Huawei Nova 9 Pro Review: 32-Megapixel Selfie, 100W Fast Charge


Huawei’s nova series has won the favor of many young people with its high-value appearance design, novel and unique camera functions, and mainstream performance, and every generation of nova closely follows the trend. From the once super night scene selfie to the current Vlog video, the nova series has brought many practical upgrades for young people in the field of imaging. The novel technology and gameplay are closely related to the social needs of contemporary young people.

Nowadays, short videos are undoubtedly the most popular carrier for young people’s social sharing, and Nova is also keeping up with the trend and making frequent efforts in the video field. Last year, the nova8 series started from the perspective of the vlog, committed to the combination of rear and proactive, and created a series of supporting functions of Vlog.

This year’s Huawei nova 9 Pro has added more code to the video field, bringing us a set of flagship image configuration led by a super-large 50-megapixel RYYB main camera, and it is also equipped with a Hormany system.

The combination of powerful trend imaging capabilities and distributed technology makes the combination of multiple cameras more seamless and silky and creates a variety of gameplay. Whether it is a professional Vlogger or Xiaobai can quickly get started, creating fine works has never been easier.

The ID design, which is high-looking and highlights the trendy and youthful temperament, has always been the biggest feature of Huawei’s nova series. This time, Huawei’s nova9 Pro is no exception.

The brand-new Xingyao technology gives the back cover glass a unique frosted texture, which is comfortable to touch and extremely difficult to stain fingerprints. Combining the unique color of No. 9 with light blue and purple tones, it can present a variety of colors under different angles of light sources, and even a little starlight reflection and the frosted body can also become dazzling.

With the exquisite back cover and the ring screen design, the 3D curved screen cleverly eliminates the visual boundary between the left and right screen borders, creating an immersive look and feel of the ultimate screen-to-body ratio. The screen supports a high refresh rate of 120Hz, has 1.07 billion colors and a P3 color gamut. With Huawei nova 9 Pro’s full-link P3 color management, it can ensure the accurate restoration of the color of the photo and ensure that everything is visible, whether it is taking pictures or games. Have a more shocking experience.

The Huawei nova 9 Pro, which is so exquisite and powerful in imaging, is still thin and light. The thickness of the whole machine is only 7.97mm and the weight is only 186g. For any user, it can be easily held with one hand without burdening your little finger.

In addition, the compact body does not compromise charging. Huawei nova9 Pro supports 100W Huawei super fast charge, which can be fully resurrected in only 20 minutes, and the strong battery life is enough to ensure uninterrupted shooting for a long time.

Design & AppearanceThe front of Huawei nova 9 Pro adopts a ring screen design, and 3D curved glass can reduce the visual width of the left and right frames very well, making the screen-to-body ratio of the full screen to a higher level.

The quality of this screen is also very good, supporting a 120Hz refresh rate, 1 billion colors, and P3 color gamut, enjoy the sense of immersion and also have excellent picture performance.

The front-facing part of Huawei nova 9 Pro is equipped with two 32-megapixel front-facing cameras, an ultra-wide-angle lens, and a high-definition portrait lens. Both lenses support autofocus and 4K video shooting. In daily use, users can use the two lenses to unlock different self-portrait angles to adapt to different shooting scenes.

The Huawei nova 9 Pro we received is the 9th color version. The back can show a light blue-violet tone under the light, and the color of the back changes with the movement of the light source, making it more agile.

In addition to the unique No. 9 color, the back also uses a brand-new Xingyao technology. Through the treatment of the glass back cover, a frosted texture is created. While having a unique color, it will also produce a little bit of starlight under the light, and the whole machine is instantly dazzling. In addition, under the Xingyao technology, the glass back cover also eliminates fingerprint problems, and users can enjoy the smooth feel of the bare metal.

Huawei nova 9 Pro has a powerful 50-megapixel main camera, 1/1.56 size ultra-large and low, and an RYYB color filter array, which means that it has a good amount of light, and the image quality cannot be underestimated.

In the design of the rear camera module, the main camera is also surrounded by a ring symbolizing the nova star to emphasize the design of its nova star shining ring lens and highlight the power of the main camera.

In addition, Huawei nova 9 Pro also has three sub-cameras, which are 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle, independent depth-of-field lens, and 4cm ultra-macro. Together, they can unlock more gameplay for taking pictures.

The waistline of Huawei nova9 Pro is designed to be extremely narrow, and the hand feels lighter and thinner. The weight of the whole machine is only 186g, and it can be easily held with one hand without burden.

In terms of interfaces, the speakers, Type-C interface, and the upper and lower double speaker openings are all conventionally arranged. In addition, the SIM card slot is also designed at the bottom, and the front and back slots support dual card dual standby.


The imaging capability of the Huawei nova 9 Pro can be said to be the strongest in the history of the nova series. After all, this time it is equipped with a true flagship main camera.

With 50 Megapixels, it has a large size of 1/1.56 inches and uses RYYB color filters to increase the amount of light. The large pixels at the bottom can make it have good picture quality, and the higher light input can also ensure that it has an experience comparable to “night vision” in the night environment.

Taking photos in the daytime, with the help of the powerful hardware quality of the main camera and the XD Fusion ultra-clear image engine carried by Huawei nova9 Pro, the pixel-level image look and feel can be optimized, the colors are refined, the image quality is refined, and the dynamic range is greatly improved to take into account both high light and dark conditions. And finally, be able to show a piece of exquisite photos.

The main camera of Huawei nova9 Pro is up to 50 Megapixels, so even under 2x digital zoom, it can still guarantee that there will be no obvious loss of picture quality. Buildings a little farther away, you can get high-quality pictures with a little digital zoom, making it more free and convenient to take pictures.

Aiming at different sceneries, the AI ​​image quality master that comes with Huawei nova9 Pro can optimize the imaging effect. When an ancient building is recognized, the color of the ancient building will be highlighted, making the texture style of the building more vivid and making the film more eye-catching.

Compared with daytime, the night is the home court of Huawei nova9 Pro. The extra-large and low RYYB color filter bring an unparalleled advantage in the amount of light, which can ensure that the details of the dark light can also be seen.

Combined with algorithmic synthesis, multiple stacking optimizations, and finally, you can get a photo that is neither too exposed nor too dark. The color of the light can be truly restored, and each picture is extremely clear, and there will be no ghosting caused by long exposure and handshaking in low-light photography.

Even in a very dark environment, the Huawei nova 9 Pro is still at ease. The combination of extremely high light input and multiple exposures can also take clear photos. Even if the light from the windows is completely dark as seen by the naked eye, Huawei nova9 Pro can still take pictures of buildings and the sky clearly.

In addition to the ultra-wide angle, Huawei nova 9 Pro also has two sub-cameras. The depth-of-field lens can be matched with the main camera, and the algorithm can be used to create a large-aperture shooting effect, which can accurately identify the edges of simple objects.

The macro lens can meet the minimum 4cm super macro shooting, and it can come in handy for the daily shooting of flowers and plants. Even some figures, tiny text codes printed on electronic products, and other information can be captured clearly through the super macro lens.

In terms of selfies, the two front lenses of Huawei nova 9 Pro are quite predictable, and they have made bold innovations in response to the needs of contemporary young people.

Both lenses are 32 Megapixels, dual main camera level, forming a binocular stereo vision imaging system, 1/2.8-inch outsole, support AIS anti-shake, and autofocus, can provide excellent Selfie image quality.

One lens is a portrait lens and the other is an ultra-wide-angle lens. The former takes close-up shots of people, while the latter is more suitable for group photos and selfies.

In addition, Huawei also uses advanced algorithms to optimize the distortion control of the face, distance between the front and rear, and the background during selfies to make the overall photo more natural.

The combination of the two lenses and the powerful Selfie algorithm can meet a variety of Selfie needs. From the proofs, no matter the face skin or the background depth, the control is quite a in place, and the whole is very three-dimensional. With powerful imaging capabilities, taking pictures is just one of them. Video shooting is another important point.

Huawei nova 9 Pro uses AI anti-shake, whether it is front or rear, has excellent anti-shake performance, greatly reducing the impact of handheld shooting on the picture.

Multi-camera collaborative shooting is also fully utilized on Huawei nova9 Pro. There are four lenses, including a dual front camera and rear main camera, and wide-angle. They can be combined arbitrarily to realize 4K video recording in front and rear dual scenes. They are displayed side by side or in the form of picture-in-picture, and the lens switching will not cut off.

Combined with the powerful distributed technology of the Hongmeng system, Huawei nova9 Pro will also support Hongmeng multi-camera shooting. You can even show multiple groups of multi-angle images such as close-ups, mid-range, distant views, and selfies at one time, and even directly connect to the APP for the live broadcast. There is no problem.

In addition, in terms of short video shooting, Huawei nova9 Pro also brought new features such as a Vlog star shooting template and one-click filming.

Whether you are a novice or a professional master, you can shoot and cut according to the template, combine diversified video themes and various music styles, and synthesize beautiful short videos with one click.


Huawei nova 9 Pro is equipped with a 120Hz ring screen. Whether it is daily swiping the system interface, or brushing Weibo, playing games, you can enjoy the high refresh rate brought about by the smoothness of the screen. I don’t want to go back to 60Hz.

In addition, Huawei nova9 Pro has no pressure to face the 90Hz “Glory of the King” at the highest image quality, almost full frame at 90 FPS.

Huawei nova9 Pro is also equipped with a 4000mAh battery and supports 100W fast charging. Use the battery dog ​​to test the performance of its comprehensive battery life. In comprehensive scenarios such as browsing the web, watching videos, and playing games, the power consumption is about 52% in 5 hours, and the full battery life is about 9.6 hours. With a 100W Huawei super fast charge, it can be full of blood in 20 minutes, and there is no need to worry when the battery level of the mobile phone reaches the bottom.

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For the nova series, face value is justice. The latest Huawei nova9 Pro series is still on the “ceiling of beauty” in mobile phones. The unique color 9 + Xing Yao craftsmanship gives a different texture to the glass back cover. The blue-purple tone that changes with the light merges with the star sand, which is agile and bright. The frosted surface makes the glass back cover no longer afraid of fingerprints, and users can enjoy the warmth and comfort of the Xingyao back cover.

The biggest improvement of Huawei nova9 Pro is the image. With the biggest blessing in the history of the series this time, the camera capabilities of Huawei nova9 Pro have been significantly improved. 50 million pixels, up to 1/1.56 inch outsole, and unique RYYB color filter, the amount of light and image quality are significantly improved compared with the previous generation.

Not only the main camera, Huawei nova 9 Pro also has two high-quality front-camera lenses, which can meet the diverse shooting needs of young people. The best shooting effects can be obtained in various scenes, and the nova series will also be innovated. , The powerful self-portrait gene is continued and carried forward, which is more in line with the taste of young hipsters.

In addition, Huawei nova9 Pro has created a one-stop service process for short videos. From shooting to editing, and even sharing, ready-made video templates and music materials are available for use. The micro-movie mode is a hand-to-hand instruction. How to shoot each shot and how long each shot is clearly arranged. Users can cut out exquisite short videos with one click.

Even if you are a professional user, you don’t have to worry that Huawei nova9 Pro can’t meet your professional needs. After all, it supports multi-camera, AI anti-shake, soundtracking, and other features. The mobile phone also has a built-in extremely powerful and convenient petal editing APP, which provides a wealth of tools, video templates, and audio resources.

A high-value Huawei nova 9 Pro can satisfy your desire to experience Hongmeng, allowing you to have a flagship image shape, and a complete set of short video one-stop process delivery. If you love taking pictures, love short videos, and love high-value design, then don’t miss this Hongmeng Imaging flagship specially designed for young people.


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