Overview of the new Honor 9X and 9X Pro: top design at the lowest price

In the continuation of the theme of the main novelties, which were announced today by Honor in China, it is worth noting

Honor Band 5 also two new smartphones Honor 9X and9X Pro. This couple received a top design from the front, without any extra cutouts on the screen. Plus selfie camera has a retractable mechanism. We will discuss the characteristics of new products in more detail below.

Honor 9X and 9X Pro: Review

Design Honor 9X involves a combination of glass andmetal. On the back of the glass surface of the housing cover there is an X-shaped pattern, which makes it particularly attractive. The choice of available colors - blue, red, purple, black.

In front of the phone is no less beautiful: the display occupies the entire front surface, there are no eye irritating cuts on the screen. This is a real full-screen smartphone that brings an unforgettable viewing experience. He has been certified by TÜV Rheinland to protect his eyes in low light.

  • dimensions: 163.1 x 77.2 x 8.8 mm
  • weight: 206 grams
  • 7nm Kirin 810 chipset

Naturally, to achieve suchThe impressive screen had to be sacrificed by a selfie-camera and integrated into a separate sliding mechanism. It uses the design of the pop-up camera, which is now actively gaining momentum. Of course, the manufacturer has provided intelligent protection of the camera from falling. If the phone falls, it is automatically removed. The Honor 9X Pro has a 6.59-inch IPS LCD display. It offers a 19.5: 9 aspect ratio and Full HD + resolution.

As for the fingerprint scanner, it is noton the back of the case and not under the display. The manufacturer chose to hide it in the side power button, assuring us that it now works much faster and more accurately.

Under the hood, the Honor 9X has a 7-nm Kirin 810 chip. By the way, this is the only chip in the world that can surpass the Snapdragon 855. As we heard earlier, the phone supports the Ark compiler, as well as the EROFS Super File System. As for the memory, the younger model has 6 GB of RAM / up to 128 GB of internal memory, the older one is equipped with 8 GB of RAM + 256 GB of UFS 2.1 flash memory. The battery has a capacity of 4000 mAh.

It is worth saying a few words about the camera. The Honor 9X is equipped with a dual camera with a 48 megapixel main sensor and a 2 megapixel sub sensor. At the same time, the Honor 9X Pro is equipped with a vertical triple camera with a 48-megapixel camera + an 8-megapixel super-wide-angle lens + 2-megapixel CMOS. In addition to the number of outstanding camera options, this phone is equipped with an algorithm that is comparable to night vision. The Pro version provides better shooting in the dark than competing products. In addition, the Honor 9X series supports AIS Handheld Super Night View 2.0, which automatically recognizes a tripod and has a maximum exposure of 30 seconds. Stabilization works for video recording. Selfie camera has 16 megapixels and supports the capabilities of artificial intelligence.

Honor 9X will not have problems starting largeapplications or games thanks to the Kirin 810 chip. But it also means that the phone must support good heat dissipation. In particular, the Honor 9X Pro is equipped with a liquid-cooled THE NINE and better temperature control.

Honor 9X series supports intelligentAI 2.0 communication: Link Turbo, AI intelligent dual Internet access card, AI intelligent antenna, VoLTE 4G dual transmission, AI 4G fast signal recovery and intelligent AI base station selection. You can also activate the built-in voice assistant with one touch of a button. Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, USB-C and 3.5mm audio jack. Android 9 Pie operating system based on EMUI 9.1.1.


Honor 9X and 9X Pro are available by priororders in China. Honor 9X will appear on the market on July 30, and the Pro version will be available from August 9. Below are the prices for various variants of Honor 9X and Honor 9X Pro smartphones:

Honor 9x

4 GB of RAM + 64 GB d - 1399 yuan (~ $ 203)

6 GB of RAM + 64 GB - 1599 yuan (~ 232 dollars)

6 GB of RAM + 128 GB - 1899 yuan (~ 276 dollars)

Color options: Phantom Blue, Phantom Red and Magic Night Black

Honor 9X Pro

8 GB of RAM + 128 GB - 2199 yuan (~ 319 dollars)

8 GB of RAM + 256 GB - 2399 yuan (~ 348 dollars)

Color options: Phantom Purple and Magic Night Black