Honor has just established that the Honor 9X will arrive in Europe shortly. The phone launched in China back in July 2019. The Honor 9X is perhaps the last Google-supported gadget from the Chinese technology giants prior the US Trade Ban took effect. The cameraphone uses the Android OS and offers a full suite of Google’s interactive and support services. However, the breaking reports is that the international model has some contrasts like compared to its Chinese variant. The device is fueled by a varied processor and flaunts a 48-megapixel primary digital camera. The global version of the Honor 9X borrows the specifications of the Chinese Honor 9X Pro however drops the ‘Pro’ badging.
The Honor 9X flaunts a 6.59-inch IPS LCD notch-less display with a resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels and an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. The product draws power from a Kirin 710F SoC instead of Kirin 810 and is available with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of original storage. Honor also plans to launch the 6GB + 128GB variant in Sure markets. Both devices function expandable memory up to 512GB with a microSD card.
The Honor 9X features a triple digital camera layout at the back. The key unit is a 48-megapixel primary camera with an aperture rating of f/1.8. While it could record videos at 1080 pixels, the AI video stabilization stops working beyond 720p. The second digital camera uses an 8-megapixel ultrawide camera for a 120-degree field-of-view. The third lens is a 2-megapixel depth sensor. The front camera is a 16-megapixel pop-up piece.
The Honor 9X draws power from a 4,000 mAh battery with 10W charging. This is not a problem since Honor has kept the 3.5mm AUX port. Users could listen to music while recharging their smartphones. The cameraphone runs on the Android 9.0 Pie-based EMUI 9.1. The device supports the Google Play Store and Google Play Services. Connectivity features include dual-SIM 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth v5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS and A-GPS. and supports face unlock. Honor offers the GPU Turbo 3.0 boost that engage to smooth out the 9X’s functionality during gaming. The other replace on the international variant is the presence of a rear-facing fingerprint scanner. The Chinese model has a side-mounted fingerprint reader.
The Honor 9X attributes holographic X pattern that seems to be on the rear panel. The design moves around forming rhombic patterns as light is reflected off of its surface. Honor calls this change in colour patterns their ‘halo gradient’. The Honor 9X international edition will be in the world in the current color attributes, namely Sapphire Blue and Midnight Black. Anticipate the cameraphone to be offered around 350 euros (~$388). Honor is still, to formally announce the pricing and launch date of the international edition.