Breaking: Honor 9X, Honor 9X Pro launched with Kirin 810 and pop-up cameras

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Honor 9X Pro side-by-side in blue and black. Honor

Honor has launched the Honor 9X and Honor 9X Pro today in China. The new smartphone pair, sequels to the Honor 8X launched September 2018, feature bezel-less displays and pop-up selfie cameras.

The Honor 9X standard comes with 4GB or 6GB RAM and 64GB or 128GB of internal storage, while the Pro model (seen above) houses 8GB RAM and 128GB or 256GB internal storage. There’s also a triple rear camera on the back of the Pro model, with 48MP, 8MP, and 2MP sensors, compared to a dual 48MP+2MP camera on the regular model.

Both phones feature a Kirin 810 chipset — though the Honor 9X Pro chip shouldn’t run as hot thanks to additional liquid cooling. The phones also come with bezel-less, 6.6-inch displays with Full-HD+ resolution and pop-up, 16MP front cameras.

We’re still confirming the precise specs, here’s what the situation looks like so far:

  Honor 9 Honor 9X Pro
Display 6.59-inch, 19.5:9,
2340 x 1080p, LCD display, 84.5% screen-to-body ratio
6.59-inch, 19.5:9, 2340 x 1080p, LCD display, 84.5% screen-to-body ratio
Chipset HiSilicon Kirin 810 HiSilicon Kirin 810 (with liquid cooling).
RAM 4GB/6GB 8GB
Storage 64GB/128GB 128GB/256GB
MicroSD Yes, up to 256GB Yes, up to 256GB
Battery 4000mAh 4000mAh
Camera Rear: 48MP+8MP+2MP f/1.8
Front: 16MP, f2/2
Rear: 48MP+8MP+2MP f/1.8
Front: 16MP, f2/2
IP Rating TBC TBC
3.5mm headphone port Yes Yes
Dimensions and weight TBC TBC
Colors TBC TBC

Wider availability and pricing details are also still to be confirmed but earlier rumors suggested the Honor 9X Pro with 8GB RAM + 128GB ROM would cost 2,199 yuan (~$320) and the 8GB RAM + 256GB ROM would cost 2,499 yuan (~$364). We’ll let you know when we learn more.

This story is breaking and will be updated again shortly.

via Android Authority

July 22, 2019 at 11:36PM