A Launched With Dual Rear Cameras, 5000mAh Battery

Huawei sub-brand Honor has launched a new budget smartphone in China. It comes with dual rear cameras and a 5,000mAh battery. Read more to find about Honor Play 9A Price in India, Specifications, and Features

Price and Availability

Price (starting)CNY 899 (approx Rs 9,500)

The Honor Play 9A is priced at CNY 899 (approx Rs 9,500) for the 64GB storage variant. The 128GB storage model comes with a price tag of CNY 1,199 (approx Rs 12,700).

Shipping will start in China on April 7. As of now, there is no information about the Indian price or launch date.

Also read: Samsung Galaxy M11 Launched With 5000mAh Battery, Triple Rear Cameras


Processorocta-core, MediaTek Helio P35
Internal Storage64GB/ 128Gb (expandable up to 512GB)
Display6.3-inch, HD+ (720 x 1,600 pixels), 278ppi
OSAndroid 10
Primary (Rear) CameraDual (13MP + 2MP)
Front Camera8MP

The new smartphone is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio P35 processor and 4GB RAM. The 64GB/ 128GB storage can be further expanded via a micro SD card (up to 512GB).

In terms of optics, the Honor Play 9A sports a dual camera set up on the back. It combines a 13MP primary sensor (f/1.8 aperture) with a 2MP depth sensor (f/2.4).

For selfies and video calling, the handset sports an 8MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture. It is backed by a 5,000mAh battery that is said to last up to three days.

Also read: Vivo S6 Launched With 5G Support, 4500mAh Battery, 48MP Primary Camera


  • Dual rear cameras
  • Fingerprint sensors
  • Android 10 OS
  • Magic UI 3.0.1
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Bluetooth v5.0
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Micro-USB port
  • 6.3-inch HD+ display
  • Waterdrop notch
  • Three color options

The Honor Play 9A runs the Android 10 OS with Magic UI 3.0.1 on top. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/AGPS, 3.5mm headphone jack, and Micro-USB port.

The dual-SIM smartphone sports a 6.3-inch display with HD+ (720 x 1,600 pixels) resolution, waterdrop notch, and a pixel density of 278ppi.

The Honor Play 9A measures 159.07 x 74.06 x 9.04mm and weighs 185 grams. It comes in Night Black, Blue Water Emerald, and Jasper Green color options.

A fingerprint sensor is placed on the back. Other sensors on the device include an ambient light sensor, compass, and a proximity sensor.

Also read: Honor 8A Prime Launched With MediaTek Helio P35 SoC, 13MP Rear Camera

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