Huawei Honor 9X Quick Specs: Android 9 Pie smartphone. Announced July 2019. Features 6.59-inch notchless display, HiSilicon Kirin 810 chipset, 16 MP pop-up selfie camera, 48 MP rear camera, up to 8 GB RAM, up to 256 GB internal memory, and a 4000 mAh battery.

The Honor 8X was a runaway success in the market, selling over 15 million units as at mid-2019. The Honor 9X looks to follow up on that with a mid-range smartphone that ticks all the right boxes. There is a variant with triple camera, bigger RAM, and bigger storage – the Honor 9X Pro.

Huawei Honor 9X Specs and Features

Wireless Network and Software

  • 2G mobile network bands: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz.
  • 3G mobile network bands: UMTS, WCDMA, HSDPA 900 / 2100 MHz
  • 4G mobile network bands: LTE 1(2100) / 3(1800) / 5(850) / 40(2300) / 41(2500)
  • 5G mobile network bands: No.
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM, Dual SIM
  • Software / OS: Android 9 Pie + EMUI 9.x

Design, Form Factor, Appearance

  • Dimensions: 163.1 x 77.2 x 8.8 mm
  • Weight: 206g
  • Display: 6.59 inches (16.74 centimetres), 19.5:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD curved glass screen
  • Colours: .
  • Physical Build: Glass front and back on a metal frame.
Huawei Honor 9X (Android 9 Pie smartphone)
The Huawei Honor 9x has a notchless display, thanks to the pop-up selfie camera

Internal Hardware Specs

  • Processor Type: 64-bit, GHz Octa-core, Cortex
  • Processor Name: HiSilicon Kirin 810
  • Graphics Processor:  ‎
  • RAM: 6 GB (Pro version has 8 GB)
  • Internal Storage: 64  GB / 128 GB (Pro version has 128GB / 256 GB)
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 512 GB (dedicated slot)

Photography, Video Recording

  • Rear Camera: 48 MP + 2 MP depth sensor dual camera, f2.2 Aperture, LED flash, 1080p@30fps video recording (the Honor 9X Pro has a triple camera – 48 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP lenses)
  • Front-facing Camera: Motorized pop-up, 16 MP, f2.0 Aperture, AI Face Recognition, 1080p@30fps video capture.
Huawei Honor 9X triple cameras

Audio, Video Playback

  • Music Support: PCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC + / MP3 / AMR – NB / WB / APE
  • Audio: 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Loudspeaker: Mono speakers
  • Video Support: H.264/MP4/MPEG4 player
  • FM Radio:


  • Digital Compass: Yes.
  • Accelerometer: Yes.
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes.
  • Ambient Light Sensor: Yes.
  • Barometer: No.
  • Pedometer: No.
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No.
  • Gyroscope (G-Sensor): Yes.
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes; in-display.
  • Face Unlock: Yes.
  • Iris Scanner: No.
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control: Yes.
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant:
  • Infra-red Senor: No.

Connectivity Options

  • Bluetooth: v5.0, A2DP
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, hotspot
  • USB: microUSB v2.0;
  • NFC: No.

Miscellaneous Specs and Features

  • Battery Type and Capacity: Non-Removable Lithium-Polymer 4000 mAh
  • Battery Charging: 20W Fast Charging
  • Reverse Charging: No.
  • Announced: July 2019
  • Market Availability: July 30, 2019 (9X Pro will be available from August 9, 2019).

Huawei Honor 9X Price and Availability

  • Country Availability: China. India. Global.
  • Price:The Honor 9X will be available in China in Phantom Red, Phantom Blue and Magic Night Black colours, for a price of CNY 1,399 (~$203) for the 4GB/64GB variant, CNY 1599 (~$232) for the 6GB/64GB variant, and CNY 1899 (~$276) for the 6GB/128GB variant. The Honor 9X Pro will be available in Phantom Purple and Magic Night Black colours, for a price of CNY 2,199 (~$320) for the 8GB/128GB variant and CNY 2,399 (~$349) for the 8GB/256GB variant.
Huawei Honor 9x and 9X Pro pop-up camera
Huawei Honor 9x and 9X Pro pop-up camera

MobilityArena Buyer’s Guide Verdict

Not available.

Our Buyer’s Guide Verdict is a recommendation that we make based on our evaluation of the specs of the device. It is a general guide designed to help you understand how much value a smartphone offers for its price. It is not a stamp of quality assessment or an endorsement of the device or of the manufacturers. Be sure to ask questions and use your judgement when buying any device, as MobilityArena may not be held responsible for your buying decisions.

Huawei Honor 9X Review Rating

We are yet to review the Honor 9X and so do not have a review rating for it yet. This section will be updated with our review rating and a link to the review page, as soon as we have a review ready.

Disclaimer: While we take the pains to ensure accuracy, we can not guarantee that the specs and  information on this page about the Huawei Honor 9X are 100% correct. If you think that any information for the current phone is wrong or missing, please contact us.

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