HUAWEI’s HONOR brand just announced the HONOR 9X and HONOR 9X PRO smartphones at an event in China, as it had promised. Both the phones feature a 6.59-inch FHD+ no-notch display, are powered by the latest Kirin 810 7nm SoC with GPU Turbo 9.0, run Android 9.0 (Pie) with EMIUI 9.1, feature a 16-megapixel pop-up front camera, side-mounted fingerprint scanner and pack a 4000mAh battery. The 9X Pro has 8GB of RAM and supports The NINE liquid cooling that was introduced with the HONOR View20.
The 9X has a 48-megapixel rear camera has a 48-megapixel primary rear camera along with a 2-megapixel camera for capturing portrait shots, and the 9X Pro comes with an additional 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens.
HONOR 9X and HONOR 9X Pro specifications
- 6.59-inch (2340 x 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19.5:9 2.5D curved glass display
- Octa-Core Kirin 810 7nm (2x 2.27GHz Cortex-A76 +6 x 1.88GHz Cortex-A55) processor with ARM Mali-G52 MP6 GPU
- HONOR 9X — 4GB / 6GB with 64GB storage, 6GB RAM with 128GB storage, expandable memory up to 512GB with microSD
- HONOR 9X Pro — 8GB RAM with 128GB / 256GB storage, expandable memory up to 512GB with microSD
- Android 9.0 (Pie) with EMUI 9.1.1
- Dual SIM
- 48MP rear camera with LED flash, 1/2″ sensor, 0.8μm pixel size, f/1.8 aperture, 2MP depth camera with f/2.4 aperture, 8MP ultra-wide sensor with f/2.4 aperture (Only on HONOR 9X Pro)
- 16MP front-facing camera with f/2.2 aperture
- Dimensions: 163.1×77.2×8.8mm; Weight:206g
- Side-mounted fingerprint sensor
- Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.0 LE, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C
- 4000mAh (typical) / 3900mAh (minimum) battery
The HONOR 9X comes in Midnight Black, Blue and Red Colors, is priced at 1399 yuan (US$203 / Rs. 14,0175) for the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage version, 1599 yuan (US$232 / Rs. 16,020) for the 6GB RAM with 64GB storage version and the top-end 6GB RAM with 128GB storage version costs 1899 yuan (US$276 / Rs. 19,025 approx.). It will be available for order starting today and goes on sale in China from July 30th.
The HONOR 9X Pro comes in Midnight Black, Phantom Blue Colors, is priced at 2199 yuan (US$319 / Rs. 22,035 approx.) for the 8GB RAM with 128GB storage version and the top-end 8GB RAM with 256GB storage version costs 2399 yuan (US$ 348/ Rs. 24,040 approx.). It will be available for order starting 30th July and goes on sale in China from August 9th.