Honor 9X and 9X Pro smartphones were announced in China in July this year. The same month, Honor India President Charles Peng confirmed that company will soon be launching its smart TV and Honor 9X in India soon. While the Honor Vision Smart TV has been recently unveiled in India, the Honor 9X is now also said to launch in the country soon.
As per a report of Gizmochina, Honor 9X will be launched in India by the end of this month. However, the exact launch date of the smartphone is not known at the moment. Further, the report also reveals that Honor 9X Pro may not debut in the country.
Honor 9X will first launch in Russia on October 17, after which it is said to launch in Amsterdam, Netherlands on Octobober 24.
In China, the Honor 9X comes in three variants – 4GB RAM + 64GB, 6GB RAM + 64GB, and 6GB RAM + 128GB storage priced at 1399 yuan (approx. Rs 14,0175), 1599 yuan (approx. Rs 16,020), 1899 yuan (approx. 19,025) respectively. It comes in Midnight Black, Blue and Red colours.
The Honor 9X features a 6.59-inch full-HD+ display with 1080 X 2340 pixel resolution. The phone is powered by a 7nm octa-core Kirin 810 SoC with ARM Mali-G52 MP6 GPU with upto 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. The phone has an expandable memory up to 512GB with microSD.
The Honor 9X runs Android 9.0 Pie with EMUI 9.1.1 on top. The 4,000mAh battery of the smartphone is equipped with support for 10W charging. The phone measures 163.1 x 77.2 x 8.8mm and it weighs 206 grams.
For the camera, the Honor 9X features a dual-camera setup which consists of a 48MP f/1.8 main camera and a secondary 2MP shooter for depth effects. For selfies, there is a 16MP f/2.2 front camera that uses a motorised pop-up module.
The phone has various connectivity features such as dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0 LE, GPS + GLONASS, USB-C, and 3.5mm audio jack. It also has a side-mounted fingerprint reader which also doubles up as a power button.