Honor schedules an event in India on July 24, Honor 9i (2018) with 5.84-inch FHD+ display, dual rear cameras expected to launch as Honor 9X

Huawei’s Honor brand just sent out invites for the launch of its next Honor smartphone in India on July 24th. The invite just has #NOORDINARYBEAUTY in Blue and Purple colors and two O’s that hint at a smartphone in different colors and dual rear cameras.

This could be the Honor 9i (2018), successor of last year’s Honor 9i. According to a recent report this will likely launch in the country as Honor 9X.

Honor 9X / 9i 2018 specifications

  • 5.84-inch (1080 x 2280 pixels) Full HD+ 19:9 2.5D curved glass display
  • Octa-Core Kirin 659 processor (4 xA53 at 2.36GHz + 4 x A53 at 1.7GHz) with MaliT830-MP2 GPU
  • 4GB RAM, 64GB / 128GB storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • Android 8.0 (Oreo) with EMUI 8.0
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
  • 13MP rear camera with LED flash, secondary 2MP camera
  • 16MP front-facing camera
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions: 149.2×71.8×7.7mm; Weight: 152g
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS / GLONASS
  • 3000mAh (typical) / 2900mAh (Minimum) battery

The Honor 9X is expected to come in Black, Blue, Green and Purple colors. It was introduced starting at 1399 yuan (US$ 218 / Rs. 14,640 approx.). We should know the price of the smartphone in India when it goes official later this month.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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