HONOR today launched the HONOR 9X, the latest in its powerful X-series that boasts next-generation technology in design, photography and performance. 48MP Triple Camera and a 6.59″ HONOR FullView Display, this smartphone isn’t lacking any features for an extraordinary user experience, all at an accessible price point of RM999. It is available in Sapphire Blue and Midnight Black. The 1+8+N strategy is also officially introduced, welcoming products from its ecosystem.
HONOR is teaming up with local organization Youths Today as part of its mission to invent an intelligent new world for the young, busy and connected. The platform is where youths can connect and gain access to opportunities, to support and encourage youths to pursue their Xtraordinary. A specially-curated Social Entrepreneurship Programme allows them to kickstart their journey with tips on HONOR Malaysia and Youths Today’s social platform, monthly coffee sharing sessions with guest speakers and an apprentice programme.
A special collaboration with local streetwear label, Stoned and Co. is also announced, with limited-edition HONOR 9X merchandise specially designed for its fans. These two companies share a similar philosophy: dedication to being unique and compassionate through bold and creative design. The collaboration aims to unite and connect youths to receive a one-of-a kind experience through functional fashion.
Delivering extraordinary photography
The HONOR 9X keeps to the brand’s commitment to bring a flagship smartphone experience to everyone. Capture your extraordinary moments in complete clarity with a 48MP Triple Camera that features an f/1.8 aperture and ½-inch sensor. AI algorithms means its AIS Super Night Mode produces excellent quality photos even in dimly-lit environments. A 120° Super Wide Angle Camera means users can capture more in every shot.
Extraordinary FullView Display and stunning Dynamic X Design
The HONOR 9X boasts an immersive 6.59” FullView Display, HONOR’s full screen display technology with no notch or cut-out on the screen. Its LCD screen means a zero distraction viewing experience, with one of the largest displays on a HONOR device with an impressive 91% screen-to-body ratio.
The back cover design is inspired by diamonds, made of geometric diamond-cut tiles that reflects and refracts light to create the unique Dynamic X Design. As mentioned, the HONOR 9X comes in a dazzling Sapphire Blue and the all-time favorite Midnight Black.
Other product features
- Dual 3D Curved Panel with a 8.8mm thick frame
- 5mm Headphone Jack
- USB Type-C connector
- Pop-up Selfie Camera
- 4,000 mAh All-Day Battery
- 128GB internal storage which can be expanded to 640GB with a 512GB microSD card
A suite of wearables to complement digital lifestyles
HONOR paves the way for greater adoption of wearable technology with its suite of wireless headphones and fitness trackers. The HONOR Band 5 was recently upgraded with SpO2, an all-new feature that allows users to track their oxygen saturation levels in their blood.
There is also the HONOR Band 5 Sport, a tracker embedded with a 6-Axis Motion Tracking Sensor that accurately tracks your running postures and motions. With the HONOR Sport PRO Headphones, its ergonomic neckband means all-day comfort and listening, great audio quality and sweat resistance, for the perfect workout companion.
Building an ecosystem of intelligent devices
The HONOR 9X and refreshed wearables suite is part of the brand’s effort to create a more connected and intelligent world for consumers. The IoT strategy dubbed “1+8+N” implies one HONOR Smartphone, eight categories of in-house devices, and whatever accompanying partner products.
The launch also saw the HONOR MagicBook Pro, arriving soon, the brand’s first notebook in the Malaysian market. The future will see more smartphones, wearables and laptops from HONOR to enable a more connected, frictionless and intelligent life.
Pre-orders for the HONOR 9X begin 22 November on Hihonor and Lazada. It will officially be on sale 28 November at HONOR’s official store at Hihonor, Lazada, Shopee, and nationwide stores at HONOR Experience Stores (HES) 29 November.
Special, exclusive deals are available on hihonor and Lazada 22 – 27 November with every pre-order of the HONOR 9X. Consumers have a chance to pick their preferred option!
|Platform||22 – 27 November (Pre-order)|
|Hihonor||Add on RM 0.99 and receive an HONOR Sport PRO Headphones*
Free HONOR Band 5 Sport & gift box*
Deals are also available when the HONOR 9X officially begins sales:
28 November 2019
|Hihonor||HONOR Band 5 Sport & gift box*
Purchase the HONOR Sport PRO Headphones* for only RM199 (offer valid until 1 December 2019)
|29 November 2019||HONOR Experience Stores (HES)|
*While stocks last
FULL SPECS LIST
|DESIGN||Dynamic X design
Rear-mounted fingerprint sensor
|SOFTWARE||EMUI 9.1 (Compatible with Android 9)|
|PROCESSOR AND MEMORY||12nm Kirin 710F Chipset
ROM: 128GB*(Up to 512GB expandable storage)
|DISPLAY||6.59’’ HONOR FullView Display, 2340p x 1080p
91% screen-to-body ratio
16.7M colors, 391 PPI
Blue light filter(TÜV Rheinland-certified）
|REAR CAMERA||48MP Main Camera
•Large 1/2-inch CMOS sensor
•4-in-1 Light Fusion (effective 1.6μm pixels)
•AIS Super Night mode
•AI Video Stabilization*
8MP Super-Wide-Angle Camera
•Supports Distortion Correction
2MP Depth Assist Camera
|FRONT CAMERA||16MP Pop-up Camera
•3D Portrait Lighting
|CAMERA SMART FEATURES||AI Camera
AI Video Stabilization(Developed on EIS)*
AIS Super Night Mode
|VIDEOGRAPHY||Rear cameras: up to 1080P(60fps) video recording
Front camera: up to 1080P(30fps) video recording
|BATTERY||4,000mAh (typical value) all-day battery
5V/2A standard charge
Type-C charging port
|SIZE AND WEIGHT||163.5mm (L) x 77.3mm (W) x 8.8mm (D)
Approximately 196.8g (including battery)
Ambient light sensor
|CONNECTIVITY#||Wi-Fi 2.4GHz: 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi 5GHz: 802.11 a/ac
|4G LTE TDD: B38/B40/B41(2545-2655MHz)
4G LTE FDD: B1/B3/B7/B8/B203G UMTS: B1/B2/B5/B8
2G GSM: B2/B3/B5/B8
|GAMING EXPERIENCE||GPU Turbo 3.0 enables smooth operation of large games and allows game players to have a near full frame experience of the most popular games such as PUBG Mobile, Vainglory, Arena of Valor, NBA 2K18 and so on.
AI Signal Enhancer uses real-time AI algorithm to regain 4G signal instantly from an environment prone to signal lost.