The back panel of the Honor 9N is made of glass and has a glossy finish.
The Honor 9N has a notch at the top of the screen, which can be masked via an option in the settings.
The Honor 9N features a 5.84-inch full-HD+ IPS display with an aspect ratio of 19:9.
The back panel houses the fingerprint sensor and a dual camera setup comprised of a 13-megapixel primary sensor, alongside a 2-megapixel secondary sensor for capturing depth data.
At the front, the Honor 9N has a 16-megapixel camera.
The Honor 9N has a hybrid dual-SIM tray, which forces you to choose between a second SIM and a microSD card.
On the bottom of the Honor 9N is a Micro-USB port, flanked by a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a single loudspeaker.
The Honor 9N is powered by the Kirin 659 processor paired with 3GB or 4GB of RAM, depending on the variant.
The Honor 9N has a non-removable 3,000mAh battery and runs EMUI 8.0 on top of Android 8.0 Oreo.