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Honor 9X

Honor 9X
Brand: Huawei
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.59-inch (1080 x 2340 pixels) Full-HD+ display
  • Camera 48 + 8 + 2 MP Back / 16 MP front
  • Storage 64/128 GB
  • RAM 4/6/ GB
  • CPU Octa-core 2.2 GHz, HiSilicon Kirin 710F
  • OS Android 9.0 (Pie)

Our Rating

The rating is based on the opinions of users and reliable reviewers.

  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 9 / 10
  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 9 / 10

Honor 9X Highlights and Overview

The Honor 9X is a mid-range smartphone from Huawei. The device comes with a large 6.59-inch screen with 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution. The display account for above 84% of the frontal view, thanks to the use of a motorized front-facing camera, which pops up on the top of the device. The display is LTPS IPS panel, and has tiny bezels all round.

Specification wise, the Honor 9x  is powered by an Octa-core Huawei’s home-made Kirin 710F clocked at 2.2GHz, along with Mali-G51 GPU, 64/128GB internal storage and either 4/6 GB of RAM. If you want, you could also attach up to 1TB SD card for room to keep multimedia.

On the camera department, you are getting a triple rear camera sensors, comprising of a 48 MP main sensor, an 8 MP ultra-wide lens and a third 2 MP depth sensor, along with a single LED flash. Selfie duties are however, left to a 16-megapixel lens kept in the pop up camera upfront.

You are also getting a rear placed fingerprint scanner and Android 9.0 (Pie) based on Huawei EMUI V9.1. The device is available in either Midnight Black or Sapphire Blue colors. It comes with a Hybrid SIM slot with 4G VoLTE network. You also get Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C interface, and a 4000mAh battery out of the box. Other key specifications and silent features of the Honor 9X are detailed in the table below.

Honor 9X Full Specifications and Features


Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
5G Network Bands Does not have support for 5G Network
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat12 600/50 Mbps


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Dimensions 163.5 x 77.3 x 8.8 mm
Weight 163.5 grams
Build Front glass, plastic back
SIM Type Hybrid SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.59 inches, 106.6 cm2 (~84.3% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~391 ppi density)


Operating System Android 9.0 (Pie); EMUI V9.1
Chipset Huawei Hisilicon Kirin 710F (12 nm)
CPU Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU Mali-G51 MP4


RAM + ROM 4/6 GB
Card Slot Yes, up to 1TB via microSD card (uses dedicated slot)


Camera Type Triple Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 48 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP main camera
Camera Features Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Scene mode
Sensor size - 1/2.8"
Pixel size - 1.12 μm
Phase detection
6-element lens
8 MP ultra-wide sensor (second camera)
2 MP, f/2.4, depth sensor (third sensor)
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps, 720p@30fps


Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) Motorized pop-up 16 MP, f/2.0
Camera Features HDR+,
scene recognition,
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps


Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Chin, below display
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack


Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
FM Radio FM radio


Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
Wireless Charging No
Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower. Up to 29 hours
Stand-by Up to 500 hours


Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

Honor 9X User Reviews and Opinions


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Disclaimer Note

We CANNOT guarantee 100% accuracy for the specification table above.