Honor 9X Professional has been formally launched in India as the newest smartphone by Huawei sub-brand Honor. The brand new cellphone is the primary cellphone within the nation that makes use of Huawei Cell Companies (HMS) — a substitute for Google Cell Companies that you will discover throughout all Android smartphones these days. The presence of HMS additionally implies that the Honor 9X Professional may have Huawei’s AppGallery over the Google Play Retailer within the cellphone. Different key highlights of the Honor 9X Professional embrace a pop-up selfie digicam and a triple rear digicam setup. The brand new Honor cellphone additionally has 256GB of onboard storage.
Honor 9X Professional value in India, availability particulars
The Honor 9X Professional value in India is ready at Rs. 17,999 for the only, 6GB + 256GB storage variant. The cellphone is available in Midnight Black and Phantom Black color choices. It would go on sale for the primary time later this month as part of a particular Early Entry Sale. The corporate hasn’t stated something on when will probably be out there for buy after this particular sale.
Clients can take part within the Particular Early Entry Sale between Could 21 and Could 22 by registering on Flipkart till Could 19. The corporate may even supply a reduction of Rs. 3,000 and no-cost EMI choices for as much as six months for purchasers taking part within the early sale.
Launch affords on the Honor 9X Professional embrace a one-time free display substitute on unintended harm that’s legitimate for 3 months. Clients may even get a seven-day return coverage from the date of buy.
In February, the Honor 9X Professional was launched within the European markets with a price ticket of EUR 249 (roughly Rs. 20,400).
Honor 9X Professional specs, options
Because of the presence of Huawei Cell Companies and lack of Google companies, the Honor 9X Professional is not your typical Android smartphone. You will not formally get any Google apps to entry companies reminiscent of Google Drive and Google Maps. Additionally, to get different apps, the cellphone comes preloaded with the AppGallery that’s a substitute for the Google Play Retailer. The AppGallery does have a lot of apps, together with varied Indian apps reminiscent of Flipkart, Grofers, MapMyIndia, MyAirtel, Paytm, and Zomato, amongst others. It additionally consists of some authorities apps, together with the contact-tracing app Aarogya Setu and cloud storage resolution DigiLocker. Nonetheless, you will not get apps reminiscent of Amazon Prime Video and Netflix.
The transfer of bringing HMS over Google Cell Companies is an unlucky end result of US banning American firms from doing enterprise with Huawei. Till this ban lasts, you will need to survive with HMS and the AppGallery. You possibly can, nonetheless, side-load APK recordsdata to put in your favorite Android apps that do not require entry to Google Play Companies.
On the specs entrance, the dual-SIM (Nano) Honor 9X Professional runs Android 9 Pie with EMUI 9.1 on prime. It’s touted to obtain an replace to Android 10, however particulars in regards to the newest software program have not but been revealed. The cellphone encompasses a 6.59-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,340 pixels) IPS show with 19.5:9 side ratio and 92 % screen-to-body ratio. Below the hood, there’s octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 810 SoC, coupled with 6GB of RAM. There’s additionally a GPU Turbo 3.zero know-how that’s powered by synthetic intelligence (AI) algorithms to ship an enhanced picture processing and power effectivity.
The Honor 9X Professional packs triple rear digicam setup that features a 48-megapixel Sony IMX582 major sensor with an f/1.Eight lens and an 8-megapixel secondary sensor with an f/2.Four ultra-wide-angle lens that has a 120-degree of Area-of-View (FoV). The digicam setup additionally has a 2-megapixel depth sensor with an f/2.Four lens. For selfies, the cellphone comes with a 16-megapixel pop-up digicam that features an f/2.2 lens.
By way of storage, the Honor 9X Professional affords 256GB of inside storage that’s expandable by way of microSD card (as much as 512GB). Connectivity choices on the cellphone embrace 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Sort-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. There’s additionally a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.
The Honor 9X Professional packs a 4,000mAh battery that’s rated to final for a day on a single cost. Apart from, the cellphone measures 163.5×77.3×8.8mm and weighs 202 grams.
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