Honor 9X launched in India with pop-up selfie camera and Kirin 710F SoC: price, specifications

“The Honor 9X price in India is Rs 13,999 for the 4GB variant and Rs 16,999 for the 6GB option, with first sale slated for January 19th”

Honor 9X smartphone has finally been launched in India. The handset is the first offering from the brand in the country post the US blacklisting of Huawei. Since the Honor 9X was globally announced before the ban in China, it’s Google certified and will continue to get all the latest Android software updates and features. The Honor 9X in India ships with triple rear cameras and rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. The phone is powered by in-house mid-range Kirin 710F SoC and sports a pop-up selfie camera design. The Honor 9X also offers an immersive experience, thanks to the notch-less 19.5:9 aspect ratio display.

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The Honor 9X ships with 48MP triple rear cameras.

Honor 9X price in India, first sale date

The Honor 9X price in India starts at Rs 13,999 for the base 4GB RAM and 128GB storage variant, while the higher-end 6GB RAM + 128GB storage option costs Rs 16,999. The Honor 9X comes in Midnight Black, Blue, and Red colour options and goes on sale in the country from January 19th via Flipkart. The company is offering the handset with some early bird offers, including flat Rs 1,000 discount during the first sale. ICICI Bank credit card holders will get additional 10 percent instant discount on buying the Honor 9X from January 19th to January 22nd.

Honor 9X specifications

Coming to the specifications, the Honor 9X runs Android 9 Pie with EMUI 9.0 out of the box. The phone sports a 6.59-inch display that bears full-HD+ resolution, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, and 2.5D curved glass up top. The handset has octa-core Kirin 710F  processor with 4GB/ 6GB RAM under the hood. The phone rocks up to 128GB storage onboard, which is further expandable up to 256GB using a microSD card. 

The Honor 9X has a pop-up selfie camera.

Honor 9X sports a 16-megapixel with f/2.2 front-facing camera that retracts from the top-edge with a pop-up mechanism for selfies and video calling. The triple rear cameras of the phone features 48-megapixel primary camera with f/1.8 aperture + 2-megapixel depth camera with f/2.4 aperture + 8-megapixel ultra-wide sensor with f/2.4 aperture. 

The handset has a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner for security, gradient finish design, and connectivity options such as dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0 LE, GPS + GLONASS, and USB Type-C. The entire setup of the Honor 9X is driven by a 4,000mAh battery, measures 163.1 × 77.2 × 8.8mm in size, and weighs 206 grams.

Key Specs

Honor 9X
HiSilicon Kirin 710F | 4 GBProcessor
6.59 inches Display
48 MP + 8 MP + 2 MPRear camera
16 MPSelfie camera
4000 mAh Battery
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Review Summary

Expert Rating3.5/5



  • Full-screen display
  • All-day battery life


  • Dated processor
  • Android 9 software
  • Average cameras
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