Honor schedules Indian launch event of Honor 9i (2018) on July 24, expected to launch as Honor 9X

Honor schedules Indian launch event of Honor 9i (2018) on July 24, expected to launch as Honor 9X

Huawei Honor is prepared for the launch event of Honor 9X in India on July 24. The company sends out the media invites with a tagline of #NOORDINARYBEAUTY. Though the model name is unknown, we can expect the launch of Honor 9i (2018) smartphone in the name of Honor 9X in India. Because the newer version of Honor 9i (2018) was only launched in China a few months ago.

Honor 9X Price and Availability

The Huawei Honor 9X is expected to come in four different colors such as Black, Blue, Purple, and Light Green color. The Honor 9i (2018) smartphone was priced at Yuan 1399 in China (Rs.14,600 approx). However, the price of the Indian variant doesn’t reveal yet. We have to wait for the product launch. This device will be most probably available via Flipkart Exclusive.

Honor schedules Indian launch event of Honor 9i (2018) on July 24, expected to launch as Honor 9X

Honor 9X / Honor 9i (2018) Specifications

  • 5.84-inch Full HD+ 19:9 aspect ratio notch display with a resolution of 1080×2280 pixels.
  • Octa-core Huawei Kirin 659 SoC coupled with MaliT830-MP2 GPU.
  • 4GB RAM with 64GB/128GB internal storage variant. Storage expandable via MicroSD card up to 256GB.
  • Runs on Android 8.0 Oreo on the top of EMUI 8.0.
  • Dual rear 13MP of primary camera and 2MP of secondary camera with LED flash.
  • 16MP of selfie camera with AI-Portrait mode, HDR, PDAF, Panorama, Beautification mode etc.
  • AI-powered Face Recognition unlock.
  • Rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.
  • 4G VoLTE Dual-SIM (Hybrid slot).
  • 3,000mAh battery.
  • USB-C port, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS etc.
  • Sensors – Gyro, Proximity, Ambient Light, Magnetometer etc.

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The Honor 9i (2018) is the successor of the previous generation Honor 9i device. The Indian version will be named as Honor 9X and this one will be the mid-range budget segment smartphone. The device display is covered with 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla glass protection. The overall built and design looks so premium with a glossy metallic finish at the back side. However, there is no information about the fast charging capacity. If the device supports fast charging then it could be a great device within Rs.16,000 price point.