Huawei nova 9 Pro review

Added by on 09.24.21 | Last update 12.06.22
Huawei nova 9 Pro review

Nowadays, the smartphones of the Chinese company Huawei do not enjoy the huge popularity that it was a few years ago. The problem is partly due to the fact that it cannot use Google services in its production. This serious obstacle, as many users are accustomed to them, has somewhat found a solution. Gradually, the brand lowered prices. The September 2021 offering is the Huawei Nova 9 Pro also available at an attractively low price. In addition, it pleases with a balance of technical characteristics. Will be of actual interest to consumers.

Huawei nova 9 Pro Specifications

  • Release date: 2021, September 23
  • Colors: Black, Blue, Green, Violet
  • Dimensions: 163.4 x 74.4 x 8 mm.
  • Weight: 186 g.
  • Screen: 6.72" in, 1236 x 2676, OLED
  • Camera : Quad, 50MP
  • Chipset: Qualcomm SM7325 Snapdragon 778G 4G (6 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (4x2.4 GHz Kryo 670 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 670)
  • Memory: 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM
  • Battery: 4000, Li-Po, non-removable
  • Network: GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
  • Operating system: HarmonyOS 2.0
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

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The Huawei Nova 9 Pro has a spectacular and definitely attractive appearance. It is evident that it is a modern device with a bold design. The branded circles on the four cameras look massive and almost do not protrude above the housing. What might give you a slightly unpleasant impression is the material the device's body is made of - plastic.

The face of the smartphone is among the main pros of the Huawei Nova 9 Pro. The screen occupies over 91% and excites with the picture quality it has to offer. This smartphone is a real delight for users who want to handle a variety of content.


The Huawei Nova 9 Pro features a bezel-less 6.72-inch AMOLED screen that smoothly transitions to the side bezel and features a relatively small notch for the dual and selfie camera. The resolution is 2676 x 1236 pixels. Contrast and brightness are at a decent level, and the picture refresh rate is 120 Hz. All these features predispose the image to be super quality. It will be highly appreciated by users who play games, watch movies, etc.


Underneath the beautiful exterior of the Huawei Nova 9 Pro lies a Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G processor that works in combination with 8GB of RAM and an Adreno 642L graphics core. The chosen solution shows super performance worthy of competing top chipsets in flagships. Its energy efficiency is within the normal range. Prolonged gaming will not result from significant stalling or heating of the device.

In the market, the Huawei Nova 9 Pro is available with 128 or 256 GB of internal storage. You should think carefully which modification to opt for, as the company has not provided a slot for more memory. The operating system is HarmonyOS 2.0.


To gain the attention of users, Huawei has opted for a quad rear camera for the Huawei Nova 9 Pro. Its main module is a 50-megapixel one with f/1.9 aperture. It is wide-angle and with the improved photo processing algorithms, you can count on crystal clear, colorful and vibrant photos. Then there's an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle module, a 2-megapixel depth metering module, and another 2-megapixel module that'll take exciting macro shots.

Although the main 50-megapixel sensor is without optical stabilization, the photos delight with superb detail and realistic colors. Evening shots are characterized by noise and blur.

The selfie camera on the Huawei Nova 9 Pro is dual. It consists of two 32-megapixel modules, one of which is an ultra-wide angle with 100-degree visibility. With it, you'll take exciting group selfies and fit many more subjects in one frame. In the camera app, you'll find exciting new filters and shooting modes to create share-worthy photos on social media.

With the Huawei Nova 9 Pro in hand, videos will be at maximum 4K resolution, whether you're shooting with the front or rear camera.

Autonomous operation

The Huawei Nova 9 Pro is equipped with a 4000mAh battery that will provide enough charge for a full day. Fast charging technology is also supported with an impressive 100W. So you will be able to recharge the smartphone in a very short time and surf again, play games, watch videos and movies as you wish.

Recharging the battery from 0 to 100% takes just 20 minutes. Moreover, Huawei Nova 9 Pro comes with one more plus - reverse charging support. So you can use the smartphone as an external battery and recharge other devices.


If you are looking for a beautiful and modern smartphone equipped with an outstanding set of cameras, Huawei Nova 9 Pro is an excellent choice. This model of the company supports contactless NFC payments, 5G networks and has a captivating display. The latter predisposes to comfortable handling of different types of content. Gamers will love it.

Although the Huawei Nova 9 Pro does not have Google services, it has a bunch of other advantages and comes at an affordable price.

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Disclaimer: The information presented in this article is based on our team's personal experience with the Huawei nova 9 Pro and third-party sources. While every effort has been made to provide accurate and reliable information, readers should keep in mind that this is a subjective assessment. The writing of this article was not paid for or sponsored by Huawei.

Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor

Hello, I am Richard Taylor, a technology expert and journalist from the UK. I have a degree in Computer Science from the University of Birmingham. My passion is the latest technology, especially smartphones. That's why I chose to test, analyze, and write expert reviews about them. My technical expertise, combined with a deep passion for technology and years of experience, has made me a trusted source of information. Over the years, I have written reviews for various sites, but for quite some time now, I have been writing exclusively for PhonesData. You can see more about me here or read all my smartphone reviews here.

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