The Honor 9X is undoubtedly one of the best mid-range smartphones in the market. Its beautiful design, accompanied by extraordinary performance, puts this device among the best mid-rangers.
Design & Display
Honor 9X has a beautiful design, with a sizeable and immersive screen, which leads to sheer beauty. This device measures 163.5 x 77.3 x 8.8 mm and weighs 196.8 g. It has an aluminum frame body accompanied by a glass front and back.
The screen is a 6.59 inches LTPS IPS LCD with a 1080 x 2340 resolution. It has an aspect ratio of 19.5:9, which leads to 391 PPI pixel density.
The colors offered for this model are Midnight Black, Sapphire Blue.
Internal design, UI and Performance
The operating system on this smartphone is EMUI 9.1 on Android 9(Pie). The chipset used in Honor 9X is Kirin 710F, and you can be sure that you are getting a smooth, fast smartphone. The graphic performance is brilliant, offering you a great gaming performance as well as the overall quality.
As for the memory, it offers an option of 4 GB or 6GB RAM; and a choice between 64GB or 128GB memory storage.
The cameras are a massive advantage of this smartphone as it offers a new triple camera. With these powerful cameras, you can capture stunning photos anywhere and in any condition.
First off, there is the main 48MP that has a large sensor and supports Light Fusion, AIS Super Night mode and AI Video Stabilization.
Then there is the Super-Wide-Angle Camera that has an 8MP lens offering a 120° field of view that supports Distortion Correction.
The last rear camera is a tiny 2MP depth-sensing sensor. This sensor works miracles in portraits and autofocus assistance. Furthermore, it adds more creativity and quality.
The selfie camera has been upgraded immensely. It has a 32M lens on a pop-up module for an immersive viewing experience that supports 3D Portrait Lighting.
The pictures taken by this camera are beautiful, sharp and detailed. The colors are easy on the eyes, with every aspect set to perfection and an excellent dynamic range.
The AIS Super Night Mode is a feature that you need! The image quality in low light conditions is of high quality with a wide dynamic range is wider, with a lot of details and life-like colors. The pictures contain a desirable amount of contrast and sharpness that makes taking beautiful pictures the easiest thing in the world!
The portrait Mode delivers eye-catching subject isolation with a wide dynamic range, as well.
As for video recording, you can shoot 1080p videos at 30/60fps with extraordinary resolution and real-life depth in every frame.
With the new AI Video Stabilization, you can take ‘’smooth and stable 720p video clips’’ while on the move.
The Honor 9X has an out of the world Li-Po 4000 mAh battery that lasts a whole day and supports up to 120h music playback.
The Honor 9X has a single speaker at the bottom that produces loud and clear sounds with good quality.
Some features of the Honor 9X are accelerometer, compass, gyro, proximity. It is noteworthy to mention that in Honor 9X, all Google services are present and work properly.
As for Security, you can use the optical fingerprint reader that has great speed and accuracy.
The Honor 9X is a great mid-ranger that offers a beautiful design, a lot of exciting features and brilliant technology at a reasonable price.
|Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|Announced||2019, October 28|
|Status||Available. Released 2019, November 14|
|Dimensions||163.5 x 77.3 x 8.8 mm (6.44 x 3.04 x 0.35 in)|
|Weight||196.8 g (6.95 oz)|
|Build||Glass front, glass back, aluminum frame|
|SIM||Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Type||LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||6.59 inches, 106.6 cm2 (~84.3% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~391 ppi density)|
|OS||Android 9.0 (Pie), EMUI 9.1|
|Chipset||Kirin 710F (12 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)|
|Card slot||microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)|
|Internal||64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM|
|Features||LED flash, HDR, panorama|
|Triple||48 MP, f/1.8, 27mm (wide), 1/2.0", 0.8µm, PDAF 8 MP, f/2.4, 13mm (ultrawide) 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)|
|Single||Motorized pop-up 16 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/3.06", 1.0µm|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||4.2, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS|
|USB||2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Charging||Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery Charging 10W|
|Colors||Midnight Black, Sapphire Blue|
|Performance||AnTuTu: 140362 (v7), 187528 (v8) GeekBench: 5345 (v4.4) GFXBench: 6.5fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)|
|Display||Contrast ratio: 1285:1 (nominal)|
|Camera||Photo / Video|
|Loudspeaker||Voice 65dB / Noise 71dB / Ring 81dB|
|Battery life||Endurance rating 99h|