HONOR is a popular smartphone brand for the youth, known for introducing innovative mobile solutions across the globe. In India, HONOR is easily one of the finest smartphone brands that offer the right combination of power and affordability to a price-sensitive market like India. Likewise, the company’s latest HONOR 9X Pro carries its tradition of bringing a powerful smartphone with innovative technologies inside a stunningly designed package to the Indian smartphone market. The new HONOR 9X Pro is the company’s first smartphone that comes with new and upgraded avatar of HONOR and Huawei’s official app distribution platform – the AppGallery.
Let’s take a look at the features and specs to understand more about the product.
Kirin 810 AI chipset for an uninterrupted gaming experience
The HONOR 9X Pro comes with the 7nm Kirin 810 AI chipset. What does that mean for you? Well, it means that this Octa-Core-SoC is a mid-range, yet very powerful and among the top flagship-level chipsets available in the market. Therefore, the HONOR 9X Pro will be able to seamlessly run all your favourite apps and games. The smartphone can run your favourite mobile games without any lags, and while consuming a lot less battery power. Yes, the Huawei’s new 7nm computing architecture makes it not only faster, but also more energy-efficient.
That’s not all, the AI-driven Kirin 810 AI chipset supports GPU Turbo 3.0 technology that enhances your gaming experience even further. The technology can help maximize chipset performance, leading to better graphics and an enhanced overall experience well suited for gamers of all levels.
A lot of smartphones face the problem that their smartphone starts to heat up when used intensively for long hours. Whether you binge-watch your favourite shows or play graphic-heavy games on it, the phone starts to emit heat after a few hours of constant use. HONOR has taken care of this concern as they bring the liquid cooling system on its latest smartphone. Based on nine-layer thermal design and liquid cooling pipes fitted in, the HONOR 9X Pro improves heat dissipation and causes CPU temperature to reduce, while you binge-use it with cool.
Great camera setup for capturing perfect photos
When you’re buying a new smartphone, the camera is probably on top of your checklist. The HONOR 9X Pro brings a flagship-level camera setup that will impress you and, with your photography, definitely everyone else as well. The phone comes with a 48-megapixel triple rear camera setup along with a 16-megapixel pop-up selfie camera and a lot of AI capabilities.
The primary camera at the rear is powerful enough to give you great captures in both daylight as well as during low-light conditions at night. Thanks to HONOR’s AIS Super Night Mode and 4-in-1 light fusion technology, they say. The f/1.8 aperture and the 1/2-inch sensor help take beautiful photos and boost the image quality while shooting your favourite memories. Be it taking photos of your loved ones or the food you’ve cooked for yourself, the HONOR 9X Pro camera can make it shine.
It doesn’t just end there, the 120-degree Super Wide Angle Camera is perfect for taking photos of large groups of people. Now you don’t have to worry if they’ll all fit into a single photo. Let the camera do its magic. Lastly, the 2-megapixel lens helps you capture studio-quality portraits you’ll love so much that you’ll end up sharing them all over.
But wait, what about my selfies? The 16-megapixel pop-up selfie camera is both stylish and immersive. It can quickly take a selfie, and retract back into its position. It also features a drop-detection mechanism which ensures the camera quickly goes back into its position in case it’s falling down. Some other AI features that HONOR is proud of fitting into the device are AI video stabilization, AI handheld detection, AI light detection, AI processing and AI image synthesis. Now, the only thing that you have to worry about is choosing favourites among the bunch of best pictures, for your social media, that you clicked using the latest HONOR 9X Pro.
Gorgeous 6.59-inch (16.7 cms) FullView display
Since the HONOR 9X Pro comes with a pop-up selfie camera, it eliminates the need for a display notch entirely. You end up with an elegant FHD+ 6.59-inch (16.7 cms) IPS-LCD FullView display to enjoy your favourite content without any distractions. With 2340 x 1080 resolution at 391 PPI, 16.7M colours and 92% screen-to-body ratio, the display offers an immersive viewing experience no matter what you’re looking at. To further enhance your un-interrupted viewing experience, HONOR has given the Finger Print Unlock mounted on the right side of the bezel, which works quite fast and responds seamlessly.
From viewing the display in direct sunlight to reading in the dark, the HONOR 9X Pro’s display has you covered. The phone’s display features a unique TÜV Rheinland-certified Blue Light Filter that limits the amount of harmful blue light, resulting in much lesser eye fatigue if you spend a lot of time staring at your smartphone’s screen.
Stylish in Look, Huge battery, Great RAM and Big on storage
The HONOR 9X Pro comes in two colours – the all-time favourite called Midnight Black, and the Phantom purple for the ones who would prefer a vibrant and dynamic back design. You are going to be mesmerized by the X design on Dual 3D curved back as it gives you different hues in X-shape when the lights fall on it.
What’s a smartphone without a decent battery life? The amount of work and play that happens on our smartphones these days is mind-boggling. But the HONOR 9X Pro can handle just about everything without slowing you down. The phone comes with a 4,000mAh battery and a USB Type-C charging port. The battery is designed to last you an entire day’s worth of usage or, sometimes, even more on a full charge. Just grab your phone and head out with confidence.
The 6GB RAM adds the power to the performance of the phone and compliments the chipset quite well. The 256GB internal memory gives you a lot more space for your apps and memories to save it on the phone. Still, if you feel the need to have more space, you can simply expand it by upto 512GB external storage.
A solid deal there, huh!
On the latest HONOR 9X Pro, you can experience the company’s dedicated app distribution platform – the all-new AppGallery. The platform brings a lot of your favourite apps, much more global and local applications for you to explore, and is expected to provide you the best apps marketplace experience in a secure yet fun way. The AppGallery is new to India yet very promising as it already brings 2 years of global experience and, nine years of overall experience since its launch in China.
The AppGallery with take care of your privacy and security concern with different layers of protection and have also got OS Kernel Level CC EAL 5+ certification, which is among the highest level of security certifications in the industry, as per the brand. The HONOR 9X Pro will also features other unique services like HUAWEI Browser, HUAWEI Cloud, HUAWEI Video, HUAWEI Music, HUAWEI Themes, and other core applications for consumers’ seamless smartphone experience and daily usage.
QuickApp and Phone Clone app are some official options to get applications on the smartphone. While QuickApp is an ‘Installation Free’ function and hence saves a lot of on-board memory, the Phone Clone is HONOR and Huawei’s official app that helps transfer the contacts, call logs, photos, videos, apps, etc. from old phone to the new phone for you.
Price and offers
The HONOR 9X Pro – 6GB RAM, 256 ROM in Midnight Black and Phantom Purple variants – will be available for purchases on Flipkart at Rs. 17,999. HONOR is running a program called Special Early Access Offers on Flipkart. During the sale on 21st May and 22nd May, 2020, buyers will get discount of Rs. 3,000 along with upto 6 months no-cost EMI options, one-time free screen replacement and other exclusive offers. To avail these offers consumers will have to register themselves on Flipkart before 19th May, 2020. Here is the link for registration.
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