Honor 9X: Kirin 710F SoC and 4000mAh Battery Launched in Nepal

Susan Jyakhwo 2 Dec, 2019

In the market place of China, Honor 9X had been launched back in July 2019. But only recent news confirmed that in late this year the official launch of Honor 9X is going to take place in India. Not only that, the Honor Nepal had claimed that they will also make available this handset in Nepal. The claim has come true and Honor Nepal launched Honor 9X in Nepal. Only the 6/128GB variant has been launched in the market with and the price of Honor 9X in Nepal is Rs. 29,990 for 6/128GB variant. 

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Display and Design

The first thing everyone will notice in their first look is that Honor 9X has a full edge to edge display without any notch. Only a few devices are available in the market without a notch. And even most of the flagship phones still lag full display front side, it looks gorgeous to have it in a mid-range device like Honor 9X.

The screen is 6.59- inch LTPS IPS LCD panel with 84.7 % screen to body ratio. The FHD+ display with 1080x2340 pixels resolution has 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The display is good but not as sharp and crisp as AMOLED and OLED panels. 

 The backside of the phone has a dual-camera setup and a fingerprint sensor. You will be mesmerized by the look of the back panel as it has a stylish X pattern that reflects light in different ways providing a unique and beautiful look. There are four color options users can choose while purchasing this phone: Magic Night Black, Charm Sea Blue, Charm Red, and Icelandic White. 

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Processor and Chipsets

Honor 9X has a midrange Kirin 710F Chipset. The Octa-core processor has two high performing 2.27GHz Cortex-A76 cores and six power efficient 1.88 GHz Cortex-A55 cores. With Mali-G52 GPU it can perform daily tasks like web browsing, consuming media content and playing casual games flawlessly. But high graphic and process demanding application and games lag device occasionally.  

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Additionally, there are 4 different variants of Honor 9X released in the global market: 4/64 GB, 6/64 GB, 6/128GB and 8/128GB. But which variants will be available in the market of Nepal has not confirmed yet. 

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Camera, Image, and Video Quality

At the back of Honor 9X, a dual-camera setup is implemented. The primary 48MP f/1.8 sensor and 2MP f/2.4 depth sensor can capture a decent image. Majorly image is captured in 12MP by combining quad pixel into one making less noise in the photo, but users can also take 48MP shots. 

To tune photo Huawei also used  Camera AI, which can recognize the different scenario and based on its light condition, contrast and color saturation is manipulated. The portrait photo capture with the assistance of a 2MP depth sensor is saved in 8MP. The object and background separation is done proficiently, and with better light environment good portrait shots can be captured. Here are some sample photos captured by Honor 9X. 

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To capture selfie shot Honor 9X uses a 16MP f/2.2 pop-up camera sensor. The focused is fixed but can deliver color accurate shot with a saturated color tone. About the video, the rear primary sensor can capture 1080p FHD video at 30fps or 60fps. As no optical or electronic image stabilization is present video can look little shakey. 

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Battery and Other Features

To power, Honor 9X 4,000 mAh battery has been incorporated which supports 10W fast charging. In the box, it provides a 5V 2A adapter that can fill a 27% charge in about 30 minutes charging time. The battery capacity of this device is great as it has more than 28 hrs of 3G  talk time, 12 hrs of continuous web browsing and 12 hrs of video playback with a single charge. 

Overall, Honor 9X is a decent smartphone to be purchased for mid-range customers. The smartphone company has managed to put 3.5mm headphone jack and FM radio. For additional storage, it also supports external microSD card up to 512GB.

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Specifications of Honor 9X

  • Display: 6.59 inches LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • Screen Resolution: 1080 x 2340 pixels
  • Chipset: Kirin 710F
  • CPU: Octa-core (2×2.27 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6×1.88 GHz Cortex-A55)
  • GPU: Mali-G52
  • Memory: 64GB 4GB RAM, 64GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM
  • Rear Camera: 48 MP + 2 MP (Depth Sensor)
  • Front Camera: Motorized pop-up 16 MP, f/2.2
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery; 10W Charging
  • Colors: Magic Night Black, Charm Sea Blue, Charm Red, Icelandic White
  • Honor 9X Price in Nepal: Rs. 29,990(6/128GB) 

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Price of Honor 9X in Nepal and Availability

In China, the starting price of Honor 9X 4/64GB variant is CNY 1399, which means the expected price of Honor 9X in Nepal is roughly about Rs. 24,999/-. This time, Honor didn't launch a 4/64GB variant in Nepal but we can still expect to arrive in Nepal in later dates.  Similarly, the higher-end model with a 6/128GB variant is priced at Rs. 29,990 in Nepal. The provided price is the official price of the phone. We had expected Honor 9X to be released in the market of Nepal in early January 2020 but thanks to Honor Nepal for launching in on early December 2019.

Once Honor 9X hits the market, it will compete for market share with Xaomi Mi 9TRedmi Note 8 ProRealme X2, and Huawei P30 Lite. You can also view the Price of Honor Phone in Nepal.

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