Honor 9X It is the new smartphone of the Chinese manufacturer to compete in this final stretch of 2019. It draws attention for its wide 6.59 inch screen with hardly any bevels or room for selfie camera, which opts for a pop-up format, with a motorized mechanism that lifts it from the upper edge when we need it.
At the photographic level we are facing a smartphone with three cameras of 48 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP, Meanwhile he selfie sensor is 16 MP. The chosen processor is a Kirin 710F 8-core, created by Huawei, sister brand of Honor, while the battery reaches generous 4,000 mAh.
A detail where the Honor 9X saves costs is the fingerprint sensor that goes in the back area, instead of integrating it under the screen itself, as more and more models do. The operating system in command is Android 9, with the EMUI 9.1 customization layer on it.
A very important detail is that the Honor 9X includes the Play Store and Google apps, because it has been certified before the blockade of the United States to Huawei, so maintain Google support throughout its useful life.
The Honor 9X has taken care of its design, with a back that draws an "X" through its glossy finish. Honor has always opted for a young public and, although the colors of this smartphone are not too flashy, the glossy finish gives a more casual touch.
Honor 9X, specifications
We are facing a mobile that points to a mid-range with generous specifications, including a very large screen and battery. Let's see the details of the new Honor bet:
- Screen: 6.59 inches without bezels, 2,340 x 1,080 pixels, with blue light protection.
- Processor: Kirin 710F of 8 cores.
- Memory: 4 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage (optional microSD up to 512 GB).
- Rear camera: 48 MP f / 1.8 (main) + 8 MP f / 2.4 (wide angle 120) + 2 MP f / 2.4 (depth).
- Front camera: 16 MP f / 2.2 in pop-up format.
- Connectivity: 4G, WiFi ac and Bluetooth 4.2.
- Ports and sensors: USB-C, audio jack and rear fingerprint reader.
- Battery: 4,000 mAh with fast charge at 5V / 2A.
- Operating system: Android 9 with EMUI 9.1.
In addition, the Honor 9X includes some extra features, such as Eye Comfort Mode that reduces discomfort in the view from the screen light, and optimization of 4G coverage to recover the connection instantly in the event of a network failure mobile.
The 48 MP main camera has artificial intelligence, and in low lighting conditions unites 4-in-4 pixels, which transforms into a 12 MP sensor capable of capturing more light.
He 8 MP sensor with 120 wide angle manages to capture more elements in the photographs, while the third 2 MP sensor is dedicated to depth, allowing to use the bokeh effect and make portraits with the background blurred.
Honor 9X, price and availability
The Honor 9X goes on sale in Spain at a price of 269 euros, with a unique configuration of 4 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage. That's right, we can choose the color between Midnight black (black) and Sapphire Blue (blue).
With the Honor 9X We have an attractive proposal for the end of 2019, and just in a very popular price range. While you must compete with tough rivals such as the Realme 5 Pro or the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro, it is a complete mobile that can convince users.
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What do you think of the Honor 9X? Do you like pop-up camera designs, or do you prefer a notch for the selfie camera?