Huawei sub-brand Honor has launched the Honor 9X Pro in India. The Honor 9x Pro is the first phone in India that uses the Huawei Mobile Services, instead of Google Mobile Service. The phone does not come with Google Play Store or other Google apps such as Gmail and Google Maps. To download and install apps, users will have to use the Huawei AppGallery.
The Honor 9x Pro features a 6.59-inch Full HD+ (1080 x 2340 pixels) LTPS LCD Honor Full View display. The phone is powered by octa-core Kirin 810 (7 nm) chipset paired with Mali-G52 MP6 GPU. Honor has launched the 6GB LPDDR4x Ram and 256GB UFS 2.1 storage variant in India. The phone also supports MicroSD card of up to 512GB. It runs EMUI 9.1 based on Android Pie (9.0) out of the box. However, an upgrade to Android 10 is available.
The Honor 9x Pro sports a triple rear camera setup of 48 MP f/1.8 primary camera, 8 MP f/2.4 120-degree ultrawide angle lens, and 2 MP f/2.4 depth sensor. On the front, the phone has a motorized pop-up 16 MP f/2.2 camera. The phone is fueled by a 4000 mAh battery that supports 10W charging.
Connectivity features included are dual-band wifi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, 4G VoLTE, 3.5mm audio jack, and USB Type-C port. Sensors included are gyroscope, accelerometer, proximity, compass, and side-mounted fingerprint reader.
The Honor 9x Pro is priced at Rs. 17,999 for the 6GB RAM and 256GB storage variant. The phone is available in Phantom Purple and Midnight Black color options. As a part of special early sale, Honor 9x Pro will be available to purchase from Flipkart at a discount of Rs. 3000. Customers participating in the special early sale will also get no-cost EMI for up to six months, and a one-time free screen replacement. The company is yet to announce the availability details of the special sale.