Chinese smartphone maker and Huawei sub-brand, Honor has launched two new smartphones in China. Called Honor 9X and Honor 9X Pro, these smartphones are the successor to last year’s Honor 8X that was launched in September. The highlight of the new smartphones is pop-up selfie cameras and full-screen displays. Here is everything you need to know.

Honor 9X, 9X Pro prices

The Honor 9X will be offered in three storage variants, whereas the Pro model will be offered in two variants. The base model will come with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage for RMB 1,399 (approximately Rs 14,100). The higher model with 6GB RAM and 64GB storage is available for RMB 1,599 (approximately Rs 16,100). The top-end model with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage will set you back by RMB 1,899 (approximately Rs 19,100). 

Coming to the 9X Pro, the base model with 8GB RAM + 128GB storage will be available for RMB 2,199 (approximately Rs 22,100). The top-end model with 8GB RAM + 256GB storage will set you back by RMB 2,399 (approximately Rs 24,100). 

Honor 9X, 9X Pro specifications and features

Both smartphones come with a similar design. You get a 6.59-inch FHD+ (2340x1080p) LCD display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, both smartphones come with a Kirin 810 octa-core SoC. The Pro model also comes with liquid cooling feature to keep thermal levels at low.

In the photography department, the Honor 9X comes with dual cameras at the back – a 48-megapixel + 2-megapixel sensors. The Pro model comes with triple cameras at the back – a 48-megapixel primary camera + an 8-megapixel secondary camera and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. Up front, you get a 16-megapixel pop-up selfie camera.

Both smartphones are armed with a 4,000mAh battery. Connectivity options include Bluetooth 5, GPS, Wi-Fi, and dual SIM card slots. On the software front, both smartphones run Android 9 Pie with EMUI 9.1.1 OS.

FeaturesHonor 9XHonor 9X Pro
ChipsetKirin 810 octa-core SoCKirin 810 octa-core SoC
OSAndroid 9 PieAndroid 9 Pie
Display6.59-inch full-HD+6.59-inch full-HD+
Internal MemoryUp to 6GB RAM with 128GB storageup to 8GB RAM + up to 256GB storage
Rear Camera48MP + 2MP48MP + 8MP + 2MP
Front Camera16MP16MP