Honor 9X India launch set for year-end

On: October 22, 2019

Earlier this year in July, Huawei’s sub-brand Honor introduced the Honor 9X and 9X Pro smartphones in its home market of China. The Chinese tech giant is now all set to release the former in the Indian market. In an interview with the Press Trust of India, the company’s Indian President Charles Peng has announced that the Honor 9X will be launched in the country by the end of this year. Peng also revealed that the brand is planning to launch its Internet of Things (IoT) products in India in the near future. In addition, the company is in talks with major streaming service providers to support the Honor Vision TV, which will be available in the country in the Q1 2020.

Honor 9X is a budget offering with the Kirin 810 chipset and up to 8GB of RAM

Peng has also announced that the Honor 9X smartphone will come in India with Android OS. So you can expect the handset to have all major Google apps and the Play Store. The smartphone will arrive as a mid-range offering with an all-screen fascia, a pop-up selfie camera, a dual primary camera setup at the rear, and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. As of now, there’s no word regarding the availability of the Honor 9X in India.

Honor 9X specifications and features

The Honor 9X comes with a 6.59-inch LTPS display bearing a resolution of 1,080 x 2,340 pixels. The phone is powered by a 2.27GHz octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 810 processor, which is accompanied by up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. At the rear, the smartphone has a 48-megapixel primary camera at the rear, which is accompanied by a 2-megapixel secondary shooter that offers depth-sensing capability.

Honor 9X comes with a pop-up selfie camera

For selfies and video-calling, the Honor 9X features a 16-megapixel motorised camera that comes out of the top whenever you want to use it. The connectivity features of the smartphone are standard including 4G LTE, dual-SIM slots, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C port, and A-GPS with GLONASS. A 4,000mAh battery completes the list of the specifications of the Honor 9X.

Honor 9X price in India

Honor hasn’t yet revealed the pricing of the Honor 9X for the Indian consumers. in China, the smartphone is available at the starting price of Rs 14,000.

Pratik Vyas

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