Honor 9X Launched In India (Photo Credit: Twitter/@HiHonorIndia)
Honor 9X was launched in India on Tuesday at an event in New Delhi. The key features on the newly launched smartphone from Huawei sub-brand Honor include triple rear camera setup, HiSilicon Kirin 710F SoC, and 4,000mAh battery, among others.
Along with Honor 9X, Honor Magic Watch 2 smartwatch and Honor Band 5i fitness band was also launched in India. Moreover, Honor Sport Pro and Honor Sport Bluetooth earphones were launched.
The price for the base 4GB + 128GB variant of Honor 9X in India has been set at Rs 13,999. On the other hand, the top-end 6GB + 128GB model of Honor 9X costs Rs 16,999. The smartphone comes in Midnight Black and Sapphire Blue colour options. It will go on sale via Flipkart starting January 20 onwards in India.
As for the offers on Honor 9X are concerned, buyers can avail a discount worth Rs 1,000 on the smartphone’s 4GB + 128GB variant. This offer will be valid only on the first day of sale i.e. on January 20. Whereas, banking offers include 10 per cent discount on purchases made using an ICICI Bank credit card and Kotak Mahindra debit or credit card. This offer will be valid from January 19 to January 22, 2020.
Honor 9X features a 6.59-inch full-HD+ (1080 x 2340 pixels) display paired with 91 percent screen-to-body ratio and pixel density of 391ppi. The smartphone supports dual-SIM (Nano) technology and runs Android 9 Pie with the custom EMUI 9.1 skin on top. Under the hood, Honor 9X is powered by the in-house HiSilicon Kirin 710F SoC paired with up to 6GB of RAM. It has 128GB of internal storage that can further be expanded via a microSD card (up to 512GB).
On the imaging front, Honor 9X comes equipped with a triple rear camera that houses a 48-megapixel main shooter with an f/1.8 aperture. The primary camera is assisted by an 8-megapixel wide-angle camera with a 120-degree field of view, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. On the front, there is a 16-megapixel shooter with an f/2.2 lens. It further includes a pop-up camera module.
It packs a 4,000mAh battery with 10W charging support via a USB Type-C port. Connectivity options on the phone include 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS, A-GPS, and GLONASS. The smartphone carries sensors such as a fingerprint sensor, compass, ambient light sensor, and gravity sensor. Dimensions of the device are 163.5 x 77.3 x 8.8mm and scales at 196.8 grams.