HONOR announced the launch of HONOR 9X, its latest flagship smartphone introducing the first Pop-Up selfie camera from the brand, in India.

Taking a significant leap in the smartphone industry, HONOR 9X, a budget-friendly device, is a fusion of the most desired software and hardware features and functionality, offering the ultimate user experience through advancement in photography, design and performance. HONOR 9X is an extraordinary addition to the company’s much celebrated ‘X’ series smartphones and will resonate highly with the Indian youth.

Commenting on the launch, Charles Peng, President, HONOR India said, “HONOR has always believed in raising the bar when it comes to empowering its consumers with the latest technology that resonates with their lifestyle. Our latest flagship offerings - HONOR 9X perfectly blends with the brand’s TechChic positioning and devise industry’s leading technologies.”

“The success of the HONOR X series is a testament of our consumers’ love and support for the brand and the new HONOR 9X will further bring an all new experience with the brand’s first pop-up selfie camera. With the launch of these new devices, we take a step towards further fortifying our commitment of offering and expanded product portfolio to our consumers in India,” he added.

HONOR 9X: #UpForExtra

The HONOR 9X features a versatile 48MP AI Triple Camera setup with f/1.8 aperture and ½-inch sensor to boost image resolution and quality, prioritizing functionality to help users capture every precious moment. The 8MP Super Wide Angle Camera (120 degree) on the device will help users capture a broad and extensive view, while the 2MP depth-assist lens will enable the depth of field recognition technology to create multi-dimensional photos. The Super Slow Motion mode facilitates to shoot videos at 480fps with up to 16x slow motion. To handle the limitations of night photography, HONOR 9X is loaded with an intelligent all-in-one solution, offering AIS Super Night Mode, 4-in-1 light fusion technology and AI Stabilization.

The AI feature in HONOR 9X uses specific algorigthms to produce ultra clear and more vivid yet realistic images. It can recognize 22 different categories in 500 different scenarios. Other AI features include AI handheld detection, AI light detection, AI processing for utmost clarity and AI video stabilization, for the consumers to shoot like professionals.

With 9X launch, HONOR has also introduced its first smartphone having a 16MP AI pop-up front camera to capture stunning selfies equipped with 3D portrait lighting. Armed with AI Video Stabilization features, the device enhances the traditional concept of Electronic Image Stabilization to remove unwanted hand-shakes and restore video quality. Thanks to the intelligent features that enable quick retraction of the pop upon fall detection, protection against external pressure or unwanted push and, anti-dust and splash mechanism, the consumers will be able to explore the full-potential of the device without worrying about such mishaps.

Further, HONOR 9X comes with 16.7 cms (6.59-in) HONOR Full View Display. For the consumers to enjoy its maximum potential, HONOR has packed the product with Dynamic Range Enhancer, a video enhancement technology normally limited to premium smartphones. Designed with a unique TÜV Rheinland-certified Blue Light Filter, the HONOR 9X effectively minimizes the harmful blue light radiation emitted to prevent eye fatigue. The back of the device features a unique X-shaped texture, which gives an elegant appeal to its design.

Keeping in mind the gaming enthusiasts, HONOR 9X maximizes in delivering a seamless experience with the recently announced UFS 2.1 Storage & EROFS File System, improving the random read speed by 20% while memory space is expanded by 14%. Equipped with the GPU Turbo 3.0 technology to boost the device’s gaming capabilities, it supports 25 global games including PUBG, ASPHALT 9, NBA 2K19, Mobile Legends, Fortnite, FIFA Mobile and Modern Combat 5.

HONOR Sport Bluetooth Earphones

HONOR also introduced wireless design sports earphones in two editions – HONOR Sport and HONOR Sport Pro Bluetooth Earphones. With 137mAh lithium battery, one can enjoy 10 days standby per full charge and 11 hours of continuous playback. The stylish magnetic design not only compliments your style, but the lightweight design leaves less burden on the ears, and the fit & secure shark-fin ear-wings design prevents falling out.

Price and Availability

HONOR 9X will be available in Sapphire Blue and Midnight Black colour variants, featuring 6GB and 4GB RAM along with 128GB ROM. The product will sold on Flipkart, starting 19th January, 2020 00:00 hours onwards and will be available at INR 13,999 for the 4GB variant and INR 16,999 for the 6GB variant.

The HONOR Sport Pro and HONOR Sport Bluetooth Earphones will be available soon in India at
INR 3,999 and INR 1,999, respectively.

Limited Period Offers:

For the consumers, there will be a discount of INR 1,000 on HONOR 9X (4+128GB) variant, applicable only on the first day of the sale. Additionally, there will be an instant 10% discount on purchase using an ICICI Bank credit card or Kotak Mahindra Debit and Credit cards, valid from 19th January to 22nd January, 2020. Further, the consumers will also get a Jio recharge voucher of worth INR 2,200 that can be redeemed in INR 50 per recharge for 44 recharges and 125GB of additional data, redeemable as 5GB per recharge for 25 recharges. This Jio offer will be eligible on INR 249 or INR 349 recharge only, valid on purchase of HONOR 9X from 19th January, 2020 till 3 months.