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March 18, 2019

Compare HONOR Mobile Phones: HONOR 8C vs HONOR 9N

The HONOR 8C is the latest HONOR mid-range mobile phone. There may be many users who want to compare it to the classic mid-range phone HONOR 9N. Let's do a comprehensive comparison today.


Although they are both mid-range mobile phones, the HONOR 9N utilizes the Kirin chipset while the latest HONOR 8C adopts the Snapdragon chipset. There are detailed performance parameters.

PLATFORM OS Android 8.0 (Oreo); EMUI 8 Android 8.1 (Oreo); EMUI 8.2
Chipset HiSilicon Kirin 659 (16 nm) Qualcomm SDM632 Snapdragon 632 (14 nm)
CPU Octa-core (4x2.36 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) Octa-core (4x1.8 GHz Kryo 250 Gold & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 250 Silver)
GPU Mali-T830 MP2 Adreno 506

It’s not hard to see from the table that the latest mid-range chipset Snapdragon 632 is more powerful than the HiSilicon Kirin 659 no matter on CPU or GPU.


The new device is really larger than the classic one. The HONOR 8C comes with a 6.26-inch 19:9 display with 720 x 1520 pixels and the HONOR 9N features a 5.84-inch 19:9 screen with 1080 x 2280 pixels. As you see, the smaller screen is much sharper, which is 432 PPI density. However, as the newer HONOR mobile phone, the HONOR 8C has an upgrade on the screen. It comes with the TÜV Rheinland Certified Eye-care Mode. The new generation eye comfort mode reduces blue light radiation emitted by the screen to protect your eyes and prevent eye strain, especially in dim light. In addition, there is a notch on both HONOR mobile phones. Whether Notch or FullView, you can switch freely between 19:9 and 18:9 and maintain a large field of vision.

Compare HONOR Mobile Phones: HONOR 8C vs HONOR 9N- TÜV Rheinland Certified Eye-care Mode Camera

Both the two HONOR mobile phones are equipped with 13MP + 2MP dual-lens rear camera. However, the HONOR 8C phone is equipped with AI function, additionally. HONOR 8C that can recognize and optimize over 500 scenarios under 22 categories, making your photography smarter. It’ll give you a superior photography experience even in low light.

As for the front camera, the camera resolution of HONOR 9N seems to be better, which is 16MP. It means the HONOR 9N has double pixels than the HONOR 8C on the front camera. However, there is a Soft Light Flash with 3 level adjustment for bright, regular and low-light conditions on the 8MP Front Camera.


On the battery, the HONOR 8C has an obvious advantage over the other. You can get up to 2 days of power on a single charge with HONOR 8C 4000mAh battery. It is around 33% more battery capacity than the 9N. It’s time to say goodbye to battery nightmares.

Our comparison is coming to an end now. Certainly, there are other reasons to interfere with your choice. The matte sensation of HONOR 8C and the mirror finish of HONOR 9N are both beautiful. Which device do you prefer?

Compare HONOR Mobile Phones: HONOR 8C vs HONOR 9N- HONOR 8C