HONOR X9b with 6.78″ 1.5K 120Hz curved anti-drop AMOLED display, Snapdragon 6 Gen 1, 5800mAh battery launched in India for Rs. 25999

HTech has launched the HONOR X9b, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone in the X series in India, as announced. The phone has a 6.78-inch 1.5K 120Hz screen with 120Hz refresh rate.

It has an Ultra-Bounce 360° Anti-Drop Resistance, featuring cutting-edge cushioning technology, and the innovative shock-absorbing structure offers impressive resistance to drops up to 1.5 meters, ensuring 360° protection on all six faces and four corners, even on hard surfaces, said the company.

The phone is powered by Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 SoC, has 8GB of RAM, runs Android 13-based MagicOS 7.2. It has a 108MP main camera, 5MP ultra-wide camera and a 2MP macro camera.

The phone has a sleek body with a design inspired by high-end watches. The camera module features the iconic Classical Dual Ring Design.

Available in Midnight Black and Sunrise Orange, the device also incorporates eco-conscious design elements like vegan leather accents. The phone packs a 5800mAh battery with support for 35W fast charging, and promises up to 3 days of battery life.

HONOR X9b specifications
  • 6.78-inch (1200 x 2652 pixels) FHD+ AMOLED 120Hz curved display, up to 1200 nits peak brightness, 1920Hz high-frequency PWM dimming
  • Octa Core (4x A78 at 2.2GHz+4x A55 at 1.8GHz Kryo CPUs) Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 4nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 710 GPU
  • 8GB LPDD4X RAM, 256GB UFS 3.1 storage
  • Android 13-based MagicOS 7.2, Android 14 update soon
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • 108MP camera with f/1.75 aperture, LED flash, 5MP ultra-wide camera with f/2.2 aperture, macro option, 2MP 4cm macro sensor with f/2.4 aperture, 4K video recording
  • 16MP front camera with f/2.45 aperture
  • In-display fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions:163.6×75.5×7.98mm; Weight: 185g
  • USB Type-C Audio, Bottom-ported speakers
  • Dust and splash resistant (IP53)
  • 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ax (2.4GHz/5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, USB Type-C, NFC
  • 5000mAh battery with 35W SuperCharge fast charging
Pricing and availability

The HONOR X9b comes in Sunrise Orange (Vegan leather) and Midnight Black colours and is priced at Rs. 25,999 for the single 8GB + 256GB model. It will be available from Amazon.in, explorehonor website and offline stores starting from tomorrow, February 16th.

Launch offers

  • Consumers can purchase the smartphone with an exciting offer of Rs. 3000 Instant Bank discount for ICICI Bank users available on all bank cards or an Exchange Bonus of Rs. 5000 on first sale day, bringing the effective price down to Rs. 22999.
  • Additionally, HONOR is giving away a complimentary Charger worth Rs 699 free of cost as an introductory offer
  • Up to 12 months no-cost EMI with Amazon Pay later
  • HONOR has also announced a free-of-cost HONOR Protect Plan powered by Onsitego valued at Rs 2,999 that includes interesting offerings like one-time screen replacement in six months, six-month extended warranty, 30-day Assured Buyback up to 90%

Commenting on the launch, Madhav Sheth, CEO, of HTech, said:

HTech takes great pride in delivering the highest-quality smartphone experiences to customers. The HONOR X9b is designed from the ground up to solve user pain points and meet the high expectations of HONOR’s customers. It empowers them by giving them access to some of the most advanced technologies available today. The HONOR X9b is infused with these technologies and is a worthy addition to the HONOR portfolio in India.

Ranjit Babu, Director, Wireless and Home Entertainment, Amazon India said:

At Amazon.in, we are focused on continually enhancing the smartphone shopping experience for our customers. With the launch of the HONOR X9b, we’re delighted to expand our selection of smartphones with cutting-edge tech from top global brands. Offering great value, the HONOR X9b comes with convenient affordability options like no-cost EMI, guaranteed buyback, and extended warranty. Plus, with Amazon Pay Later, early buyers enjoy hassle-free credit within minutes, enabling 12 months of no-cost installments without the need for a credit card. We are excited to offer the HONOR X9b on India’s most preferred and trusted online marketplace*, starting at just INR 2167 per month.

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