Honor 9X Preview
Honor's semi-budget smartphone, Honor 9X will be available in the Indian market from the mid of July. The device has already launched in the Chinese market and got above average response from the customers. It is expected that the device will have a price tag of ₹ 14,990.00 in the Indian market. Honor 9X will feature the latest Android Oreo version. Along with this, the device will be powered with a Custom UIEM User Interface. As Huawei brand is aiming for a permanent Indian market, Honor 9X will be a good start from the manufacturer. Honor 9X will compete with the features of Xiaomi’s Note 5 series, Vivo Y83 and Realme 1.
Display and Design
The device will be available in the Indian market in 4 color variants of Green, Magic Night Black, Charm Blue, Dream Purple. The 7.7 mm thicker device will have an average weight of 152 grams. The device will have a similar look to that of Honor 10 and will have a reflective glass back body and curved edges.
A 5.84 inch screen size looks great and will have the IPS display with Full HD output. Along with this, Honor 9X will give you a screen resolution of 2280*1080 pixels with an 19:9 aspect ratio. 432 ppi Pixel Density looks great in the price range. A 79.07% Screen to Body ratio will be a notch for Honor 9X.
Storage and Performance
The device will be available in 2 storage variants of 64 GB and 128 GB. It is expected to have an user available memory of 51 GB and 117 GB in the device. Along with the inbuilt memory, Honor 9X gives an expandable storage option of 256 GB. But it doesn't have an dedicated slot for this, and have to rely on the secondary sim slot.
HiSilicon Kirin 659 chipset will be powered with an Octa core processor and ensures a effortless performance. Mali-T830 MP2 graphics card will help you to play graphics intensive game smoothly. 4 GB RAM will be yet another advantage to the device from performance side.
Battery and Camera
The 13 MP+ 2 MP primary camera will courtesy a CMOS image sensor. Along with the sensors, Honor 9X ensures a Image Resolution of 4128*3096 pixels. It will have Exposure compensation and ISO control settings. The primary camera gives you Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR) shooting modes and will have the Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus camera features. The 16 MP front camera will be aid in clicking great selfies.
The 3000 mAh Li-Polymer cell will be the feature of 9X's power department. Along with this, Huawei ensured a long lasting battery. But non removable battery will be a drawback for the device.
In the security department, Honor 9X will have finger print scanner and is placed in the rear side of the smartphone. Along with this, the device will feature the basic connectivity options. There will be Mass storage device, USB charging, microUSB 2.0 USB connectivity feature in the device. The multimedia part will have a 3.5 mm Audio Jack.
Honor 9X had above average response from the Chinese customers. In India also, it is expected to have a similar response from the users. Tough competitions from the Redmi, Vivo devices may back the device from Indian market. The device leads in the Camera, Display and Performance departments. The device is worth the 13k price tag. If you aren't worried about the Huawei brand, Honor 9X will be a best Android pick in the next month.
- Android 8.0 OS
- Great Camera Pairs
- Good Display features
- Lacks dedicated slot for secondary storage